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Стр. 149 - King James the Second, having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original contract between King and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, had abdicated the government, and that the throne had thereby become vacant.
Стр. 336 - ... Meanwhile Admiral Vernon, setting sail with the English fleet from Jamaica, captured Porto Bello, on the Isthmus of Darien, December 1st — an exploit for which he received the thanks of both Houses of Parliament. His attempt on Carthagena, in the spring of 1741, proved, however, a complete failure through his dissensions, it is said, with General Wentworth, the commander of the land forces. A squadron, under Commodore Anson, despatched to the South Sea for the purpose of annoying the Spanish...
Стр. 197 - Bay, either by way of restitution or cession ; and that both nations should continue to enjoy whatever territories they might be possessed of in North America at the ratification of the treaties. She likewise insisted upon a security that the crowns of France and Spain should never be united on the same head.
Стр. 268 - words of art" as he calls them, which Philemon Holland, a voluminous translator at the end of the sixteenth and beginning of the seventeenth century...
Стр. 269 - Balthazar Ayala, a Spanish writer who flourished about the same time, was not a casuist but a jurisconsult. He was Judge Advocate of the Spanish army in the Netherlands, under the Prince of Parma, to whom he addressed, in 1581, from the camp at Tournai, his treatise " De Jure et Officiis Bellicis." It is divided into three books ; the first of which treats of war as viewed by the law of nations, with examples from Roman history and jurisprudence. The second book concerns military policy, and the...
Стр. 105 - Porte, and terminated a war in which the Venetians are said to have lost 30,000 men, and the Turks upwards of 118,000.
Стр. 294 - Louis XIV. was read amid a silence of disapprobation. Philip then protested against an act which, he said, had been extorted from the late King ; he silenced the attempted remonstrances of the Duke du Maine, and the Parliament proclaimed him Regent by acclamation. He was also invested with the guardianship of the young King, and with the command of the forces ; in short, he was intrusted with an almost absolute power, and the testament of Louis, as, indeed, that Sovereign had anticipated, was entirely...
Стр. 373 - OB the 27th of May a more extended alliance was formed at Frankfort between the King of France, the emperor, the King of Prussia, the Elector Palatine, and the King of Sweden, in his quality of Landgrave of...
Стр. 107 - September 11, the allies reached the heights of Kahlenberg, within sight of Vienna, and announced their arrival to the beleaguered citizens by means of rockets. On the following day the Turks were attacked, and after a few hours' resistance completely routed.