Cobbett's Political Register, Volumen24

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William Cobbett, 1813
 

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Página 759 - French, his majesty the king of Prussia, his majesty the Emperor of all the Russias, and his majesty the King of...
Página 175 - You have sent me, among the trophies of your unrivalled fame, the staff of a French marshal ; and I send you, in return, that of England. The British army will hail it with enthusiasm ; while the whole universe will acknowledge those valorous efforts, which have so imperiously called for it. That uninterrupted health, and still increasing laurels, may continue to crown you through a glorious and long career of life, are the never-ceasing and most ardent wishes of, " My dear Lord, " Your most sincere,...
Página 223 - Happily no people, with local and transitory exceptions never to be wholly avoided, are more able than the people of the United States to spare for the public wants a portion of their private means, whether regard be had...
Página 153 - ... of the enemy's principal battery. The advance was led by. the grenadiers of the 100th regiment with undaunted gallantry, which no obstacle could arrest : a narrow causeWay, in many places under water, not more than four feet wide, and about four hundred paces in length, ,which connected the island with the main land, was occupied by the enemy in great force with a six-pounder. It was forced and carried in the most spirited manner...
Página 141 - ... consideration. Adhering, however, to those laws by which the Throne, the Parliament, and the Government of this country, are made fundamentally Protestant, we have not consented to allow that those who acknowledge a foreign jurisdiction should be...
Página 47 - Zadora, and the right of their army was stationed near Vittoria, and was destined to defend the passages of the river Zadora, in the neighbourhood of that city. They had a reserve, in rear of their left, at the village of Gomecha. The nature of the country through which the army...
Página 187 - I could not consider myself justified in continuing so unequal a contest, the issue of which promised no advantage to the interests of His Majesty's service. Having given orders for the fort to be evacuated, the guns to be spiked, and the ammunition destroyed, the troops under my command were put in motion and marched across the country in a line parallel to the Niagara River towards the position near the Beaver Dam, beyond Queenston mountain...
Página 49 - Alava, in front of the enemy's line, which the enemy made repeated attempts to regain. ' The difficult nature of the country prevented the communication between our different columns moving to the attack from their stations on the river Bayas at as early an hour as I had expected; and it was late before I knew that the column, composed of the...
Página 241 - Sir Thomas Picton concurred in thinking their post at Zubiri not tenable for the time during which it would have been necessary to wait in it. They therefore retired early on the 27th, and took up a position to cover the blockade of Pamplona, having the right, consisting of the 3d division, in front of Huarte, and extending to the hills beyond Olaz, and the left, consisting of the 4th division, MajorGeneral Byng's...
Página 221 - Treasury at the end of the present year equal to that on the first of April last. A part of this sum may be considered as a resource for defraying any extraordinary expenses already authorized by law, beyond the sums above estimated ; and a further resource for any emergency may be found in the sum of one million of dollars...

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