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Reflections upon the French Kings declaration

Reflections upon the French Kings declaration

for the restauration of the late King James, to the kingdom of England

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Published by Printed for Langley Curtiss ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James -- II, -- King of England, -- 1633-1701,
  • Louis -- XIV, -- King of France, -- 1638-1715.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Restoration, 1660-1688.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Tutchin.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 901:35.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([2] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16708054M

    The angel looks at it differently, since he speaks,—as the combination of the two expressions into one antithesis shows,—not according to the mere consequences, but with respect to the inner nature and effect. France, by the perfidy of her leaders has utterly disgraced the tone of lenient council in the cabinets of princes, and disarmed it of its most potent topics. Then came the dealers in stock and funds, who must be eager, at any expense, to change their ideal paper wealth for the more solid substance of land. It is because I do so that I think it necessary for me that there should be no mistake.

    When things are in that lamentable condition, the nature of the disease is to indicate the remedy to those whom nature has qualified to administer in extremities this critical, ambiguous, bitter potion to a distempered state. Remember that your parliament of Paris told your king, that, in calling the states together, he had nothing to fear but the prodigal excess of their zeal in providing for the support of the throne. I set out with the proceedings of the Revolution Society; but I shall not confine myself to them. Great Britain recognised the independence of the thirteen colonies as the United States of America, and the French war ministry rebuilt its army. In he published Agrarian Justice, which advocates inheritance tax, and argues that civilisation thus far has increased poverty not decreased it.

    Common sense also enables us to identify our natural rights see below. A sermon from a noble duke, or a noble marquis, or a noble earl, or baron bold, would certainly increase and diversify the amusements of this town, which begins to grow satiated with the uniform round of its vapid dissipations. After he was forced from office innew taxes were levied. There is a very strong resemblance between this passage and the account contained in Ezekiel ; Ezekiel My errors, if any, are my own.


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Reflections upon the French Kings declaration book

You will see that Sir Edward Cokethat great oracle of our law, and indeed all the great men who follow him, to Blackstoneare industrious to prove the pedigree of our liberties.

In all societies, consisting of various descriptions of citizens, some description must be uppermost. If the last generations of your country appeared without much lustre in your eyes, you might have passed them by, and derived your claims from a more early race of ancestors.

In the face of this rout, and having received word of political upheavals in France, Napoleon returned to Paris. But the king of Great Britain obeys no other person; all other persons are individually, and collectively too, under him, and owe to him a legal obedience. The plur.

Louis XVI of France

The effect of that conduct upon the power, credit, prosperity, and tranquillity of France, became every day more evident.

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Common Sense

We have not been drawn and trussed, in order that we may be filled, like stuffed birds in a museum, with chaff and rags and paltry blurred shreds of paper about the rights of men.

Enraged citizens overthrew the Girondin-led National Convention, and the Jacobins, led by Maximilien Robespierre, took control.

For want of these, they have seen the medicine of the state corrupted into its poison. I was, indeed, aware that a jealous, ever-waking vigilance to guard the treasure of our liberty, not only from invasion, but from decay and corruption, was our best wisdom and our first duty.

Paine ultimately finds this particular deplorable, and calls for the reallocation of coal tax funds back to the people. He tells Reflections upon the French Kings declaration book, that the positive ascertainment of its limits, and its security from invasion, were among the causes for which civil society itself has been instituted.

We procure reverence to our civil institutions on the principle upon which nature teaches us to revere individual men; on account of their age, and on account of those from whom they are descended.

Justifying perfidy and murder for public benefit, public benefit would soon become the pretext, and perfidy and murder the end, until rapacity, malice, revenge, and fear more dreadful than revenge could satiate their insatiable appetites.

It is a policy that has very much the complexion of a fraud. The property of France does not govern it. It is called, "An Act for declaring the rights and liberties of the subject, and for settling the succession of the crown". All the reformations we have hitherto made have proceeded upon the principle of reverence to antiquity; and I hope, nay, I am persuaded, that all those which possibly may be made hereafter will be carefully formed upon analogical precedent, authority, and example.

If, what is the more likely event, instead of that unusual degree of virtue, they should be actuated by sinister ambition, and a lust of meretricious glory, then the feeble part of the assembly, to whom at first they conform, becomes in its turn the dupe and instrument of their designs. You would have rendered the cause of liberty venerable in the eyes of every worthy mind in every nation.

We fear God; we look up with awe to kings, with affection to parliaments, with duty to magistrates, with reverence to priests, and with respect to nobility. Instead, Paine argues that Government is a contrivance of man, and it follows that hereditary succession and hereditary rights to govern cannot compose a Government—because the wisdom to govern cannot be inherited.

From here Paine moves on to discuss, in general, the notions of monarchy and hereditary succession. Indulging myself in the freedom of epistolary intercourse, I beg leave to throw out my thoughts, and express my feelings, just as they arise in my mind, with very little attention to formal method.

Employment at all times for the casual poor in cities. The king did not have the means to raise and keep an army himself and had to rely on these nobles to defend the nation; Lesser nobles, who had the ability to read and write, also acted as the king's agents.

The claim of the citizen is prior in time, paramount in title, superior in equity. To the faculty of law was joined a pretty considerable proportion of the faculty of medicine. Their very excellence in their peculiar functions may be far from a qualification for others. The other consequence of the was a large reduction of the dominating influence of the Kingdom of France in Europe, and raise the power of other kingdoms to strengthen their empire, notably in Great Britain, Spain, and the Holy Empire.

Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary Most men feel pleasure in looking into future events, and all good men like to receive a word from God.

It operates by a contrary effect—that of taking rights away. Are all orders, ranks, and distinctions to be confounded, that out of universal anarchy, joined to national bankruptcy, three or four thousand democracies should be formed into eighty-three, and that they may all, by some sort of unknown attractive power, be organized into one?From here Paine moves on to discuss, in general, the notions of monarchy and hereditary succession.

Man, Pain argues, was born into a state of equality, and the distinction that has arisen between king and subject is an unnatural one.

At first, Paine says, the world was without kings, but the ancient Jews decided they wanted a king. Absolute monarchy in France slowly emerged in the 16th century and became firmly established during the 17th century. Absolute monarchy is a variation of the governmental form of monarchy in which the monarch holds supreme authority and where that authority is not restricted by any written laws, legislature, or customs.

For Americans, the example of the Roman Republic confirmed what they had learned from the writings of many contemporary propagandists of republicanism: excessive wealth leads inevitably to corruption, there is an intimate connection between private and public or political corruption, and republican institutions depend upon a citizenry that.

Louis XVI (French pronunciation: ; 23 August – 21 January ), born Louis-Auguste, was the last king of France before the fall of the monarchy during the French atlasbowling.com was referred to as citizen Louis Capet during the four months just before he was atlasbowling.comat the death of his father, Louis, son and heir apparent of Louis XV, Louis-Auguste became the new dauphin of Father: Louis, Dauphin of France.

IT may not be unnecessary to inform the reader; that the following Reflections had their origin in a correspondence between the Author and a very young gentleman at Paris, who did him the honour of desiring his opinion upon the important transactions, which then, and ever since, have so much occupied the attention of all men.

An answer was written some time in the month of October, ; but. My Lord, in the case of Taylor, Ibbotson & Co. I took the evidence from the mouths of the boys themselves.

They stated to me that they commenced working on Friday morning, the 27th of May last, at six A.M., and that, with the exception of meal hours and one hour at midnight extra, they did not cease working till four o’clock on Saturday evening, having been two days and a night thus engaged.