The Modern Part of an Universal History: From the Earliest Account of Time. Compiled from Original Writers. By the Authors of The Antient Part

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S. Richardson, T. Osborne, C. Hitch, A. Millar, John Rivington, S. Crowder, P. Davey and B. Law, T. Longman, and C. Ware, 1765

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Стр. 220 - ... in a very fparing ufe of animal food, and a total abftinence from intoxicating liquors; the influence of the moft regular of climates, in which the great heat of the fun and the great fertility of the foil...
Стр. 474 - Holland is a country, where the earth is better than the air, and profit more in request than honour; where there is more sense than wit ; more good nature than good humour ; and more wealth than pleasure : where a man would chuse rather to travel than to live ; shall find more things to observe than desire ; and more persons to esteem than to love.
Стр. 170 - Qraggling parties of Tartars in arms, ready to oppofe them, and a number of boats upon the rivers full of armed men ; the king of the Tartars himfelf was on board one of thefe veflels.
Стр. 333 - Eaft-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. 427 - Britannic majefty .the famous treaty of Worms, the only clear and explicit alliance entered into during the war ; by the eighth article of which he obtained certain...
Стр. 263 - ... that were made into paper ; and the manner of the manufacture was as follows : Strips or leaves of every length that could be obtained being laid upon a table, other...
Стр. 385 - ... and confent of the principal nobility, to fecure the perfon of the king, and to take upon himfelf the adminiftration of the government. This was accordingly done, and not long after the queen left her convent, and a difpenfation having been obtained from the court...
Стр. 373 - ... adopted the French drefs and modes. As their natural air is gravity, fo they have confequently great coldnefs and referve in their deportment; they are therefore very uncommunicative to all, and particularly to ftrangers. But when once you are become acquainted with them, and have contracted an intimacy, there are not more focial, more friendly, or more converfible beings in the world.
Стр. 315 - ... the whole race, and have planted colonies of Chriftians in all the ports, for the encouragement of commerce, and for the fafety of all the European nations. But Francis I. king of France, his mortal and conftant enemy, envied him the glory of the greateft and beft enterprize that was ever projected in Europe; an enter-prize a thoufand times beyond all the crufadoes and expeditions to the Holy-Land, which, during 120 years, cob Europe, and to no purpofe, a million of lives and immenfe treafure.
Стр. 412 - Title in Italy, which he propofed to have erected into feparate Principalities, as moft conducive to/ a general Peace, and the common Benefit of the Inhabitants. But while he meditated thefe great and glorious Projects for the Good of Mankind, and had...

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