The influence of Newcastle and Sandwich, however, was too strong for him; he was thwarted and over-reached; and in 1748 he resigned the seals, and returned to cards and his books with the admirable composure which was one of his most striking characteristics.
This was too much even for Lord John Russell, and after a short and decisive correspondence Lord Palmerston resigned the seals of office.
The seals now hang in the city hall.
we have the opening of the six seals, and the horrors of the future begin.
The Greek language occurs in their official seals down to the 13th century.