The Life of the Most Illustrious Prince, John, Duke of Argyle and Greenwich: Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of His Grace's Family and Ancestors; an Impartial View of His Conduct Both in the Senate and Field, with the Noble Stand He Made for Liberty on All Occasions Exemplified in His Speeches Before the House of Lords; a Succinct Account of the Most Remarkable Events that Have Happened in Europe During His Time ... the Whole Making a Compendious Abstract of the British History from the Death of King William II to the Present Time

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Pàgina 150 - ... rightful sovereign, the direction of our own domestic councils, and the protection of our native forces and troops. That we will in the same manner concur and endeavour to have our laws, liberties, and properties secured by the Parliaments of both kingdoms ; that by the wisdom...
Pàgina 317 - ... instil into the minds of the vulgar and ignorant such enthusiastical notions as are inconsistent with all government, by making sedition and rebellion a principle of their religion.
Pàgina 277 - ... by the mighty power of the French King, who is engaged to extirpate our religion, and by great numbers in this kingdom, who are profefledly in his interefts.
Pàgina 288 - I am at a loss to say any thing to it. If the most solemn contract betwixt two Nations is to be violated ; if persons are to be deprived of their right without being heard, and without any pretence of forfeiture ; if those, who have a power intrusted to them by their principals only for a few years, can seize it to themselves and their posterity for ever ; what use will be made of power so acquired, I leave every one to judge.
Pàgina 233 - Usurper to let in an Inundation of Foreigners from Abroad and to reduce these Nations to the State of a Province, to one of the most inconsiderable Provinces of the Empire.
Pàgina 234 - Subjects, not to suffer that Spirit to faint or die away, which has been so miraculously raised in all Parts of the Kingdom, but to pursue with all the Vigour and Hopes of...
Pàgina 285 - Britain, with right to sit in parliament. 10. That whenever those lords now sitting in parliament, whose sons have been called by writ, shall die; then it shall be lawful for his Majesty, his heirs and successors, to create a peer to supply the number so lessened.
Pàgina 148 - Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. and for relieving this, his ancient kingdom, from the oppressions and grievances it lies under.
Pàgina 235 - Quality soever, who shall at or after Our Landing, and before they engage in any Action against Us, or Our Forces, from that time lay hold on Mercy, and return to that duty and Allegiance which they owe to Us, their only Rightful and Lawful Sovereign. By the joint endeavours of Us and Our...
Pàgina 276 - If feverity could be fuppofed ever to be of ufe, yet this is not a proper time for it, while we are threatened with much greater dangers to our church and nation, againft which the...

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