The History of England from the Accession of James II.

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الصفحة 371 - Who is on my side? who?" And there looked out to him two or three eunuchs. And he said, "Throw her down." So they threw her down: and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses : and he trode her under foot.
الصفحة 59 - WILLIAM and MARY, by the grace of God, King and Queen of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, defenders of the faith, &c.
الصفحة 332 - A few days later it was moved that all subjects of England had equal right to trade to the East Indies unless prohibited by Act of Parliament...
الصفحة 176 - There was no defection. There was no slackness. Carter was the first who broke the French line. He was struck by a splinter of one of his own yardarms, and fell dying on the deck. He would not be carried below. He would not let go his sword. " Fight the ship," were his last words : " fight the ship as long as she can swim.
الصفحة 326 - My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
الصفحة 91 - ... diminishing; their common people are sunk in poverty, ignorance and cowardice, and of as little consequence as women and children. Their nobility and gentry are at least one half ruined, banished or converted. They all soundly feel the smart of what they suffered in the last Irish war. Some of them are already retired into foreign countries : others, as I am told, intend to follow them ; and the rest, I believe to a man, who still possess any lands, are absolutely resolved never to hazard them...
الصفحة 91 - ... look upon them to be altogether as inconsiderable as the women and children. . . . The common people without leaders, without discipline, or natural courage, being little better than hewers of wood and drawers of water, are out of all capacity of doing any mischief, if they were ever so well inclined.
الصفحة 289 - Landcn two poor sickly beings, who, in a rude state of society, would have been regarded as too puny to bear any part in combats, were the souls of two great armies.
الصفحة 436 - But the ignorant and helpless peasant was cruelly ground between one class which would give money only by tale and another which would take it only by weight.
الصفحة 369 - The havoc of the plague had been far more rapid : but the plague had visited our shores only once or twice within living memory; and the small pox was always present, filling the churchyards with corpses, tormenting with constant fears all whom it had not yet stricken, leaving on those whose lives it spared the hideous traces of its power, turning the babe into a changeling at which the mother shuddered, and making the eyes and cheeks of the betrothed maiden objects of horror to the lover.

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