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الصفحة 155 - That a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland to make laws to bind this kingdom, is unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.
الصفحة 84 - formally before the Court, but for that very reason I "will bring him before the Court. He has placed these " men in the front of the battle, in hopes to escape under " their shelter, but I will not join in battle with them : " their vices, though screwed up to the highest pitch of " human depravity, are not of dignity enough to vindicate " the combat with ME. I will drag HIM to light who is " the dark mover behind this scene of iniquity.
الصفحة 123 - officers in particular, their delicate sensibility of "our situation, their generous and pressing offer of " money, both public and private, to any amount, has " really gone beyond what I can possibly describe, and " will, I hope, make an impression on the breast of "every English officer, whenever the fortune of war " should put any of them into our power.
الصفحة 164 - the best of messages to the best of people from the best of kings.
الصفحة 203 - I have sacrificed every consideration of my own to the wishes and opinion of my people. I make it my humble and earnest prayer to Almighty God that Great Britain may not feel the evils which might result from so great a dismemberment of the...
الصفحة 209 - I shall esteem myself the happiest of men, if I can be instrumental in recommending my country more and more to your Majesty's royal benevolence...
الصفحة 66 - The events of coming within an enemy's posts, and of changing my dress, which led me to my present situation, were contrary to my own intentions, as they were to your orders; and the circuitous route, which I took to return, was imposed (perhaps unavoidably) without alternative upon me. I am perfectly tranquil in mind, and prepared for any fate, to which an honest zeal for my King's service may have devoted me.
الصفحة 121 - Granted. It is understood that any property obviously belonging to the inhabitants of these States, in the possession of the garrison, shall be subject to be reclaimed.
الصفحة 222 - With him, as with most Asiatic despots, the contingent future was but an empty name ; and his desire to obtain a fixed and regular income, no longer to be embezzled or diverted by his Ministers, overbalanced every other consideration in his feeble mind. As Lord Clive writes to Mr. Verelst : " He received the proposal of having a sum of money for "himself and his household at his will with infinite " pleasure, and the only reflection he made upon leaving " me was : ' Thank God ! I shall now have as...