The Historical Essays

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Carey and Hart, 1845 - Europe - 204 pages

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Page 190 - Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, Till there be no room, and ye be made to dwell alone in the midst of the land...
Page 52 - But though glory be gone, and though hope fade away, Thy name, loved Erin! shall live in his songs; Not even in the hour when his heart is most gay Will he lose the remembrance of thee and thy wrongs! The stranger shall hear thy lament on his plains; The sigh of thy harp shall be sent o'er the deep, Till thy masters themselves, as they rivet thy chains, Shall pause at the song of their captive and weep!
Page 196 - This is our God, and there shall none other be accounted of in comparison of him. He hath found out all the way of knowledge, and hath given it unto Jacob his servant, and to Israel his beloved. Afterward did he shew himself upon earth, and conversed with men.
Page 34 - That no man hereafter be compelled to make or yield any gift, loan, benevolence, tax, or such like charge, without common consent, by act of parliament...
Page 31 - Mr. Speaker, I marvel much that the House should stand upon granting of a subsidy or the time of payment, when all we have is Her Majesty's, and she may lawfully at her pleasure take it from us : Yea, she hath as much right to all our lands and goods as to any revenue of her crown.
Page 37 - ... traitorously and maliciously levied war against the present parliament, and the people whom they represented, and was therefore impeached as a tyrant, traitor, murderer, and a public and implacable enemy to the commonwealth.
Page xix - With it, evil days are passed over without their weight being felt ; every one can make his own destiny ; every one employ his life nobly. This is what I have done, and would do again, if I had to recommence my career ; I would choose that which has brought me where I am.

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