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HISTORY OF EUROPE,
CH A P. I.
Situation of the French Nation and Government, and Views of the Directory,
--Difficulties to be encountered by France at the Clofe of 1795.-State of Parties in England.-Temper of the British Nation. Assemblies for the Purpose of a Parliamentary Reform, and Peace with France.--A great and dangerous Scarcity of Provisons.--Meeting of Parliament.-Infults and Outrages of an immense Mob againf the King, on his Way to the House of Lords. The regret of all People of Sense at this Treatment of the King Speech from the Throne.--Debates thereon.-In the House of Commons. And in that of the Lords
CH A P. II.
A Proclamation offering a large pecuniary Reward for the Discovery of any
Persons guilty of the recent Outrages against the Person of the King: Conference between the Lords and Commons on this Subject. A Bill for the Safety and Preservation of the King's Person and Government.Debates thereon in both Houses of Parliament.-A Bill for the Prevention of Scditious Meetings.-Debates thereon.-The two Bills under Discussion in Parliament occahon a general Alarm, and much Opposition without Doors.In this Opposition the lead was taken by the Whiy-Club. Which was folloved by the Corresponding Societies and other Asociations. -As well as different Bodies legally incorporated. The Ministry fill persevere in their Measures.-Debates on the numerous Petitions against the two Bills now pending in Parliament.--General Indignation against the Principles and Objects of these. The two Bills passed into Laws
CH A P. III.
In the House of Commons, Regulations respelling the sale of Flour, and the
Making of Bread.-Motions by Mr. Lechmere and Mr. Whitbread, re
twenty-eight Millions fierling.-Debates toncerning the Terms of the Loan.
-An Address moved, expressing the Readiness of the House to concur in
CHA P. IV.
Free Negroes in the land of Jamaica.--Ilunted by blood-Hounds.--Motion,
by Mr. Grey, in the Houje of Commons, for an Inquiry into the State of
Firp Cares and Employment of the French Directory.--Determination to
keep alive the Martial Spirit of the French Nation. And to Extend their
for Refraining the Cruelties
Address of the Directory to the French Armies.--Determinalion io carry the
War into Italy.--Difficulties to be encountered in carrying this Plan into
fiantly repulfed, yet not dispirited.--Various Actions.--ufpenfion of
Arms agreed on betweeen the French and Piedmontese Armie:.-Generat
Beaulieu re-crosses the Po, for covering the Countries to the North of that
River.–At Paris, Negociation for Peace between the King of Sardinia
and the French Republic.—Treaty of Peace between France and Sardinia
ratified by the Legijutive Bodies of France.---Exultation and Confidence of
the French.- Improved by Buonaparte, for the Purpose of leading on the
Army to farther Exploits.- Address to the Army. --General Object and
Tendency of Buonaparte's private Connersation.--Homage paid to the Merit
of Buonaparte and the Army, by the Directory.Buonaparte puts his
Army in Motion.-Crosses the Po, and leaves General Beuưlieu to break
up his Camp.--Armistice between the French Army and the Duke of Parma.
-The French advance toward the Capital of Lombardy.—Battle of Lodi.,-
The Austrians retreat to Mantua.—The French proceed to Milan, where s
CH A P. VII.
Exultation of the French at the Successes of their Armies.—Their Army in
Italy animated by the Praises of their Countrymen, and the Conversation
Sipprefjed, he carries his Arms to the Southward.--Reduces ļortona, Bo-
logna, and Urbino.-Menaces Rome. -Armisice betreçen the Pope and
Buonaparte.- Suspenson of Hoftilities with Naples.--Buonaparte the friend
and Patron of Men of Learning and Science.--Ambitious Views of the
Frencah Republic.-Infurrection iņ Lugo.—Quelled, and the City reduced by
the French.--The Blockade of Mantua converted into a close Siege.--Raised
by Marjhal Wurmser.-- Actions betreeen the French Army and that of the
Auflrians, reinforced by Detuchments from Mantua.--Remarkable infiance
of Presence of Mind in Buonaparte.-Tlie Auftrians driven back beyond the
Italian Mobs excited agains the French.-Suppressed by a Terror of the
sidorious French - Marshal Wurmfer, pursued by Buonaparte, retreals
into the Tyrolese.-The Siege of Mantua resumed.-Marshal Wurmfer,
A new Republic, composed of several small States.- Prevalence of the
Republican Spirit in Italy.The Auftrians reinforced with Troops from
Germany, advance against the French Retake Trent.--But are de.
feated with prodigious Lofs at Arcola.-The Aufirians, though frequently
defeated, return to the Charge. High Spirit and Courage of the Tya
rolians. --Devotion of the Army in Italy to the French Republic. --Fatience
of the French Soldiers under manifold Privations
CHA P. IX.
Campaign in Germany. Opposite Designs of the French and Auftrians.-
Succeljes of the French.--They incest Ehrenbritfiein.--Driten back, by the
The Tide of Success turned against the French by the Germans, under the
Archduke Charles.--Oifinate Engagements.--Masterly Retreat of the
French Armies.-- Particularly of that under Moreau.--Consequences.-
The Ausrians occupied in the Siege of Kehl.---Sally of the Garrison there.
Various Axions, Armiflice between the French and Aufrians.--
The Diet of the Empire re-unimated by the enterprizing Spirit and Success
of the Archduke Charles, folicilous to regain the Favour of the Imperial