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Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, and Viscount of St.
To the fame of his Majesty’s civil virtues, we may add the reputation he has acquired by his martial atchievements. It is observed by Sir that the are particularly fond of a King who is valiant: upon which account his Majesty has a title to all the esteem that can be paid the most warlike Prince; though at the same time, for the good of his Subjects, he studies to decline all occasions of military glory; and chuses rather to be distinguished as the Father, than as the Captain of his people. I am glad his rebellious subjects are too inconsiderable to put him upon exerting that courage and conduct, which raised him so great a reputation in and the when he fought against the enemies of Christianity; and in and where he commanded against the great disturber of the peace of . One would think there was reason for the opinion of those, who make personal courage to be an hereditary virtue, when we see so many instances of it in the line of To go no farther back than the time of our present King, where can we find, among the soveraign houses of any other family, that has furnished so many persons of distinguished fortitude? Three of his Majesty’s brothers have fallen gloriously in the field, fighting against the enemies of their native country: And the bravery of his royal Highness the Prince of is still fresh in our memory, who fought, with the spirit of his father, at the battel of when the children of and the Pretender, fled before him.
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There were two very powerful Tyrants engaged in a perpetual War against each other: The Name of the first was L, and of the second A. The Aim of each of them was no less than Universal Monarchy over the Hearts of Mankind. had many Generals under him, who did him great Service, as and was likewise very strong in his Officers, being faithfully served by and He had likewise a Privy-Counsellor who was always at his Elbow, and whispering something or other in his Ear: the Name of this Privy-Counsellor was As conducted himself by the Counsels of his Antagonist was entirely guided by the Dictates and Advice of who was his first Counsellor and Minister of State, that concerted all his Measures for him, and never departed out of his sight. While these two great Rivals were thus contending for Empire, their Conquests were very various. got Possession of one Heart, and of another. The Father of a Family would often range himself under the Banners of and the Son under those of The Wife and Husband would often declare themselves on the two different Parties; nay, the same Person would very often side with one in his Youth, and revolt to the other in his old Age. Indeed the Wise Men of the World stood but alas! their Numbers were not considerable. At length, when these two Potentates had wearied themselves with waging War upon one another, they agreed upon an Interview, at which neither of their Counsellors were to be present. It is said that began the Parly, and after having represented the endless State of War in which they were engaged, told his Enemy, with a Frankness of Heart which is natural to him, that he believed they two should be very good Friends, were it not for the Instigations of that pernicious Counsellor, who made an ill use of his Ear, and filled him with groundless Apprehensions and Prejudices. To this replied, that he looked upon (the first Minister of his Antagonist) to be a much more destructive Counsellor than for that he was perpetually suggesting Pleasures, banishing all the necessary Cautions against Want, and consequently undermining those Principles on which the Government of was founded. At last, in order to an Accommodation, they agreed upon this Preliminary; That each of them should immediately dismiss his Privy-Counsellor. When things were thus far adjusted towards a Peace, all other Differences were soon accommodated, insomuch that for the future they resolved to live as good Friends and Confederates, and to share between them whatever Conquests were made on either side. For this Reason, we now find and taking Possession of the same Heart, and dividing the same Person between them. To which I shall only add, that since the discarding of the Counsellors above mentioned, supplies in the room of as Prompts in the place of