An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time, Volume 39

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T. Osborne, 1763 - World history

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Page 314 - Peoples sudden taking of Arms; in the first motion whereof we were wholly ignorant, being driven by the...
Page 251 - ... within the kingdom of England, dominion of Wales, or town of Berwick upon Tweed, and the islands of Jersey or Guernsey ; any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 292 - There is a freedom of doing what we list, without regard to law or justice ; this liberty is indeed inconsistent with authority; but civil, moral, and federal liberty consists in every man's enjoying his property and having the benefit of the laws of his country; which is very consistent with a due subjection to the civil magistrate.
Page 409 - Henry had the curioiity to fee them in their feal-fkin drefles, and (heir appearance moved him fo much, that he ordered them a general pardon for their offences, and gave each of them fifty crowns to begin the world with anew. THOUGH la Roche's patent had been very ample and exclufive, yet private adventures had ftill traded to the river St.
Page 441 - Ononthio, lend an ear to my voice, all the Iroquois fpeak by my mouth, my heart harbours no bad fentiments, and all my intentions are upright. We want to forget our fongs of war, and to exchange them for fongs of joy.
Page 351 - We doubt not but our great queen has been acquainted with our long and tedious war, in conjunction with her children, against her enemies the French ; and that we have been as a strong wall for their security, even to the loss of our best men.
Page 351 - Nicholson in making preparations on this side the lake ; but at length we were told our great queen, by some important affairs, was prevented in her design at present, which made us sorrowful, lest the French, who had hitherto dreaded us, should now think us unable to make war against them. The reduction of Canada is of great weight to our free hunting, so that if our great queen should not be mindful of us, we must, with our families, forsake our country and seek other habitations, or stand neuter,...
Page 174 - Guiaquil is defended by three forts, two on the river near the city, and one behind it, all fortified in the modern manner, and built of a. variety of pieces of hard wood, forming a kind of ftrong palifadoes. In proportion to its dimenfions, Guiaquil contains as many inhabitants as any city in all America, the great refort of ftrangers contributing to encreafe the number, generally computed at twenty thoufand. The ' moft eminent perfonages are Europeans, who have married and fettled in the country...
Page 343 - Case is fully and particularly set forth. If it be matter of Account, the Account is annex'd to the Writ, and Copies of both left with the Defendant...
Page 389 - The in fiances of fagacity in thofe animals are wonderful ; and they are fo numerous, that a French author fays eight hundred of the young ones have been taken in one day. Their flefh is good eating ; but the great profit of it lies in its oil, which is proper for burning and currying of leather.- Their (kins make excellent coverings for trunks, and though not fo fine as morocco-leather, they preferve their frefhnefs better, and are lefe liable to cracks.

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