The Edinburgh Annual Register, Band 8,Ausgabe 1

John Ballantyne and Company, 1817

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Seite 273 - I am as free as nature first made man, Ere the base laws of servitude began, When wild in woods the noble savage ran.
Seite 335 - A victim to the factions which distract my country, and to the enmity of the greatest powers of Europe, I have terminated my political career, and I come, like Themistocles, to throw myself upon the hospitality of the British people.
Seite 359 - ... improved into liberal arrangements on other subjects on which the parties have mutual interests, or which might endanger their future harmony. Congress will decide on the expediency of promoting such a sequel by giving effect to the measure of confining the American navigation to American seamen — a measure which, at the same time that it might have that conciliatory tendency, would have the further advantage of increasing the independence of our navigation and the resources for our maritime...
Seite 295 - Art. XVII. The Ratifications shall be exchanged to-morrow the 4th, of July, at six o'clock in the morning at the Bridge of Neuilly. Art. XVIII. Commissioners shall be named by the respective parties, in order to watch over the execution of the present Convention.
Seite 169 - ... those which they close, and perpetuate revenge and hatred and blood from age to age. Europe seemed to breathe after her sufferings. In the midst of this fair prospect, and of these consolatory hopes, Napoleon...
Seite 162 - France with projects of confiision and disorder, he has deprived himself of the protection of the law, and has manifested to the universe, that there can be neither peace nor truce with him.
Seite 327 - ... any number of individual powers in Europe, the day of retribution must come. " Not only, then, would it, in my opinion, be unjust in the sovereigns to gratify the people of France on this subject, at the expense of their own people, but the sacrifice they would make would be impolitic, at it would deprive them of the opportunity of giving the people of France a great moral lesson " During these agitating transactions, the articles of peace, so necessary for all parties, were at length finally...
Seite 183 - ... peace with a war establishment, and a war to follow it ; recollect further, that whatever be your resources they must outlast those of all your enemies ; and further, that your empire cannot be saved by a calculation : besides, your wealth is only...
Seite 294 - VIII. To-morrow, the 4th of July, at mid-day, St. Denis, St. Ouen, Clichy, and Neuilly, shall be given up.
Seite 262 - My political life is terminated, and I proclaim my son, under the title of Napoleon II., Emperor of the French.

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