The Universal magazine, Volume 9

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Page 86 - France was broken off upon points immediately affecting, not his majesty's own interests, but those of his imperial ally. But his majesty neither understands, nor will he admit, the pretension of the emperor of Russia...
Page 86 - ... conditions on which alone these hostilities can be terminated, and the intercourse of the two countries renewed. " His Majesty has already had occasion to assert, that justice has in no instance been denied to the claims of his Imperial Majesty's subjects. " The termination of the war with Denmark has been so anxiously sought by his Majesty, that it cannot be necessary for his Majesty to renew any professions upon that subject. But his Majesty is at a loss to reconcile the Emperor of Russia's...
Page 188 - ... forces into several brigades and parts, and ordered the whole to be unloaded, and no firing to be permitted on any account ; and, under this order, to march into the principal streets of the town unprovided with proper and...
Page 486 - Friends, I do therefore believe and shall obey your word. Friends, I hope you also will consent to my request, which is this : I wish you to send a great number of men, women, and children here. Friends, send also property, and cloth for us, and we also will adopt English customs. Friends, send also plenty of muskets and powder ; for wars are frequent in our country. Should I be killed, you will have nothing in...
Page 188 - Whitelocke in making such an offensive and unusual demand, tending to exasperate the inhabitants of Buenos Ayres, to produce and encourage a spirit of resistance to his Majesty's arms, to exclude the hope of amicable accommodation, and to increase the difficulties of the service with which he was intrusted, acted in a manner unbecoming his duty as an officer, prejudicial to military discipline, and contrary to the Articles of War.
Page 188 - Quentin, tending to lessen the confidence of the soldiers in the skill and courage of their officers, being unbecoming his character as an officer, prejudicial to good order and military discipline, and contrary to the articles of war.
Page 399 - The bride kissed the goblet; the knight took it up: He quaffed off the wine, and he threw down the cup. She looked down to blush, and she looked up to sigh, With a smile on her lips and a tear in her eye. He took her soft hand ere her mother could bar, — "Now tread we a measure!
Page 502 - From experiments which I have made, I find that, on being dried, which should be done in the shade, and infused in a tea-pot, the leaves of the vine make an excellent substitute for tea. I have also found, that on being cut small, bruised, and put into a vat or mashing-tub, and boiling water poured on them in the same way as is done with malt, the...
Page 85 - Baltic is maintained; however, his majesty may, at particular periods, have forborne, for special reasons, influencing his conduct at the time to act in contradiction to them. Such forbearance never could have applied but to a state of peace and real neutrality in the north ; and his majesty most assuredly could not be expected to recur to it, after France has been suffered to establish herself in indisputed sovereignty along the whole coast of the Baltic sea, from Dantzic to Lubeck.
Page 86 - Majesty't pacific negocialions with other powers. It never will be endured by his Majesty, that any government shall indemnify itself for the humiliation of subserviency to France, by the adoption of an insulting and peremptory tone towards Oreat Britain.

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