An Appeal to the English Nation; Or the Body of the French Protestants, and the Honest Proselytes, Vindicated from the Calumnies Cast on Them by One Malard in a Libel Entitled, the French Plot Found Out Also a PostScript by John-Armand

An Appeal to the English Nation; Or the Body of the French Protestants, and the Honest Proselytes, Vindicated from the Calumnies Cast on Them by One Malard in a Libel Entitled, the French Plot Found Out Also a PostScript by John-Armand

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1718 edition. Excerpt: ...and not stand in need of it, they 'would be guilty of an abominable Crime: 'This would be a kind of Sacrilege, a robbing the, Poor and Needy of what justly belongs to em: Those that should know those Per-sons, and conceal them, would in a manner I become Living, brought over a small matter -t 8 them, and spent it by degrees. Both thei& ing overcome by Age and Infirmities, and J capable of doing any Thing for themseitv are-oblig'd to have recourse to this Beneficecs; would it not be unreasonable and inhumall to deprive 'em of it? The Number of these j certainly very great, and is further increa'ij by those that come daily from France, men especially since the last Peace. these come destitute of every Thing: There are Persons oi all Ages and Degrees among them, the ol' and infirm Persons must be relieved, and as for those that are young, and in a Condition to Work, they want some Assistance to put 'em forward, and enable them to get their Livelihood some way or other. 'It is upon these Accounts, that so many new Persons are found upon the Lists and it must be consess'd, that their Number is far greater than that of the Dead. In the Lists that are now given to the Publick, this Mark t is set before the Names of the new Comers, that they may be known: It is a great Grief to the French Committee, when it is not in cheic Power, either to admit all those that offer themselves, or to give ro each Person adaiicted, what they are thought to deserve 'If all this be serioufly weigh'd, it will be easily imagin'd, why the Number of the Persons reliev d does not lessen, notwithstanditf/? that many of 'em die every Year, -yea, the reason of its being so considerably increas'd, very plain. When in the Year 169s, the Rf fugtu obtain'd the Fifteen Thoufand...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236561414
  • 9781236561411