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urpose was introduced into the house of commons; and it was observed, that the young men cried up every measure against the duke; James, i. 548. like so many young spaniels, that run and bark at every lark that springs.—The axe, wrote Charles, is laid to the root; and monarchy must go down too, or bow exceeding low before the almighty power of parliament; and just after Shaftesbury, who, as James, i. 551. Mackintosh. James, II. 621. 1679. May 27. chancellor, had opened the prison-doors of Bunyan, now, as president of the council, had procured the passage of the habeas corpus act, the commons were prorogued and dissolved. Shaftesbury was displaced, and henceforward the councils of the Stuarts inclined Chap. XVII.} Penn, III. 181 1679 Oct. 5 to absolutism. Immediately universal agitation roused the spirit of the nation. Under the influence of Shaftesbury's genius, on Queen Elizabeth's night, a vast procession, bearing devices and wax figures representing nuns and monks, bishops