The Scots Magazine, Volume 1

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Sands, Brymer, Murray and Cochran, 1739 - English literature
 

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Page 160 - Isaac, (for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him that calleth,) it was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger. As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.
Page 584 - Nothing indeed can be a greater instance of the natural love that mankind has for liberty, and of their aversion to an arbitrary government, than such a savage mountain covered with people, and the Campania of Rome, which lies in the same country, almost destitute of inhabitants.
Page 349 - January, imported, that within six weeks to be reckoned from the day on which the ratifications were exchanged, two ministers plenipotentiaries should meet at Madrid, to confer, and finally regulate the respective pretensions of the two crowns, with relation to the trade and navigation in America and Europe, and to the limits of Florida and Carolina, as well as...
Page 275 - King went to the houfe of Peers; and the Commons being fent for up, and attending, his Majefty gave the royal aflent to, An aft for granting to bis Majefty the fum of 500,000 1.
Page 529 - Spain, an ufurpation, an inhumane tyranny claimed and exercifed over the American feas ; on the part of England, an undoubted right by treaties, and from God and Nature, declared and aflerted in the refolutions of parliament, are referred to the difcuffion of Plenipotentiaries, upon one and the fame equal foot. Sir, I fay, this undoubted right is to be difcufled and to be regulated.
Page 161 - Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels. And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.
Page 302 - With refpeft to war, the term may be juft ; but, fmce paper was invented, I never heard of a peace that was concluded without paper ; and therefore every treaty, and every convention, may be called a paper peace, as well as the prefent. There can be no other...
Page 163 - Months after the Commission of the Offence ; and One Moiety of the Sum so recovered shall be paid to the...
Page 443 - I fhall always be of Opinion, that, in time of Peace, as well as in time of War, the Courts we negotiate with...
Page 473 - Spain of the feveral treaties and conventions fubfifting between us and that Crown, and particularly of that concluded in the year 1667, as well by the exorbitant duties and...

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