Memoirs Of The Life And Times Of Daniel De Foe; Containing A Review Of His Writings, And His Opinions Upon A Variety Of Important Matters, Civil And E by Walter WilsonMemoirs Of The Life And Times Of Daniel De Foe; Containing A Review Of His Writings, And His Opinions Upon A Variety Of Important Matters, Civil And E by Walter Wilson

Memoirs Of The Life And Times Of Daniel De Foe; Containing A Review Of His Writings, And His…

byWalter Wilson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...made his boast, that he had gained over two young ladies liy confuting the same divine. 344 " HEREDITARY RIGHT OF THE CROWN OF ENGLAND." declining state, Tom D'Urfey, following the fashion of the times, presented her with a song, in which he flattered her with health and long life, and spoke in disrespectful terms of the Electress Dowager; yet, he was rewarded for his loyalty with a purse of fifty guineas. The insolence of the Jacobites had now arrived at so high a pitch, that they published, with impunity, whatever they pleased; which would scarcely have been the case, unless they had reckoned upon the patronage of persons in power. Indeed, so confident were they of success, that they began to prepare their psalms of thanksgiving against the expected event, and actually published for the use of their people, some select psalms in English, with the latin version of Buchanan. It was entitled " The Loyal Man's Psalter; or some select psalms in Latin and English verse, fit for the times of Persecution." It opened with the following stanza, accommodated to the occasion: " Blest is the loyal man whose steps, No trayt'rous counsel leads aside; Nor stands in rebeFs ways, nor sits Where God and Justice men deride." The work concludes with the following stanzas from the xcviith psalm: " Confounded be those rebels all That lo usurpers bow; And make what Gods and kings they please, And worship them below. " TV immortal seeds of light and bliss, For loyal men are sown; A joyful harvest will at length Their work and sorrows crown." To support the claims of their favourite prince, the Jacobites now issued a pondrous attack upon the Protestant settlement, in a work entitled "The Hereditary Right of the Crown of ITS POMPOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. 345 England...
Title:Memoirs Of The Life And Times Of Daniel De Foe; Containing A Review Of His Writings, And His…Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.47 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021773135X

ISBN - 13:9780217731355

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