The States-General themselves had become a topic of the most lively discussion.
The States-General have not yet made answer to the Ambassador.
The king, our master, is in the midst of his loyal subjects, and the States-General must be suffered to deliberate at liberty.
Anon we may send you to Paris to represent us in the States-General.
The States-General met at Blois on the 16th of October, 1588.
He said to Necker that he desired the States-General because he wanted a guide.
This, at least, had been eminently the case with Barneveld and his colleagues of the States-General.
The "third estate" was aroused and the States-General was summoned.
Marlborough was much chagrined at being interrupted in his meditated decisive operations by the States-General, on this occasion.
These were disbanded by Maurice, and afterwards by an act of the States-General.