An Account of Livonia: With a Relation of the Rise, Progress, and Decay of the Marian Teutonick Order : the Several Revolutions that Have Happen'd There to These Present Times, with the Wars of Poland, Sweden and Muscovy, Contending for that Province : a Particular Account of the Dukedoms of Courland, Semigallia, and the Province of Pilten : to which is Added the Author's Journey from Livonia to Holland in 1698 ... Sent in Letters to His Friend in London
Peter Buck, 1701 - 335 pages
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Page 302 - Atheifm, but a farther proceeding therein doth bring the mind back again to Religion : for in the entrance of Philofophy, when...
Page 330 - They are both merchants and farmers, and there act parts, which men can but discharge with us ; as if they would show, that the soul in all is masculine, and not varied into weaker sex, as are the bodies that they wear about them. Whether this be from the nature of their country, in which, if they be not laborious, they cannot live ; or from an innate genius of the people by a superior Providence adapted to them of such a situation ; from their own inclination addicted to parsimony ; from custom...
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Page 98 - He confirmed to all the Provinces their Privileges, Laws and Liberties in . Temporal and Spiritual things...
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