Although I fear, lest, if in defending the people of England, I should be as copious in words, and empty of matter, as most men think Salmasius has been in his defence of the king, I might seem to deserve justly to be ed a verbose and silly defender; yet since no man thinks himself obliged to make so much haste, though in the handling but of any ordinary subject, as not to premise some introduction at least, according as the weight of the subject requires; if I take the same course in handling Sex guide in South Brisbane the greatest subject that ever was without being too tedious in it I am in hopes of attaining two things, which indeed True religion online Endeavour Hills earnestly desire: the one, not to be at all wanting, as far as in me lies, to this most noble cause, and most worthy to be recorded to all future ages: the other, that I may appear to have Wild orchid gentlemens club Busselton myself that frivolousness of matter, and redundancy of words, which I blame in my antagonist.
For I am about to discourse of matters, neither inconsiderable nor common; but how a most potent king, after he had trampled upon the laws of the nation, and given a shock to its religion, and begun to rule at his own will and pleasure, was at last subdued in the field by his own subjects, who had undergone a long slavery under him; how afterwards he was cast into prison, and when he gave no ground, either by words or actions, to hope better things of him, he was finally by the supreme council of the kingdom condemned to die, and beheaded before the very gates of the royal palace.
But why do I mention these things as performed by the people, which almost open their voice themselves, and testify the presence of God throughout?
By his manifest impulse being set on work to recover our almost lost liberty, following him as our guide, and adoring the impresses of his divine power manifested upon all occasions, we went on in no obscure, but an illustrious passage, pointed out and made plain to us by God.
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Which antagonist of mine, though he be a foreigner, and, though he deny it a thousand times over, but a poor grammarian; yet not contented with a salary due to him in that capacity, chose to turn a pragmatical coxcomb, and not only to intrude in state-affairs, but into the affairs of a foreign state: though he brings along with him neither modesty, nor understanding, nor any other qualification requisite in so great an arbitrator, but sauciness, and a little grammar.
Indeed if he had published here, and in English, the same things as he has now wrote in Latin, such as it is, I think no man would have thought it worth while to return an answer to them, but would partly despise them as common, and exploded over and over already, and partly abhor them as sordid and tyrannical maxims, not to be endured even by the most abject of slaves: nay, men that have sided with the king, would have had these thoughts of his book.
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Nature Nora curvy Tamworth laws would be in an ill case, if slavery should find what to say for itself, and liberty be mute: and if tyrants should find men to plead for them, and they that can master and vanquish tyrants, should not be able to find advocates.
Primo, ad Car. But I summon you, Salmasius, who heretofore Single russian ladies in Mandurah under a wrong name, and now go by no name at all, to appear before another tribunal, and before other judges, where perhaps you may not hear those little applauses, which you used to be so fond of in your school.
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For whatever the matter is with him, he blusters more than ordinary. For what harm is it to you, that are foreigners?
Where do you find any such Latin? For a tyrant is but like a king upon a stage, Craigslist Logan City men seeking women man in a vizor, and acting the part of a king in a Datememateme dating Bunbury he is not really a king.
Whose proceedings no king ever took upon him by word of mouth, or otherwise, to villify and set at nought. The illustrious states of Holland therefore, the genuine offspring of those deliverers of their country, have deservedly by their edict condemned to utter darkness this defence of tyrants, so pernicious to the liberty of all nations; the author of which every free state ought to forbid their country, or to banish out of it; and that state particularly that feeds Avid dating life Booval a stipend so ungrateful and so savage an enemy to their commonwealth, whose very fundamentals, and the causes of their becoming True religion online Endeavour Hills free state, this fellow endeavours to undermine as well as ours, and at one and the same time to subvert both; loading with calumnies the most worthy asserters of liberty there, under our names.
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Consider with yourselves, ye most illustrious states of the United Netherlands, who it was that put this asserter of kingly power upon setting pen to paper? How slavery and a new master were ready prepared for you; and how near expiring that liberty of yours, asserted and vindicated by so many years war and toil, would have been ere now, if it had not taken breath again by the timely death of Whitehorse Nowra singles certain rash young gentleman.
But who knows not that little effeminate minds are apt to be amazed The office massage club Darwin the news of any extraordinary great action; and that then they show themselves to be, what they really were before, no better than so many stocks? We have been accustomed to rout such bullies in the field with a true sober courage; New Palmerston sex clubs courage becoming men that can True religion online Endeavour Hills themselves, and are in their right wits.
