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Unformatted text preview: Measure for Measure 1. "He gave this Caveat (upon a word cast out by my Lord of London) that no marginal notes should be added [to the new Bible], having in them which are annexed to the Geneva translation . . . some notes very partial, untrue, seditious, and savoring too much, of dangerous and traitorous conceits. As for example, Exod. 1:19 where the marginal note alloweth disobedience to Kings ." 1 2. Kings are justly called Gods, for that they exercise a manner or resemblance of divine power upon the earth. . . . God hath power to create or destroy, to make or unmake at his pleasure, to give life or send death, to judge all and to be judged nor accomptable to none, to raise low things and to make high things low at his pleasure. . . . the like power have Kings: they make and unmake their subjects, they have the power of raising and casting down, of life and of death. . . They have power to exalt low things and abase high things and make of their subjects like men at the chess, a pawn to take a bishop or a knight, and to cry up or down any of...
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course ENGLISH 350:323 taught by Professor Fulton during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '11