The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England: From the Earliest Times Till the Reign of King George IV.

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الصفحة 438 - twixt heaven and earth Is to be made, then shall this hand and seal Witness against us to damnation ! How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds, Makes deeds ill done...
الصفحة 162 - This was also his birth-day, and with a triumph of above 20,000 horse and foot, brandishing their swords, and shouting, with inexpressible joy; the ways strewed with flowers, the bells ringing, the streets hung with tapestry, fountains running with wine; the Mayor, Aldermen, and all the Companies, in their liveries, chains of gold, and banners; Lords and Nobles, clad in cloth of silver, gold, and velvet; the windows and balconies, all set with ladies; trumpets, music, and myriads of people flocking,...
الصفحة 280 - Norris were named to be the tellers; Lord Norris being a man subject to vapours, was not at all times attentive to what he was doing; so a very fat lord coming in, Lord Grey counted him for ten, as a jest at first; but seeing Lord Norris had not observed it, he went on with this misreckoning of ten ; so it was reported to the house, and declared that they who were for the bill were the majority, though it indeed went on the other side; and by this means the bill passed.
الصفحة 255 - Yet fame deserv'd no enemy can grudge; The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge. In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbrib'd, unsought, the wretched to redress, Swift of dispatch, and easy of access.
الصفحة 224 - Hushai, the friend of David in distress, In public storms of manly stedfastness; By foreign treaties he inform'd his youth, And join'd experience to his native truth...
الصفحة 280 - Lord Grey and lord Norris were named to be the tellers. Lord Norris, being a man subject to vapours, was not at all times attentive to what he was doing ; so a very fat lord coming in, lord Grey counted him for ten, as a jest at first ; but, seeing lord Norris had not observed it, he went on with his misreckoning of ten. So it was reported to the house, and declared that they who were for the bill were the majority, though it indeed went on the other side. And by this means the bill passed.
الصفحة 179 - ... to facilitate what I am sure my honour is so much concerned in, and whosoever I find to be my lady Castlemaine's enemy in this matter, I do promise, upon my word, to be his enemy as long as I live.
الصفحة 120 - March 9, they came to this resolution, " that the legislative and judicial power of bishops in the house of peers, is a great hinderance to the discharge of their spiritual function, prejudicial to the commonwealth, and fit to be taken away by bill ; and that a bill be drawn up to this purpose.
الصفحة 204 - I found him in his garden at his new-built palace, sitting in his gout wheel-chair, and seeing the gates setting up towards the north and the fields. He looked and spake very disconsolately. After some while deploring his condition to me, I took my leave. Next morning, I heard he was gone...
الصفحة 54 - that the house of peers in parliament is useless and dangerous, and ought to be abolished...

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