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A90805 The politicks of the French King, Lewis the XIV. discovered with respect to Rome. Emperour, and princes of the Empire. Spain. England. United Provinces. Northern princes. Suisse cantons: and of Savoy. With a short account of his religion. Translated from the French. Licensed according to order.; Aprit de la France et les maximes de Louis XIV découvertes ̀l'Europe. English. 1689 (1689) Wing P2770A; ESTC R229739 67,320 98

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be_v find_v guilty_a upon_o the_o score_n of_o a_o duel_n with_o aubjou_n for_o there_o be_v no_o fault_n how_o heinous_a soever_o but_o the_o king_n pardon_n if_o the_o malefactor_n be_v judge_v needful_a for_o his_o interest_n and_o ambition_n we_o be_v confident_a the_o king_n proffer_v vast_a sum_n to_o withdraw_v the_o prince_n of_o the_o house_n of_o lunenburg_n from_o their_o true_a interest_n and_o so_o bring_v they_o under_o the_o french_a yoke_n but_o i_o will_v have_v they_o disabused_a it_o be_v no_o way_n honourable_a nor_o creditable_a for_o free_a and_o sovereign_a prince_n to_o stoop_v so_o low_a as_o to_o be_v mercenary_a to_o france_n and_o it_o be_v certain_a all_o these_o offer_n be_v for_o nothing_o else_o but_o to_o loosen_v themselves_o from_o their_o honest_a true_a ally_n viz._n