A Narrative of the Political and Military Events of 1815: Intended to Complete the Narrative of the Campaigns of 1812, 1813, and 1814

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author, 1816 - Europe - 573 pages


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Page 549 - All the kings of the nations, even all of them, lie in glory, every one in his own house. But thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that go down to the stones of the pit; as a carcass trodden under feet.
Page 556 - The present additional article shall have the same force and validity as if it were inserted, word for word, in the Treaty signed this day. it shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at the same time. In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the same, and have affixed thereto their seals.
Page 225 - Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine heart: I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children.
Page 564 - To facilitate and to secure the execution of the present Treaty, and to consolidate the connections which at the present moment so closely unite the Four Sovereigns for the Happiness of the World, the High Contracting Parties have agreed to renew Their meetings at fixed periods, either under the immediate auspices of the Sovereigns Themselves, or by Their respective Ministers, for the purpose of consulting upon Their common interests, and for the consideration of the measures which at each of those...
Page 549 - But thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that go down to the stones of the pit ; as a carcase trodden under feet. Thou shalt not be joined with them in burial, because thou hast destroyed thy land, and slain thy people : The seed of evil-doers shall never be renowned.
Page 553 - The Thalweg of the Rhine shall form the boundary between France and the States of Germany, but the property of the islands shall remain in perpetuity, as it shall be fixed by a new survey of the course of that river, and continue unchanged whatever variation that course may undergo in the lapse of time. Commissioners shall be 'named on both sides, by the High Contracting Parties, within the space of three months, to proceed upon the said survey. One half...
Page 555 - May, 1814, as well as of the Additional Articles of that Treaty, signed between Great Britain and France, desiring to render more efficacious the stipulations made thereby, and having determined by two separate Conventions, the line to be pursued on each side for that purpose, the said two Conventions, as annexed to the present Treaty, shall, in order to secure the complete execution of the above-mentioned Articles have the same force and effect as if the same were inserted, word for word, herein.
Page 571 - I am to acquaint you, that 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.
Page 551 - Himself and His Allies on the one part, and His Majesty the King of "France and Navarre on the other part, have...
Page 568 - States, upon that organization which is actually in force, the Lord High Commissioner of the Protecting Power shall regulate the forms of convocation of a Legislative assembly, of which he shall direct the proceedings, in order to draw up a new Constitutional Charter for the States, which his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland shall be requested to ratify.

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