A Letter to William Roscoe, Esq: Containing Strictures on His Late Publication Entitled "Considerations on the Causes, Objects and Consequences of the Present War."

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D. & G. Bruce, 1808 - 64 pages
 

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Page 7 - declare, in the name of the French nation, "that they will grant fraternity and assistance to all " those people who wish to procure liberty ; and that " they charge the executive power to send orders to "their generals to give assistance to such people as " have suffered, or are now suffering, in the cause of "liberty.
Page 42 - impression on me, because those contained in the " latter clause of the sentence had been used by his " Excellency in one of his letters to me. It was on " the faith of the uti possidetis being to be strictly " observed as the basis, and particularly Sicily, on " which satisfaction had been given to your
Page 42 - that his Majesty was induced to authorize " your Lordship to hold further conferences with " M. Talleyrand. Any tergiversation or cavil therefore on that article, would be a breach of the " principle of the proposed basis in its most essential " part.
Page 45 - yet, before the decision of Russia on this treaty could " be known, France had already annihilated the whole "frame and constitution of the German empire; had " reduced under her own yoke a large
Page 33 - The first act of France was to hold out her emancipated hands to the free states of England and America; but the coldness of the minister soon convinced her that in this government she was not to expect a friend.
Page 44 - on the contrary, elated by this advantage, " of which it boasted as equal in importance to the " most decisive victory, departed in every conference " more and more widely from its own offers and
Page 20 - degree, be dangerous to the liberty of the press, "as secured by the constitution of the country.
Page 44 - still far short of what his majesty had uniformly " insisted on, and was now more than ever entitled to " expect ; and the decisive rejection of the just
Page 55 - Rather to bear the ills we have, " Than fly to others that we know not of;
Page 42 - the faith of the uti possidetis being to be strictly " observed as the basis, and particularly Sicily, on " which satisfaction had been given to your

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