The Pictorial History of England: Being a History of the People, as Well as a History of the Kingdom : Illustrated with Many Hundred Wood-cuts of Momumental Records, ...

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Page 14 - Old religious factions are volcanoes burnt out; on the lava and ashes and squalid scoriae of old eruptions grow the peaceful olive, the cheering vine, and the sustaining corn.
Page 272 - England will never consent that France shall arrogate the power of annulling at her pleasure, and under the pretence of a natural right of which she makes herself the only judge, the political system of Europe, established by solemn treaties, and guaranteed by the consent of all the powers.
Page 1 - The address proposed by ministers gave rise to a long and most animated debate, the attack upon it being led by Mr. Grey, who severely blamed the government for its interference in the war between Russia and Turkey, though that interference had rescued the Turkisli empire in Europe from immediate destruction.
Page 102 - ... and of the principles by which they are guided. " After arbitrarily suppressing the rights, and invading the possessions of the German princes, in Alsace and...
Page 50 - Your friend Mr. Wilberforce," said Mr. Windham to Lady Spencer, "will be very happy any morning to hand your Ladyship to the guillotine!
Page 246 - It was plain, from their gestures, that they received from himself the first intelligence of his condemnation.
Page 255 - His object was simply to declare and record his opinion, that it was the true policy of every nation to treat with the existing government of every other nation with which it had relative interests, without inquiring or regarding how that government was constituted, or by what means those who exercised it came into power.
Page 255 - Majesty that he will graciously be pleased to give directions, that a minister may be sent to Paris, to treat with those persons who exercise provisionally the functions of executive government in France, touching such points as may be in discussion between his Majesty's allies and the French nation.
Page 262 - House that in the late negotiation between his majesty's ministers and the agents of the French government the said ministers did not take such measures as were likely to procure redress without a rupture, for the grievances of which they complained; and particularly that they never stated distinctly to the French government any terms and conditions, the accession to which, on the part of France, would induce his majesty to persevere in a system of neutrality.
Page 167 - ... enemy is marching through it unresisted, employ whole days in murdering women, and priests, and prisoners ! ' Others, who can deliberately load whole waggons full of victims, and bring them like beasts to be butchered in the metropolis ; and then (who are worse even than these) the cold instigators of these murders, who, while blood is streami The massacres at Paris took place on the 2d.

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