Cobbett's Weekly Political Register Volume 4

Cobbett's Weekly Political Register Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1803 edition. Excerpt: ...is not the least resource in difficult times, a greater number of ableand expsriencedtatcsmcn than perhaps any other nation in the world, howiill possible that Mr. Addingtpn, LordJiobaf'- Mr. Braggr, and Lord Hawjtesbury, should obtain that entire confidence which, if. tb- just foundation qf unanimity? VVe may & conjured by every motive to confide in lUfi ministers, at th- greatest crisis this counHJE ever saw, but it is imppssible, 'IhereuiJi? foundation en wh'nh the mind of roan.c- rest confidence. What aurority, what re putalion, what felicity can they.boaH-? draw forth confidence, ? Mr. ad'dingwn, and Mr. Bragg.e, and"t.hcir colleagues, h-Y- not evinced ihit capacit/, that qjcrjy.jM r-ourt: e, tr/ wliien meh look when they de t-lrfr the care of their safety rrriorr 'ethdrs. No1 Eriglisrrfnarj of common refftcrlbn e: m beeasy to think, that1 tht safc'y of thesrate is irt'the hands of men, who, in every difficultcaseof war or negotiation, or domestic administration, have always shown themselves inferior to the occasion. The whole history of our relations and discussions with France during thelasr peace, betrays such a ceoe of rashness, inconsistency, and timidity, That rmist convince every impartial mind that peace could nnt be preserved with horidurj wfth Mi. Adding Ion and his colleagues at the heSH of affairs; yet, though rte'War be justifiable, it is not justifiable on flte'grounds-which ministers have taken in rtWf a&fris'sicms" with the French government. Ittdeed, the publication of that neyotisntiM hi1 lowered the reputation of our English sttitesrfteh very much 0:1 the Continent of Europe. If we look at measures of WaV yiat -hhll We say of a xvar of nine months without any...show more

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  • Paperback | 840 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 42mm | 1,470g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236582888
  • 9781236582881