The Works Of Wm. Robertson, D.d. (volume 1); In Eight Volumes by William RobertsonThe Works Of Wm. Robertson, D.d. (volume 1); In Eight Volumes by William Robertson

The Works Of Wm. Robertson, D.d. (volume 1); In Eight Volumes

byWilliam Robertson

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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.1825 Excerpt: ... efforts, have been obliged to quit the field; and, far 1559. from expelling the invaders of their liberties, they behold the French power daily increasing, and must, at last, cease from struggling any longer in a contest so unequal. The invading of England will immediately follow the reduction of the Scottish malecontents, by the abandoning of whom to the mercy of the French, Elizabeth will open a way for her enemies into the heart of her own kingdom, and expose it to the calamities of war, and the danger of conquest. Nothing, therefore, remained but to meet the enemy, while yet at a distance from England, and, by supporting the congregation with a powerful army, to render Scotland the theatre of the war, to crush the designs of the princes of Lorrain in their infancy, and, by such an early and unexpected effort, to expel the French out of Britain, before their power had time to take root and grow up to any formidable height. But, as the matter was of as much importance as any which could fall under the consideration of an English monarch, wisdom and mature counsel were necessary in the first place, and afterwards vigour and expedition in conduct; the danger was urgent, and, by losing a single moment, might become unavoidablei. These arguments produced their full effect upon Elizabeth, who was jealous, in an extreme degree, of every pretender to her crown, and no less anxious to preserve the tranquillity and happiness of her subjects. From these motives she had acted, in granting the congregation an early supply of money; and from the same principles she determined, in their present exigency, to afford them more effectual aid. One of Maitland's attendants was instantly despatched into Scotland, with the strongest assurances of her protection, and the lords ...
Title:The Works Of Wm. Robertson, D.d. (volume 1); In Eight VolumesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021790338X

ISBN - 13:9780217903387

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