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Page 8 - House one morning, well clad, and perceived a gentleman speaking, whom I knew not, very ordinarily apparelled ; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean; and I remember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which was not much larger than his collar : his hat was without a hatband. His stature was of a good size ; his sword stuck close to his side ; his countenance swollen and reddish; his voice sharp and...
Page 3 - The dimensions of this mercy are above my thoughts. It is, for aught I know, a crowning mercy. Surely, if it be not, such a one we shall have, if this provoke those that are concerned in it to thankfulness ; and the Parliament to do the will of Him who hath done His will for it, and for the Nation; — whose good pleasure it is to establish the Nation and the Change of the Government, by making the People so willing to the defence thereof, and so signally blessing the endeavours of your servants...
Page 1 - Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain, engraved from authentic Pictures in the Galleries of the ' Nobility and the Public Collections of the Country : with Biographical and Historical Memoirs of their Lives and Actions. By Edmund Lodge, Esq., FSA London, folio, three volumes (200 Engravings).
Page 8 - I received your letter with indignation, and with scorn I return you this answer : that I cannot but wonder whence you should gather any hopes from me, that I should (like you) prove treacherous to my Sovereign ; since you cannot be insensible of my former actings in his late Majesty's service ; from which principle of loyalty I am no way departed.