History of the Political System of Europe, and Its Colonies, from the Discovery of America to the Independence of the American Continent, Volumen2

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Página ii - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " THE CHILD'S BOTANY," In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts,...
Página 153 - An introduction to the history of the Dutch Republic for the last ten years, reckoning from the year 1777, (by SIR J.
Página 396 - Shortly after, another union, of a more doubtful character, was formed between the emperors of Austria and Russia, and the king of Prussia, to which they gave the name of the Holy Alliance.
Página 164 - ... No Eugene, no Marlborough appeared ; even talent, hated by mediocrity, could not maintain itself; while in the revolutionary states, the most violent and energetic men forced themselves into the highest offices. 39. As the founder, and as the head of these combinations, history has only to mention William Pitt. His name lives in the annals of Great Britain and in the history of Europe. More correct than others in his estimate of the danger, and no less great in character than in talents, he never...
Página 186 - The casus fœderis of this article occurs, when a person, having committed murder or forgery within the jurisdiction of one of the contracting parties, and having sought an...
Página 325 - There were present in person, the emperors of Austria and Russia; the kings of Prussia, Denmark, Bavaria, and...
Página 296 - September 14th and 15th. In the Kremlin, the ancient residence of the Czars, the conqueror took up his head quarters, the limit of his expedition, and the grave of his greatness. Moscow, fired by its own citizens, fell a victim for the empire ; for such a drama demanded such a catastrophe ; but in its pillars of fire the first dawn of freedom shone over shackled Europe in the farthest East. Instead of a Capua, the army suddenly stood in a waste. ' The campaign may now end," was the proposal of Napoleon...
Página ii - CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that on the eleventh day of November, AD 1830, in the fiftyfifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Gray & Bowen, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof...
Página 160 - ... without the circle of their former policy. Kaunitz himself, the Nestor of ministers, had never beheld any thing like them ; and his conduct showed how little he was able to estimate the power of a great popular faction. In this consisted a principal advantage of the democratic party, that they banished the whole system of cabinet politics out of their sphere. 30. It seemed almost necessary for the flame, when once in a blaze, to spread widely. Every passion was kindled ; every political relation...
Página 8 - B.) neither he nor his heirs had been reinstated. 2. The elector Joachim II. had made an hereditary alliance in 1537 with the duke of Liegnitz, Brieg and Wohlau, which Ferdinand I. had forbidden as king of Bohemia and feudal superior of the duke. After the extinction of the ducal house (1675) Austria took possession of the inheritance.

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