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decimated parliament, to lead the people out of Egyptian bondage; this army must root up monarchy, not only here, but in France and other kingdoms round about. C. Walker, Hist. of Independency, II. 50, 51 (published anonymously. by Theodorus Verhe personal character of the monarch whom England had taken into favor. The tall and swarthy grandson of Henry IV. of France, was naturally possessed of a disposition which, had he preserved purity of morals, had made him one of the most amiable ublin could afford; and had perfected his education by visiting, in part at least, in the public service, not Holland and France only, in the days of Prince Maurice and Richelieu, but Venice and Constantinople. Winthrop, i. 348 and 354; Mather, b.; the territory which they obtained, if divided among the eight, had given to each a tract as extensive as the kingdom of France. To complete the picture of the territorial changes made by Charles II., it remains to be added, that, having given aw
e fully. This decision of disobedience was made at a time when the ambition of Louis XIV. of France, eager to grasp at the Spanish Netherlands, and united with De Witt by a treaty of partition, harite; Ibid. 332. 355. and his traffic of the honor and independence of England to the king of France. The duke of Buckingham, now in mighty favor, was revelling with a luxurious and abandoned routolonies, and sending its ships into the most various climes. Vessels from Spain and Italy, from France and Holland, might be seen in Boston harbor, commerce began to pour out wealth on the colonists.his time, come into possession of the whole territory which now constitutes the state of Maine. France, under the treaty of Breda, claimed and occupied the district from St. Chap XII.} Croix to thehe charter. A singular method was also attempted. In the English court every thing was venal. France had succeeded in bribing the king to betray the political interests of England; Massachusetts wa
ted in the charter granted by Louis XVIII. to France— except through the grand council; and in caseer of Albemarle trouble himself for Holland or France? for James II. or William of Orange? for a where the Huguenots had engraved the lilies of France, and erected the fortress of Carolina. Ramse resolved to enlist the military resources of France in the service, and to dragoon the Calvinists , the skill in manufactures, and the wealth of France. Emigrant Huguenots put a new aspect on the nough the attempt to emigrate was by the law of France a felony? In spite of every precaution of theed to undergo, died of a fever. Since leaving France, we had experienced every kind of affliction—d are full of monuments of the emigrations from France. When the struggle for independence arrived, s ancestors, would not allow his jealousies of France to be lulled, and exerted a powerful influence Huguenots. The children of the Calvinists of France have reason to respect the memory of their anc[1 more...]<
emigrant was sure to improve her condition, and the cheerful charities of home gathered round her in the New World. Affections expanded in the wilderness, where artificial amusements were unknown. The planter's whole heart was in his family; his pride in the children that bloomed around him, making the solitudes laugh with innocence and gayety. Emigrants arrived from every clime; and the 1666. colonial legislature extended its sympathies to many nations, as well as to many sects. From France came Huguenots; from Germany, from Holland, from Sweden, from Finland, I believe from Piedmont, the children of misfortune sought protection under the tolerant sceptre of the Roman Catholic. Bohemia Chap. XIV.} Itself, Bacon, 1666, c. VII. the country of Jerome and of Huss, sent forth its sons, who at once were made citizens of Maryland with equal franchises. The empire of justice and humanity, according to the light of those days, had been complete but for the sufferings Besse, ii
ing corporations, and became the model for those of France and England. As years rolled away, the progress nt in a gale, he found himself among fishermen from France on the Banks of Newfoundland. On the eighteenth heGerman Sea, but to the Protestants who escaped from France after the massacre of Bartholomew's eve; and to tho chosen from the Belgic provinces and England, from France and Bohemia, from Germany and Switzerland, from Piefostered by the municipal liberties of the south of France, were the harbingers of modern freedom, and had they aristocracy, escaped to the highlands that divide France and Italy. Preserving the discipline of a benevoledes of activity were devised; lumber was shipped to France; Ibid. XVIII. 47. the whale pursued off the coas} existence against yet more powerful antagonists. France, supported by the bishops of Munster and Cologne, hor numbers were on the side of the allied fleets of France and England, the untiring courage of the Dutch woul
in tearing surplices. The story is one of Oldmixon's. It cannot be true Penn became first acquainted with Sunderland, in France, in 1663 Penn's letter to Sunderland, Mem. P. H. S. II. 244. His father, bent on subduing his enthusiasm, beat him and tent in gaining a 1664 1665 knowledge of English law, was yet esteemed a most modish fine gentleman. Pepys, i. 311. In France, the science of the Huguenots had nourished reflection; in London, every sentiment of sympathy was excited by the horrorsd books, and governments, with various languages, and the forms of political combinations, as they existed in England and France, in Holland, and the principalities and free cities of Germany, he yet sought the source of wisdom in his own soul. Humablameless philosopher, in the just pride of innocence, refused. And at the very time when the Roman Catholic Fenelon, in France, was pleading for Protestants against the intolerance of Louis XIV. the Chap XVI.} Protestant Penn, in England, was la
us sequestered by a monarch who desired to imitate the despotism of France, its frontiers had no protection against encroachments from Canada,t the mercy of their enemies. Meantime fresh troops arrived from France, and De la Barre was superseded by Denonville, an officer whom Charhap. XVII.} 1687 number of them prisoners of war, and ship them for France. By open hostilities, no captives could be made; and Lamberville, ossession was taken by the French, and a fort erected at Niagara. France seemed to have gained firm pos- Chap. XVII.} session of Western Nend, discovering the intrigues of Danby for a permanent revenue from France, they were honorably true to nationality, and true also to the baseor its office of asserting European liberty against the ambition of France; that reason, natural right, and public interest, demanded a glorios XIV., from whom he solicited money. I hope, said he, the king of France will aid me, and that we together shall do great things for religio
the heart of Germany, under the safeguard of princes. In Geneva, a republic on the confines of France, Italy, and Germany, Calvin, appealing to the people for support, continued the career of enfranvention of gunpowder had levelled the plebeian and the knight. To restrain absolute monarchy in France, in Scotland, in England, it allied itself with the party of the past, the decaying feudal aristhe relations of the rising colonies, the representatives of democratic freedom, are chiefly with France and England;—with the monarchy of France, which was the representative of absolute despotism, haFrance, which was the representative of absolute despotism, having subjected the three estates of the realm, the clergy by a treaty with the pope, feudalism by standing armies, the communal institutions by executive patronage and a vigorous police; with the parh had been prepared by the navigation acts and by the mutual treaties for colonial monopoly with France and Spain. The period through which we have passed shows why we are a free people; the coming p