A View of Universal History, from the Creation to the Present Time: Including an Account of the Celebrated Revolutions in France, Poland, Sweden, Geneva &c. &c. Together with an Accurate and Impartial Narrative of the Late Military Operations; and Other Important Events, Band 2
G. Kearsley, 1795
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Seite 33 - House, as being subversive of the rights of the whole body of electors of this kingdom.
Seite 168 - Bothwell's artful address and important services can justify her attachment to that nobleman. Even the manners of the age, licentious as they were, are no apology for this unhappy passion ; nor can they induce us to look on that tragical and infamous scene which followed upon it with less abhorrence.
Seite 38 - I am not worth purchasing ; but such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.
Seite 168 - The vivacity of her spirit, not sufficiently tempered with sound judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not at all times under the restraint of discretion, betrayed her both into errors and into crimes. To...
Seite 6 - Scotland, fhould remtin, as then conflituted by the laws of that kingdom, with the fame authority and privileges as before the union ; that Scotland fhould be reprefented in the parliament of Great Britain, by...
Seite 248 - Hill more agreeable, the whole is lighted from without ; fo that the fartheft extremity is very plainly feen from without, and the air within being agitated by the flux and reflux of the tides, is perfectly dry and wholefome...
Seite 168 - No stranger, on some occasions, to dissimulation ; which, in that perfidious court where she received her education, was reckoned among the necessary arts of government. Not insensible of flattery, or unconscious of that pleasure with which almost every woman beholds the influence of her own beauty. Formed with the qualities...
Seite 121 - Such in reality is the absurd confidence which almost all men have in their own good fortune, that wherever there is the least probability of success, too great a share of it is apt to go to them of its own accord.