A Manual of the History of the Political System of Europe and Its Colonies, from Its Formation at the Close of the Fifteenth Century, to Its Re-establishment Upon the Fall of Napoleon
H.G. Bohn, 1846 - 540 pagina's
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Pagina 81 - THE HISTORY OF AMERICA. BOOKS IX. AND X. CONTAINING THE HISTORY OF VIRGINIA TO THE YEAR 1688 ; AND THE HISTORY OF NEW ENGLAND TO THE YEAR 1652.
Pagina 493 - Scripture which commands all men to live as brothers, to remain united in the bonds of true and indissoluble brotherly love ; always to assist one another ; to govern their subjects as parents ; to maintain religion, peace, and justice.
Pagina 329 - HI., the soul of a great alliance. That is not in the power of a financier, but only of him who is at once a statesman and a general. Whatever could be accomplished by gold and perseverance, he accomplished ; but he was often faulty in his choice of means and persons, and he either could not or would not always take that elevated view, which places the general interest of Europe above the particular interest of England.* * Speeches of the Right Hon. William Pitt, in the House of Commons, Vol.
Pagina 500 - Monarchs, who are joint parties to this System, by their own principles, no less than by the interests of their people, offers to Europe the most sacred pledge of its future tranquillity. The object of this Union is as simple as it is great and salutary. It does not tend to any new political combination —to any change in the Relations sanctioned by existing Treaties.
Pagina 284 - An Act for establishing certain Regulations for the better Management of the Affairs of the East India Company, as well in India as in Europe...
Pagina 220 - B.) neither he nor his heirs had been reinstated. 2. The elector Joachim II. had made an hereditary alliance in 1537 with the duke of Liegnitz, Brieg and Wohlau, which Ferdinand I. had forbidden as king of Bohemia and feudal superior of the duke. After the extinction of the ducal house (1675) Austria took possession of the inheritance.
Pagina 180 - ... cabinets was generally directed, since every other great interest depended on it. England was interested in its preservation, because her florishing commerce was advanced by its conditions, and the protestant succession to her throne confirmed : it was important to France, inasmuch as it involved...
Pagina 145 - Political System of Europe" at intervals selected almost at random, the following notices will be found in relation to Austria and Hungary : — Between 1671 and 1700 " political unity in the Austrian monarchy was to have been enforced especially in the principal country (Hungary), for this was regarded as the sole method of establishing power ; the consequence was an almost perpetual revolutionary state of affairs.