History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Disgrace of Chief-justice Coke: 1602-1616, Volume 2

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Hurst & Blackett, 1863
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Page 259 - 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.
Page 240 - Passages were also produced from Northampton's letters to Somerset, which proved that there had been some plot in which they had both been concerned, and that Helwys had expressed his opinion that Overbury's death would be a 1 "That," he says, "might rather cause him to fear him than the hindrance of his marriage ; if that had been it alone, his going beyond sea would have served the turn.
Page 275 - Whether, if at any time, in a case depending before the judges, his majesty conceived it to concern him either in power or profit, and thereupon required to consult with them, and that they should stay proceedings in the mean time, they ought not to stay accordingly...
Page 280 - Majesty is informed) there be many exorbitant and extravagant opinions set down and published for positive and good law.
Page 156 - He had given offence in the last Parliament by the freedom of his language. He...
Page 31 - ... character with the good and gentle Andrewes. Going in and out as he did amongst the frivolous and grasping courtiers who gathered round the King, he seemed to live in a peculiar atmosphere of holiness.
Page 117 - ... Philosophical Works ( Works, i. 62) is interesting, as showing that Bacon's speculative errors were precisely the same in kind as those which lay at the bottom of his political mistakes :—' Bacon . . . certainly thought it possible so to sever observation from theory, that the process of collecting facts, and that of deriving consequences from them, might be carried on independently and by different persons. This opinion was based on an imperfect apprehension of the connection between facts...
Page 145 - ... those who were thus elected were two men who were to set their mark upon the history of their country. Sir Thomas Wentworth, a young man of twenty-one, and heir to a princely to Carleton, March 3, March 17, Court and Times, 300, 235.
Page 181 - ... ex officio ; whereby men are enforced to accuse themselves, and, that that is more, are sworn unto blanks, and not unto accusations and charges declared. By the law of England no man is bound to accuse himself. In the highest cases of treason, torture is used for discovery, and not for evidence.
Page 184 - At the former time, he fell upon the same allegation which he had begun at the council table ; that judges were not to give opinion by fractions, but entirely, according to the vote whereupon they should settle upon conference ; and that this auricular taking of opinions, single and apart, was new and dangerous ; and other words more vehement than I repeat.

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