The History of the Revolutions in Spain; From the Decadence of the Roman Empire, and the First Foundation of the Monarchy, to the Renunciation of King Philip V. and the Accession of Lewis I. to the Crown of Spain. Including Volume 3

The History of the Revolutions in Spain; From the Decadence of the Roman Empire, and the First Foundation of the Monarchy, to the Renunciation of King Philip V. and the Accession of Lewis I. to the Crown of Spain. Including Volume 3

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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. 1724 edition. Excerpt: ...follow his Example. He therefore sent to him Count Scbilick, General of his Forces, to repre opportunity to cnr-b their unbounded Ambition. He maintain their Religion, their Liberty, and their Trade. That, if his Electoral Highness would join in Alliance with his Imperial Majesty, and them, he had Orders to grant him all the Advantages and Conditions he could desire; promising himself a favourable " Result, since the Business in Hand was the " maintaining of the Liberty of Europe, and " particularly of the Princes of the Empire, " who otherwise were in Danger of losing their " Soveraignty, and being for the future treated F" in such manner as _was no way agreeable to " their Dignity, and to what was due to __ them. He added, " That if, contrary to all Expe' ctation, his Electoral Highness would not be prevaisd-on by all those' Arguments, there would be Cause, to fear, that when once the " Banners of the Confederate Powers were dis" play'd about his Dominions, the same Regard " could not be had to him as if he were in T League with the said Powers." ' To all these Arguments the Count still added many more, which had rather the Resemblance of Threats than of Inducements; and 'the Practice the Emperor had long since follow'd of cornpelling the Princes of the Empire to_ truekl; to m', " look upon it as his indispensable Duty, to pre fer their Interest before that of his Family and " Kindred, when they could not jointly go to" gether; and that, if in the present Circums " stances he were to act according to the Dii "' ctates of Proximity of Blood, it ought to be and 'to invite several other Circles and Princes A at all Times found its Advantage in observing an...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236908554
  • 9781236908551