An abridgment of The history of England, to the death of George ii

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Seite 222 - Consider, it will soon carry you a great way; it will carry you from earth to heaven; and there you shall find, to your great joy, the prize to which you hasten, a crown of glory.
Seite 181 - For the Queen! For the Queen! A plot is laid for my life!
Seite 176 - Dunkirk, in order to intercept the Duke of Parma. This was the preparation made by the English ; while all the protestant powers...
Seite 76 - ... was betrayed into Edward's hands, by sir John Monteith, his friend, whom he had made acquainted with the place of his concealment.
Seite 187 - 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 228 - For shame," said he to the parliament, "get you gone; give place to honester men; to those who will more faithfully discharge their trust. You are no longer a parliament : I tell you, you are no longer a parliament. The Lord has done with you : he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work.
Seite 31 - The popular character of the prince, and a similarity of manners, engaged all the young nobility of Normandy and Maine, as well as of Anjou...
Seite 84 - Nottingham for the place of their residence ; it was strictly guarded, the gates locked every evening, and the keys carried to the queen. It was therefore agreed between the king and some of...
Seite 144 - ... them is unknown ; the chief evidence, it is said, amounted to no more than that Rochford had been seen to lean on her bed before some company.
Seite 39 - Henry entertained hopes for three days, that his son had put into some distant port of England ; but when certain intelligence of the calamity was brought him, he fainted away; and it was remarked, that he never after was seen to smile, nor ever recovered his wonted cheerfulness.

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