The Historical Register; Containing an Impartial Relation of All Transactions, Foreign and Domestick. for the Year 1716-1738 Volume 7

The Historical Register; Containing an Impartial Relation of All Transactions, Foreign and Domestick. for the Year 1716-1738 Volume 7

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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. 1722 edition. Excerpt: ...having been the Art"! En-.my of the Holy Father, of the Holy See, and of the City of Rome. But all this is nothing to what comes next, fits, his being, accused of a Design to turn T-r-. This is, Six, one Of the grand Articles in the Charge against his Emihcncp His Enemies will have it, that he was strongly inclined c6 nmTurk. As for my own Part, who don't believe a Tittle of it, but take it tinly to be a fantastical Fiction, if you have been credulous enough to give into it, I (hill go no farther about to undeceive yon, than just to put you iii Mind of the fat Opportunity which Cardinal dlberoni had to pass over to Constantinople, when he had the whole WOTld to range, and yet could not be sure where to be fife. Hs wdulJ, without Doubt, have been then very welcome at rtiePorte, since it is insinuated, in order to put the better Colour upon this Accusation, that while he was in the Sp unfit MmjiT, he held a Correspondence With the Ottoman Ministers, -i -4 Master of aU their Secrets But yon will s-y, That s-t-ly no body of Common Sense would oiler to mention swh Things before the Tribunal of a Sovereign Pontiff. Tot ire very much in the Right; and yet tnis has been doae without much Regard either to the Holy See, or to Cardinal AEheronx. Rit taking it for granted, that his Eminency did maintain a secret Correspondence with Turks; does it follow fom thence, that he had a Design to turn Mussulman, and Hut he had renounc'd his R-ligiou? Does trance cease to Christian, because she has Treaties with the Porte, and "wives her Embassadors, and does the Court of fame object toil as a Crime, to One of the Prime Ministers of his most Christian Majesty? The World still remembers what pass'd t the Siege of Afiasza, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236494326
  • 9781236494320