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" My lord— I am one of those who respect an oath. I have firmness sufficient to quit my throne, and retire to a cottage, or place my neck on a block or a scaffold, if my people require it ; but 1 have not resolution to break that oath which I took in... "
Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China ... - Page 489
1820
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 49

Monthly literary register - 1820 - 694 pages
...those wbo respect UD oath. I have firmness sufficient to to quit my tlirone, and retire to n eottaee, or place my neck on a block or a scaffold, if my people require it ; but 1 have not resolution to break tliat oath which I took in the must solemn manner at my coiouatiou."...
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The Panoplist, and Missionary Herald, Volume 16

1820 - 598 pages
...Sir H. Harper,) that his M.sjesty replied, 'M •. Lord,— I am one of those who respect an oath. 1 have firmness sufficient to quit my throne and retire...took in the most solemn manner at my coronation.'* At another time, being further tirged by one of his ministers on this subject, he said with much g"...
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The Literary Panorama and National Register, Volume 7

1818 - 582 pages
...enables me to assure you, that yon may rely on their authenticity. — ' My Lord, I am one of those 1hat respect an oath ; I have firmness sufficient to quit...Throne, and retire to a cottage, or place my neck upon a block or a scaffold, if my people require it; bnt I have not resolution enough to break that...
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The Literary panorama, Volume 7

1818 - 550 pages
...on their iinlhenlicity. — ' My Lord, I am one of those that respect an oath ; I have tii iniirss sufficient to quit my Throne, and retire to a cottage, or place my neck upon a block or a scaffold, it niv people require it; but 1 have not resolution enough to break that...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign ..., Volume 9

1820 - 664 pages
...affords a striking and meritorious example :— " MY LORD : lam one of those who respect an oath. 1 have firmness sufficient to quit my throne, and retire...Humour. — At the conclusion of a review of the 2d rcgi-' Hient of the Life Guards, in June 1798,two privates went through the sword-exercise before the...
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Memoirs of his late majesty George iii, Volume 1

Thomas Williams (Calvinist preacher.) - 1820 - 402 pages
...authority of a letter of Sir H. Harper ), that his'Majesty replied, " My Lord, — I am one of those who respect an oath. I have firmness sufficient~ to quit...took in the most solemn manner at my coronation." The King's views on this subject are not difficult to be understood ; he respected the rights of conscience,...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

1820 - 490 pages
...engagements, tbe following declaration affords a striking example : " My Lord — I am one of those who respect an oath. I have firmness sufficient to quit...to break that oath which I took in the most solemn maoner at my coronation." His Majesty's munificence to the late Cardinal York is well-known, as is...
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The Public and Domestic Life of His Late ... Majesty, George the ..., Volume 2

Edward Holt - 1820 - 730 pages
...when pressed to consent to the proposed hill, his Majesty answered, " My Lord, I am one of those that respect an oath. I have firmness sufficient to quit...people require it ; but I have not resolution to break tnat oath which I took in the most solemn manner at my coronation." His Majesty demanded a solemn pledge...
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The Englishman's fire-side

492 pages
...example: It was spoken on the question of Catholic Emancipation. — -" My Lord — I am one of those who respect an oath. " I have firmness sufficient to quit...scaffold, if my people require it ; but I have not reso" lution to break that oath, which I took in the most " solemn manner at my Coronation. " *4* An...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an association of ...

1820 - 592 pages
...authority of a letter of Sir H Harper,) that hi» Majesty replied, 'My Lord, — I am one of th'ose who respect an oath. I have firmness sufficient to quit...a scaffold, if my people require it; but I have»: resolution to break that oath which I took in the most solemn manner at my coronation.'* At another...
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