The North Briton, XLVI: Numbers Complete, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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printed in the year, 1772 - Great Britain
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Page 194 - On the other side up rose Belial, in act more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heaven; he seemed For dignity composed and high exploit: But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful: yet he...
Page 8 - Wilkes, esq. herewith sent you, for being the author and publisher of a most infamous and seditious libel, intitled, The North Briton, No. 45, tending to inflame the minds and alienate the affections of the people from his majesty, and to excite them to traitorous insurrections against the government...
Page 36 - ... of the North Briton, in which I have been named, or even alluded to, was written by...
Page 27 - ... offenfive manner, the liberties of all the commons of England, prevents my returning you an anfwer in the fame Billingfgate language. If I confidered you only in your private capacities, I...
Page 51 - Wilkes the firft opportunity 5 and therefore the faid John Wilkes craves fureties of the peace againft the faid Alexander Dun, not out of hatred or malice, but merely for the prefervation of his life and perfon from danger. Thefe are therefore to will and require, and in his Majefty's name...
Page 19 - I cannot, at the fame time, help exprefmg the concern I feel in the lofs of an officer, by his deportment in command, endeared to the whole corps. I am, Sir, Your moft obedient, And moft humble fervant, TEMFLI. Pall Mall, May 5, 1763. To John Wilkes, Copy of a letter from John Wilkes, e/q; to the earl Temple.
Page 188 - ... when it was revived ; it is not our fault if there are not any errors upon the record, nor is it in our power to create any if there are none; we are bound by our oath and in our consciences, to give such a judgment as the law will warrant, and as our...
Page 37 - Park, they walked together for a little while to avoid fome company, which fecmed coming up to them. They brought each a pair of piftols. When they were alone, the firft fire was from Mr. Martin's piftol. Mr. Martin's piftol miffed Mr.
Page 32 - THINK it my duty to lay before the houfe a ' few facts, which have occured fince our laft ' meeting, becaufe, in my humble opinion, (which * I fhall always fubmit to this houfe) the rights of * all the Commons of England, and the privileges ' of parliament have, in my perfon, been highly
Page 127 - I wifh, my lord, to owe this to the mercy of my Prince. I entreat your grace to lay me with all humility at the King's feet, with...

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