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... Orange and or the States General to prevent Argyle from sailing, ... . . . . . . . . . . .
. . Departure of Argyle from Holland, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . He lands in
Scotland, .......... • ** - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - liis Disputes with his
To this desolate region the spirits of the departed were ferried over from the land
of the Franks at midnight. A strange race of fishermen performed the ghastly
office. The speech of the dead was distinctly heard by the boatmen: their weight ...
Without laying aside that dauntless valor which had been the terror of every land
from the Elbe to the Pyrenees, the Normans rapidly acquired all, and more than
all, the knowledge and refinement which they found in the country where they ...
Thirdly, he was bound to conduct the executive administration according to the
laws of the land, and, if he broke those laws, his advisers and his agents were
responsible. No candid Tory will deny that these principles had, five hundred
... might be victorious by sea and land. One of the most stubborn of the stubborn
sect, immediately after one of his hands had been lopped off by the executioner
for an offence into which he had been hurried by his intemperate zeal, waved his
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