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By Milovan Djilas

The autobiography of the early life of the previous Vice Presiden of Yugoslovia, that is additionally the tale of a little-know land, Montenegro. creation and notes by means of William Jovanovich. Translated by way of Michael B. Petrovich.

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But they are mortal: religion is immortal. ”18 Upon this question of the danger to the Church and to the episcopacy the Bishops had a rightful say. King William’s bishops, still a majority, plumped for the Whigs and the Administration. 19 The Commons at the request of the Lords made a similar declaration; and, the Queen assenting in cordial terms, it became a penal offence to speak of danger to the Church of England. Notwithstanding this threat, the country clergy and the fox-hunters continued to ingeminate their griefs with general impunity; and the pamphleteers were artful, virulent, hard to catch, and harder to convict.

Everywhere the Tories proclaimed the Church in danger. Sir John Pakington rode to the hustings of Worcester under a banner which portrayed a toppling steeple. 7 A pamphlet called The Memorial of the Church of England, by Dr Drake, attributed this desertion of the Church to Marlborough and Godolphin. Everywhere the Tories railed against the expense of the Continental war and denounced the meanness of Britain’s allies and the mistakes of her leaders on the Continent and at the Admiralty. The oppressive land-tax upon the country gentlemen and the growing National Debt were contrasted with the fat profits of the upstart financiers and money interest of the City of London.

She sought to win by argument, voluble and vociferous, written and interminable, what had hitherto been the freehold property of love. She undertook to plead every Whig demand with her mistress. For Sunderland, her son-in-law, that might be understood. There the Queen could suppose a personal desire which in old friendship she still wished to meet. But the acceptance of a Whig Lord Keeper, guardian of the Queen’s conscience, adviser upon the Church patronage, seemed to Queen Anne not a matter for the judgment of her favourite and confidante.

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