The History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Death of George II.

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Trang 265 - ... as he has no virtue of his own, ridiculing it in others, and endeavouring to destroy or corrupt it in all.
Trang 89 - ANNE, married to prince George of Denmark, ascended the throne in the thirty-eighth year of her age, to the general satisfaction of all parties. She was the second daughter of king James, by his first wife, the daughter of chancellor Hyde, afterwards earl
Trang 45 - Second, having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original contract between King and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, had abdicated the government, and that the throne had thereby become vacant.
Trang 12 - ... were involved with the guilty. And on the whole, besides those who were butchered by the military commanders, two hundred and fifty-one are computed to have fallen by the hand of justice.
Trang 67 - All persons were indulged with free leave to remove with their families and effects to any other country except England and Scotland. All officers and...
Trang 205 - I am now to take my leave of your lordships, and of this honourable House, perhaps for ever; I shall lay down my life with pleasure in a cause favoured by my late dear royal mistress.
Trang 165 - ... pocketed a deduction of two and a half per cent, from the pay of the foreign troops maintained by England.
Trang 27 - Holloway, who had appeared to favour the bishops : he issued orders to prosecute all those clergymen who had not read his declaration ; that is, the whole church of England, two hundred excepted : he sent a mandate to the new fellows, whom he had obtruded on Magdalen college, to elect for president in the room of Parker, lately deceased, one Gifford, a doctor of the Sorbonne, and titular bishop of Madura: and he is even said to have nominated the same person to the see of Oxford.
Trang 80 - Fenwick solicited the mediation of the lords in his behalf, while his friends implored the royal mercy. The peers gave him to understand, that the success of his suit would depend upon the fulness of his discoveries.
Trang 395 - ... line, he had been aimed at by the enemy's marksmen, and received a shot in the wrist, which, however, did not oblige him to quit the field. Having wrapped a handkerchief round his hand, he continued giving orders without the least emotion, and advanced at the head of the grenadiers with their bayonets fixed...

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