The Novels And Miscellaneous Works Of Daniel De Foe Volume 20 by Daniel DefoeThe Novels And Miscellaneous Works Of Daniel De Foe Volume 20 by Daniel Defoe

The Novels And Miscellaneous Works Of Daniel De Foe Volume 20

byDaniel Defoe

Paperback | February 9, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1841 Excerpt: ... AGAINST THE SUCCESSION OF THE HOUSE of HANOVER, WITH AN ENQUIRY How far the Abdication of King James, supposing it to be Legal, ought to affect the Person of the PRETENDER. Si Populus vult Decipi, Decipiatur. L OND ON: Printed for J. Baker, at the Black-Boy in PaterNoster-Row, 1713. Price 6rf. REASONS AGAINST THE SUCCESSION, &c. What strife is here among you all? And-what a noise about who shall or shall not be king, the Lord knows when? Is it not a strange thing we cannot be quiet with the queen we have, but we must all fall into confusion and combustions about who shall come after? Why, pray folks, how old is the queen, and when is she to die? that here is this pother made about it. I have heard wise people say the queen is not fifty years old, that she has no distemper but the gout, that that is a long-life disease, which generally holds people out twenty, or thirty, or forty years; and and let it go how it will, the queen may well enough linger out twenty or thirty years, and not be a huge old wife neither. Now, what say the people, must we think of living twenty or thirty years in this wrangling condition we are now in? This would be a torment worse than some of the Egyptian plagues, and would be intolerable to bear, though for fewer years than that. The animosities of this nation, should they go on, as it seems they go on now, would by time become to such a height, that all charity, society, and mutual agreement among us, will be destroyed. Christians shall we be called! No; nothing of the people called Christians will be to be found among us. Nothing of Christianity, or the substance of Christianity, viz., charity, will be found among us! The name Christian may be assumed, but it will be all hypocrisy and delusion; the being of Christianity must be ...
Title:The Novels And Miscellaneous Works Of Daniel De Foe Volume 20Format:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217360750

ISBN - 13:9780217360753