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The INVASION of JULIUS CÆSAR
The REVOLUTION in 1688.
IN EIGHT VOLUMES.
By DAVID HUME, Efq;
A NEW EDITION, Corrected.
To which is added, a COMPLETE INDEX.
PRINTED FOR THE UNITED COMPANY OF BOOK-
Government of England.-Revenues.--Commerce.-Military
CHA P. XXXIX.
Queen's popularity.Re-establishment of the proteftant
́N a nation fo divided as the English, it could scarcely CHA P. be expected, that the death of one fovereign, and XXXIX. the acceffion of another, who was generally believed to have embraced oppofite principles to those which prevail- 1558. ed, could be the object of universal fatisfaction: Yet Queen's fo much were men difpleafed with the prefent con- popularity. duct of affairs, and such apprehenfions were entertained of futurity, that the people, overlooking their theological difputes, expreffed a general and unfeigned joy that the scepter had paffed into the hand of Elizabeth. That princesshad discovered great prudence in her conduct during the reign of her fifter; and as men were sensible of the imminent danger, to which she was every moment expofed, compaffion towards her fituation, and concern for her fafety, had rendered her, to an uncommon degree, VOL. V.