The Modern Part of an Universal History: From the Earliest Account of Time. Compiled from Original Writers. By the Authors of The Antient Part

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S. Richardson, T. Osborne, C. Hitch, A. Millar, John Rivington, S. Crowder, P. Davey and B. Law, T. Longman, and C. Ware, 1760

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Página 218 - Lord is high above all heathen : and his glory above the heavens. 5 Who is like unto the Lord our God, that hath his...
Página 491 - is a young man, ' faid the king, " the fon ofaperfonof " very high quality, who has killed an officer of the revenue for doing his duty, and while he was doing it ; I...
Página 253 - Francis, he was willing to give his daughter to the duke of Orleans, with the Low Countries, and the title of king.
Página 390 - Lcgancz, who knew exaftly how things flood, caufed a great convoy to be provided, and, when it was near ready, advanced towards Lerida, as -if he meant to relieve the place. After lying fome time within fight of the French army, "he decamped, as if he had abandoned his...
Página 491 - ... revenue for doing his duty, and while he was doing it ; I defire you would give me your opinion, how he ought to be punifhed for this offence ?" The duke, after a little confideration, made anfwer, that the offence was of a very high nature ; that the young man, let...
Página 532 - Palatines, and their officers ; appointed generals of horfe and foot, and took all other meafures poflible for a vigorous defence1. It is not eafy to difcover what their real intentions were ; the general notion throughout Europe was, that they had a mind to render themfelves an independent republic, after the example of Holland, which had been more than once in their heads before; but of this there is no kind of proof: on the contrary, from the language of their public...
Página 384 - By thi* woman he had a fon, of whom no great notice was taken ; but now, to obfcure the folly of the conde duke, this youth, fcarce in the I4th year of his age, was produced, with the title of Don Juan of...
Página 183 - About the same time their catholic majesties concluded an alliance with the emperor Maximilian, and a treaty of marriage for their daughter, Joan, with his son, Philip, archduke of Austria, and sovereign of the Netherlands. About this time, also, 1492, the contract was concluded with Christopher Columbus, for the discovery of new countries.
Página 98 - Moors, ever incluftrious and indefatigable, and withal wonderfully populous, furrounded the whole coaft with fortifications, that is, with a kind of towers, and lines between them ; cultivated every fpot that was not either rock or fand ; carried on a great trade with their countrymen in Spain and Africa, and had no lefs than fifteen great towns, whereas there are not now above three h ; neither was. it at all difficult for the...
Página 98 - ... not very fertile, yet the greater part of it is flat; and of fo excellent a foil, that it produces prodigious quantities of corn, as good in its kind as any in Europe ; oil, wine, and fait in vaft abundance ; cattle and...

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