Niles' Weekly Register Volume 10

Niles' Weekly Register Volume 10

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...army be kept in any part of the continent in the pay of a foreign power, without any control over it by the parliament of England? It was impossible to view such proceedings without the greatest alarm, and their lordships would abandon their duty if they did not make it a subject of their most serious and deliberate consideration. Earl Grey said he coidd not suffer the present discussion to close withcit expressing the sentiments of indignation and astonishment with which he was almost overpowered. He did not mean to accuse the noble Earl of the deliberate intention to deceive the country with respect to the support of the British army in ranee, but certainly the effect o?his declarations upon that subject had been to deceive it in tlic most decided manner. Until that on account of the plague at Noja, has an extent of night it was universally believed that the charge 500 miles, and requires daily 10,500 men to occupy for maintaining that army would be covered wholly the posts. The town of Noja, about 1 1-2 Italian and exclusively by the amount of contributions to miles in circumference, and containing about 60OO be paid by the' French government; but when his souls, is closely surrounded by a double cordon.--noble friend, with that acutcness which distin-The first is formed by two ditches, 60 paces from guished him upon all questions of that kind, shewed the wall of the town, and 30 paces from each other, that in the present year we should, in fact, have to 10 paces broad, and 8 feet deep, behind which a. pay above 200,000/. and i: i the next year, nearly battalion, with two cannon, forms a close chain. 49'J,000/ j then, and not till then, the noble carl Over each of th e ditches is a draw bridge, confininghad admitted the fact, because he could..show more

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  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 835g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236528727
  • 9781236528728