The Works of M. de Voltaire: The history of the war of 1741

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J. Newbery, R. Baldwin, W. Johnston, S. Crowder, T. Davies, J. Coote, G. Kearsley, and B. Collins, at Salisbury., 1762
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Page 24 - Conti, who tho" folemnly elected, yet being without money and troops, and little better recommended than fupported, loft that kingdom, to which he had been called by the voice of the people. King...
Page 206 - The English ministry, which laid down the law for all because it laid down the money, and which had in its pay, all at one time, the queen of Hungary, the king of Poland and the king of Sardinia, considered that there was everything to lose by a treaty with France and everything to gain by arms. "War continued, because it had commenced " [Voltaire, Siecle de Louis XV.].

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