A View of the Times; Their Principles and Practices in the Rehearsals Volume 1

A View of the Times; Their Principles and Practices in the Rehearsals Volume 1

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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. 1750 edition. Excerpt: ...the Irish massacre upon him: which Calamy has since reprinted from Baxter; and has occasion'd a particular vindication of his majesty from that vile asperfion, in a letter of present concern to a member of parliament, 1702. to which no reply has been made. Who can expect it from an Observator, who has, since her majesty's happy accession, Triumph'd over the decollation and de-truncation of her royal grandfather; and bid us not censure the wisdom and justice of our sorefathers in that act? As I have several times told thee to thy face, in my Rehearsals, and quoted thy Obfervators; but thou stands mute, and will not plead, nor hast one ivordto fay in thy own defence! Yet now sets up to justify others. O. I told thee in my Obscrvator before quoted, N. 92. That there is such an alteration in principles--As not to be a perpetual recrimination on parties. And I suppose, that this was not defign'd by the makers of the act for the tbsemiation of the 30th of January. C. Read the acl 12 Car. 2. c. 30. and the royal mandat pursuant to it, then thou wilt see what party is there design'd. And while the principles remain the fame, the party is the fame, tho' the persons are chang'd. But what mean'st thou by alteration of principles? Is there one single principle of forty-one that is alter'd by-you? Name it. Is it the radical power of the people? Is it the doctrine of calling kings to account? Do you not assert these as violently at this day, as ever they did in forty one? How then have you altered, except to the worse? O. I tell thee in the fame Observator, that / had no band in that murder, nor my father. And the crimes of the dead shou'd not be chargd on the living. C. Will you take such an excuse from the papists, or any others? Were not our fore-fathers as...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236613740
  • 9781236613745