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I think mountains, woods, and lakes, prisons and whirlpools, less dangerous; for
these were the scenes of retirement or banishment in which the prophets
prophesied." But what excites the veneration of the multitude in the present day
for their ...
In a word, we may gather out of history a policy no less wise than eternal ; by the
comparison and application of other men's fore-passed miseries with our own
like errors and ill deservings. But it is neither of examples the most lively
And that it may no less appear by evident proof, than by asseveration, that ill
doing hath always been attended with ill success; I will here, by way of preface,
run over some examples, which the work ensuing hath not reached. Among our ...
... the issues of his enemies worn and enjoyed: enemies, whom by his own
practice he supposed that he had left no less powerless, than the succession of
the Kingdom questionless; by entailing the same upon his own issues by
... having never omitted anything that concerned his own honor, and the King's
service ; the other never having committed anything worthy of his least
displeasure: the one exceeding valiant and advised; the other no less valiant
than learned, ...
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