The Works and Life of the Right Honourable Charles: Late Earl of Halifax, Including the History of His Lordship's Times, Parts 1-2

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E. Curll, J. Pemberton, 1715 - 349 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 13 - On higher Springs true Men of Honour move, Free is their Service, and unbought their Love, When Danger calls, and Honour leads the way, With Joy they follow, and with Pride obey. When the Rebellious Foe came rolling on, And...
Pàgina 246 - ... to fubvert our church, are proper means to preferve it, efpecially at a time when we are in more danger of popery than ever, by the...
Pàgina 2 - Thus the almighty gracious King above, Does both command our fear, and win our love.
Pàgina 192 - Lordship no longer than, in obedience to the order I have received, to return your Lordship, as I do, the thanks of the House for your eminent and remarkable services to your Queen and country during your command in Spain.
Pàgina 43 - I undeceive mankind, and teach 'em to heighten and elevate a fable. Ill bring you in the very same mice disputing the depth of philosophy, searching into the fundamentals of religion, quoting texts, fathers, councils, and all that ; I'gad, as you shall see, either of 'em could easily make an ass of a country vicar.
Pàgina 191 - Spain, he performed many great and eminent services;' for which he had the thanks of their house ; and the lord chancellor expressed himself in the strongest terms. In his speech to him he said, " There was no inquiry into the nature of any service upon a more mature deliberation, or with greater justice, than at this time to your Lordship. Such is your Lordship's known generosity, and truly noble temper, that I assure myself, the present I am now offering to your Lordship, is the more acceptable,...
Pàgina 24 - Happinefs commands my Sword : ' In Her Defence I ev'ry Part will bear, The Soldier's Danger, and the Prince's Care, ' And envy any Arm an equal Share. * Set all that's dear to Men before your Sight...
Pàgina 261 - Knowledge of books in reclufe men, is like that fort of lantern which hides him who carries it, and ferves only to pafs through fecret and gloomy paths of his own ; but, in the...
Pàgina 35 - What relation has the hind to our Saviour? or what notion have we of a panther's Bible ? If you say he means the Church, how does the Church feed on lawns, or range in the forest ? Let it be always a Church, or always the cloven-footed beast, for we cannot bear his shifting the scene every line.
Pàgina 16 - Law, aflift the Good, Relieve the Wretched, and fubdue the Proud. Such are our Souls : But what doth Worth avail, When Kings commit to hungry Priefts the...

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