The Life of John Milton Volume 5; Narrated in Connexion with the Political, Ecclesiastical, and Literary History of His Time

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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. 1877 Excerpt: ...173), and Guizot, II. 380--388. Thurloe, VII. 173--177 and 192--8, and disposal; the world was to be mapped out into four great regions; and for each region there was to be a Secretary at 500 a year, maintaining a correspondence with that region, ascertaining the state of Religion in it, and any exigency ...
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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. 1877 Excerpt: ...173), and Guizot, II. 380--388. Thurloe, VII. 173--177 and 192--8, and disposal; the world was to be mapped out into four great regions; and for each region there was to be a Secretary at 500 a year, maintaining a correspondence with that region, ascertaining the state of Religion in it, and any exigency requiring interference. That remained only a project; but meanwhile there was the agency of Jephson with the King of Sweden, of Meadows with the King of Denmark, of Downing with the United Provinces, and of other Envoys here and there, all working for peace among the Protestant States and joint action against the common enemy. In the Council Order Books for May 1658 one comes also.upon new considerations of the old subject of the Protestants of the Piedmontese valleys, with a fresh remittance of 3000 for their relief, and an advance at the same time of 500 out of the Piedmontese Fund for the kindred purpose of relieving twenty distressed Bohemian families. Indeed in that month his Highness was again at white heat on the subject of his favourite Piedmontese. The Treaty of Pignerol, by which the persecuting Edict of 1655 had been recalled and liberty of worship again yielded to the poor Vaudois (ante pp. 43--44), had gradually been less and less regarded; there were new troubles to the Vaudois from the House of Savoy; there were even signs of a possible repetition in the valleys of all the former horrors. How to prevent that was a serious thought with Cromwell amid all his other affairs; and he made his most effective stroke by an immediate appeal to the French King. On the 26th of May there went to his Majesty one of Milton's Latin State Letters in the Protector's name, adjuring him, by his own honour and by the faith of their alliance, to save the poor Pied...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150407055
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.59 (d)

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