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" Kings are justly called Gods, for that they exercise a manner or resemblance of Divine power upon earth. For if you will consider the Attributes to God, you shall see how they agree in the person of a King. God hath power to create, or destroy, make or... "
An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of James I. and ... - Página 222
por William Harris - 1814
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Prayer and Power: George Herbert and Renaissance Courtship

Michael C. Schoenfeldt - 1991 - 345 páginas
...1610, for example, James explicated at length the parallels between his own power and that of God: Kings are justly called gods for that they exercise...a manner or resemblance of divine power upon earth . . . God hath power to create or destroy, make or unmake, at his pleasure; to give life or send death,...
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The Two Gods of Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes on Religion and Politics

A. P. Martinich - 2003 - 452 páginas
...lieutenants upon earth, and sit upon God's throne, but even by God himself they are called gods. . . . Kings are justly called gods for that they exercise...upon earth. For if you will consider the attributes to God, you shall see how they agree in the person of a king. God has power to create, or destroy,...
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Regicide and Revolution: Speeches at the Trial of Louis XVI

Michael Walzer - 1992 - 257 páginas
...are justly called Gods', declared James I of England, 'for that they exercise a manner or resemblence of divine power upon earth. For if you will consider...God, you shall see how they agree in the person of a King.'2 The argument is unanswerable, so long as one is committed to talk in terms of resemblences....
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Eusebius, Christianity, and Judaism

Harold W. Attridge, Gōhei Hata - 1992 - 802 páginas
...divine kingship with no modifications at all. "Kings are justly called gods," James told his subjects, "for that they exercise a manner or resemblance of divine power upon earth." He went on to say that "the state of monarchy is the supremest thing upon earth, for kings are not...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - 1993 - 306 páginas
...Throne his Scepter doe they swey'5; and in a speech delivered at Whitehall in 1609, he asserted that 'Kings are justly called Gods, for that they exercise...a manner or resemblance of Divine power upon earth ... if you will consider the Attributes to God, you shall see how they agree in the person of a King'...
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Shakespeare, the King's Playwright: Theater in the Stuart Court, 1603-1613

Alvin B. Kernan - 1997 - 230 páginas
...summarized his political theory for the English Parliament in his opening speech to that body in 1609: Kings are justly called Gods, for that they exercise...upon earth. For if you will consider the attributes to God, you shall see how they agree in the person of a king. God hath power to create, or destroy,...
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The Winter's Tale

William Shakespeare - 1998 - 295 páginas
...permanent annual revenue, thereby making the Crown largely independent of Parliament's advice and control : 'Kings are justly called gods, for that they exercise...manner or resemblance of divine power upon earth', and James went on to insist that Parliament not presume to call the royal prerogative in question.1...
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Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner - 1996 - 324 páginas
...embodied in royal authority, in the figures of Queen Elizabeth and James I, who told his parliament, "Kings are justly called Gods, for that they exercise a manner or resemblance of Divine power upon earth."8 The audience would have noticed the way Lear asserts his authority by speaking in the royal...
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The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque

David Bevington, Peter Holbrook - 1998 - 335 páginas
...one of the most familiar articulations of his theory of kingship, contains the following assertion: Kings are justly called gods, for that they exercise...upon earth: for if you will consider the attributes to God, you shall see how they agree in the person of a king. God hath power to create, or destroy,...
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The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making

Adrian Johns - 1998 - 753 páginas
...characteristically bracing evocation. Even God called kings gods, he pointed out, and with reason. Kings are justly called Gods, for that they exercise...resemblance of Divine power upon earth: For if you wil consider the Attributes to God, you shall see how they agree in the person of a King . . . they...
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