The Life of Edward, Earl of Clarendon: Containing, I. An Account of the Chancellor's Life from His Birth to the Restoration in 1660. II. A Continuation of the Same, and of His History of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration to His Banishment in 1667, Том 2

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Страница 263 - ... bewailing the unhappy life he " lived, both with respect to himself, who, by the " excess of pleasures which he indulged to himself, " was indeed without the true delight and relish of " any ; and in respect to his government, which he " totally neglected, and of which the kingdom was " so sensible, that it could not be long before he felt
Страница 251 - ... which were unhurt, had forsaken their houses, and carried away all that was portable : insomuch as many days passed, before they were enough in their wits and in their houses to fall to their occupations; and those parts of the town which God had spared and preserved were many hours without any thing to eat, as well as they who were in the fields. And yet it can hardly be conceived, how great a supply of all kinds was brought from all places within four and twenty hours.
Страница 427 - I shall be compelled to name in my own defence, persuading those that miscarried in any of their designs, that it was the chancellor's doing ; whereof I never knew any thing. However, they could not withdraw the king's favour from me, who was still pleased to use my service with others ; nor was there ever any thing done but upon the joint advice of at least the major part of those that were concerned.
Страница 45 - I will not dehy to you that I have always expected that you would, and even wondered that you have not considered the wonderful clauses in that Bill, which passed in a time very uncareful for the dignity of the Crown, or the security of the people.
Страница 124 - ... of this young favourite, in whom few other men had ever observed any virtue or quality which they did not wish their best friends without ; and very many did believe that his death was a great ingredient and considerable part of the victory. He was young and of insatiable ambition ; and a little more experience might have taught him all things which his weak parts were capable of.
Страница 499 - Dutch in their designs, and that at least they wished them ill success, and would probably contribute to it upon the first occasion : and this made them willing to put an end to their so strict alliance, which was already very chargeable to them, and not like to be attended with any notable advantage, except in weakening an ally from whom they might probably receive much more advantage. However, neither the one nor the other would be induced to enter into any treaty apart, though they both seemed...
Страница 271 - Flanders, ready to do all that he should be required. He was a very handsome young man, wore good clothes, and was, without doubt, of a clear, ready courage, which was virtue enough to recommend a man to the duke's good opinion...
Страница 383 - Tunbridge for her health, returned from thence without the benefit she expected, yet without being thought by the physicians to be in any danger; and within less than three days died: which was so sudden, unexpected, and irreparable a loss, that he had not courage to support; which nobody wondered at who knew the mutual satisfaction and comfort they had in each other.
Страница 95 - Coventry's presence and attendance was necessary, both to reduce all things into writing which were agreed upon, and to be able to put the duke in mind of what he was to do.
Страница 93 - Underftandings of Men. What was preached in the Pulpit was commented upon and derided in the Chamber, and Preachers acted, and Sermons vilified as laboured Difcourfes...