The History of England, Volume 19

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Printed, by assignment from Mr. Knapton, for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, J. Hodges, J. Robinson, H. Woodfall, W. Strahan, J. Rivington, J. Ward, R. Baldwin, W. Owen, W. Johnston, J. Richardson, P. Davey and B. Law, T. Longman, T. Caslon, S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, M. Cooper, and C. Ware., 1763 - Great Britain
 

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Page 437 - It is very obvious, that nothing would more conduce to the obtaining so public a good, than to make the exportation of our own manufactures, and the importation of the commodities used in the manufacturing of them, as practicable and easy as may be...
Page 454 - Surprize, or had been yielded to them by Treachery, the French marched to the Banks of the Schelde. At their Head were the Princes of the Blood, and their most fortunate General, the Duke of Vendosme.
Page 125 - Stock belonging, or which hereafter shall or may belong to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, called Bank Stock, or to the Governor and Company of Merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America...
Page 179 - William's reign, and the first year of the late Queen, when foreign coins abounded in England, I caused a great many of them to be assayed in the Mint, and found by the assays, that fine gold was to fine silver in Spain, Portugal, France, Holland, Italy, Germany, and the northern kingdoms, in the proportions above mentioned, errors of the Mint excepted " In China and Japan, one pound weight of fine gold is worth but 9 or 10 pounds weight of fine silver...
Page 172 - ... might unanimously concur in some proper method for the greater strengthening the protestant interest, of which, as the church of England is unquestionably the main support and bulwark, so will she reap the principal benefit of every advantage accruing by the union, and mutual charity of all protestants.
Page 455 - Performed in the compass of a few Years, Sufficient to adorn the Annals of Ages. The Admiration of other Nations Will be conveyed to latest posterity In the Histories even of the Enemies of BRITAIN.
Page 453 - Increase of his Powers multiplied his Victories. At the opening of the next Campaign, when all his Army was not yet assembled, when it was hardly known that he had taken the Field, the noise of his Triumphs was heard over EUROPE. On the twelfth day of May, one thousand seven hundred and six, he attacked the French at RAMILLIES.
Page 19 - ... that it may be declared and enacted, That all and singular the rights and liberties asserted and claimed in the said declaration, are the true, ancient, and indubitable rights and liberties of the people of this kingdom...
Page 179 - If gold in England or silver in East India could be brought down so low as to bear the same proportion to one another in both places, there would be here no greater demand for silver than for gold to be exported to India, and if gold were lowered only so as to have the same proportion to the silver money in England which it hath to silver in the rest of Europe, there would be no temptation to export silver rather than gold to any other part of Europe.
Page 178 - The ducats of Holland, and Hungary, and the Empire, were lately current in Holland among the common people, in their markets and ordinary affairs, at...

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