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Page 153 - The author was then young, his invention at the height, and his reading fresh in his head.
Page 55 - ... in all points so exact, that there was not a circumstance in his whole deportment that was liable to censure; he paid an extraordinary respect to the queen, and yet maintained a due greatness in it; he had an art of seeming well pleased with every thing, without so much as smiling once all the while he was at court, which was only three days; he spoke but little, and all he said was judicious and obliging.
Page 186 - George, on the contrary, soon after his arrival in England, was heard to say, " My maxim is, never to abandon my friends, to do justice to all the world, and to fear no man.
Page 234 - ... it is universally confessed that he was unequal to the duties of his place. In the house of commons he could not speak, and therefore was useless to the defence of the government. In the office, says Pope, he could not issue an order without losing his time in quest of fine expressions.
Page 236 - Another, they say, desired the Lord in his prayer, that as he had formerly made their nation one of the heads of Europe, he would not now make it one of the tails. But as it is natural for a turbulent discontented party to make more noise than those who are pleased with the ordinary course of affairs, though they are much the fewer in number, so they tell us that not only the parliament, but throughout the kingdom, the majority is for the union.
Page 1 - one of those divine men, who, like a chapel in a palace, remain unprofaned, while all the rest is tyranny, corruption, and folly.
Page 207 - Some of their chiefs were princes of the land ; In the first rank of these did Zimri...
Page 187 - January, 1698, having had by the Princess Sophia six sons, George Lewis (afterwards King George I.) Frederic Augustus, Maximilian William, Charles Philip, Christian, and Ernest Augustus ; and one daughter, Sophia Dorothy, who, in the year 1684, became the second wife of Frederic, the third King of Prussia. The Princess Sophia was one of the most accomplished and excellent women of her age. At once good and great, she was a perfect example of all those virtues which have been reflected on her illustrious...
Page 244 - You know you are sure, and hope that will prevail upon you not to do a surprising thing to my disadvantage. Care is taking to bring you in your money before the term, and your civility cannot be a prejudice, since that is within the time you could propose by the severest methods. Your most...
Page 154 - Lordship once told me, that you would endeavour to justify the sincerity of your change by a conscientious regard to all other parts and actions of your life. I am sure you cannot more effectually condemn your own act, than by being a worse man after your profession...