Annual Register, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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Page 191 - I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles...
Page 211 - ... any lands beyond the heads or sources of any of the rivers which fall into the Atlantic Ocean from the west or northwest ; or upon any lands whatever, which, not having been ceded to or purchased by us, as aforesaid, are reserved to the said Indians, or any of them.
Page 209 - We have also, with the advice of our privy council, thought fit to annex the islands of St. John and Cape Breton, or Isle Royale, with the lesser islands adjacent thereto, to our government of Nova Scotia. We have also, with the advice of our privy council aforesaid, annexed to our province of Georgia, all the lands lying between the rivers Attamaha and St. Mary's.
Page 211 - ... we do, therefore, with the advice of our privy council, declare it to be our royal will and pleasure...
Page 154 - ... the fum of three millions five hundred thoufand pounds, by 'way of annuities and lotteries, to be charged on. the faid duties; The faid bill was accordingly read the third time.
Page 210 - ... according to law and equity, and, as near as may be, agreeable to the laws of England...
Page 188 - The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, and in this place will I give peace, saith the Lord of hosts.
Page 304 - Vizier's ; and the very house confessed the difference between an old devotee and a young beauty. It was nicely clean and magnificent. I was met at the door by two black eunuchs, who led me through a long gallery between two ranks of beautiful young girls, with their hair finely plaited, almost hanging to their feet, all dressed in fine light damasks, brocaded with silver. I was sorry that decency did not permit me to stop to consider them nearer.
Page 47 - think proper to be gone from you ; however, that you " may not want company, I have left you the bear, as the " moft fuitable companion in the world that could be
Page 303 - I was invited to dine with the Grand Vizier's lady; and it was with a great deal of pleasure I prepared myself for an entertainment which was never before given to any Christian.

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