Universal History Americanised; Or, An Historical View of the World, from the Earliest Records to the Year 1808: With a Particular Reference to the State of Society, Literature, Religion, and Form of Government, in the United States of America
Copy-right secured, for the benefit of the family of Doctor Ramsay, and printed by assignment from them, by M. Carey & son, 1819
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Стр. 127 - I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too...
Стр. 205 - I am sure you must be aware that his Majesty cannot, and never will, in consequence of any representation or any menace from a foreign power, make any concession which can be in the smallest degree dangerous to the liberty of the press, as secured by the constitution of this country.
Стр. 169 - Her death took place on the morning of the 1st of August, 1714, in the fiftieth year of her age, and the thirteenth of her reign.
Стр. 127 - Let tyrants fear. I have always so behaved myself that, under God, I have placed my chiefest strength and safeguard in the loyal hearts and goodwill of my subjects...
Стр. 337 - ... institutions prescribed by her religion. Even this favour, which is usually granted to the vilest criminal, was absolutely denied. Her attendants, during this conversation, were bathed in tears, and though overawed by the presence of the two earls, with difficulty suppressed their anguish ; but no sooner did Kent and Shrewsbury withdraw, than they ran to their mistress, and burst out into the most passionate expressions of tenderness and sorrow.
Стр. 215 - He had been for some time in a declining state of health, and had become so nervous and irritable that he almost entirely secluded himself from public view.
Стр. 337 - Heaven, which repines because the body must endure the stroke of the executioner ; and though I did not expect that the queen of England would set the first example of violating the sacred person of a sovereign prince, I willingly submit to that which Providence has decreed to be my lot...