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Page 39 - That the influence of the Crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished:
Page 56 - Of watery Neptune, is now bound in with shame, With inky blots, and rotten parchment bonds: That England, that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself.
Page 64 - England," it is declared and enacted, that no freeman may be taken or imprisoned or be disseised of his freehold or liberties, or his free customs, or be outlawed or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, but by the lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.
Page 111 - I am well aware that I have but a short time to live ; my mode of life has rendered it impossible that I should get rid of this fever. If I...
Page 64 - By assuming and exercising a power of dispensing with and suspending of laws and the execution of laws without consent of Parliament; 2.
Page 77 - I, to find this subject (surely neither unentertaining nor unuseful) had fallen into hands so likely to do it justice. Few have felt a higher esteem for your talents, your taste, and industry. In truth, the only cause of my delay has been a sort of diffidence, that would not let me send you...
Page 139 - Large rooms, well lighted by Argand's lamps, contain every evening some hundreds of young people, of whom some draw from relievo or living models, while others copy drawings of furniture, chandeliers, or other ornaments in bronze. In this assemblage ( and this is very remarkable in the midst of a country where the prejudices of the nobility against the...