The Modern Part of an Universal History: From the Earliest Account of Time. Compiled from Original Writers. By the Authors of The Antient Part

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S. Richardson, T. Osborne, C. Hitch, A. Millar, John Rivington, S. Crowder, P. Davey and B. Law, T. Longman, and C. Ware, 1763
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Page 253 - Corpus according to the true intent and meaning of this act, may be directed and run into any county palatine, the cinque ports, or other privileged places within the kingdom of England, dominion of Wales, or town of Berwick upon Tweed, and the islands of Jersey or Guernsey; any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 353 - We doubt not but our great queen has been acquainted with our long and tedious war, in conjunction with her children, against her enemies the French ; and that we have been as a strong wall for their security, even to the loss of our best men.
Page 294 - There is a freedom of doing what we list, without regard to law or justice ; this liberty is indeed inconsistent with authority; but civil, moral, and federal liberty consists in every man's enjoying his property and having the benefit of the laws of his country; which is very consistent with a due subjection to the civil magistrate.
Page 345 - Law, and well calculated for the Benefit of the Subject. For the quicker Dispatch of Causes, Declarations are made Parts of the Writ, in which the Case is fully and particularly set forth. If it be matter of Account, the Account is annex'd to the Writ, and Copies of both left with the Defendant...
Page 344 - That the laws made by them for the purposes aforesaid shall not be repugnant, but, as near as may be, agreeable to the laws of England, and shall be transmitted to the King in Council for approbation, as soon as may be after their passing; and if not disapproved within three years after presentation, to remain in force...
Page 343 - ... no negative voice being referved to ' " them as governors in the faid charter: And as the " faid governors are annually chofen, their office generally " expires before his majefty's approbation can be obtained...
Page 283 - That it was not lawful for good' men to join in family prayer with the wicked ; that it was unlawful to take an oath to the civil magiftrate ; and that the king of England having no right over the Indians of America, his patent was invalid ; with feveral other principles of the like tendency. Wtlliams was fo obftinate, that he defended his doctrines...
Page 410 - France, where they learned as much of the language as enabled them to ferve as interpreters between him and their countrymen. Sailing up a fmall river he had an interview with an Indian chief...
Page 176 - Guiaquil is defended by three forts, two on the river near the city, and one behind it, all fortified in the modern manner, and built of a. variety of pieces of hard wood, forming a kind of ftrong palifadoes. In proportion to its dimenfions, Guiaquil contains as many inhabitants as any city in all America, the great refort of ftrangers contributing to encreafe the number, generally computed at twenty thoufand. The
Page 401 - The last of these nations is settled about a day's journey from the sea, and about the race of a man (near a league) from the river. They live concealed in the woods for fear of the bearded men. I was received by them as if I had been one of their own countrymen. They are continually upon their guard, on account of the bearded men, who do all they can to- carry off young people, without doubt, to make them slaves.

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