Brachygraphy: or Short-writing made easy to the meanest capacity

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Page 46 - Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton ; and the peculiar happiness of my life will ever consist in promoting the welfare of a people, whose loyalty and warm affection to me I consider as the greatest and most permanent security of my throne...
Page 64 - recognizance for keeping the peace, when given, may be forfeited by any actual violence, or even an assault, or menace, to the...
Page 49 - For this purpose, it is absolutely incumbent upon us to be early prepared ; and I rely upon your zeal and hearty concurrence to support the king of Prussia, and the rest of my allies, and to make ample provision for carrying on the war, as the only means to bring our enemies to equitable terms of accommodation.
Page 53 - ... humbly acknowledging, that we cannot expect the blessing and goodness of Almighty God, (by whom Kings reign, and on which we entirely rely,) to make our reign happy and prosperous to ourself and our people, without a religious observance of God's Holy Laws...
Page 53 - We will, upon all occasions distinguish persons of Piety and Virtue by marks of Our Royal favour ; and We do expect and require, that all persons of honour...
Page 49 - I have entirely at heart, in full peace : but fince the ambition, injurious encroachments, and dangerous defigns of my enemies, rendered the war both juft and...
Page 53 - ... of piety and virtue by marks of our royal favour ; and we do expect and require, that all persons of honour or in place of authority will give good example, by their own virtue and piety...
Page 46 - I doubt not, but their fteadinefs in thofe principles will equal the firmnefs of my invariable refolution to adhere to, and ftrengthen, this excellent conftitution in church and ftate ; and to maintain the toleration inviolable.
Page 47 - Brunswick, has not only stopt their progress, but has gained advantages over them, notwithstanding their boasted superiority, and their not having hitherto come to a general engagement. My good brother and ally, the king of...
Page 46 - ... important ends. I need not tell you the addition of weight which immediately falls upon me, in being called to the government of this free and powerful country at such a time, and under such circumstances.

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