Publications Volume 73, V. 3

Publications Volume 73, V. 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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...bring Condee also, the Cardinall is undone; and whatever this may worke for our King, yet I fear the hurt of Protestants every where, if Spain, Austria, and the Pope, be not hindered by France to execute their wicked designes, If Sueden and Brandenburg, immediately on the junction, have defeat Cafimire and his great armie, we look for some good in these lands; for whatever be the originals of the warre, yet to me it's evident, that the ruine of the King of Sueden is the hazard of all the Protestants round about. Imarvell of Dantzick's wisdome, that so long has been so great an impediment to his progress, and more of your States, that will faill so farr to provoke that Prince in so unseasonable a nick of tyme. It's the Austrian's great happiness that gives him, in all the corners of Germany, so deep a peace, when his deadly infirmities, and tender age of his son, and Weakness also of his brother Leopold, does so much require it: I must excuse him for his help to the Polish King, and the Spaniard, albeit France and Sueden cannot bot deeply resent it, if they had leasure to mend it. We will stand on our watch-tower, and look on with ane earnest desyre of any thing may come out of all these dangerous commotions, which may look towards the performance of the Lord's great promises, Antichrist's ruine, the bringing in of the Jews, the breaking or Christianing the Turks, and other Pagans: also, if any thing may come forth for the putting off our shame, and repairing of our ruines in thir lands. The King is so farr forgot here, that not one man, so farr as I know, keeps any correspondence with him; nor doe we hear at all what he does or intends: yet I think diverse pray to God for him, and wish his restitution. But if men of my Lord BroghilPs...show more

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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236989430
  • 9781236989437