A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second: With an Introductory Chapter (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, 19 nov. 2017 - 496 pagina's
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The manner in which the most popular historlans, and other writersof eminence, had treated the subject, was likely to stimulate'him more strongly to such an undertaking. It could not'escapť the observation of Mr. Fox, that some, from the bias of 'their individual opinions, had given a false colour'to the whole. Trans action; that othe'rs'had wilfully/distorted the facts to serve sorne temporary purpose; and that Bolingbroke, in particular, had confounded the distinct and even 0p positeiviews of the two leading parties, who, though they concurred in the measure, retained even' in their union, all theif respective tenets and fundamental dis tinctions.
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A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second: With an ...
Charles James Fox
Volledige weergave - 1808
A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second
Charles James Fox
Fragmentweergave - 1888