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Page 442 - Hawley, and who behaved extremely well) were left to guard the baggage. " When we were advanced within five hundred yards of the rebels, we found the morass upon our right was ended, which left our right flank quite uncovered to them.
Page 10 - Prussia is frightened out of his wits, if he ever had any, and wants to be friends with the King ; and for that reason desires a Minister may be sent there, which, in my opinion, should not be done ; for he takes every instance of complaisance to be an indication of fear, and grows insolent upon it ; whereas, if he is really frightened, as I believe he is, there is no imaginable meanness to which he will not stoop for his security ; and I should think it would be better to make him take some of those...
Page 213 - Their lordships are further of opinion, that satisfaction should be given to Spain on the complaints touching the establishments made by the subjects of England on the Mosquito shore and in the Bay of Honduras, since the treaty concluded at Aix la Chapelle in October 1748 ; that all establishments so made be evacuated.
Page 240 - England has treated me, which is in a great measure owing to your brother's regard to my father's memory, makes me hope that you will give me leave to express my gratitude for it. ' Since his present majesty's accession to the throne I have absolutely refused to be concerned with the Pretender or any of his affairs ; and during my stay in Italy have behav'd myself in a manner that Dr.
Page 382 - Parliament. But first it is thought proper to establish that Right by a new execution of it, and in the strongest instance, an internal Tax, that of the Stamp Duty.
Page 215 - Majesty may be answered, in rendering the conditions of a firm and affectionate ally, the King of Sardinia, more advantageous to that prince, and beneficial to the future system of Europe. It may be useful to add here, that we understand, on very good grounds, the just umbrage the court of Naples takes at the dangerous designs of the House of Austria, whose plan of power in Italy is visibly this, to render incommunicable the states of the Kings of the Two Sicilies and Sardinia, by cutting Italy in...
Page 213 - Minorca, with the ports and fortresses thereof, their lordships are most humbly of an unanimous opinion, that the court of Spain should without loss of time be sounded with respect to their dispositions thereupon...
Page 212 - ... health will be found so well restored by the late use of medicinal waters, as to leave nothing more to desire for the proper and ablest discharge of a commission of such high moment, and which peculiarly demands the utmost circumspection, vigilance, delicacy, and address.
Page 244 - Empire never will consent to ; it being a total subversion of all the fundamental laws of the Empire. I am very willing to stay here till this affair be determined one way or other, and the more so because should the Emperor agree ; I foresee there will be some...

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