Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in chapter 1 of George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition.:
...ere the fruits of commercial monopoly, as illustrated by its greatest example.
The political relations of Spain were analogous.
From a consciousness of weakness it leaned on the alliance with France ; and the deep veneration of the Catholic king for the blood of the Bourbons confirmed his attachment to the Family Compact.
Besides, like France—and more than France—he had griefs again...
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