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" May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me... "
Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ... - Page 28
by Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 pages
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 5; Volume 68

1867
...the words which have shed a sort of historical glory round a life not otherwise illustrious : "I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place...House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here ; and I humbly beg your majesty's раг-doii that I cannot give any other answer than this to...
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Elements of History, Ancient and Modern

Joseph Emerson Worcester - History - 1868 - 437 pages
...them out. " Sir," answered the speaker falling o<k his knees, " I have neither eyes to see, nor tongua to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased...I am ; and I humbly ask pardon that I cannot give r ny othe/ answer to what your majesty is pleased to de.naivd of me.'' 18. The king withdrew without...
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Trial of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States: Before ..., Volume 3

Andrew Johnson - Impeachments - 1868
...assembly, from participating in its deliherations, and from voting. (Ibid., section 300.) Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak, in this...House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here." (Hatsell, vol. 2, p. 242.) This reply was as good in law as in patriotism. Different words were...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 66

Child rearing - 1868
...demanded if Hampden, Pym, Hollis, Hazelrig, and Strode were present, Lenthall the Speaker replies, — " I have, sir, neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak,...place, but as the House is pleased to direct me." The scene is one of deep interest, and the artist has handled it with considerable skill and knowledge....
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Journal of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 89

Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives - Massachusetts - 1868
...by Mr. Speaker Lentball, when the privileges of the House of Commons were invaded in 1611, " l have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place...as the House is pleased to direct me, whose servant l am here." Without taking a vote, the House Adjourned. WEDNESDAY, April 22, 1868. Met according to...
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A History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Revolution in 1688 ...

David Hume - 1869 - 789 pages
...whether any of these persons were in the House. The speaker, falling on his knee, prudently replied, " I have, sir, neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak,...whose servant I am; and I humbly ask pardon that I can not give any other answer to what your majesty is pleased to demand of me." The king then said...
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Lives of Eminent Serjeants-at-law of the English Bar, Volume 1

Humphry William Woolrych - Lawyers - 1869 - 900 pages
...them, and where they were. The Speaker, falling on his knee : — " May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place,...House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here; and humbly beg your Majesty's 1 Campbell's " Chancellors," vol. iv. p. 39. '' " Parliamentary...
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Biographia juridica. A biographical dictionary of the judges of England from ...

Edward Foss - 1870
...where they were ? ' the speaker, falling on his knees, replied, ' May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place,...house is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here; and humbly beg your majesty's parDJ>2 LEJÍTHALL don that I cannot give anv other answer than...
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Biographia Juridica: A Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of England from ...

Edward Foss - Electronic books - 1870 - 792 pages
...where they were ? ' the speaker, falling on his knees, replied, ' May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place,...house is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here ; and humbly beg your majesty's par404 LENTHALL don that I cannot give any other answer than this...
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The Crown and Its Advisers: Or, Queen, Ministers, Lords, & Commons

Alexander Charles Ewald - Great Britain - 1870 - 222 pages
...of its members, and demanded of Mr Speaker Lenthall where they were, the Speaker replied, " I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place...House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here ; and I humbly beg your Majesty's pardon that I cannot give any other answer than this to what...
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