Travels in Italy, between 1792 and 1798; containing a view of the late revolutions. Also a suppl. comprising instructions for travelling in France.2 vols, Volume 1

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Page 148 - The Kings of Sardinia and Naples, the Pope, and the Duke of Parma, are separated from the coalition. You have expelled the English from Leghorn, Genoa, and Corsica. Yet higher destinies await you ! You will prove yourselves worthy of them...
Page 141 - ... obliging ourfelves, under our faith and word, to approve and ratify them in fpecial form, in order that they may be valid and inviolable in all future time. AiTured of the fentiments of good •will which you have tnanifclîcd, we have abHained from remov...
Page 113 - He made no reply — again me afkcd the fame queftion — he ftill was filent — but, on it's being repeated a third time, called for a lemon, cut it in two, fqueezed all the juice out of one-half, threw it away ; then fqueezed the juice out of the other half, and threw that away likewife. Thus was the Lady...
Page 140 - DESIRING to terminate amicably our differences with the French Republic by the retreat of the Troops which you command, we...
Page 81 - On seeing the soldiers, she earnestly petitioned for life and liberty, telling them that she had been four years confined in that cruel manner for attempting to elope with a young man, who had long been master of her heart. The soldiers instantly struck off her fetters ; upon which she besought them to lead her into the open air ; they represented to her, that on quitting the shelter of the convent she would be exposed to a shower of cannon balls.
Page 324 - Siena, made in 1193, is so famous for the quantity and quality of its water, as to be mentioned in the Inferno of Dante...
Page 345 - The length of it was four stadia or furlongs, the breadth the like number of acres ; with a trench of ten feet deep, and as many broad, to receive the water, and seats enough for 150,000 menf.
Page 112 - Italy, too, was a mine replete with wealth; and while the major part of her Citizens, dazzled by fpecious promifes^ and fafcinated by a phantom falfely called Liberty, were blind to the real intentions of their Conqueror, he, though naturally envelloped with...
Page 154 - To that branch of French philofophy, however, termed FREE-THINKING, may we attribute the errors of BUONAPARTE, and the growth of thofe licentious maxims and manners, which have brought an unoffending Monarch to the guillotine, deftroyed the peace of Society, and deluged Europe with blood. But to have done with this long digref-» fion, and continue my narrative reflecting Rome.

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