The public and private life of His late...Majesty, George the Third: embracing its most memorable incidents...and tending to illustrate the causes, progress, and effects, of the principal political events of his glorious reign. Comprising, also, a...historical memoir of the house of Brunswick...translated expressly for this history, from the celebrated Latin work, entitled Origines Guelphicae... (Google eBook)

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Printed for T. Kelly, 1821 - History - 724 pages
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Very nice fiction. The typeface was very convincing and made it look contemporary of the time. I commend Robert Huish for creating such a great work of historical fiction. You really need an imagination for that.

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Page 430 - I will be very frank with you. I was the last to consent to the separation; but the separation having been made, and having become inevitable, I have always said, as I say now, that I would be the first to meet the friendship of the United States as an independent power.
Page 317 - Sir, they may talk of the King as they will ; but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen.
Page 113 - But the souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and there shall no torment touch them. In the sight of the unwise they seemed to die: and their departure is taken for misery. And their going from us to be utter destruction: but they are in peace.
Page 315 - Johnson said he thought he had already done his part as a writer. "I should have thought so too, (said the King,) if you had not written so well.
Page 205 - Whom all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just works do proceed; Give unto Thy servants that peace which the world cannot give; that both our hearts may be set to obey Thy commandments, and also that by Thee we being defended from the fear of our enemies may pass our time in rest and quietness; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Page 79 - In this choice of inheritance we have given to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood ; binding up the constitution of our country with our dearest domestic ties ; adopting our fundamental laws into the bosom of our family affections; keeping inseparable, and cherishing with the warmth of all their combined and mutually reflected charities, our states, our hearths, our sepulchres, and our altars.
Page 233 - We, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to return your Majesty our humble thanks for your most gracious speech from the throne.
Page 202 - It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, that we should at all times, and in all places, give thanks unto Thee, O Lord [' Holy Father], Almighty, Everlasting God.
Page 79 - A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
Page 534 - ... such as speak wrong. 15 I should utterly have fainted, but that I believe verily to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. 16 O tarry thou the LORD'S leisure ; be strong, and he shall comfort thine heart ; and put thou thy trust in the LORD.

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