Annual Register, Volume 56

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Edmund Burke
1815 - History

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Switzerland Federal Compact published Opposition of the Canton
Germany Hamburg Hanover its erection to a Kingdom Prince
Parliamentary Affairs Motions for Adjournment in both Houses
Bills to suspend and discontinue certain Proceedings against Clerical
Provision for the Duke of Wellington Congratulation of the House
The Budget English and Irish 153
Bill for the better Erecutiou of the Laws in Ireland Discussion
Naval Transactions Attempt by Sea and Land on Leghorn Capture
American War Capture of Fort Niagara American Gen Hull
South America Merico Chili Bueno sayres Montevideo sur
Autumnal Session of Parliament Speech of the Prince Regent Ad
Domestic Occurrences His Majestys State General Tranquillity
Births 121
Promotions 127
Centenary Deaths 141
From Sir E Pellew Attempt to surprise Leghorn 148
From Rear Admiral Durham Capture of French frigates 154
From Capt Phillimore Capture of French frigate 161
From Sir T Graham Failure at BergenopZoom 169
From Marq Wellington Entrance into Bourdeaur 175
From the same Suspension of arms and sortie from Bayonne 185
From Sir E Pellew The Same 193
From Lieut Col Pilkington Capture of Moose Island 202
From Sir G Prevost Failure at Fort Erie 208
From Capt Pring Disaster on Lake Champlain 214
From Gen Ross Capture of Washington
From Col Brook Advance to Baltimore and action
From Capt Gordon Proceedings at Alexandria
From Sir J C Sherbrooke Success on the Penobscot

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Page 547 - O'er the glad waters of the dark blue sea, Our thoughts as boundless, and our souls as free, Far as the breeze can bear, the billows foam, Survey our empire, and behold our home!
Page 548 - SLOW sinks, more lovely ere his race be run, ^ Along Morea's hills the setting sun ; Not, as in Northern climes, obscurely bright, But one unclouded blaze of living light ! O'er the hushed deep the yellow beam he throws, Gilds the green wave, that trembles as it glows.
Page 149 - June 1 3th, the House having resolved itself into a Committee of Ways and Means, The Chancellor of the Exchequer...
Page 548 - O'er the hush'd deep the yellow beam he throws Gilds the green wave, that trembles as it glows. On old /Egina's rock, and Idra's isle, The god of gladness sheds his parting smile; O'er his own regions lingering, loves to shine, Though there his altars are no more divine.
Page 116 - Resolved, that an humble address be presented to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions...
Page 480 - Gath, where was a man of great stature, that had on every hand six fingers, and on every foot six toes, four and twenty in number ; and he also was born to the giant.
Page 547 - And where the feebler faint — can only feel — Feel — to the rising bosom's inmost core, Its hope awaken and its spirit soar ? No dread of death, if with us die our foes — Save that it seems even duller than repose : Come when it will— we snatch the life of life — When lost— what recks it — by disease or strife...
Page 130 - That an humble address be presented to his Royal Highness, the Prince Regent, praying that he will be graciously pleased to direct, that there be laid before this House copies of...
Page 420 - ... a great crime towards God, if, amidst these dangers of the Christian republic, we neglected the aids which the special providence of God has put at our disposal ; and if, placed in the bark of Peter, tossed, and assailed by continual storms, we ref ised to employ the vigorous and experienced rowers who volunteer their services, in order to break the waves of a sea which threatens every moment shipwreck and death.

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