Constitutional progress, 7 lectures

John Murray, 1869 - 295 Seiten

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Seite 12 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
Seite 7 - Post 8vo. 8s. 6d. (FC) Principles of Athenian Architecture, and the Optical Refinements exhibited in the Construction of the Ancient Buildings at Athens, from a Survey. With 40 Plates. Folio.
Seite 241 - ... that of an incorporated body of secular students, endowed with all the attributes of the great Corporations of Regulars — selfsupport, self-government, self-replenishment, settled locally in connection with a great seat of study, acquiring a share of that influence in the University which the establishment of powerful monasteries within its bounds had almost monopolized in the hands of the Regulars, and wielding that influence for the benefit of the Church in the advancement of the secular...
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Seite 126 - Hilary did, that civil governors, to whom commonwealth matters only belong, may not presume to take upon them the judgment of ecclesiastical causes. If the cause be spiritual, secular courts do not meddle with it : we need not excuse ourselves with Ambrose, but boldly and lawfully we may refuse to answer before any civil judge in a matter which is not civil...
Seite 130 - Convocation was in fact the recognized ecclesiastical Parliament. " It was the supreme Court for the trial of doctrine : it might correct or depose offenders ; might examine and censure heretical works ; might, after having obtained the royal license, make and publish Canons; might, with the consent of Parliament, alter the Liturgy ; and in short transact all business of an ecclesiastical character."* In this Convocation there was always one guarantee of independence, the negative on the proceedings...
Seite 112 - ... of the king to choose, and, after the election, to have his royal assent, and not in other manner. Which conditions not kept, the thing ought, by reason, to resort to his first nature.
Seite 112 - And the irrevocability of this species of freedom is declared in 2 Henry VI., where it is said that " Holy Church and all the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, &c., having liberties and franchises, shall have and enjoy all their liberties and franchises well used and not repealed, nor by the Common Law repealable.
Seite 46 - ... the collation of the present with the past, in the habit of thoughtfully assimilating the events of our own age to those of the time before us.
Seite 233 - Then, potent with the spell of Heaven, Go, and thine erring brother gain, Entice him home to be forgiven, Till he, too, see his Saviour plain. Or if before' thee in the race, Urge him with thine advancing tread, Till, like twin stars, with even pace, Each lucid course be duly sped.

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