The Works of Sir William Temple, Complete in Four Volumes; To Which Is Prefixed the Life and Character of the Author, Considerably Enlarged Volume 4

The Works of Sir William Temple, Complete in Four Volumes; To Which Is Prefixed the Life and Character of the Author, Considerably Enlarged Volume 4

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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. 1814 edition. Excerpt: ...as new and affected delays; and that the efl'ect of them will be to drive the Dutch into separate negotiations and treaties; whereas his Majesty's intentions aim wholly at a general peace. But the Dutch seem resolved not to go on with the war, unless they can mettre la France dans son tort; and upon this he may be brought to advise with the Dutch Ambassadors: and they, on the other side, may be persuaded to employ their oflices to divert him from his present ' resolution. In case all these prevail not, your Lordship, I think, may plainly tell him, that you cannot make him a second visit in form upon his second notification, without first receiving his Majesty's orders, which thereupon, I suppose, you will attend, in answer to the letter that went by last. ost. P In case Count Kinski be content the first visits already made should pass for those of form, and thereupon will send his notifications to the French and Swedish Ambassadors; I suppose you may easily prevail with the French to receive them, and make their visits upon them before Don Pedro de Ronquillo appears; in regard Count Kinski d!' clareth, that he hath yet notified none but the Mediators; and that the ground of his not doing the same to the French before, seemed only his doubt, whether upon it they would visit him or no. This is all I can say upon this subject, and should not have said any thing at this distance, and to your Lordship, who are so well able to judge yourself upon all these emergencies, but that you are pleased to engage me to it by your letter: and I cannot _ make a difficulty upon what you so earnestly desire. of me, in this or any other kind; being ever, with so much esteem and truth, my Lord, your Lordship's most faithful humble servant. To...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236875419