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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Death of ... - Page 149
by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett, William Jones - 1828
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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ..., Volume 4

David Hume - Great Britain - 1807
...in that age were so thoroughly subdued, that like eastern slaves they were inclined to admire those acts of violence and tyranny which were exercised over themselves, and at their own ex pence. With regard to foreign states, Henry appears long to have supported an intercourse of friendship...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Csar, to the ..., Volume 3

David Hume - Great Britain - 1810
...in that age were so thoroughly subdued, that like eastern slaves they were inclined to admire those acts of violence and tyranny which were exercised over themselves, and at their own expense. • XXX 111 WITH regard to foreign states, Henry appears long to have supported an intercourse of friendship...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...age were so thoroughly subdued, that, like eastern slaves, they were inclined to admire even those acts of violence and tyranny, which were exercised over themselves, and at their own expense. Hume. CHARACTER OF EDWARD VI. THUS died Edward VI. in the sixteenth year of his age. He was counted...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1817
...age were, so thoroughly subdued, that, like eastern slaves, they were inclined to admire even those acts of violence and tyranny which were exercised over themselves, and at their own expense. — Hume. *22. 1663. ROYAL SOCIETY INCORPORATED. 23. — SAINT GEORGE. This illustrious saint, termed,...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the ..., Volume 5

David Hume - Great Britain - 1819
...in that age were so thoroughly subdued, that like eastern slaves they were inclined to admire those acts of violence and tyranny which were exercised over themselves, and at their own expence. With regard to foreign states, Henry appears long to have supported an intercourse of friendship...
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An essay on the history of the English government and constitution: from the ...

John Russell Russell (Earl) - Constitutional history - 1821 - 320 pages
...remark of Mr. Hume that the English of this age, like eastern slaves, were inclined to admire those acts of violence and tyranny which were exercised over themselves, and at. their own expence. 29 CHAP. IV. THE REFORMATION. He that would do right to religion cannot take a more effectual...
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A History of the Protestant "reformation," in England and Ireland: Showing ...

William Cobbett - Catholic emancipation - 1824 - 284 pages
...were so thoroughly " subdued, thit, like Eastern slavis, they were ii c'.ined to "'admire even those acts of violence and tyranny, which "were exercised over themselves, and at their own expense." This lying historian every where endeavours to gkss over the deeds of those who destroyed the Catholic...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1824 - 788 pages
...age were so thoroughly subdued, that, like eastern slaves, they were inclined to admire eveo those equences, I would have solicited some expence. Hume. 00. Another Character of HENRY VIII. To form a just estimate of the character of...
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The history of England

David Hume - 1826
...that age were so thoroughly subdued, that, like eastern slaves, they were inclined to admire those acts of violence and tyranny which were exercised...supported an intercourse of friendship with Francis, ' Strype, vol. ip 389. , . 1547. more sincere and disinterested than usually takes place between neighbouring...
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The Dublin Review, Part 1

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1842
...slaves. Those of the age of that reformer, he says, "like eastern slaves were inclined to admire those acts of violence and tyranny which were exercised over themselves and at their own expense." Elizabeth's government he compared to that of Turkey, but thought that the government of his own day...
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