The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the revolution in 1688. 5 vols. [in 9. The plates are dated 1797 to 1806].

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Seite 310 - That King James II., having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Seite 212 - Charles, that he never said a foolish thing nor ever did a wise one : A censure which, though too far carried, seems to have some foundation in his character and deportment.
Seite 12 - I, AB, do declare, that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king : and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him...
Seite 221 - ... men may think, that by feeding me from time to time with such supplies as they think convenient, they will better secure frequent meetings of Parliament : but as this is the first time I speak to you from the throne, I must plainly tell you, that such an expedient would be very improper to employ with me, and that the best way to engage me to meet you often is always to use me well.
Seite 85 - I have a mind to a new wife ; but for all that, I will not see an innocent woman abused.
Seite 169 - I take it as far as it is consistent with itself and the Protestant religion. And I do declare, that I mean not to bind myself...
Seite 103 - That the duke of York's being a papist, and the hopes of his coming to the crown, had given the highest countenance to the present conspiracies and designs of the papists against the king and the protestant religion.
Seite 126 - ... epithets of WHIG and TORY, by which, and sometimes without any material difference, this island has been so long divided. The court party reproached their antagonists with their affinity to the fanatical conventiclers in Scotland, who were known by the name of Whigs; the country party found a resemblance between the courtiers and the popish handitti in Ireland, to whom the appellation of Tory was affixed.

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