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“中国福利彩票买哪种好”Buonaparteallowedhisarmy,nowreunitedinSmolensk,fivedays'restandenjoymentofthestoresthere,andonthe14thofNovemberheagainmarchedouttoforcehiswayintoPoland.Theseconddivision,underDavoust,followedonthe16th,andtherear,stillunderNey,onthe17th.Theworn-downItaliansofPrinceEugenecouldnotmovetillthe15th,anddidnotovertakeBuonaparteandassumetheirproperpositiontillthe17th.TheroadwhichBuonapartewastakingwasbyWilna,Krasnoi,andBorissovtoMinsk;atthelasttwoplaceshehadhisstores.ButhiswaywasnowhemmedinonallsidesbyRussianarmies.WittgensteinwasalreadyatVitebsk,andthenceadvancedonBorissovontheBeresina,whereBuonapartehopedtocross;whilstTchitchagoff,whohadjoinedTormasoff,andthusraisedtheirforcetosixtythousandmen,haddriventheAustrians,underSchwarzenberg,backontheBug,andhadtakenMinskontheverydaythatNapoleonmarchedoutofSmolensk.AtthesametimeKutusoff,withthegrandarmyofRussia,wasmarchinginaparallellineontheleftflankoftheEmperor,readytofallonhimwheneverhewasreducedtoextremitiesbytheotherconvergingRussianforces.Nowwascomingthegrandcrisis.Theelementswerefightingfearfullyagainsthim;hismenwerewearied,half-starved,anddisheartened;hisenemiesonallsideswerealertwithhopeandrevenge.HadKutusoffusedmorealertness,andsecuredthepassageoftheBeresinaasitoughttohavebeensecured,theeventwhichBernadottehadplannedmusthavetakenplace,andBuonaparte,withtheremainderofhisarmy,musthaveremainedaprisonerthere.

[Seelargerversion]Beforehewithdrew,theking,whoretainedhishighopinionofhispoliticalwisdom,consultedhimontheconstitutionofthenewCabinet.WalpolerecommendedthatthepostofFirstLordoftheTreasury,includingthePremiership,shouldbeofferedtoPulteney,asthemanofthemostundoubtedtalent.Ifheshouldrefuseit,thenthatitshouldbegiventoLordWilmington,who,thoughbynomeanscapableofdirectingaffairsbyhisownenergy,wasofadispositionwhichmightallowthemtobeconductedbythejointcounselofhisablercolleagues.ThekingconsentedthatthePremiershipshouldbeofferedtoPulteney,thoughhehatedtheman,butonlyonthiscondition,thathepledgedhimselftoresistanyprosecutionoftheex-Minister.Pulteneydeclinedtheovertureonsuchacondition,forthoughhesaidhehadnodesiretopunishWalpole,hemightnotbeabletodefendhimfromtheattacksofhiscolleagues,for,heobserved,"theheadsofparties,likethoseofsnakes,arecarriedonbytheirtails."ThekingthensentNewcastletoPulteney,anditwasagreedtoallowWilmingtontotakethepostofFirstLordoftheTreasury.Carteretthoughtthatthisofficewasmoreduetohim,butPulteneydeclaredthatifWilmingtonwerenotpermittedtotakethePremiershiphewouldoccupyithimself,andCarteretgaveway,acceptingtheplaceofSecretaryofState,withthepromisethatheshouldmanageinrealitytheforeignaffairs.In[80]allthesearrangementsthekingstilltooktheadviceofWalpole,andNewcastlewasinstructedtoagainendeavourtodrawfromPulteneyapromisethathewouldatleastkeephimselfclearofanyprosecutionofthelateMinister.Pulteneyevadedthequestionbysayingthathewasnotabloodyorrevengefulman;thathehadalwaysaimedatthedestructionofthepowerofWalpole,andnotofhisperson,butthathestillthoughtheoughtnottoescapewithoutsomecensure,andcouldnotengagehimselfwithouthisparty.

