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" If he must die, it were charity to reprieve him till Saturday. "
Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed Passages of the ... - Page 55
by Gilbert Burnet, Sir Thomas Burnet, Martin Joseph Routh - 1823
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An Essay Towards Attaining a True Idea of the Character and Reign of King ...

Micaiah Towgood - Great Britain - 1748 - 158 pages
...Wonder of the whole World, the Queen pre" vailed with him to add that mean Pomcript, // ." he muft die, it were Charity to reprieve him till " Saturday : which was a very unhandfome Giv*' ing up the whole Meffage. When it was com" municated to both Houfes, the whole Court...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Life and Writings of Charles I ...

William Harris - Scotland - 1758 - 428 pages
...wonder of ' the whole world, the queen prevailed with him to add ' that mean poftfcript, " If he muft die, it were charity " to reprieve him till Saturday:" which was a very un' handfome giving up of the whole meflage. When it ' was communicated to both houfes, the whole court'...
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Tracts on Important Subjects: Historical, Controversial, and Devotional

Micaiah Towgood - Dissenters - 1812 - 556 pages
...queen not only diverted the king from going to the parliament, changing the speech into a message, but to the wonder of the whole world, the queen prevailed...till Saturday ; which was a very unhandsome giving up the whole message. When it was communicated to both houses, the whole court party was plainly against...
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An historical and critical account of the lives and writings of ..., Volume 2

William Harris - 1814
...own hand, and sent to the house of lords by the prince of Wales [which Hollis said would perhaps have done as well, the king being apt to spoil things by...to both houses, the whole court party was plainly agamst it; and so he fell truly by the queen's means'." Mr. Whitlock, in the passtjge above quoted,...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 2

William Harris - 1814
...to the wonder of the whole world, the queen prevailed with him to add that mean postscript, " If lie must die, it were charity to reprieve him till Saturday...whole court party was plainly against it; and so he feH tivuJy by the queen's means*." Mr. Whitlock, in the passage above tq noted, refers to the Icon...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Biography & Autobiography - 1816
...husband to employ his son upon the occasion, and even to abandon his whole proposal by adding to the cold postscript, " If he must die, it were charity to reprieve him till Saturday." A proposition, so frigid, was not likely to be successful. perior to his fate, though buoyed up neither...
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Mandeville: A Tale of the Seventeenth Century in England, Volume 1

William Godwin - Great Britain - 1817 - 367 pages
...those rogues out by the ears, or never see my face again." hip, compelling him to add the memorable postscript, " If he must die, it were charity to reprieve him till Saturday." * Another print represented Charles on horseback, in the act of receiving a distasteful petition, the...
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An Historical View of the English Government from the Settlement ..., Volume 3

John Millar - Constitutional history - 1818
...a strong desire that Strafford's life might be spared. The letter concludes with this extraordinary postscript: " If he must die, it were charity to reprieve him till Saturday." The only apology that has been invented for this brutal indifference is, that the postscript was probably...
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Lives of British Statesmen, Volume 2

John Macdiarmid - 1820
...of the Prince of Wales ; and even to abandon his whole proposal, by adding this cold and indifferent postscript, If he must die, it "were charity to reprieve him till Saturday. And hence, when the requests of the letter came to be considered by the peers, the court party united...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of Modern History, Volume 6

George Miller - History - 1824
...whole world the queen prevailed with him to add that mean postscript, if he must die, it were cfuirity to reprieve him 'till Saturday, which was a very unhandsome...When it was communicated to both houses, the whole courtparty was plainly against it : and so he fell truly by the queen's means." Burnet, vol. 1. p....
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