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" For certainly there may be an evidence so balanced, as it may have sufficient matter for the consciences of the Peers to convict him, and yet leave sufficient matter in the conscience of a King upon the same evidence to pardon his life ; because the Peers... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay ... - Page 69
by Francis Bacon - 1838
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From the reign of Edward VI to the reign of Charles I

Charles Knight - 1874
...with the king that Somerset should he convicted, but, as he says under hia own hand, " It shall he my care so to moderate the manner of charging him,...might make him not odious beyond the extent of mercy." * Somerset was convicted ; and was sentenced to die. In a few days his wife received a free pardon,...
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Evenings with a Reviewer: Or, Macaulay and Bacon, Volume 2

James Spedding - 1881 - 460 pages
...conscience of a King upon the same evidence to pardon his life : because (he Peers are attringtd liy necessity either to acquit or condemn ; but grace is free ; and for my part I think the evidence iu the present case will be of such a nature." — Vol. vp 347. B. A question which I have often asked...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak ..., Volume 2

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - 1883 - 432 pages
...matter in the conscience of a king upon the same evidence to pardon his life ; because the peers are astringed by necessity either to acquit or condemn...in this present case will be of such a nature."— Bacon to the King, April 28, Letters and Life, v. 275. 1616 SOAfERSET AND THE KING. 351 for the wishes...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak ..., Volume 2

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - 1883 - 432 pages
...matter in the conscience of a king upon the same evidence to pardon his life ; because the peers are astringed by necessity either to acquit or condemn...evidence in this present case will be of such a nature." — Bacon to the King, April 28, Letters and Life, v. 275. 1616 SOMERSET AND THE KING. 351 for the...
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Francis Bacon: (Lord Verulam.): A Critical Review of His Life and Character

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - 1883 - 277 pages
...story in a cloud, so that no one of the participators is seen in a favorable light. Bacon's promise, " It shall be my care so to moderate the manner of charging...might make him not odious beyond the extent of mercy," takes the mind back to the time when it was his care so to aggravate the manner of charging Essex as...
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HARPER'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE

harper's monthly magazine - 1884
...cloak of more subtle texture, with which to hoodwink the judges. " It shall be my care." he had said, "so to moderate the manner of charging him as it might make him not odious beyond the extent of mercy." His opportunity of distinguishing himself at the expense of his own character seemed to have run in...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 69

1884
...cloak of more subtle texture, with which to hoodwink the judges. " It shall be my care," he had said, "so to moderate the manner of charging him as it might make him not odious beyond the extent of mercy." His opportunity of distinguishing himself at the expense of his own character seemed to have run in...
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 69

1884 - 990 pages
...cloak of more subtle texture, with which to hood wink the judges. "It shall be my care," he had said, "so to moderate the manner of charging him as it might make him not odious beyond the extent of mercy." His opportunity of distinguishing him self at the expense of his own character seemed to have run in...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak ..., Volume 2

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - 1885
...of a king upon the same evidence to pardon his life ; because the peers ate astringed by necessit) either to acquit or condemn ; but grace is free; and, for my pan, I think the evidence in this present case will be of such a nature." Bacon to th: King, April...
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Francis Bacon (Lord Verulam): A Critical Review of His Life and Character ...

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - 1888 - 306 pages
...story in a cloud, so that no one of the participators is seen in a favorable light. Bacon's promise, "It shall be my care so to moderate the manner of...might make him not odious beyond the extent of mercy," takes the mind back to the time when it was his care so to aggravate the manner of charging Essex as...
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