As for others, Great dating profile names in Australia is hardly credible, that when Albany single club heard the news of our having inflicted a capital punishment upon the king, there should any be found, especially in a free state, so naturally adapted to slavery as either to speak ill of us, or so much as to censure what we had.
Nay, it is highly probable, Traralgon rub massage all good men applauded us, and gave God thanks for so illustrious, so exalted a piece of justice; and for a caution so very useful to other princes.
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In the mean time, as Bowral escorts in Australia those fierce, those steel-hearted men, that, you say, take on for, and bewail so pitifully, the lamentable and wonderful death I know not who; them I say, together with their tinkling advocate, the dullest that ever appeared since the name of a king was born and known in the world, we shall even let whine on, till they cry their eyes Edition: current; :  Independent escorts south Sydney. But in the mean time, what schoolboy, what little inificant monk, could not have made a more elegant speech for the king, and in better Latin, than this royal advocate has done?
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He was resolved to take a course like the soldier in Terence, to save his bacon; and it was very cunning in him, to stuff his book with so much puerility, and so many silly whimsies, that it might nauseate the smartest man in the world to death to take notice of them all.
Only I thought it might not be amiss to give a specimen of him in the preface; and to let the serious reader have a taste of him at first, that he might guess by the first dish that is served up, how noble an entertainment the rest are like to make; and that he may imagine with himself what an infinite of fooleries and impertinencies must needs be heaped up together in the body of the book, when they stand so thick in the very entrance True religion online Endeavour Hills it, where, of all other places, they ought to have been shunned.
And that all men may plainly see how little conscience he makes of setting down any thing right or wrong, good or bad, I desire no other witness than Palmerston wants to be your friend. It is notoriously known, that when both houses of parliament, being extremely desirous to reform the church of England by the pattern of our reformed churches, had resolved to abolish episcopacy, the king first interposed, and afterwards waged war against them chiefly for that very cause; which proved fatal to.
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But in railing at that supreme council, as you call it, and at the chairman there, you make yourself very ridiculous; for that council is not the supreme council, as you dream it is, but appointed by authority of parliament, for a certain time only; and consisting of forty persons, for the most part members of parliament, any one of whom may be president if the rest vote him into the chair.
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And the most weighty affairs are often referred to them, for expedition and secrecy; the care of the navy, the army, the treasury; in short, all things whatsoever relating either to war or peace.
Whether this be called a council, or any thing else, the thing is ancient, though the name may be new; and it is Simply Gladstone singles an institution, as no government can be duly administered Free love sites Cranbourne it. So wise men of old used to answer such as you. I wish our magistrates had repealed more than they have, both laws and lawyers; if they had, they would have Edition: current; :  consulted the interest of the Christian religion, and that of the people better than they have.
The power that did create, can change the scene Of things; make mean of great, and great of mean; The brightest glory can eclipse with night; And place the most obscure in dazzling light. But take this into the bargain.
Some of those who, you say, be scarce gentlemen, are not at all inferior in birth to any of your party. Others, whose ancestors were not noble, have taken a course to attain to true nobility by their own industry and virtue, and are not inferior to Port Macquarie blossom trail prostitutes of the noblest descent.
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Civil societies have laws, and churches have a discipline peculiar to themselves, and far differing from each. And this has been the occasion of so many wars in Christendom; to wit, because the civil magistrate and the church confounded their jurisdictions. As for the independents, we never had any such amongst us, as you describe; they that we call independents, are only such as hold, that no classis or synods have a superiority over any particular church, and that therefore they ought all to be plucked up by the roots, Meet friends Cairns branches, or rather as the very trunk, of hierarchy itself; which is your own opinion.
And from hence it was that the name of independents prevailed amongst the vulgar. The rest of your preface is spent in endeavouring not only to stir up the hatred of all kings and monarchs against us, but to persuade them to make a general war upon us. Mithridates of old, though in a different cause, endeavoured Queanbeyan lingerie modeling stir up all princes to make war upon the Romans, by laying to their charge Mature ladies brothel Glen Iris just the same things that you do to ours: viz.
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Now let us hear how he convicts us. In the first place, you find yourself affrighted and astonished at your own monstrous lies, and then you find that empty head of yours not encompassed, but carried round, with so many trifles and fooleries, that you not only now do not, but never did, know what was fit to be spoken, and in what method.
But we are content you should mention the sun over and. And it will be a piece of prudence in you so to. For though our wickedness does not require it, the coldness of the defence that you are making does.
Perhaps you would avoid the imputation of being called a doctor Umbraticus. But alas! Our fathers begot us.
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