Peerage of England. ...

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F.C. and J. Rivington [and others], 1812 - Nobility
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Page 615 - May the great God, whom I worship, grant to my country, and for the benefit of Europe in general, a great and glorious victory, and may no misconduct in any one tarnish it; and may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet! For myself individually, I commit my life to Him that made me; and may His blessing alight on my endeavours for serving my country faithfully!
Page 91 - Oh teach us, Bathurst ! yet unspoil'd by wealth ! That secret rare, between th' extremes to move Of mad Good-nature, and of mean Self-love.
Page 551 - That all acquisitions made under the influence of a military force, or by treaty with foreign Princes, do of right belong to the State.
Page 605 - ... Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark when she no longer resists. The line of defence which covered her shores has struck to the British flag: but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English.
Page 615 - I can do no more. We must trust to the Great Disposer of all events, and the justice of our cause. I thank God for this great opportunity of doing my duty.
Page 597 - What precious moments," said he, "the Courts of Naples and Vienna are losing! Three months would liberate Italy ; but this Court is so enervated, that the happy moment will be lost. I am very unwell ; and their miserable conduct is not likely to cool my irritable temper. It is a country of fiddlers and poets, whores and scoundrels.
Page 333 - ... by an act of parliament made in the first year of the reign of our late royal father, to be taken instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy...
Page 167 - And with that he arose out of his chair, and offered the same to the gentleman in the black beard, with his cap in his hand. The person to whom he offered then his chair was Sir Edward Neville, a comely knight of a goodly personage, that much more resembled the king's person in that mask, than any other.
Page 269 - For some time I have beheld, with silent indignation, the arbitrary measures of the Minister ; I have often drooped and hung down my head in Council, and disapproved by my looks those steps which I knew my avowed opposition could not prevent. I will do so no longer ; but openly and boldly speak my sentiments.
Page 170 - Denbigh, who was made one of the Knights of the Bath at the coronation of Charles I., and...