The modern part of An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time, Том 37

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C. Bathurst, J. F. and C. Rivington, A. Hamilton, T. Payne, T. Longman, S. Crowder, B. Law, T. Becket, J. Robson, F. Newbery, G. Robinson, T. Cadell, J. and T. Bowles, S. Bladon, J. Murray, and W. Fox., 1783
 

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Стр. 212 - Eafl-Indies by the Cape of Good Hope ; and about the fame time the Spaniards difcovered America, which threw the trade of Europe and its chief naval power into the hands of thofe nations, who, if they had known how to cultivate and ufe them with moderation, might not only have raifed it higher, but made it more durable than it proved. But the boundlefs ambition, and cruel...
Стр. 90 - ... to an Eaftern Monarch, to endeavour to perfuade him, that the fecurity of his throne depended upon the regulation of the meals of a...
Стр. 238 - World, and the annexing of it, when dlfcoveredi to their Dominions ; by which Spain may be faid to commence her Maritime Power. Thus in the Compafs of about thirty Years, Spain became beyond all Comparifon the greateft Power in Europe, which before was very inconfiderable.
Стр. 95 - Their knowlege of mechanical powers is fo very confined, that we are left to admire, without being able to account for, the manner in which they have eredled their capital pagodas. It does not appear...
Стр. 251 - THE power of this tribunal is now declining very vifibly, and feems haftening to its fall; for the prefent King of SPAIN has taken a bolder ftep to humble the inquifition, than any of the PHILIPS or CHARLES'S who went before him. The inquifitor-general having thought proper, laft year, to prohibit a liturgy which the king had licenfed, without confulting his majefty about it...
Стр. 40 - The inhabitants, on feeing the rich furs and other fpoiJs gave them a welcome reception ; and Yarmak did not forget to difpenfe his favours liberally among thofe who had entertained him in his diftrefs, when he fled from juftice. Our adventurer had now time to reflect on his miferable circumftances.
Стр. 172 - ... nor is it allowed to export any male flaves that are fold in this country, but females may be dealt with at every one's pleafure. AWERRI is about twenty leagues from Benin to the fouth, and is the capital of the kingdom of the fame name, whofe king is independent of the king of Benin.
Стр. 44 - Ruffia, abandon thefe horrid deferts, where nature herfelf feems benumbed, and it is only by the traces of the fledge that the country is known to be inhabited. The gloom of de fol ation furrounds it on every fide, and a...
Стр. 48 - At thefe places the ifthmüs is fo narrow, that the fea may in fair weather be feen on both fides from the hills in the middle. As the country runs broader towards the north, this place may be reckoned the ifthmus that joins the peninfula to the main land. The government of...
Стр. 482 - Commerce of the British Empire are so inseparably united, that they may be very well considered as one and the same. For Commerce is that tie, by which the several, and even the most distant Parts of this Empire, are connected and kept together, so as to be rendered Parts of the same whole, and to receive not only Countenance and Protection, but Warmth and Nourishment from the vital Parts of our Government of which, if I may be indulged so figurative an expression, our Monarchy is the head, and our...

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