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" It was the misfortune of James, that his maxims and manners were too refined for the age in which he lived. Happy ! had he reigned in a kingdom more civilized; his love of peace, of justice, and of elegance, would have rendered his schemes successful... "
The Lives of the Scotish Poets: With Preliminary Dissertations on the ... - Seite 282
von David Irving - 1804 - 506 Seiten
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The history of Scotland, during the reigns of queen Mary and of king ..., Band 1

William Robertson - 1771
...reafon to apprehend danger, than to expect defence, from their hands. It was the misfortune of James, that his maxims and manners were too refined for the...in a kingdom more civilized; his love of peace, of juftice, and of elegance, would have rendered his fchemes fuccefsful; and inftead of perifhing becaufe...
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The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King ..., Band 1

William Robertson - 1781 - 550 Seiten
...reafon to apprehend danger, than to expect defence from their hands. It was the /misfortune of James, that his maxims and manners were too refined for the...in a kingdom more civilized ; his love of peace, of juftice, and of elegance, would have rendered his fchemes fucceffful ; and inftead of perifhing becaufe...
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The modern part of An universal history, from the earliest accounts ..., Band 41

1784
...that his views were invariably directed to the good of his people. But it was the misfortune of James, that his maxims and manners were too refined for the age in which he lived. He was buried, according to Abercromby, in the church of the Chartreux at Perth, and left behind him...
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The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King ..., Band 1

William Robertson - 1794
...reafon to apprehend danger, than to expeft defence, from their hands. It was the misfortune of James, that his maxims and manners were too refined for the...in a kingdom more civilized ; his love of peace, of juftice, and of elegance, would have rendered his fchemes fuccefsful; and inftead of perifhing becaufe...
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A Journey from Edinburgh Through Parts of North Britain: Containing Remarks ...

Alexander Campbell - 1802 - 380 Seiten
...the whole race of our Scotifh monarchs. " It was the misfortune of James (fays an elegant author), that his maxims and manners were too refined for the age in which he lived." It remains now to mention fome particulars refpecling aa error into which, according to the learned...
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A Journey from Edinburgh Through Parts of North Britain: Containing Remarks ...

Alexander Campbell - 1802
...public lamentation. James I. of Scotland, all agree, was a wife, accomplifhed, magnanimous priace. " Happy had he reigned in a kingdom more civilized ! His love of peace, of juftice, and of elegance, would have rendered his fchemes fuccefsful ; and, inftead of perifhing becaufe...
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The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King ..., Band 1

William Robertson - 1806
...reafon to apprehend danger, than to expect defence, front their hands. It was the misfortune of James, that his maxims and manners were too refined for the...in a kingdom more civilized ; his love of peace, of juftice, and of elegance, would have rendered his fchemes fuccefsful ; and, inftead of perifhing becaufe...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and ..., Band 5

Horace Walpole - 1806
...torments which humanity shudders to contemplate*. It was the misfortune of James, says Dr. Robertson, that his maxims and manners were too refined for the...Happy, had he reigned in a kingdom more civilized i his love of peace, of justice, and of elegance, would have rendered bis schemes successful ; and...
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Beauties of Dr. Robertson: Containing the Most Prominent and Interesting ...

William Robertson - 1810 - 366 Seiten
...near Perth, and was soon after murdered there in the most cruel manner. It was the misfortune of James that his maxims and manners were too refined for the...have rendered his schemes successful, and instead of his perishing because he attempted too much, a grateful people would have applauded and seconded his...
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Sketches of the Present Manners, Customs, and Scenery of Scotland ..., Band 2

Elizabeth Isabella Spence - 1811
...'« in every succeeding age." .Robertson likewise observes, " that it was the mis" fortune of James, that his maxims and manners **'were too refined for..." Happy had he reigned in a kingdom more civilized ; * hi» love of peace, of justice, and of elegance, would " have rendered his schemes successful ;...
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