The History of England: From the Revolution to the Death of George the Second. (Designed as a Continuation of Mr. Hume's History.)

Levis & Weaver, 1810

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Side 452 - Much more, Sir, is he to be abhorred, who, as he has advanced in age, has receded from virtue, and becomes more wicked with less temptation ; — who prostitutes himself for money which he cannot enjoy, and spends the remains of his life in the ruin of his country.
Side 234 - Sermon were censured, as tending to subvert all government and discipline in the Church of Christ ; to reduce his kingdom to a state of anarchy and confusion ; to impugn and impeach the royal supremacy, in causes ecclesiastical, and the authority of the legislature to enforce obedience in matters of religion by civil sanctions.
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Side 192 - ... who have power to execute it, to pursue me to the scaffold. My blood was to have been the cement of a new alliance, nor could my innocence be any security, after it had once been demanded from abroad, and resolved on at home, that it was necessary to cut me off.
Side 452 - The wretch who, after having seen the consequences of a thousand errors, continues still to blunder, and whose age has only added obstinacy to stupidity, is surely the object of either abhorrence or contempt, and deserves not that his gray hairs should secure him from insult.
Side 123 - P. 589. Burnet, the Queen having sent a message to the Lords to adjourn, it was debated: — that the Queen could not send a message to any one House to adjourn, when the like message was not sent to both Houses: the pleasure of the Prince, in convening, dissolving, proroguing, or ordering the adjournment of...
Side 68 - As he was supposed to have brought over proposals of peace, the two houses, in an address, desired the queen would insist on the demolition of Dunkirk, which was a nest of pirates that infested the ocean, and did infinite prejudice to the commerce of England. The queen promised to comply with their request But she was not a little surprised at the next address they presented, humbly entreating, that she would hare such indulgence to the hearty desires of her subjects, as to entertain thoughts of...
Side 254 - Roses in Catalonia, and proceeded to Madrid, where he was received with great cordiality, and treated as king of Great Britain. An armament had been equipped of ten ships of war and transports, having on board six thousand regular troops, with arms for twelve thousand men. The command of this fleet was bestowed on the duke of Ormond, with the title of captain-general of his most Catholic majesty.
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Side 199 - Walpole answered with great warmth, that there were several persons, both in and out of the committee, who did not in the least yield to that member in point of honesty, and who...

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