The State-Weathercocks; Or, a New Secret History of the Most Distinguished Favourites Both of the Late and Present Reign, Intermixt with Strange Discoveries in the Royal Palace [&C.]. to These New Discoveries Is Added the 20th Ed. of

The State-Weathercocks; Or, a New Secret History of the Most Distinguished Favourites Both of the Late and Present Reign, Intermixt with Strange Discoveries in the Royal Palace [&C.]. to These New Discoveries Is Added the 20th Ed. of

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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. 1719 edition. Excerpt: ...with him, tho' at the fame time perbaps I knew several Persons, and even thought my self as well Qualify'd for, and worthy of the T'lace he fill'd as e're a IV pe in the Kingdom, this indeed is 2 Secret 1 never till now trusted you with, notwithstanding you deth/A Honourably 'with me as to those formerly Communicated fey me to you, many of which I find scattered in your Neck, or Nothing, since then I have so good a Title to part of the Essay, give me leave to tive you my thoughts of the Matters of Fatl it contains, your performance in whole; upon which iff mistake not, you ground a Great part of your Merit, both towards the Present Government, and Present Ministiy, and lastly, why pu ought to be Consider d by both. To begin at your 4ft. Page with the first thing proposed to be considered, vt. the Ideality, and Usefulness of the Discoveries you $nak_e. Why so severe upon my Good Lord Oxford and Mortimer, Hell may indeed at Present contain many as great Sinners as his Lord ship, and.even him at last for alibis Pious Education fcxw. what hasthe Gallows to fay to an Earl, there you certainly incurr'd the Crime call'd Scandalum Magnatum, and for that Reason, I am heartily glad-you did not fall into his Lordships Clutches during his Power, to do Private, as well as Publick Mischief, for tho' I know he was atthetime of your Writing much employed aboutthe Peace you Hail Jo Heartily oyetl am PerfwadecHie would have Spared some of his Attention for the Bold Author of Neck, or Nothing, who was not so well Secured from the Callows as my Lord had taken Proper Measures to make himself for Reasons as Olvious, as these for the Peace; which thanks to Heaven, and King George does not at all Answer the Ends either of its Contrivers, or Admirers, it has now lost...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590996
  • 9781236590992