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Стр. 124 - French protestants, confined in the prisons and galleys for their religion, was not the least meritorious. For the emperor it was stipulated, that he should possess the kingdom of Naples, the duchy of Milan, and the Netherlands.
Стр. 30 - The prince of Denmark, and Anne, his favourite daughter, perceiving the desperation of his circumstances, resolved to leave him, and take part with the prevailing side. When he was told that the prince and princess had followed the rest of his favourites, he was stung with the most bitter anguish. " God help me," cried he, in the extremity of his agony, " my own children have forsaken me.
Стр. 269 - Wolfe was stationed on the right, where the attack was most warm : as he stood conspicuous in the front line, he had been aimed at by the enemy's marksmen, and received a shot in the wrist, which, however, did not oblige him to quit the field. Having wrapped a handkerchief round his hand, he continued giving orders without the least emotion, and advanced at the head of the grenadiers with their bayonets fixed...
Стр. 131 - George, on the contrary, soon after his arrival in England, was heard to say, " My maxim is, never to abandon my friends, to do justice to all the world, and to fear no man.
Стр. 34 - That King James II., 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and people ; and by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Стр. 180 - The people, however, were raised into such a ferment, that the parliament-house was surrounded with multitudes, who intimidated the ministry, and compelled them to drop the design. The miscarriage of the Bill was celebrated with public rejoicings in London and Westminster, and the minister was burned in effigy by the populace of London.
Стр. 113 - ... pocketed a deduction of two and a half per cent, from the pay of the foreign troops maintained by England.
Стр. 19 - ... the petition. On their refusal to give bail, an order was immediately drawn for their commitment to the Tower ; and the crown lawyers received directions to prosecute them for the seditious libel which, it was pretended, they had composed and uttered.
Стр. 212 - Had Charles proceeded in his career with that expedition which he had hitherto used, he might have made himself master of the metropolis, where he would have been, certainly joined by a considerable number of his well-wishers...
Стр. 35 - England, while the administration should be placed in the hands of the prince only. The marquis of Halifax, as speaker of the House of Lords, made a solemn tender of the crown to their highnesses, in the name of the peers and commons of England. The prince accepted the offer in terms of acknowledgment ; and that very day William and Mary were proclaimed king and queen ol England.