A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783, with Notes and Other Illustrations, Volume 18

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1816 - Trials
 

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Page 639 - GEORGE the Third, by the grace of GOD of Great-Britain, France and Ireland King, defender of the faith, and so forth; and in the year of our LORD one thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight.
Page 341 - All the terms his royal highness will or can grant to the rebel garrison of Carlisle are, that they shall not be put to the sword, but be reserved for the king's pleasure.
Page 791 - The fears of the nation, from the powers of France and Spain, appear still more vain and groundless. My expedition was undertaken unsupported by either : but, indeed, when I see a foreign force brought by my enemies against me, and when I hear of Dutch, Danes...
Page 791 - I, with my own money, hired a small vessel, ill provided with money, arms, or friends ; I arrived in Scotland, attended by seven persons ; I publish the King my father's declarations, and proclaim his title, with pardon in one hand, and in the other liberty of conscience: and the most solemn promises to grant whatever a free Parliament shall propose for the happiness of a people.
Page 895 - ... for securing the peace and quiet of the city, which we are very desirous to protect. But if you suffer any of the usurper's troops to enter the town...
Page 583 - You shall true answer make to all such questions as shall be asked you :" but when he comes to be sworn in chief, he swears
Page 783 - Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 783 - To all our loving subjects, of what degree or quality soever, greeting. " Having always borne the most constant affection to our ancient kingdom of Scotland, from whence we derive our royal origin, and where our progenitors have swayed the sceptre with glory through a longer succession of kings than any monarchy upon earth...
Page 791 - Do not the Pulpits and Congregations of the Clergy, as well as your Weekly Papers, ring with the dreadful Threats of Popery, Slavery, Tyranny and Arbitrary Power, which are now ready to be imposed upon you, by the formidable Powers of France and Spain ? Is not my Royal Father represented as a Bloodthirsty Tyrant, breathing out nothing but Destruction to all those who will not immediately embrace an odious Religion ? Or, Have I my self been better used ? But listen only to the naked Truth. I, with...
Page 831 - I have the honour to be his relation, though perhaps he neither knows it nor values it. I wish that his being born in the north may not hinder him from the preferment that his merit and learning deserve.

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