The Dutch Better Friends Than the French, to the Monarchy, Church, and Trade of England

The Dutch Better Friends Than the French, to the Monarchy, Church, and Trade of England : In a Letter from a Citizen to a Country Gentleman (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Dutch Better Friends Than the French, to the Monarchy, Church, and Trade of England: In a Letter From a Citizen to a Country Gentleman King, while he maintains his Dignity, and is able to taife thole to Honour and Preferment who can infinuate theme felves into his Affee'cions? But certainly, he beh deferves the Name of Friend, who faithfully adheres unto him in his Din firefs, and efpoufes the Royal lnrerelt when at the lowefi: ebb. Now, 'twas nor many Years ago that the Englz'jh Monarchy was overthrown by Cromwel and his Fac'iion, the Royal Fami ly banifh'd, and K. Charles the Second forc'd to wander up and down the World in an uncomfortable Exile: And if in thefe Circumf'tances he was treated with more Civility and Refpee'c in Holland than in France, Ih0pe you will allow thati have fairly prov'd my Affertion. The Witnefs which I produce to this Purpofe is above all Exception 5 'tis the renowned Lord Clarendon, a Perfon who attended his Royal Maiier in all his Morions beyond the Seas, and writes of thofe things which he faw With his own Eyes. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 68g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024328411X
  • 9780243284115