History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC.LXXXIX. to the Restoration of the Bourbons in M.DCCC.XV.

W. Blackwood and sons, 1854

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Seite 194 - Pitt, who, since his election, has accepted the office of First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Seite 295 - In the youth of a state, arms do flourish; in the middle age of a state, learning; and then both of them together for a time; in the declining age of a state, mechanical arts and merchandise.
Seite 247 - The negotiations occupied six days, when conditions were agreed to — that the garrison should march out with the honours of war, and that all the ammunition, stores, &c., in the castle be delivered up without injury to the besieging army.
Seite 224 - Being existed, with whom a thousand years are as one day, and one day as a thousand years.
Seite 334 - In him the Spanish army have lost their brightest ornament, his country their most upright patriot, and the world the most strenuous and zealous defender of the cause in which we are engaged ; and I shall always acknowledge with gratitude the assistance which I received from him, as well by his operations as by his counsel, since he had been joined with this army.
Seite 114 - ... influence of religion. Impressed with these reflections, he will behold with indulgence, perhaps even with interest, the crosses which frequently mark the brow of a precipice, and the little chapels hollowed out of the rock where the road is narrowed; he will consider them as so many pledges of security, and rest assured, that, as long as the pious mountaineer continues to adore the
Seite 325 - Great Britain can afford can save the country ; and if from that cause I fail in saving it, and am obliged to go, I shall be able to carry away the British army.
Seite 32 - I hope the people of England will be satisfied!" "I hope my country will do me justice!
Seite 224 - The Arabs have a fable that the Great Pyramid was built by antediluvian kings, and alone, of all the works of men, bore the weight of the flood. Such as this was the fate of the Papacy. It had been buried under the great inundation; but its deep foundations had remained unshaken; and, when the waters abated, it appeared alone amidst the ruins of a world which had passed away.
Seite 272 - I understand that the British army now in Portugal consists of 20,000 men, including cavalry. It should be made up 20,000 infantry, at least, as soon as .possible, by additions of riflemen and other good infantry, which by this time may have been refitted after the campaign in Spain " The reinforcements may follow, as the troops shall recover from their fatigues.

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