A Manual of the History of the Political System of Europe and Its Colonies: From Its Formation at the Close of the Fifteenth Century, to Its Re-establishment Upon the Fall of Napoleon


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Seite 508 - Monarchs, who are joint parties to this System, by their own principles, no less than by the interests of their people, offers to Europe the most sacred pledge of its future tranquillity. The object of this Union is as simple as it is great and salutary. It does not tend to any new political combination —to any change in the Relations sanctioned by existing Treaties.
Seite 352 - The casus fœderis of this article occurs, when a person, having committed murder or forgery within the jurisdiction of one of the contracting parties, and having sought an...
Seite iii - MANUAL OF THE HISTORY OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEM OF EUROPE AND ITS COLONIES, from its formation at the close of the Fifteenth Century, to its re-establishment upon the Fall of Napoleon, translated from the Fifth German Edition. New Edition, complete in 1 vol. Svo, cloth, 14*. 1846 "The best History of Modern Europe that has yet appeared, and it la likely long to remain without a rival."— X(A«iceum.
Seite 508 - Prussia, contained the following declaration: " The sovereigns recognise as the fundamental principle of the high compact now existing between them the unalterable resolution, neither in their own reciprocal concerns, nor in their relations with other powers, to depart from the strictest obedience to the maxims of popular right; because the constant application of these maxims to a permanent state of peace affords the only effectual guarantee for the independence of each separate power, and the security...
Seite 292 - An Act for establishing certain Regulations for the better Management of the Affairs of the East India Company, as well in India as in Europe...
Seite 228 - B.) neither he nor his heirs had been reinstated. 2. The elector Joachim II. had made an hereditary alliance in 1537 with the duke of Liegnitz, Brieg and Wohlau, which Ferdinand I. had forbidden as king of Bohemia and feudal superior of the duke. After the extinction of the ducal house (1675) Austria took possession of the inheritance.
Seite 188 - ... cabinets was generally directed, since every other great interest depended on it. England was interested in its preservation, because her florishing commerce was advanced by its conditions, and the protestant succession to her throne confirmed : it was important to France, inasmuch as it involved...
Seite 153 - Political System of Europe" at intervals selected almost at random, the following notices will be found in relation to Austria and Hungary : — Between 1671 and 1700 " political unity in the Austrian monarchy was to have been enforced especially in the principal country (Hungary), for this was regarded as the sole method of establishing power ; the consequence was an almost perpetual revolutionary state of affairs.
Seite 289 - I. containing the affairs of the Carnatic ; in which the rights of the nabob are explained, and the injustice of the company proved,
Seite 322 - EUROPE. 1786 1820. 1. THOUGH the death of Frederic the Great was not an event that constituted a general epoch, it was, however, immediately followed by those great convulsions of states, which gave the ensuing period a character so different from the former. The contemporary world, which lived in it, calls it the revolutionary ; but it is as yet too early to decide with what name it will be denoted by posterity, after the lapse of a century.

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