The Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England: From the Revolution to the Present Times, Volume 5

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Pagina 534 - ... the payments of a willing and obedient people, as well as all the glorious toils and hazards of the soldiery; when God, for our sins, permitted the Spirit of...
Pagina 533 - I own it, an ambition of exempting myself from the number of unthankful people : and as I loved and honoured those great princes living, and lamented over them when dead...
Pagina 523 - The assuring of the Protestant succession, as by law established in the House of Hanover, to these kingdoms; being what I have nearest at heart, particular care is taken not only to have that acknowledged in the strongest terms, but to have an additional security, by the removal of that person out of the dominions of France, who has pretended to disturb this settlement.
Pagina 393 - Dean of Faculty, whatever these gentlemen may say of their loyalty, I think they affront the Queen whom they pretend to honour, in disgracing her brother, who is not only a prince of the blood, but the first thereof; and if blood can give any right, he is our undoubted sovereign. I think, too, they call her Majesty's title in question, which is not our business to determine.
Pagina 523 - The apprehension that Spain and the West Indies might be united to France, was the chief inducement to begin this war...
Pagina 534 - ... when God, for our sins, permitted the spirit of discord to go forth, and by troubling sore the camp, the city, and the country, (and oh that it had altogether spared the...
Pagina 94 - Germany, and knew much more than he could well express ; for he spoke acquired languages ill and ungracefully. He was free from all vice : he meddled little in business, even after the queen's accession to the crown : he was so gained...
Pagina 318 - I will never give the least obstruction to your measures, or to any ministers you shall please to employ. And I must beg further to make two humble requests to your majesty ; the one, that you will allow me to pass the remainder of my life always out of London, where I may find most ease and quiet: the other, that you would keep this letter, and read it again about next Christmas, and then be pleased to make your own judgment, who hath given you the best and most faithful advice.
Pagina 235 - Revolution too nicely [ie, closely] were no friends to it, for at that rate the crown would roll like a ball, and never be fixed.
Pagina 320 - And we must therefore conjure you by the glory you have already obtained, by the many services you have done your Queen and country, by the expectation you have justly raised in all Europe, and by all that is dear and tender to you at home, whose chief...

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