Annual Register Volume 1801

Annual Register Volume 1801

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1802 edition. Excerpt: ... latter part of the 17th century, was determined, still to be vicar osBrayp-To be a 'vicar zsBraj has almost become an idiom in the English language. It expretscs much in few words. 1-Among a great variety of squibs a-nd epigrams that were circulated at this time oss the subject of the Ccnrssordat, the tollowing was much noticed. Poli tiqu e phurch and nation should change their opinions as he changed his, The conduct of the chief consul of France, in subjecting the churchin temporal' and external concerns to the state, was 'moderate and mild when compared with the capricious tyranny ot' the English monarch. We' do not, however, read osany emigrations or even refignations of' the English clergy at that period.The different parts that were acted by theFrench clergy os the present age, and, by the English clergy in 'the loth century, mayjustly be considered as a very curious and wonderful phenomenon in morals. Of the authenticity and truth of the Christian religion, the English divines than gratitude; and the boon when granted might compensate and obliterate the remembrance of' some grievances, perhaps, and disappointments. ' ' It would be looked to as an-_ object os hope, a. livelier emotion Bien plus ambitienx que Louis, dit le Grand: Four eme rot dTgypte, il croit i PAlcoran, Pour Gtre roi de Franm, il croit a PEvangile: Still better a politician than a general, More ambitious than Lewis, called the Great: 'To be king of Egypt, he believed in the Koran, To be king of France, he believed in the Gospezl. CHAP. 1 obtained theireigns of' government. It would appear to have been Command osa great military power: sor the keeping oswhiclyon foot, he could never want pretences, Such was his plan: nor in truth was the French nation to be governed...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236826531
  • 9781236826534