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   London Pues Occurrences (Newspaper) - September 5, 1847, London, Middlesex                                JL.XLVI. , PUE C C U RR KNCES. From SATURDAY September the 5th, to TV ESD AT September the 8th,'1747. ft ife A ll T H O Rj #V. jheYf.'r r^S when Lewis XlV. M brought thfrjurch a!mii li?aiions, Alliances, and tbe Sacraments. lit e'ii Things they exceed ihe G;snd S-junior j but Murer �nd Extent otaifolotr nominion they his Rivals, ar.dSpiring to foreirai him )0 his tfys- upon F'j-ope, ro be.i.vne ic-ie Mailers of i reifero, �s h? is o! the E�:iern Eir.pire. I And why no; ? Whv fljuula nor L.r�* is the XlV'h \ve it now, as his PredccefTor. Cn r)ecD5;n, md heretofore? His great Miaif'tfs sod Officers )th Civil and Mili'siy, J-�v'� TtT?y navr ample territories,- and very populous, and a mvl r.a-eroiisN 'hilicy and Gent-v , as rou.h Coc'aje as beift An efters together witb.th" Adv.v.t p.e *�o/dit�ry Rate. P� t� San Henry II,. W.bette|,Stfcceft. and .won* have mended h^,I>ominiow very f�r, Jgr'g not beea presented 1>I  f�44^. Death, as was alio thirty Y*�s after. Kn$Hf� Tbeo catne oh his Sacceflbc Henry IV. �^I ^ bioi they boaft. that he ftthd^M?^1?,^.^- JJ, 10 tb/.toent of it, as atraoEdW dm Nature ot it rawnfjog no Ms "titan' t�v: ��f{ fea* r�K mto � Mode], �jd reduce afl thcKingifo^t and Commonwealths that were in his Ti�e, f� a certain NutBOer, and to bring them into Such Bounds as he fhould think fir ro prefcribe to them; buc to referve to himfelf a Portion fo confidtr-able, to grow up into that State ofllniverfar Monarchy, whidi had been firii imagined by hi* Predeceflbr Francis. To this EfifecTt, he had n-.ide Choice of his Generals, and other great Officers, turnifhed bis Arl'enal with Stores and Arms, and collected prodigious Sams of .Money into his Treasury > and ah c*me to nothing by the Hand of After him bis Son Lewis XIII. Father of the prelent King * though, by Realon of fome Broils and Civil W^rs, he was not at Leifure 10 carry on the Project of his Predeceffors, by itnploying thar. Way the great Armory and Wealth which his Father had provided ; yet frill he had an Eye towards Hs and CardinalRuhlieii with the reft of his Minifters, finding (hat theHoufe of Auflria was Tery near brJrjgTnfc aH Germany under their Subjection, and after the jUttle ot Prague flood fair to carry away* tiniverfa! Empire (rhe Darling of France) ?he.y hailen'd with what Speed they could, to put an End to civl Diffentions, �nd having got duiet at Home, rhey being then courted by divers Princes, for Affiftance and Protection againff the Auftrian Family, were gUd of tne Opporcunity: Reckoning, that under a Shew of a (lilting weak Princes, rhey might �c length take an (Xcafion to (bare with them jq th�iF Principalities, and by that Mrans vallly incveale their own Power; And fo ihcy did fubdue new Provinces, and confijerable Towns in Spain,Itah, Germany, �od the Low-Countries; which at nude the Princes as jealous qt him, as they had been before of the Aulhians: So that, to prevent urther Mifchief, they were content to fit down with their Lofies, rather than trufl th�ir French Ahies any longer, Which occafioned that great Treaty held at Mun'.ler, which ended in a general Peace, Anno 1^48. We may obferve upon what bts beervCa-id, Brjt, That had not Franc* had a roarvcllous Wit^ CouriRe,andForfune, it could never have bornt in the Midir of Jo many Waves and Temp-lb of Difcord and RebeUion, as w*re r�i>'d