The Life and Writings of Philip, Late Duke of Wharton: In Two Volumes

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Página 64 - Nor a novice, left being lifted up with pride, he fall into the condemnation of the devil. Moreover, he muft have a good report of them which are without ; left he fall into reproach, and the fnare of the devil.
Página 45 - Few he would sometimes fasten on, to be tired of his Company ; for you know he is but a bad Orator in his Cups, and of late he has been but seldom sober. "A week before he left Paris, he was so reduced, that he had not one single Crown at Command, and was...
Página 95 - ... defire. to have things governed rather by tricks and little arts, than according to the direction of the laws, or the bent of the people ; if they, who, Upon the virtuous...
Página 7 - Opportunities of publifhing their Thoughts, but by communicating of them to the World in Print, wou'd be wanting in their Duty, fhou'd they neglect taking that Method of informing their Fellow-Subjects of Matters, which perhaps, otherwi/e, might efcape their Knowledge, tho...
Página 2 - PATRIOT. •"pHE firft effcntial ingredient neceflary to form a true patriot is impartiality ; for if a perfon fhall think himfelf bound by any other rules but thofe of his own reafon and judgment, or obliged to follow the dictates of others, who fhall appear the heads of the...
Página 59 - Refpected by Both. NO other Crime can be laid to his Charge, but that for which he now fuffers, which over-ballances all 'his Virtues. THE Malice of his Enemies infinuated, That he would change his Religion when he came into Foreign Countries, and be deluded into the Errors of the Church of Rome : But he declared in his Defence before...
Página 5 - Patriot muft be mafter of, or elfe all the other talents' he is poflefled of are ufelefs and barren. A man may be honeft, juft, and righteous ; but, if he is fearful and timorous, he will ftagger when thefe great qualities are moft needful to be exerted for the good of his country, and fink into a lukewarm patriot.
Página 44 - ... seasonable Help to my Recollection, at a Time that it was necessary for me to send an Inquisitor General into my Conscience, to examine and settle all the Abuses that ever were committed in that little Court of Equity; but I assure you, your long Letter did not lay so much my Faults as my Misfortunes before me, which believe me, dear , have fallen as heavy and as thick upon me as the Shower of Hail upon us two in E Forest, and has left me much at a Loss which way to turn myself.
Página 23 - Power is a Right belonging to the crown ; as if it were in the power of the Twelve Judges to offer up the Laws, Rights, and Liberties of the whole nation to the king...
Página 17 - Spanish court, not only against the person who delivered the summons, but also against the court of Great Britain itself, for exercising an act of power, as he was pleased to call it, within the jurisdiction of his Catholic majesty. After this he acted openly in the service of the Pretender, and appeared at his court, where he was received with the...

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