The history of Scotland, from the earliest period to the accession of queen Victoria. To which is added, An outline of the British constitution. With questions


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Página 325 - Will you solemnly promise and swear to govern the people of this United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the dominions thereto belonging, according to the statutes in parliament agreed on, and the respective laws and customs of the same ? Kintj. I solemnly promise so to do.
Página 326 - Power maintain the Laws of God, the true Profession of the Gospel and the Protestant Reformed Religion established by Law ? and will you preserve unto the Bishops and Clergy of this Realm, and to the Churches committed to their Charge, all such Rights and Privileges as by Law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them ? King and Queen : All this I promise to do.
Página 325 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the Gospel, and the Protestant reformed religion established by law ; and will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them...
Página 336 - ... under which appellation are included all bills, by which money is directed to be raised upon the subject, for any purpose or in any shape whatsoever; either for the exigencies of government, and collected from the kingdom in general, as the land tax ; or for private benefit, and collected in any particular district, as by turnpikes, parish rates, and the like (26).
Página 335 - But so reasonably jealous are the commons of this valuable privilege, that herein they will not suffer the other house to exert any power but that of rejecting ; they will not permit the least alteration or amendment to be made by the lords to the mode of taxing the people by a money bill...
Página 301 - James I., most of them in a manner informal and unprecedented, and grievously against the wishes of many of the then members of the senate, during times of bitter party animosities, and during the prevalence of dogmas, both in church and state, which are at variance with the present spirit of English law, and with the true principles of Christian toleration.
Página 326 - The things which I have here before promised " I will perform and keep : so help me God...
Página 141 - There is but one stage more. This stage is turbulent and troublesome; it is a short one. But you may consider, it will soon carry you a very great way. It will carry you from Earth to Heaven. And there you shall find a great deal of cordial joy and comfort.
Página 329 - The king is likewise the fountain of honour, of office, and of privilege; and this in a different sense from that wherein he is styled the fountain of justice; for here he is really the parent of them. It is impossible that government can be maintained without a due subordination of rank; that the people may know and distinguish such as are set over them, in order to yield them their due respect and obedience; and also that the officers themselves, being encouraged...
Página 113 - ... valets. With calm but undaunted fortitude, she laid her neck on the block ; and while one executioner held her hands, the other, at the...

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