A full ... account of the ... battle of Waterloo, the second restoration of Louis xviii, and the deportation of Napoleon

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Seite 261 - I place myself under the protection of their laws, which I claim from your Royal Highness, as the most powerful, the most constant, and the most generous, of my enemies.
Seite 4 - Bonaparte destroys the only legal title on which his existence depended : by appearing again in France with projects of confusion and disorder, he has deprived himself of the protection of the law, and has manifested to the universe, that there can be neither peace nor truce with him. The powers consequently declare, that Napoleon Bonaparte has placed himself without the pale of civil and social relations, and that as an enemy and disturber of the tranquillity of the world, he has rendered himself...
Seite 425 - Keep innocency, and take heed unto the thing that is right : for that shall bring a man peace at the last.
Seite 383 - It is not, however, the grandeur of military success which has alone fixed our admiration, or commanded our applause ; it has been that generous and lofty spirit which inspired your troops with unbounded confidence, and taught them to know that the day of battle...
Seite 372 - His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to approve and confirm the finding and sentence of the Court.
Seite 6 - Britannic majesty to prosecute the war, with a view of •imposing upon France any particular government. " However ^solicitous the Prince Regent must be to see his most Christian majesty restored to the throne, and however anxious he is...
Seite 55 - The enemy repeatedly attacked us with a large body of infantry and cavalry, supported by a numerous and powerful artillery ; he made several charges with the cavalry upon our infantry, but all were repulsed in the steadiest manner. In this affair his royal highness the prince of Orange, the duke of Brunswick, and...
Seite 370 - The whole, therefore, of the latter, which had not already been taken by the troops in their attack of the successive positions taken up by the enemy in their retreat from their first position...
Seite 352 - Cotton, as long as we could find any of them together, directing our march upon Huerta and the fords of the Tormes, by which the enemy had passed on their advance ; but the darkness of the night was highly advantageous to the enemy, many of whom escaped under its cover, who must otherwise have been in our hands. I am sorry to report, that owing to this same cause, Lieutenant-General Sir Stapleton Cotton was unfortunately wounded by one of our own sentries, after he had halted.
Seite 34 - Representatives, give to the nation an example of confidence, energy, and patriotism, and like the Senate of the great people of antiquity, swear to die rather than survive the dishonour and degradation of France. The sacred cause of the country shall triumph.

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