The history of Charles xii. king of Sweden [tr. and abridged by A. Henderson from the work by F.M.A. de Voltaire].

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Page 76 - ... towards France, and that he took a secret pleasure in speaking of the conquests of the allies. He mentioned the Czar to him, and took notice, that his eyes kindled whenever he was named ; notwithstanding the moderation of the conference.
Page 37 - Emhafladors of the Emperor and the Czar, the Pope's Nuncio, and fome few Bifhops and Palatines, who were attached to his fortune. He was forced to fly, and nothing yet had heen decided in his favour.

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