The Works of David Mallet Volume 1-3

The Works of David Mallet Volume 1-3

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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. 1759 edition. Excerpt: ...court 3 and several times received him into new favor. He was at length shot f by a private hand' in revenge for the death of the Earl of Merton, to which he had basely contributcd. jaues hated the church of Scotland: and con firmed it's authority I. He declared the attempt of those Lords, who had rescued him out of the hands of Arran and Lennox, to be just and serviceableg: he afterwards banished them, and would have consis MdvissMtrn. p. 131. 1 Paoo. I l', xp. 5 P. 139. H 4. cared 9 Melvil, p. 169. "I" P. 161. plea time, he pronounced them all traitors; and pardoned them. SucH was the Prince who now mounted that throne, which Elizabeth had filled with so great capa city and reputation. The union of the two crowns, in the person of one Sovereign, was extremely dreaded by foreigners, and in particular by Henry the Fourth of France. The acceffion of a new kingdom to the native sorce of England, which even alone had been long formidable on the continent 3 the alliance of James with the most potent monarch of the North; his relation to the house of Lorrain, which had lately embroiled all France, rendered such fears very pro ' Melvil, p. 164. H 5 bable, Wilson, p. 7. 1 Bacon, Vol. IV. Letter 73. IN IN 1605, Sir Francis Bacon recommended himself to the king's particular notice, as well as to the general esteem os his cotemporaries, by publisning a. work he had long meditated; The Progress and Advancement of Learning. The great aim of this treatise, no less original in the design than happy in the execution, was to survey accurately the whole state and extent of the intellectual world; what parts osit had been unsuccessfully cultivated; what lay still neglected, or unknown: and by wsiimt uiethods these might be discovered, and more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
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  • English
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