Britainwaseverywheresuccessfulonthesea,andLordNelson,onthe1stofAugust,madeanattemptontheFrenchflotillalyingatBoulognefortheinvasionofEngland.Hewasfurnishedwithaflotillaofgunboatsforthepurpose,andhewasabletodestroytwofloatingbatteriesandafewgunboats,butfoundthefleettoostronglypostedunderthebatteriesoftheharbourtomakefurtherimpression.However,Napoleonsawthatforthepresentaninvasionwasoutofthequestion,andtheautumnofthisyearwasemployedinendeavourstoarrangeapeace.LordCornwallisproceededtoParisforthisobject,andwenttoAmiens,whichwasappointedastheplacefortheconference.Thepreliminariesweresignedonthe1stofOctober,andGeneralLauriston,theschoolfellowandfirstaide-de-campofBuonaparte,broughtthemovertoLondon.Thenegotiationsprogressedslowly,beingarrestednowandthenbytheconductoftheFirstConsul.Withoutwaitingfortheratificationofpeace,hesentoff,onthe14thofDecember,1801,onlytendaysafterthesigningofthepreliminaries,astrongfleetandarmytotheWestIndiestoreducetheindependentblackRepublicinSt.Domingo.BritainwasobligedtosendreinforcementstoherownWestIndianfleetbyAdmiralMartin—sothatitlookedmuchmorelikewarthanpeace.Again,inJanuary,1802,camethenewsoftheelectionofBuonapartetothePresidencyoftheCisalpineRepublic,directlycontrarytotheTreatyofLunéville,andbetrayingtheambitiousaimsofNapoleon.ImmediatelyfollowedthenewsthatBuonapartehadexactedfromSpainatreatybywhichParmaandtheislandofElbaweremadeovertoFranceonthedeathofthepresent,alreadyaged,duke;thatSpainhadbeencompelledtocedepartoftheprovinceofLouisianainNorthAmerica,bythesametreaty;andthatPortugal,thoughtheintegrityofherdominionshadbeencarefullyguaranteedbythepreliminariesofpeace,hadbyasecretarticlegivenuptoFranceherprovinceofGuiana.ARepublicanconstitutionwasforcedonHolland,andinSwitzerlandinstructionsweregiventotheFrenchMinistertothwartalleffortsattheformationofastableconstitution.TheserevelationsstartledtheBritishMinisters,butdidnotdeterthemfromconcludingthepeace,withthefullapprobationofPitt.ItwasnotthattheFirstConsul,whoeverydaybetrayedsomefreshsymptomofaninsatiableambition,wasdisposedtoofferthemtemptingterms;onthecontrary,[485]thoughwewerenevermoreabletodictatemeasuresatsea,andheneverlessso,hewasashaughtyanddictatorialinhisdemandsasifGreatBritainhadbeencompletelyunderhisfeet.Yetthetreatywenton,andwasconcludedandsignedonthe27thofMarch,1802.Itsettlednothing,asBritainrefusedtoacknowledgethenewlyorganisedRepublics,anddeclinedtoentertainNapoleon'spreposteroussuggestionthatMaltawastobeoccupiedbyNeapolitantroops,underaneutralityguaranteedbyallthechiefEuropeanPowers;sinceitwaswellknownthatNapoleon,whenitsuitedhim,wouldceasetorespecttheconditions,andwouldreadilydispossessthetroopsofNaples.ThoughPittbelievedhimtohavebeensincere,Grenville,Windham,andSpencersawthattheambitionofthe"LittleCorporal"wasinsatiable,anddenouncedthetreaty.

SirFrancisBurdettoncewrotealetterofasinglesentencetohisfriendLordCloncurry,asfollows:—"DearLordCloncurry,IshouldliketoknowwhatyouthinkwouldallayIrishagitation?Yourstruly,F.B."Itwouldhavetakenavolumetoanswerthisquestion,andperhaps,afterall,SirFrancisBurdettwouldnothavebeensatisfied.GeorgeIV.thoughtthathisvisitwouldhavehadthateffect,andappearancesforatimeseemedtojustifyhissanguineanticipations.Thevisithadbeenlongmeditated.Hesetoutonayachtingexcursionsoonafterthecoronation,andarrivedatPlymouthonthe1stofAugustamidstthehuzzasofanimmenseconcourseofpeople.OnthefollowingdaytheroyalsquadrondepartedforIreland,andanchoredinthebayatHolyheadonthe7th.ThenewsofhisapproachthrewthepeopleofDublinintoaparoxysmofjoy,towhichthenewspapersofthedaygaveexpressioninthemostextravagantterms.Theblessingthatawaitedthemseemedtoogreattoberealised.Neverhadtheycomfortedtheirhoursofdespondencyorflatteredthemselvesinseasonsofimaginedfelicity,withanythingapproachingtotherealitywhichfortunewasabouttoshoweruponthem.Theking'sname,theydeclared,wasmoretothemthanatowerofstrength;ithadeffectedwhatneitherpatriots,philosophers,normoralistscouldeveraccomplish.

