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Stran 127 - in a wrong opinion.' The unfavourable view of the practice is given in Pope's lines : Damn with faint praise, assent wit.h civil leer, And without sneering teach the rest to sneer. The
Stran 348 - justices, the chief baron, and Baron Altham were appointed to consider the matter. The result of their consultation was that they unanimously resolved 'that the king by his proclamation cannot create any offence which was not an offence before. . . . That the king hath no prerogative but that which the law of the land allows him . . . and
Stran 348 - before. . . . That the king hath no prerogative but that which the law of the land allows him . . . and lastly, that if an offence be not punishable in the Star Chamber, the prohibition of it by proclamation cannot make it punishable there.
Stran 128 - aid. I was undone by my auxiliary ; when I had once called him in, I could not subsist without dependence on him.' Forty-one papers are attributed to Addison, and thirtyfour to Addison and Steele in
Stran 224 - social, or personal'—to place all his time and powers at her command ' as the natural head of her family, superintendent of her household, manager of her private affairs, her sole confidential adviser in politics, and only assistant, in her communications with the officers of the government, her private secretary, and permanent minister.
Stran 380 - of the lodge that he presented to it, on completing his task, 'The Constitutions of the Free Masons; containing the History, Charges, Regulations, &c. of that Most Ancient and Right Worshipful Fraternity. For the Use of the Lodges. London. In the year of Masonry
Stran 233 - no store by it. If I knew that those I love were well cared for, I should be quite ready to die to-morrow.' Very significant were the words which followed : ' I am sure if I had a severe illness I should give up at once, I would not struggle for life.
Stran 223 - The difficulty in filling my place with the proper dignity is that I am only the husband, and not the master in the house.' Such a state of things could not last long, when the queen herself was determined that in all matters, save those of state, the paramount authority was to be conceded to the husband
Stran 402 - the breath of our nostrils.' Andrewes replied (with perfect truth, for he systematically avoided mixing himself up with politics) that he had ' no skill in parliamentary cases ; ' but being pressed, ' Then, sir,' said he, ' I think it lawful for you to take my brother Neale's money, because he
Stran 430 - was appointed for the marriage. That morning the king said to Cromwell, ' My lord, if it were not to satisfy the world and my realm, I would not do that which I must do this day for none earthly thing." The rite, however, was duly performed by

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