An abridgment of the history of England ... to the death of George the second, continued, by an eminent writer, to the peace of Amiens


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Seite 130 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Seite 356 - I am not worth purchasing ; but such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.
Seite 171 - I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them. This counsel is not to be contemned, because it may do you good, and can do you no harm : for the danger is past, as soon as you have burned the letter. And I hope God will give you the grace to make good use of it, unto whose holy protection I commend you*.
Seite 35 - Above a hundred and forty young noblemen, of the principal families of England and Normandy, were lost on this occasion. A butcher of Rouen was the only person on board who escaped; he clung to the mast, and was taken up the next morning by some fishermen.
Seite 240 - Lord Churchill had been raised from the rank of a page, and had been invested with a high command in the army ; had been created a peer, and owed his whole fortune to the king's bounty ; even he...
Seite 130 - He is a prince of a most royal carriage, and hath a princely heart; and rather than he will miss or want any part of his will, he will endanger the one half of his kingdom.
Seite 201 - At these words, the child looked very steadfastly upon him. "Mark, child! what I say: they will cut off my head! and perhaps make thee a king: but mark what I say: thou must not be a king as long as thy brothers Charles and James are alive. They will cut off thy brothers' heads, when they can catch them! And thy head, too they will cut off at last! Therefore I charge thee, do not be made a king by them!
Seite 209 - Sir Harry Vane exclaiming against this conduct; " Sir Harry," cried Cromwell, with a loud voice, " O, Sir Harry Vane! the Lord deliver me from Sir Harry Vane." Taking hold of Martin by the cloak, " Thou art a whoremaster;" to another, " Thou art an adulterer;" to a third, " Thou art a drunkard;" to a fourth,
Seite 166 - For the Queen! For the Queen! A plot is laid for my life!
Seite 112 - They found- the young princes in bed, and fallen into a profound sleep. After suffocating them with the bolster and pillows, they showed their naked bodies to Tyrrel, who ordered them to be buried at the...

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