during the Reigns oi thoie KingSj and yet cootinue Mill in Condition atcer all, to maintain itlelf/ and bid f*ir for the Mailefy of a General Dominion. Setcndlu That in all Ages, as loon as ih^ir "in-teftioe Trouble* have been over, they have ftiil. out ofareftleis, warlike Humour, endeavour'd to encroach upon their Neia^rbonrj, and for enlarging , their own .Lordihip, taken ail Opporturiities to dillurb Mankind; and they couid never yet let any Bounds to their Arahifion. thirty, That thtjHumoar ot theirs, fupported I by the Greatoefs of their Power, would long be- 1 foe this Time have certainly brought aH Europe I under their Subjection, rf their own Diviftons and \ fi ivate Quarrels h^d not from Time to Time put Oick their Defigns for marry Years', or had not their greater! Princes bten cut off before they cpuid have rrniflied tb'i' intended Work. hmtbir Mi U}Uy, as a Coniequenie of the three former," T*m it was and ever win be, the true fn-terett of ailprmces to oppofe the French Defiam; or,if they have at any limeoccafion to uf�them againft other Oppreffors, yet ftiB to remember, tbsi no Opfrejfion h hl$ ibeins and that they mediate it always, oven in the Midft of Friendships And therefore th� thefare not to accept ot their At lillance longer or further than mere Neceflity or PUblfck Utility requires at > bur to cair them oft* the Danger is over; a* it was pn^itdd in the Ptace of Paffiu, in the Time of Henry II. and that of Muofterr to both which the French were prevented of furthec progpefs by thejealouly-ot tfteir Allies^ Itowevet inafl fuchOccafiorw* they ever made AcqUftitiOr>,-and;c*me oS with gptfat Advan-tagTS. ; in the Stories of fuch glocioasptanits of then-Princes, it ts> that the FrenclwMintiers do pride 3d delight rhemfalves^ arid to tfcer Mooarchs, icn youthful, they propound) theft for ImitaV tfon.- To this End, ir was the Care of Cardioai Nfazarine, in the Minority of the King now regnant-f, to provide him an iajreeable Tutor, that rdigtst form arid fir in the-Mind of his Mijefty, �e greateftrfdeas of Glory'and WktKke finterpri. �ts.^ This was the Biibop of Rodes his di ft Go-vtrnoi', whoi as loorv as his yourtfr Mafter came tp underfbod Letters, inflead of diverting him With ftraattctt,' eatertakied iwm *ithf the Lives and Aftionj of the greateft of bis Predecrflbn; butabo** aft recomrrtended to biat tbe Story and Model- of' a  gre*t; Pf ihee, in ibe high Atcbieve-ntems of his Grandfather, Ring Henry IV. as njay be feen in a Book of his, wtirreo to thac �jrpote, which hath fmcebeen pubijlricd. I   fl.        I �,�,)�     '   t      ',.......,l   ,  ,-1 �     �,     ..'i,    ,., il.....�   . t Lew* Xir. This Prince, as well bv bis own Genius, as by the happy Succels of his Undertakings, bath re-Hfhed tach Inftruftions. and h�th f-ile'y propoi'ed to himfelf thatEximpie for the Rule oi his Actions.   The Hiftory of thar Great King hath been his moir ordinary Study.   He hath in Iminrion of him, taken C re to accumroulate a va/f lieafirre, and lettied amigbtv Revenie, fought for AVitr.ces abroad, and fucceffively rais*d many numerous Ar� tpie.s   'Tis evident therefore, thar upon :he very f�r� Draughts he Acts; and that all mat wefreat preient �re the only old Acts o   bii Predeceffort renew'd, and Effects of thole InpiTflions whiih he h di l'uck*d in with his Milk.   