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Página 235 - You shall be taken from the place where you are, and be carried to the place from whence you came, and from thence to the place of execution, and there be severally hanged by your necks until you be dead. And the Lord have mercy on your souls.
Página 211 - For as soon as one prince augments his forces, the rest of course do the same ; so that nothing is gained thereby but the public ruin. Each monarch keeps as many armies on foot as if his people were in danger of being exterminated ; and they give the name of peace to this general effort of all against all.
Página 201 - Having many times, when in the service of the Crown, and when retired from it, experienced, with gratitude, the favour of my fellow-citizens, I am now particularly fortunate that, with their good liking, I can offer any thing towards upholding this...
Página 206 - I would it were possible that I might suffer a thousand deaths, rather than my friend should fail in any article of his honour. He cannot fail therein, my lord : I am as confident of his virtue, as I am of my own existence. But I pray, I beseech the gods, to preserve the...
Página 237 - On November 30, it was notified in an official letter, that the judges were of opinion, " that the time and place of execution are in law NO PART of the judgment; and that the recorder's warrant was a lawful authority to the sheriffs, as to the time and place of execution.
Página 135 - ... as the encroachments of prerogative. He would be as little capable of bargaining with the minister for places for himself or his dependents, as of descending to mix himself in the intrigues of opposition.
Página 206 - My lord," said Pythias, with a firm voice and noble aspect, "I would it were possible that I might suffer a thousand deaths rather than my friend should fail in any article of his honour.
Página 175 - London to declare in your royal presence, on behalf of his fellow-citizens, how much the bare apprehension of your Majesty's displeasure would at all times affect their minds. The declaration of that displeasure has already filled them with inexpressible anxiety, and with the deepest affliction. Permit me, sire, to assure your Majesty...
Página 266 - Ah little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death And all the sad variety of pain.
Página 201 - I have, in this view, publicly expressed my earnest wishes for a more full and equal representation, by the addition of one knight of the shire in a county, as a farther balance to the mercenary boroughs...

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