pt. II. From the peace of Westphalia in 1648 to the peace of Paris in 1763

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Harper & brothers, 1839
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Circumstances with which the taking of that place for the support of the war and a body of British
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LETTER VII
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500
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He removes with his two sons to York the queen Both armies retire into winter quarters
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wseex retreats to London and the king advances to The Selfdenying Ordinance
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place of importance in England
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Amiable character of Henry prince of Wales 49 They assert their ancient and undoubted right to inc
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He is conducted under a guard to Holmby in North
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The king renders himself contemptible by an in vernment
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self
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Account of the rise of Robert Carr earl of Somer they maintain freedom of debate in parliament
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Believes contrary to the opinion of his physicians tlements in South America
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The ships of his squadron touch at the Moluccas Great increase of the English colonytrade
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Discovered and Tomkins and Chaloner nate engagement and his baggage and artillery
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Juan Sebastian del Cano one of his captains Those of Spain continue to flourish and supply
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Measures taken for the relief of Gloucester 114 Near five thousand of the royalists made pri
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Benalors sent to Versailles to implore the clemency Retrospective view of the affairs of Ireland 246
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His libertine and accommodating character 183
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Thai law ultimately beneficial to Ireland 192 Distracted state of the United Provinces
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rose
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Spragge the English rearadmiral drowned in ai Venality of Charles II and of his parliament
208
The imperialists take Philipsburg
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The king diesolves the parliament in order to Addresses full of loyally and duty pour in from
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Somerset is benefited by the friendly counsels of sir The grand dipute concerning privilege and prero
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The king makes a solemn declaration of the illegiti feitert
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Glory and greatness of Lewis XIV now at their and appointed lieutenantgeneral of the kings
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He marries
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Lewis XIV quarrels with Innocent XI and holy
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exe
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Autempts to support his dispensing power by the au It is received with ardour but few persons of
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She engages him to conspire the death of sir 1622 The earl or Bristol despatched to the court
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lish constitution fixed
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Page
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seeing the designs of his adherents finally Progress of Society in Europe from the Middle
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of the sexes
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And routed with great slaughter in spite of their and manners
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Villars takes post in the neighbourhood with the change in the English ministry
345
The archuuke supported by au English and Portu His imperious deinands
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The policy of England during this period an object
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Battle of Pultowa July
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Burns Altena
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states
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Battle of Quebec Sept
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Cromwell makes himself master of Leith and Edin dignity of king
403
Corrupt administration of sir Robert Walpole 400 flota as far as the channel of Bahama
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The finer manufactures introduced by French refu 1740 Porio Bello taken by admiral Vernon
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Spanish feet by the interposition of a French ad Franca and carry by assault the strong post
426
The French assemble a powerful army on the and the elector Palatine
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They contradict their former professions and disap apprehensions of a French invasion
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Being there joined by several noblemen he marches Stirling castle instead of taking advantage of
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Barbarity of the royal army in the Highlands 454 Filled with consternation at the progress of
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The town is forced to surrender on the sixth and thirty thousand men to invest BergenopZoom
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They altempt to draw the Spaniards into their into the hands of the French
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Important consequences of the defeat of Charles Staremberg maintains with ability the cause of
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of forage and provisions
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They erect ſort William at Calculla A D George II disposed to enter deeply into the conti
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The place gallantly defended by the companys ser trians
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Intrigues of Lewis XIV in England and in Hol
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The Saxon army surrenders
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Despondency of the people of England on account Ferdinand
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The nabobs army defeated and his general Meer Prince Ferdinand repasses the Rhine and forms
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Second treaty of convention between George Jl and A retreat is judged necessary
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The French armies on the Upper and Lower Rhine
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Death of general Wolte
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All knowledge of it disowned by the statesgene blockade of Schweidnitz and take refuge in
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The town of NewOrleans and a few plantations and England
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In consequence of this victory he is enabled to pro tugal
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Suddenly threatened with a reverse of forlunc in life
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Character of Rowe
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Character of Shenstone
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Dramatic performances of Cibber Thomson South Britain during the present century
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Bring in a bill prohibiting clergyman to exercise any Charles seeks to appease the commons by the most

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Σελίδα 60 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges, and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...
Σελίδα 599 - Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and pine, and fir, and branching palm, A sylvan scene, and, as the ranks ascend Shade above shade, a woody theatre Of stateliest view.
Σελίδα 158 - O! sir Harry Vane, sir Harry Vane! the Lord deliver me from sir Harry Vane !" Taking hold of Martin by the cloak, " Thou art a whore-master,
Σελίδα 159 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Σελίδα 48 - I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament : for God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement, but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety. For though there be no appearance of any stir, yet, I say, they shall receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them.
Σελίδα 599 - With mazy error under pendent shades Ran nectar, visiting each plant, and fed Flowers worthy of Paradise, which not nice Art In beds and curious knots, but Nature boon Pour'd forth profuse on hill, and dale, and plain...
Σελίδα 536 - The stream was rapid, the shore shelving, the bank above lined with sentinels, the landing-place so narrow as to be easily missed in the dark, and the steepness of the ground such as hardly to be surmounted in the daytime.
Σελίδα 588 - Thames ! the most lov'd of all the Ocean's sons By his old sire, to his embraces runs, Hasting to pay his tribute to the sea, Like mortal life to meet eternity ; Though...
Σελίδα 133 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand; 7 to execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; ' to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; 'to execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints.
Σελίδα 102 - But I assure you, on the word of a king, I never did intend any force, but shall proceed against them in a legal and fair way, for I never meant any other. — And now, since I see I cannot do what I came for, I think this no unfit occasion to repeat what I have said formerly, that whatsoever I have done in favour and to the good of my subjects, I do mean to maintain it.

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