The Scots Magazine (and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany)., Volume 1

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Page 535 - Spain, an usurpation, an inhuman tyranny, claimed and exercised over the American seas ; on the part of England, an undoubted right by treaties, and from God and nature declared and asserted in the resolutions of Parliament, are referred to the discussion of plenipotentiaries upon one and the same equal footing.
Page 449 - For though the fitting out of Squadrons may be called Warlike Preparations, they cannot be called Warlike Meafures ; and whatever other Lords may think, I fhall always be of Opinion, that, in time of Peace, as well as in time of War, the Courts we negotiate with will have the more Regard to what...
Page 479 - And, whereas, befides the notorious grounds of complaint above mentioned, many other infractions have been made on the part of Spain of the feveral treaties and conventions fubfifting between...
Page 480 - Spain, his vassals and subjects, and their ships, goods, and effects : and whereas the court of Spain has been induced to colour the open violation of the convention aforesaid, by reasons and...
Page 91 - The humble petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the city of London, in...
Page 535 - ... words of this Convention, to be given up and sacrificed ; for it must cease to be any thing from the moment it is submitted to limits. " The Court of Spain has plainly told you, (as appears by papers upon the table...
Page 535 - ... conversation in the world) is odious throughout the kingdom : such thanks are only due to the fatal influence that framed it, as are due for that low, unallied condition abroad, which is now made a plea for this convention. To what are gentlemen reduced in support of it?
Page 480 - Nation soever, not to transport or carry any Soldiers, Arms, Powder, Ammunition, or other Contraband Goods, to any of the Territories, Lands, Plantations, or Countries of the said French King; Declaring, that whatsoever Ship or Vessel shall be met withal, transporting or carrying any Soldiers, Arms, Powder, Ammunition, or any other Contraband Goods...
Page 479 - Ships acting under the Commission of the King of Spain, or His Governors contrary to the Treaties Subsisting between us and the Crown of Spain, and to the Law of Nations, to the great prejudice of the...
Page 163 - 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.

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