What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
abdication act of parliament advantage Adventures affairs answer appear benefactor better bring Britain Britons called Chalmers church of England crown danger Daniel De Foe declare defend dissenters effectually endeavoured enemies English entituled Essay ev'ry favour Foe's foreign French friends give hand happy Henry Sacheverell History honest honour house of Hanover Inquiry interest jacobites justice king James king of France king William late laws liberty lived London lord lord Godolphin majesty majesty's manner ment ministry Moll Flanders never obliged occasion pamphlet papists parliament party Paternoster-row peace person poor popery popish present pretender prince principles protestant religion protestant succession published queen question reason received reign reproach Review revolution Robinson Crusoe royal ruin satire Scotland Scots Spanish Monarchy Temple Bar things thought throne tion trade treaty true True-Born Englishman Union whigs writing
Page 74 - ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE , Of YORK. MARINER: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an un-inhabited Island on the Coast of AMERICA, near the Mouth of the Great River of OROONOQUE; Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men perished but himself. WITH An Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by PYRATES. Written by Himself.
Page 140 - Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an uninhabited Island on the Coast of America, near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men perished but himself. With An Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by Pyrates. Written by Himself.
Page 128 - The Consolidator : or, Memoirs of sundry Transactions from the World in the Moon, translated from the Lunar Language, by the Author of The True-born English Man.
Page 143 - The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders; Who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother), Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia, at last grew Rich, liv'd Honest and died a Penitent; Written from her own Memorandums (1722).
Page 24 - No Freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or be disseised of his Freehold, or Liberties, or free Customs, or be outlawed, or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed; nor will we pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful Judgment of his Peers, or by the Law of the Land.
Page 37 - His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 125 - The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Page 47 - I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting, saying, Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Page 101 - The story is told with modesty, with seriousness, and with a religious application of events to the uses to which wise men always apply them (viz.) to the instruction of others by this example, and to justify and honour the wisdom of Providence in all the variety of our circumstances, let them happen how they will.