The Life and Times of Lucius Cary, Viscount Falkland

Methuen, 1907 - 358 páginas

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Página 330 - When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change'.
Página 337 - It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log, at last, dry, bald, and sere: A lily of a day, Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall, and die that night; It was the plant, and flower of light. In small proportions, we just beauties see: And in short measures, life may perfect be.
Página 20 - For he is appointed to protect his subjects in their lives, properties, and laws ; for this very end and purpose he has the delegation of power from the people, and he has no just claim to any other power but this.
Página 244 - Not all the water in the rough rude sea Can wash the balm from an anointed king; The breath of worldly men cannot depose The deputy elected by the Lord.
Página 244 - So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are : for blood it defileth the land : and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.
Página 172 - Let judges also remember, that Solomon's throne was supported by lions on both sides: let them be lions, but yet lions under the throne; being circumspect that they do not check or oppose any points of sovereignty.
Página 133 - GREAT is thy charge, O North! be wise and just, England commits her Falkland to thy trust; Return him safe; Learning would rather choose Her Bodley or her Vatican to lose : All things that are but writ or printed there, In his unbounded breast engraven are.
Página 87 - There was never so great a mind and spirit contained in so little room ; so large an understanding, and so unrestrained a fancy, in so very small a body...
Página 147 - He was of that rare affability and temper in debate, and of that seeming humility and submission of judgment, as if he brought no opinion of his own with him, but a desire of information and instruction ; yet he had so subtle a way of interrogating, and under the notion of doubts, insinuating his objections; that he infused his own opinions 'into those from whom he pretended to learn and receive them.
Página 19 - Rex autem habet superiorem, Deum scilicet ; item legem per quam factus est rex ; item curiam suam, videlicet comites, barones, quia comites dicuntur quasi socii regis, et qui habet socium habet magistrum ; et ideo si rex fuerit sine fraeno, id est, sine lege, debent ei fraenuin ponere, nisi ipsimet fuerint cum rege sine fraeno ; et tune clamabunt subditi et dicent, Pomine Jeeu Christe, in chamo et fraeno uiaxillas eorum constriuge.

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