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187 ページ - Yes, I am proud ; I must be proud to see Men, not afraid of God, afraid of me ; Safe from the bar, the pulpit, and the throne, Yet touch'd and sham'd by ridicule alone.
649 ページ - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
509 ページ - Treaty signed this day. It shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at the same time. In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the same, and have affixed thereto their seals.
427 ページ - God, strong and jealous, visiting the sins of the fathers upon their children, to the third and fourth generation of them that hate me : and shewing mercy to thousands of those that love me, and keep my commandments.
571 ページ - ... and even money, were necessarily destroyed or abandoned. " I am sorry to say, that the army, whose conduct I had such reason to extol on its march through Portugal, and on its arrival in Spain, has totally changed its character since it began to retreat. I can say nothing in its favour, but that when there was a prospect of fighting the enemy, the men were then orderly, and seemed pleased and determined to do their duty.
569 ページ - I was sensible, however, that the apathy aud indifference of the Spaniards would never have been believed ; that, had the British been withdrawn, the loss of the cause would have been imputed to their retreat ; and it was necessary to risk this army to convince the people of England, as well as the rest of Europe, that the Spaniards had neither thé power, nor the inclination, to make any efforts for themselves. It was for this reason that I marched to Sahagun.
507 ページ - Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of his Catholic Majesty Ferdinand VII. to his Britannic Majesty ; their Plenipotentiaries, to conclude and sign a treaty of Peace, Friendship, and Alliance ; who, having communicated their respective Full Powers, have agreed to and concluded the following Articles: Article I. There shall be between his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and his Catholic Majesty Ferdinand VII.
833 ページ - ... if he employs the force, treasure, and offices of the society, to corrupt the representatives, or openly to pre-engage the electors, and prescribe what manner of persons shall be chosen. For, thus to regulate candidates and electors, and new-model the ways of election, what is it," says he, " but to cut up the government by the roots, and poison the very fountain of public security...