The Wisdom of Looking Backward: To Judge the Better of One Side and T'other, by the Speeches, Writings, Actions, and Other Matters of Fact on Both Sides for the Four Years Last Past

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J. Roberts, 1715 - 383 pages

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Page 234 - God, to restore us to the power of obtaining such a peace, as will be to his glory, the safety, honour, and the welfare of the queen and her dominions, and the general satisfaction of all her high and mighty allies.
Page 195 - ... of which is to be your own work, as much as that of paying the nation's debts...
Page 234 - ... the payments of a willing and obedient people, as well as all the glorious toils and hazards of the soldiery, when God, for our sins, permitted the spirit of...
Page 230 - I do very willingly assign these following reasons : first, from the observations I have been able to make for these many years last past upon our public affairs, and from the natural tendency of several principles and practices that have of late been...
Page 233 - Ministers, and such was then esteemed their Faithfulness and Zeal, their Diligence and great Abilities in executing Her Commands; to such a Height of military Glory did Her Great General and Her Armies carry the British Name abroad; such was the Harmony and Concord betwixt Her and Her Allies, and such was the Blessing of God upon all Her...
Page 243 - ... to justify and reconcile, either with our laws, or the laws of honour and justice, the conduct of some persons, in treating clandestinely with the common enemy, without the participation of the allies.
Page 232 - No; people may make themselves as wretched as they will, but let not God be called into that wicked party. When force and violence and hard...
Page 18 - ... printed sermons referred to by the impeachment of the House of Commons, shall be burnt before the Royal Exchange in London, between the hours of one and two of the clock on the...
Page 7 - Whereas charges of high crimes and mifdemeanors have been exhibited by the honourable the houfe of commons, in the name of themfelves and of all the commons of Great Britain, againft Warren Haftings, efquire, all perfons concerned are to take notice that he now (lands upon his trial, and they may come forth in order to make good the faid charges.
Page 269 - I cannot look on without the deepest concern, when I see the imminent ruin hanging over this Church, and by consequence, over the whole Reformation. The outward state of things is black enough, God knows ; but that which heightens my fears rises chiefly from the inward state into which we are unhappily fallen.

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