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Página 366 - ... and Wine into the Body and Blood of Christ at or after the Consecration thereof by any Person whatsoever : and that the Invocation or Adoration of the Virgin Mary, or any other Saint, and the Sacrifice of the Mass, as they are now used in the Church of Rome, are superstitious and idolatrous.
Página 256 - Has he completely done? He was unparliamentary from the beginning to the end of his speech. There was scarce a word he uttered that was not a violation of the privileges of the House ; but I did not call him to order — why ? because the limited talents of some men render it impossible for them to be severe without being unparliamentary. But before I sit down I shall show him how to be severe and parliamentary at the same time.
Página 419 - Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause.
Página 438 - The secretary stood alone. Modern degeneracy had not reached him. Original and unaccommodating, the features of his character had the hardihood of antiquity. His august mind overawed majesty, and one of his sovereigns thought royalty so impaired in his presence that he conspired to remove him, in order to be relieved from his superiority.
Página 365 - I do hereby disclaim, disavow, and solemnly abjure any intention to subvert the present Church Establishment; as settled by law within this realm ; and I do solemnly swear, that I never will exercise any privilege to which I am or may become entitled, to disturb or weaken the Protestant religion, or Protestant Government, in the United Kingdom...
Página 176 - But if a long train of abuses, prevarications, and artifices, all tending the same way, make the design visible to the people...
Página 439 - ... not like the torrent of Demosthenes, or the splendid conflagration of Tully, it resembled sometimes the thunder, and sometimes the music of the spheres.
Página 286 - ... I see her in a swoon, but she is not dead — though in her tomb she lies helpless and motionless, still, there is on her lips a spirit of life, and on her cheek a glow of beauty — " 'Thou art not conquered : beauty's ensign yet Is crimson in thy lips, and in thy cheeks, And death's pale flag is not advanced there.
Página 369 - June 22, rose in the house of commons ; and after a most eloquent and energetic speech, moved " that this house will early in the next session of parliament, take into its most serious consideration the state of the laws affecting his majesty's Roman catholic subjects in Great Britain and Ireland ; with a view to such a final and conciliatory adjustment, as may be conducive to the peace and strength of the united kingdom ; to the stability of the protestant establishment, and to the general satisfaction...