A History of Greater Britain as Well England as Scotland

 
9781152305120: A History of Greater Britain as Well England as Scotland

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 Excerpt: ...the Codex Paris. N. 1338, January I and 25, February 4 and 26, March 1 and 28, April 10 and 20, May 3 and 25, June 10 and 16, July 13 and 22, August 1 and 30, September 3 and 21, October 3 and 31, November 5 and 28, December 12 and 15. For the literature of the subject Mr. de Ponor's and M. P. Bataillard's notes in loco should be consulted, ever sway to and fro, like an oarless boat upon a stormy sea, and so got them to consent that the coronation should take place on the following day. For his view of the case I will allow myself to state certain Propositions in propositions. Of these the first is this: A precedent military coronationof service is nowise essential for the constitution of a true king;the kirgfor these ceremonies of a soldier's service and of the anointing of a king are of human institution, and imposed as it were from a feeling of their propriety. Therefore one of them may be observed without the other. My second proposition is this: There is no Egyptian day more unlucky for the Of Egyptian kingly coronation than another. The skiey influences exert aysno constraining power on a man's free will, which is altogether unmaterial; and a man who by his own wish and in the exercise of his reason has been crowned and anointed upon one day may do as well as if this had happened on another. In the matter of good luck ask for nothing; but ask for a prudent mind, and that every act of your will may be regulated by wisdom, and then you shall do well. Though evils may befall a man in the way of punishment, as it were by chance, I do not for all that deny that the skiey influences and the changes of the seasons exert a power, and that a great one, upon seeds, and trees, and animals not endowed with reason. For it is of much moment to plant trees and to pr...

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