Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Volume 1

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1883 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
 

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Page 15 - Subject, is and stands limited to the Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover, and the Heirs of her Body, being Protestants ; hereby utterly renouncing and abjuring any Obedience or Allegiance unto any other Person claiming or pretending a Right to the Crown of this...
Page 15 - ... them : and I do faithfully promise to maintain, support, and defend to the utmost of my power, the succession of the crown, which succession, by an Act, intituled An Act for the further limitation of the crown, and better securing the rights and liberties of the subject...
Page 15 - Attempts whatever, which shall be made against his Person, Crown, or Dignity; and I will do my utmost Endeavour to disclose and make known to His Majesty...
Page 15 - I do swear, That I will defend, to the utmost of my power, the settlement of property within this realm, as established by the laws...
Page 303 - Christianity. To my mind this is one of the most tragical facts in all history. It is a bitter thought, how different a thing the Christianity of the world might have been, if the Christian faith had been adopted as the religion of the empire under the auspices of Marcus Aurelius instead of those of Constantine.
Page 15 - I do declare, that I do not believe, that the Pope of Rome or any other foreign Prince, Prelate, State or Potentate, hath, or ought to have, any temporal or civil jurisdiction, power, superiority, or pre-eminence, directly, or indirectly, within this realm...
Page 303 - The new religion openly aimed at dissolving these ties; unless, therefore, it was his duty to adopt that religion, it seemed to be his duty to put it down. Inasmuch then as the theology of Christianity did not appear to him true or of divine origin; inasmuch as this strange history of a crucified God was not credible to him, and a system which purported to rest entirely upon a foundation to him so wholly unbelievable could not be foreseen by him to be that renovating agency which, after all abatements,...
Page 15 - I AB do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance, to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary: So help me God.
Page 41 - Whether it be lawful to resist the supreme magistrate, if the commonwealth cannot be otherwise preserved ?" He maintained the affirmative, and this collegiate exercise furnished a very significant index to his subsequent political career.
Page 15 - I, AB, do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Her heirs and successors according to law. So help me God!

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