The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688, Band 10

G. Cowie, 1825

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Seite 75 - Scotland should be for ever united into one realm, by the name of Great Britain : that it should be represented by one and the same parliament ; and, that the succession...
Seite 213 - be sorry that any body could think she would not " do her utmost to recover Spain and the West " Indies from the house of Bourbon.
Seite 73 - The queen, in a letter to the archbishop, signified her resolution to maintain her supremacy, and the due subordination of presbyters to bishops. She expressed her hope that he and his suffragans would act conformably...
Seite 107 - ... wealth, strength, and safety of the whole island ; and, at the same time, as a work of so much difficulty and nicety in its own nature, that till now all attempts which have been made towards it in the course of above a hundred years have proved ineffectual ; and, therefore, I make no doubt but it will be remembered and spoke of hereafter to the honour of those who have been instrumental in bringing it to such a happy conclusion.
Seite 481 - A society of men, in this interested age of seeming benevolence, had united themselves into a company, by the name of the Charitable Corporation ; and their professed intention was to lend money at legal interest to the poor, upon small pledges, and to persons of higher rank upon proper security. Their capital was at first limited to thirty thousand pounds, but they afterwards increased it to six hundred thousand.
Seite 398 - Christianity triumph, when they should see such condescension made by a Christian legislature to a set of men who renounce the divine institutions of Christ; particularly that by which the faithful are initiated into his religion, and denominated Christians.
Seite 387 - Craggs, senior, died of'the lethargy, before he underwent the censure of the house. Nevertheless, they resolved, that he was a notorious accomplice with Robert Knight, and some of the directors, in carrying on their scandalous practices ; and, therefore, that all the estate of which he was possessed, from the...
Seite 94 - Majesty's reign there be such conditions of government settled and enacted, as may secure the honour and sovereignty of this Crown and Kingdom, the freedom, frequency and power of Parliaments, the religion, liberty and trade of the nation, from English or any foreign influence...
Seite 457 - A motion being made for a resolution, importing, that for the honour of his majesty, and the preservation and security of the trade and commerce of the kingdom, effectual care should be taken in the present treaty that the king of Spain should renounce all claim and pretension to Gibraltar and Minorca, in plain and strong terms: a debate ensued, and the question being put, passed in the negative, though not without a protest. Then the majority resolved, that the house did entirely rely upon his majesty,...
Seite 72 - Majesty the following vote or resolution, viz., that the Church of England as by law established, which was rescued from the extremest danger by King William the Third of glorious memory, is now by God's blessing, under the happy reign of her Majesty, in a most safe and flourishing condition, and that whoever goes about to suggest and insinuate that the Church is in danger under her Majesty's administration is an enemy to the queen, the Church and the kingdom...

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