History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815). 12 vols. [and] Index vol, Τόμος 12

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Σελίδα 285 - I place myself under the protection of their laws, which I claim from your Royal Highness, as the most powerful, the most constant, and the most generous of my enemies.
Σελίδα 127 - States, such measures as they may deem expedient; and also, to take measures, if they shall think proper, for procuring a convention of delegates from all the United States, in order to revise the constitution thereof, and more effectually to secure the support and attachment of all the people, by placing all upon the 'basis of fair representation.
Σελίδα 156 - ... spirit which inspired your troops with unbounded confidence, and taught them to know that the day of battle was always a day of victory ; that moral courage and enduring fortitude which in perilous times, when gloom and doubt had beset ordinary minds, stood nevertheless unshaken, and that ascendancy of character, which, uniting the energies of jealous and rival nations, enabled you to wield at will the fate and fortunes of mighty empires.
Σελίδα 156 - For the repeated thanks and grants bestowed upon you by this House in gratitude for your many and eminent services, you have thought fit this day to offer us your acknowledgments. But this Nation .well knows that it is still largely your debtor. It owes to you the proud satisfaction that amidst the constellation of great and illustrious warriors who have recently visited our country...
Σελίδα 156 - My Lord ; — Since last I had the honour of addressing you from this place, a series of eventful years has elapsed ; but none without some mark and note of your rising glory. " ' The military triumphs which your valour has achieved upon the banks of the Douro and the Tagus, of the Ebro and the Garonne, have called forth the spontaneous shouts of admiring nations. Those triumphs it is needless on this day to recount : their names have been written by your conquering sword in the annals of Europe,...
Σελίδα 143 - ... angle of Nova Scotia, thence along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic ocean to the north-westernmost head of Connecticut...
Σελίδα 291 - Private persons and property shall be equally respected. The inhabitants, and in general all individuals who shall be in the capital, shall continue to enjoy their rights and liberties without being disturbed or called to account either as to the situations which they hold, or may have held, or as to their conduct or political opinions.
Σελίδα 98 - British orders in council of January and November, 1807, will have been withdrawn as respects the United States on the 10th day of June next...
Σελίδα 126 - Thus terminated at sea," says Alison, the British historian, " this memorable contest, in which the English, for the first time for a century and a half, met with equal antagonists on their own element ; and in recounting which the British historian, at a loss whether to admire most the devoted heroism of his own countrymen or the gallant bearing of their antagonists, feels almost equally warmed in narrating either side of the strife.
Σελίδα 32 - French capital, and the brilliancy of this spectacle " had concentrated on one spot, was one young man who " had watched with intense interest the progress of the war " from his earliest years, and who, having hurried from '' his paternal roof in Edinburgh on the first cessation of " hostilities, then conceived the first idea of narrating its " events ; and amidst its wonders inhaled that ardent spirit, " that deep enthusiasm, which, sustaining him through fifteen " subsequent years of travelling...

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