History of England from the Accession of James I to the Outbreak of the Civil War, 1603-1642: 1639-1641

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Página 25 - bases ' is explained as ' a kind of embroidered mantle which hung down from the middle to about the knees or lower, worn by knights on horseback." This is practically a kilt, and if this interpretation is correct, the question of the late introduction of the kilt in the eighteenth century is settled in the negative. The use of the expression ' fantastic habit ' points in the same direction.
Página 351 - God promise, vow and protest, To maintain and defend as far as lawfully I may, with my life, power and estate, the True Reformed Protestant Religion, expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England...
Página 365 - Put not your trust in princes, nor in the sons of men, for in them there is no salvation."*** He was soon able, however, to collect his courage; and he prepared himself to suffer the fatal sentence.
Página 367 - I thank GOD I am no more afraid of death, nor daunted with any discouragements arising from my fears, but do as cheerfully put off my doublet at this time as ever I did when I went to bed.
Página 386 - Falkland was wont to say that they who hated bishops hated them worse than the devil, and that they who loved them did not love them so well as their dinner.
Página 235 - It is a nest of wasps, or swarm of vermin which have overcrept the land. I mean the Monopolies and Pollers of the people : these, like the Frogs of Egypt, have gotten possession of our dwellings, and we have scarce a room free from them. They sup in our cup.
Página 366 - I dare look death in the face, and .I hope the people too. Have you a care that I do not escape, and I care not how I die, whether by the hand of the executioner or the madness and fury of the people. If that may give them contentment, it is all one to me.
Página 237 - In the first article it was declared that he had " traitorously endeavoured to subvert the fundamental laws and government of the realms of England and Ireland, and instead thereof to introduce an arbitrary and tyrannical government against law...
Página 142 - The most high and sacred Order of Kings is of Divine Right, being the ordinance of God himself, founded in the prime laws of nature, and clearly established by express texts both of the Old and New Testaments.

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