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... are permitted to carry on any trade with these possessions : he knew , also ,
that the Americans had made themselves ... in a French war , the Americans will
first become the carriers of these colonies , and then have possession of them .
been seized with vigour , might have ended in dividing France : —but he
negotiated with the people of Toulon , to take possession provisionally of their
port and city ; which , fatally for themselves , was done . Before the British fleet
... as if any bargain and sale could justify one country in taking possession of
another against the will of the inhabitants , and butchering all who oppose the
usurpation ! Among the enormities which France has committed , this action
seems but ...
... the French , the island of Corsica should be delivered into the immediate
possession of his majesty , and bind itself to acquiesce in any settlement he
might approve of concerning its government and its future relation with Great
... 19th of May a treaty of capitulation was begun : that same evening the troops
from St. Fiorenzo made their appearance on the hills ; and , on the following
morning , General D'Aubant arrived with the whole army to take possession of
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Southey is perhaps best known as the friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge in their early "Lake Poet" days who wrote some often denigrated but in my experience readable verse fantasies (the Curse of ... Прочетете пълната рецензия