The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Csar, to the Revolution in 1688, Volume 10

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Page 516 - Tenure whatever, for the unexpired Residue, whatever it may be, of any Term originally created for a Period of not less than...
Page 340 - ... and to take all such measures as may be necessary to disappoint or defeat any enterprises or designs of his enemies, and as the exigencies of affairs may require.
Page 287 - English fort on the river Ohio, in North America : that great naval armaments were prepared in the ports of France, and a considerable body of French troops embarked for that country : that although the French ambassador was sent back to England with specious professions of a desire to accommodate...
Page 143 - An act to permit persons professing the Jewish religion to be naturalized by parliament, and for other purposes therein mentioned...
Page 359 - an act to punish governors of plantations in this kingdom for crimes committed by them in the plantation.' This bill was proposed in consequence of some complaints, specifying acts of cruelty, folly, and oppression, by which some British governors had been lately distinguished ; but, before the bill could be brought in, the parliament was prorogued.
Page 61 - To that virtue (said he), we trust even at this hour, small as our army is — to that virtue we must have trusted, had this bill been modelled as its warmest opposers could have wished; and without this virtue, should the lords, the commons, and the people of England, intrench themselves behind parchment up to the teeth, the sword will find a passage to the vitals of the constitution.
Page 549 - The Dutch had for some time carried on a very considerable traffic, not only in taking the fair advantages of their neutrality, but also in supplying the French with naval stores, and transporting the produce of the French sugar colonies to Europe, as carriers hired by the proprietors. The English government, incensed at this unfair commerce, prosecuted with such flagrant partiality for their enemies, issued orders for the cruisers to arrest...
Page 190 - Swiss officer, inarched at the head of four hundred Europeans to the nabob's assistance. The two armies being pretty equal in strength, lay encamped in sight of each other...
Page 7 - Cromartie, and his son the lord Macleod, were conveyed by sea to London ; and those of an inferior rank were confined in different prisons. The marquis of Tullibardine...
Page 256 - French ; but to this end it was necessary to appoint some officers, especially subalterns, who understood military discipline and could speak the German language ; and as a sufficient number of such could not be found among the English officers, it was necessary to bring over and grant commissions to several German and Swiss officers and engineers.

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