Was endeavouring to arm the northern powers against Peter the Great, and this it was Bestuzhev's mission to counteract.
It is highly doubtful whether Carteret could have reconciled his duty to the crown with his private friendships, if government had persisted in endeavouring to force the detested coinage on the Irish people.
In June 17 51 he became president of the council, and was still liked and trusted by the king, but his share in government did not go beyond giving advice, and endeavouring to forward ministerial arrangements.
He was endeavouring to treat with Alboin and the Lombards, and desired to assure himself of Venetian support.
They are represented as endeavouring to prevent the progress of St Patrick and St Columba by raising clouds and mist.