Do but read the: B Ok entitled Tbe Mimtm �f Hem IV. wi'h thoiip of the Pretident Jcannin, and of the flith->p oi Rodes;  and then conclude, that whatsoever his moft Potent Grandfather had imaginM, thrsKing intends to perform by the Power of his Amies, viz. A wondrous Theatre ot Unchriffim Glory, planted on a Mount*nous heap ot Cb^jftian Sculls* to amale and teielic Mankind into an UuiverJal Slivery.    For, as the Delire, of Glory h th noc ary boundsi and in regard his Years and prelenc ci nd/tion put him into a Cecity to run a longer Courtc than did Henry lc Grand, lo we cannot but reaionably expert that he, who hath lo often, croif the Rhine with,his Su.nrucA Saeceff:*, will alfo, when he hath over run the Continent �.iofs tbe narrow SeiS to make hisVific"'. His Pen-men have taken a e/eat deal of Paitw to nour.ih thefc thoughts in Hitn and have no othee Study than to teed this Natural Humour ot his Ma-;effy> and transt'ufe icallo int.> his Son the D i Glory, which, whkh tbey have diicoyered in them botti.   The great Rewards that have been given them for 114 arc authentick Mark* of a� A ^eptance of. thehr Service-- And lureiy fjch Acunowleaftnterrrsfrooi * young High Spat ir, tint believeth hjmieli to he., in a Ponu.-e to execute all that pleal'i-th him, and who hath drunk down tfc� Mourn, That to t^ke P'o&ifion by the S^ord, any Title is tufScleo', mutt needs be a dangen-a* lore-running Sentence upon ali the reft ot Miruind, ag-tinit wriam his (Vljnittcfi ihail pe: l'A dc bi�u trtat he had}any thing-toprcrxnd. Which yet more clj-srly to make appear to Us, we only need read the printed Books not long imce Djdicateo to him; among which isotrf that carries this Title, via. The /uit Pretences of the King of Frince to the hmpirc ; which JJook having laid down this for a Ground, 1 hat the, Do-as in ions of Sovereign Prinzes have a.vi.u been the Dominions and Conqueifs of the nquefts 01 Crftwns cir. be neither alienated nor pre tabbed, at length draws out tbeie two Conciutions. Rird, Tan ibe treutji Put ef Germany �'i tbe ?** tri/notiy md indent InbtrUtate �f tbt Fren- h PritctS* Secondly, Tqm Charlemain did ftfrfx Germaayk^ Khi$ of France, in dust ji Kmfem. what may .not be drawn from fuch kind of Aflertjons ? -- Hibil eft ftad creitri it ft Ambir.e UbJeto. nequh---.- If thefe things be b^lievea in Fr�nce, what mtf not the Scribes Of Fraoce pefuadc their Matters* M*y they not as weti pxoie and perfuade him, That he wears the Titles of all other Pi�rcc* within the Pome! of his Sword? If one may ju^ge1 of what is to come of #hat is paft; all Europs will have caul'e enough to ftand upon- their Guard, and tike the Alarm, to prevent the Machinations of the FYer.ch Minitlrjs whofe" fole Mfineft 'tisr to Mow1 tfjf thc ? tiie Spaniards, inttead of leading us to Hf V. China anal the, Indiapai they h�d propojed. had difcoveredto us Adjertca, they htdadt Thoughts of, the Portugueifc netftled to fee what Had beetroffer*d to them io the Pooeiijon of are- t other, revived their former Project Qt fiodmg, a Way to the todies, to get an Equivalent. In effect, tbey gat thither try doubling tbe Cape c� riood Hope, and procuring. Pil�tt on the Coalis df Mezam-^ic and Momba/av VaCco d� Casu had Ac Honour oi airitfngj&tt ^bje Coail of Ma>hbar a^^afjctKin 14^7. The Portuguaje under fus . Ootmoct^ead attetwatd* under that of tbe gicac . Albuvfuerque, made a� the Eaft tremble'with trie No^eny of their AroUety; Tbey t#ized upon Oi-musac tbe eritryot the Petfiaa Gutphr and by this means got Pogcfion ot tbe Pearl-Trade at Cat if, aoAchcBth/ft Coom�oditicsofPatu. They poi-.   

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