The Literary Panorama Volume 6

The Literary Panorama Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: Europe; and we could be glad to hope that Europe would not be involved in it. It is more than possible, thatan event next to be adverted to, may be the means of preventing consequences, from the contemplation of which the mind recoils. Intefligence has reached us that a revolt has b-0ke:61ll in S0l1th America, ill th8 province of P" ambuco, and at first in the town of Olin a, _tl1 principal 0f_tl13t province. The news isbrought by a single vessel which eluded the-embargo laid by the insurgents. The extent Of this TBV0"-5 or the abilities of those engaged to support it, or the consequences it maydlflvfl In Other provinces, can at present be iibllling 111036 than the simplest conjecture. The flcilolmls are, in fact, derived from the insurgents. themselves; and are rather the '6'Jh08 Of their wishes, than unquestionable Statements. They are the reports manufa, ctured by the chiefs, to keep up the spirits of."tl16ll' adherents. They may, therefore, be reltiei" ed; but they must not be trusted: they may be anticipations of truth; but tzlley are not, -at least, as yet they do not appfiar to be-truth itself. i From the accounts given by Mr. Kgter, ' our readers will not greatly wond _r Report aflirms that the Spanish Provinces of South America, on' the Western coast, are completely in the power of the insurgents; who have obtained a decisive victory over the royal forces. Wehave so long been in the dark as to events in that quarter, and so strongly in the habit of disbelieving both sides, that we receive this report with some hesitation. V But, we are glad to see, that-the numbers engaged in hostilities are much less than was formerly supposed. The work of death is so much the less extensive, more

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