The Harleian miscellany; or, A collection of ... pamphlets and tracts ... in the late earl of Oxford's library, Volume 2


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Page 131 - The place of the Scripture which he read was this : He was led as a sheep to the slaughter ; and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so opened he not his mouth : In his humiliation his judgment was taken away and who shall declare his generation? for his life is taken from the earth.
Page 9 - An Act declaring the rights and liberties of the Subject and settling the Succession of the Crown...
Page 353 - To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it. For myself I was never so much enticed with the glorious name of a King or royal authority of a Queen as delighted that God hath made me his instrument to maintain his truth and glory and to defend this kingdom as I said from peril, dishonour, tyranny and oppression.
Page 493 - Nor doth the silver-tongued Melicert Drop from his honied Muse one sable tear, To mourn her death that graced his desert, And to his lays open'd her royal ear. Shepherd, remember our Elizabeth, And sing her Rape, done by that Tarquin death.
Page 8 - ... whereas, of late, many of her Majesty's good and faithful subjects have, in the name of God, and with the testimony of good consciences, by one uniform manner of writing under their hands and seals, and by their several oaths voluntarily taken, joined themselves together in one bond and association, to withstand and revenge to the uttermost all such malicious actions and attempts against her Majesty's most royal person.
Page 277 - Pope, that should any way invade your majesty's dominions, he should be a traitor. For, hereof, this commodity will ensue, that those Papists, as I think most Papists would, that should take this oath would be divided from the great mutual confidence which is now...
Page 353 - And if my princely bounty have been abused ; and my grants turned to the hurt of my people contrary to my will and meaning, or if any in authority under me have neglected, or converted what I have committed unto them, I hope God will not lay their culps to my charge. To be a king...
Page 260 - I heard say, when he attempted his last invasion, some upon the seacoast forsook their towns, and flew up higher into the country, and left all naked and exposed to his entrance. But I swear unto you by God, if I knew those persons, or any that shall do so hereafter, I will make them know and feel what it is to be so fearful in so urgent a cause.
Page 63 - ... were thoroughly irritated to stir up their whole forces for their defence against such prognosticated conquests ; so that, in a very short time, all her whole realm, and every corner, were furnished with armed men, on horseback and on foot ; and those continually trained, exercised, and put into bands in warlike manner, as in no age ever was before in this realm.
Page 529 - Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us. Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

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