The History of the Life and Times of Cardinal Wolsey: Prime Minister to King Henry VIII ...

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Side 14 - If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her.
Side 260 - that the presence of a regular body of armed soldiers at an election of members to serve in parliament is a high infringement of the liberties of the subject, a manifest violation of the freedom of elections, and an open defiance of the laws and constitution of this kingdom...
Side 259 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world : all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempt from her power : both angels, and men, and creatures of what condition soever, though each in different sort and manner, yet, all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their peace and joy.
Side 339 - They perished for my glory ?' That day will come on; and one like it is immediately approaching: injured nations advance towards thy habitation; vengeance has begun its march, which is to be diverted only by the penitence of the oppressor. Awake, O Monarch, from thy lethargy!
Side 181 - Who ne'er knew joy, but friendship might divide, Or gave his father grief but when he died. How vain is reason, eloquence how weak! If Pope must tell what Harcourt cannot speak. Oh let thy once-loved friend inscribe thy stone, And with a father's sorrows mix his own!
Side 21 - ... family, his two great crosses were there attending to be borne before him. Then cried the gentlemen ushers, going before him, bareheaded, and said : ' On before, my lords and masters, on before ; and make way for my Lord Cardinall.
Side 15 - And, for that he was chancellor of England, it was necessary to have officers of the chancery to attend him for the better furniture of the same. First, he had a riding clerk, a clerk of the crown, a clerk of the hamper, and a...
Side 297 - How far Lindsey is to be believed, and how far the story is to be accounted incredible, is left to the reader's faith and judgment, and not to any determination of our own.
Side 21 - ... in his hand : and thus passed he forth till he came to Westminster, and there alighted and went in this manner up to the Chancery, and...
Side 27 - Thus perusing all the gentlewomen, of some they won, and to some they lost. And, having viewed all the ladies, they returned to the cardinal with great reverence, pouring down all their gold, which was above two hundred crowns. At all, quoth the cardinal, and casting the dye he won it, whereat was made great joy.