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Page 108 - ... even to that of minister. They were the spiritual guides of almost every person eminent for rank or power. They possessed the highest degree of confidence and interest with the papal court, as the most zealous and able champions for its authority. The advantages which an active and enterprising body of men might derive from all these circumstances are obvious. They formed the minds of men in their youth.
Page 396 - Tis Caesar's sword has made Rome's senate little, And thinn'd its ranks. Alas, thy dazzled eye Beholds this man in a false glaring light, Which conquest and success have thrown upon him; Didst thou but view him right, thou'dst see him black With murder, treason, sacrilege, and crimes That strike my soul with horror but to name 'em.
Page 43 - And both parties agree to consider such decision as final and conclusive, so as that the same shall never thereafter be called into question, or made the subject of dispute or difference between them.
Page 463 - An entire and perfect union will be the solid foundation of lasting peace: It will secure your religion, liberty, and property; remove the animosities amongst yourselves, and the jealousies and differences betwixt our two kingdoms. It must increase your strength, riches, and trade; and by this union the whole island, being joined in affection and free from all apprehensions of different interests, will be enabled to resist all its enemies.
Page 163 - I shall begin to travel only where the journals give me light ; resolving to deal in nothing but fact authenticated by Parliamentary record, and to build myself wholly on that solid basis.
Page 105 - Rome from this institution. In less than half a century, the society obtained establishments in every country that adhered to the Roman Catholic Church ; its power and wealth increased amazingly ; the number of its members became great ; their character...
Page 63 - Whereas the Royal Navy, and the Navigation of England, wherein, under God, the Wealth, Safety and Strength of this Kingdom is so much concerned, depends on the due Supply of Stores necessary for the same, which being now brought in mostly from foreign Parts, in foreign Shipping, at exorbitant and arbitrary Rates...
Page 104 - He proposed that besides the three vows of poverty, of chastity, and of monastic obedience, which are common to all the orders of regulars, the members of his society should take a fourth ,vow of obedience to the pope, binding themselves to go whithersoever he should command for the service of religion, and without requiring any thing from the holy see for their support. At a time when the papal authority had received such a shock by the revolt of so...