History of Europe from the commencement of the French revolution ... to the restoration of the Bourbons, Томи 9 – 10

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Сторінка 45 - This scene of peace and plenty was suddenly changed into a desert; and the prospect of the smoking ruins could alone distinguish the solitude of nature from the desolation of man.
Сторінка 214 - Lo, these are the ungodly: these prosper in the world ; and these have riches in possession : and I said, Then have I cleansed my heart in vain, and washed mine hands in innocency. 13 All the day long have I been punished, and chastened every morning.
Сторінка 214 - Until I went into the sanctuary of God : then understood I the end of these men ; 17 Namely, how thou dost set them in slippery places : and castest them down, and destroyest them.
Сторінка 284 - The bond which unites so many powerful nations in the most just, as well as the greatest of causes, is about to be yet closer drawn, and rendered indissoluble on the field of battle. Russians, Prussians, Austrians ! you all combat for the same cause : you fight for the liberty of Europe — for the independence of your children — for the immortal renown of your names. All for each ! each for all ! With this device, the sacred combat is about to commence. Be faithful at the decisive moment, and...
Сторінка 210 - Moses : and yet the pillar of fire by night, and the pillar of cloud by day, did not cease to direct the footsteps of our pioneer pilgrims.
Сторінка 99 - His Majesty looks only to the security of his own dominions and those of his allies, and to the general safety of Europe. Whenever he shall judge that such security can in any manner be attained, as resulting either from the internal situation of...
Сторінка 141 - ... magnanimous yet wise policy of consulting the interests, and bending to the prejudices of the conquered states, by which the Romans obtained the empire of the world in ancient, and the English the supremacy in Hindostan in modern times, never entered into his imagination. To concentrate the world in Europe, Europe in France, France in Paris, and Paris in himself, was the perpetual object of his ambition. Nor was it only over the bodies and properties of men that he proposed to establish this...
Сторінка 352 - ... agent of liquidation. By the original Sinking Fund Act of 1786, drawn by Mr Pitt, this limitation was to have taken place as soon as the fund should have accumulated to four millions per annum.. Had not that original plan been varied by the act of 1802, the public would long ere this have felt relief from the operation of the Sinking Fund, though only to the limited extent of the interest on four millions a-year. Lord Lansdowne and all the authorities have also concurred in the opinion, that...
Сторінка 353 - Thus, in the event of a long war, a considerable resource might accrue during the course of the war itself, as every successive loan would contribute to accelerate the redemption of those previously existing ; and the total amount of charge to be borne by the public, in respect of the public debt, would be reduced to a narrower compass than in the other mode, in which a greater number of loans would be co-existing. At the same time the ultimate discharge of the whole debt would be rather accelerated...
Сторінка 439 - You must keep your ground, my lads,' cried he; 'there is nothing behind you — charge!' Instantly a loud shout was raised; the fugitives on the flank rallied and re-formed line; a volley was poured in, the bayonets levelled, and the enemy were driven, still obstinately fighting, out of the village and...

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