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60. He appears to have had no military skill, nor patience to persevere in what He had begun, He had neither the Virtues of a King, nor the parts proper for executing that Office; fond of power, with immense ambition, He Stuck at nothing to gain His ends, false promisses, perjury treachery, & such little Arts were the principal engines He made use of; He Seems to have been Void of Magnanimity, Honour, Justice, Oeconomy, Religion, His spent His time in low & mean Company, the Continual Wars prevented Him from laying regular taxes but wherever He had power He rais'd Danegeld contrary to His Coronation Oath, besides immence contributions, that like most Men in His Situation He lavish'd with great prodigallity on is troops & partisans.