History of England: From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles, 1713-1783, Volume 7

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Little, Brown, 1854 - Great Britain
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Page 347 - Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck. Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us ; and to the hills, Cover us. For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry ? And there were also two other, malefactors, led with him to be put to death.
Page 155 - That a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland to make laws to bind this kingdom, is unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.
Page 316 - An examination for a Degree at " Oxford was in my time a farce. I was examined in " Hebrew, and in History. ' What is the Hebrew for " ' the place of a skull ? ' I replied,
Page 84 - formally before the Court, but for that very reason I " will bring him before the Court. He has placed these " men in the front of the battle, in hopes to escape under " their shelter, but I will not join in battle with them : " their vices, though screwed up to the highest pitch of " human depravity, are not of dignity enough to vindicate " the combat with ME. I will drag HIM to light who is " the dark mover behind this scene of iniquity.
Page 121 - Granted. It is understood that any property obviously belonging to the inhabitants of these States, in the possession of the garrison, shall be subject to be reclaimed.
Page 30 - Sessions-House at the Old Bailey. There were not, I believe, a hundred ; but they did their work at leisure, in full security, without sentinels, without trepidation, as men lawfully employed, in full day.
Page 126 - As he would have taken a ball in his breast," replied lord George. For he opened his arms, exclaiming wildly, as he paced up and down the apartment during a few minutes, "Oh, God ! it is all over!
Page 123 - The treatment in general, that " we have received from the enemy, since our surrender, " has been perfectly good and proper. But the kindness " and attention that has been shown to us by the French "officers in particular, their delicate sensibility of "our situation, their generous and pressing offer of' " money, both public and private, to any amount, has " really gone beyond what I can possibly describe, and " will, I hope, make an impression on the breast of "every English officer, whenever the...
Page 164 - the best of messages to the best of people from the best of kings.
Page 209 - I shall esteem myself the happiest of men, if I can be instrumental in recommending my country more and more to your Majesty's royal benevolence...

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