The History of England, from the Accession of James the Second, Volumen 1

Longmans, Green and Company, 1886

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General Election of 1661 86 Violence of the new House of Commons
Profligacy of Politicians 89 Lawrence Hyue Sidney Godolphin
Viewsof Lewis with respect to England 102 Detection of the Whig Conspiracies
Great Change in the State of England Birmingham Liverpool Watering
Military System 14a Fashionable Part of the Capital
State of Agriculture 15a the Roads
The Clergy 158 Post Office
Influence of French Literature i94 Labour of Children in Factories Wages
Death of Charles II 209 I Proceedings against Oates
Speech of James II to the Privy Coun j Proceedings against Baxter
Sir George Jeffreys 219 I Feeling of James towards the Quakers
Policy of the Court of Rome 227 Seymour
Whig Refugees on the Continent 255 His arrival at Lyme
Arrangement for an Attempt on Eng He takes the Title of King
Departure of Argyle from Holland 268 He returns to Bridgewater the Royal
Military Exe
Ineffectual Attempts to prevent Mon His Memory cherished by the Com
Cruelties of the Soldiers in the West Rapacity of the Queen and of
Abraham Holmes Christopher Battis Trial and Execution of Cornish
The Power of James at the height 328 Castlemaine ent to Rome
Persecution of the French Huguenots 335 Disposal of Bishoprics Resolution
Opposition to the Government in the Johnson
Publication of Papers found in the Religion in Scotland J Riots at Edin
Father Petre 357 Ireland State of the Law on the Sub
His Mortifications Panic among the Rochester attacked by the Jesuitical

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Página 80 - But bearbaiting, then a favourite diversion of high and low, was the abomination which most strongly stirred the wrath of the austere sectaries. It is to be remarked that their antipathy to this sport had nothing in common with the feeling which has, in our own time, induced the legislature to interfere for the purpose of protecting beasts against the wanton cruelty of men. The Puritan hated bearbaiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
Página 307 - Thither have been carried, through successive ages, by the rude hands of gaolers, without one mourner following, the bleeding relics of men who had been the captains of armies, the leaders of parties, the Oracles of senates, and the ornaments of courts.
Página 296 - The LORD God of gods, the LORD God of gods, he knoweth, and Israel he shall know ; if it be in rebellion, or if in transgression against the LORD, (save us not this day...
Página 143 - The country rings around with loud alarms, And raw in fields the rude militia swarms; Mouths without hands; maintained at vast expense, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence ; Stout once a month they march, a blustering band, And ever, but in times of need, at hand...
Página 542 - Some trust in chariots, and some in horses : but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
Página 502 - If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the' golden image which thou hast set up.
Página 208 - The prisons were hells on earth, seminaries of every crime and of every disease. At the assizes the lean and yellow culprits brought with them from their cells to the dock an atmosphere of stench and pestilence which sometimes avenged them signally on bench, bar, and jury.
Página 508 - Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed; but in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, in stripes, in imprisonments...
Página 160 - The clergy were regarded as, on the whole, a plebeian class.* And, indeed, for one who made the figure of a gentleman, ten were mere menial servants.
Página 194 - Castilian pride to yield her the precedence. She had summoned Italian princes to prostrate themselves at her footstool. Her authority was supreme in all matters of good breeding, from a duel to a minuet. She determined how a gentleman's coat must be cut, how long his peruke must be, whether his heels must be high or low, and whether the lace on his hat must be broad or narrow.

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