Letters written in Holland, in the months of September and October, 1787: To which is added a collection of letters, and other papers, relating to the journey of the Princess of Orange, on the 28th of June, 1787 (Google eBook)

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Printed for the benefit of a charitable institution at Bath, and sold by J. Robson and W. Clarke, J. Debrett and C. Dilly, 1788 - Netherlands - 292 pages
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Page 2 - ... majority of these cases have been traced to the neglect of the science of physical training, and of the elementary laws of health, or in other words, to ignorance, indifference, and neglect. Without stating the results of my personal experience, I will read a few facts extracted from official reports, you will then be able to judge whether it is worth while to think of physical training, whether our public and private schoolmasters and schoolmistresses are to continue to restrict their instructions...
Page 68 - PS , & de la reprife de vos délibérations ultérieures fur cet objet, que le Roi attend une réponfe prompte & fatisfaifante.
Page 105 - Highnefs, for fear the detachment which crofled the lake mould not be fuccefsful, ordered two companies to endeavour, under cover of the night, to proceed along a footpath by the edge of the water, and in like manner to get into the road at the back of Amftelyeen.
Page 67 - LHP ont manifciié à l'égard des mefures adoptées en Hollande fur l'affaire qui fait le fujet du préfent mémoire. Les témoignages...
Page 104 - Our countryman pafled feyeral of the enemy's batteries ; he proceeded along the Harlem Meer to the further part of it, where the lake terminates in a long narrow.
Page 188 - Rotterdam mew every mark of fatisfaction, at the appearance (though merely emblematical) of Union between Great Britain and the Republic. • An elegant dinner was given at the...
Page 105 - Thefe troops were ordered to proceed along the Harlem Meer, to endeavour to land, and gain the high road between...
Page 9 - On plaça des fentinelles à toutes les portes, & on prit les précautions les plus ridicules, au point de faire accompagner par...
Page 66 - Sœur de ce Monarque. Le Roi n'a pu apprendre qu'avec une furprife extrême, qu'au lieu de remplir fa...
Page 66 - Maifon des fondateurs de la liberté & de l'indépendance Belgique , avoit pu s'égarer; fi l'apparition de...

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