The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 40

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1800 - History
 

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Page 314 - Hidalgo, and the said article and the thirty-third article of the treaty of Amity, commerce, and navigation...
Page 445 - A Caterpillar grovell'd near, A subtle slow Conveyancer, Who, summoned, waddles with his quill To draw the haughty Insect's will. None but his heirs must own the spot, Begotten, or to be begot ; Each leaf he binds, each bud he ties To eggs of eggs of Butterflies. When lo ! how Fortune loves to...
Page 313 - Whereas doubts have arisen what river was truly intended under the name of the river St. Croix, mentioned in the said treaty of peace, and forming a part of the boundary therein described...
Page 131 - SIR, I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of his Excellency the...
Page 14 - ... or dependants in any thing interfering with their public or private religious duties — and as example, and a public declaration of the principles of our own conduct, more peculiarly at this time, may tend to influence the conduct of others, we do hereby further declare our resolution to adhere, as far as may be practicable, to the due observance of the Lord's day * according to the preceding declaration.
Page 442 - From her full bosom bursts the unbidden sigh. A strange mysterious awe the scene inspires; And on her lips the trembling accents die. O'er her fair face what wild emotions play ! • What lights and shades in sweet confusion blend...
Page 120 - M'Manus shall proceed from Wexford towards Oulart, accompanied by Mr. E. Hay, appointed by the inhabitants of all religious persuasions, to inform the Officer commanding the King's troops that they are ready to deliver up the Town of Wexford without...
Page 310 - I beg it to be understood that I do not mean to withhold any assistance to arrange and organize the Army which you may think I can afford. I take the liberty also to mention that I must decline having my acceptance considered as drawing after it any immediate charge upon the public, or that I can receive any emoluments annexed to the appointment before entering into a situation to incur expense.
Page 283 - We also told him that there was another difference in the cases ; that the money was lent by France for great national and French objects; it was lent to maim a rival and an enemy whom...
Page 309 - I cannot express how greatly affected I am at this new proof of public confidence, and the highly flattering manner in which you have been pleased to make the communication ; at the same time I must not conceal from you my earnest wish, that the choice had fallen on a man less declined in years, and better qualified to encounter the usual vicissitudes of war.

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