The portrait gallery of distinguished females: including beauties of the courts of George IV. and William IV.

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الصفحة 70 - Arbuthnot was a man of great comprehension, skilful in his profession, versed in the sciences, acquainted with ancient literature, and able to animate his mass of knowledge by a bright and active imagination; a scholar with great brilliance of wit, a wit who, in the crowd of life, retained and discovered a noble ardour of religious zeal.
الصفحة 109 - That all acquisitions made under the influence of a military force, or by treaty with foreign Princes, do of right belong to the State.
الصفحة 134 - They were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their deaths they were not divided.
الصفحة 38 - It was proposed to lay an imposition upon playhouses: the courtiers objected, that the players were the king's servants, and a part of his pleasure.
الصفحة 19 - to enable his majesty to appoint commissioners, with sufficient powers to treat, consult, and agree upon the means of quieting the disorders now subsisting in certain of the colonies, plantations, and provinces of North America.
الصفحة 46 - England, contracted a full prejudice and bitterness against the church, both against the form of the government, and the liturgy, which was generally in great reverence, even with many of those who were not friends to the other.
الصفحة 156 - October 26, 1712, he was elected a knight companion of the most noble order of the garter.
الصفحة 83 - Which Knights of the Bath were first dubbed Knights Batchelors, being knighted by the King with the Sword of State ; and then every one...
الصفحة 143 - It shuld have been better for hym to have been in peax than have this rewarde. Al that God sendeth is for the best. My Lord of Surrey, my Henry, wold fayne knowe your pleasur in the burying of the King of Scotts body, for he hath written to me soo.

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