Burnet's History of My Own Times V1, Part 1: The Reign of Charles the Second (1897)

Author:   Gilbert Burnet ,  Osmund Airy
Publisher:   Kessinger Publishing
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9781120294456


Pages:   656
Publication Date:   01 October 2009
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: spoiled their business by his mad speech; and that though Chap. I. lord Shaftesbury had spoke as a rogue, yet that had stopt a fury which the indiscretion of the other had kindled to such a degree, that he could serve him no longer. He gave him leave to let him know all this. The duke was struck with this; and imputed it wholly to lord Arlington's management. In the evening he told lord Clifford what the king had said. The other, who was naturally a vehement man, went to the king upon it, who scarce knew how to look him in the face. Lord Clifford said, he knew how many enemies he must needs make to himself by his speech in the house of lords: but he hoped that in it he both served and pleased the king, and was therefore the less concerned in every thing else: but he was surprised to find by the duke that the king was now of another mind. The king was in some confusion: he owned that all he had said was right in it self: but he said that he, who sat long in the house of commons, should have considered better what they could bear, and what the necessity of his affairs required. Lord Clifford in his first heat was inclined to have laid down his white staff, and to have expostulated roundly with the king; but a cooler thought stopped him. He reckoned he must now retire, and therefore he had a mind to take some care of his family in the way of doing ] it: so he restrained himself, and said he MS. 176. was sorry that his best meant services were so ill understood. Soon after this letters came from the French king, pressing the king to do all that was necessary to procure money of his parliament, since he could not bear the charge of the war alone. He also writ to the duke, and excused the advice he gave upon the necessity of affairs; but promised faithfully to espouse his concerns, as s...

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Author:   Gilbert Burnet ,  Osmund Airy
Publisher:   Kessinger Publishing
Imprint:   Kessinger Publishing
Dimensions:   Width: 22.90cm , Height: 3.50cm , Length: 15.20cm
Weight:   0.862kg
ISBN:  

9781120294456


ISBN 10:   1120294452
Pages:   656
Publication Date:   01 October 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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