OnMonday,the18thofMay,O'Connelltookhisseatunderthegallery.Seldom,ifeverbefore,werethereintheHousesomanystrangers,peers,ormembers.Theadjourneddebatewasresumed,anditwasresolvedthatheshouldbeheardat[303]thebar.Tothebarhethenadvanced,accompaniedbyhissolicitor,Mr.PierceMahony,whosuppliedhimwiththebooksanddocuments,whichhadbeenarrangedandmarkedtofacilitatereference.Hisspeechonthatoccasionissaidtohavebeenoneofthemostremarkableforabilityandargumentheeverdelivered.ItshouldbeobservedthathisclaimtoentertheHousewithouttakingtheoathswassupportedfromthefirstbytheopinionofMr.CharlesButler,aneminentEnglishbarrister,andaRomanCatholic;butlawandprecedentwereagainsthim,andhecouldnotbeadmitted.TheHouseorderedtheSpeakertomakeoutanewwritforClare.

THECAPTUREOFTHE"CAROLINE."(Seep.446.)

Butthoughthe21stofJanuarywastobethedayofthegrandattackontheMinistry,thebattlewasnotdeferredtillthen.Everydaywasafield-day,andthesinkingMinisterwasdoggedstepbystep,hisinfluenceweakenedbyrepeateddivisions,andhisstrengthwornoutbythedisplayoftheinevitableapproachofthecatastrophe.ThefirstdecideddefeatthathesufferedwasintheelectionoftheChairmanofCommittees.TheMinisterialcandidate,GilesEarle,wasthrownoutbyamajorityoftwohundredandforty-twototwohundredandthirty-eight,andtheOppositioncandidate,Dr.Lee,washailedbyashoutthatrenttheHouse.Otherclosedivisionsfollowed.ThefallofWalpolewasnowcertain,andhewouldhaveconsultedbothhisdignityandcomfortinresigningatonce.Thiswastheearnestadviceofhisfriends,buthehadbeentoolongaccustomedtopowertoyieldwillingly.Hewasoppressedwithasenseofhisdefeats,andtheinsolenceofenemieswhomhehadsolongcalmlylookeddownuponwithoutfear.Hewasgrowingoldandwantedrepose,buthestillclungconvulsivelytohisauthority,thoughhehadceasedtoenjoyit.

Onthe6thofJune—onlyafortnightafterHowe'sdeparture—thethreeCommissioners,LordCarlisle,Mr.Eden,andGovernorJohnstone,arrived.TheylearnedwithconsternationandunspeakablechagrinthisorderfortheevacuationofPhiladelphia,and,stillmore,thatsoimportantadispatchhadbeenkeptconcealedfromthem.TherewasnotasinglecircumstanceinfavouroftheCommissioners.Atthesamemomentthatweweremakingthisdisastrousretreatfromthehardly-wonPhiladelphia,publishingourweaknesstotheworld,CongresshadjustreceivedthemightynewsofFrenchalliance,Frenchaid,andFrenchshipsandtroopssteeringtowardstheircoasts.TheCommissionerscamefurnishedwithpropositionsthemosthonourableandfavoursthemostabsolute.TheywereauthorisedtooffertotheAmericansthatnomilitaryforcesshouldbemaintainedintheColonieswithouttheconsentoftheGeneralCongressoroftheAssemblyofaparticularState;thatEnglandwouldtakemeasurestodischargethedebtsofAmerica,andtogivefullvaluetoitspapermoney;wouldadmitanagentoragentsfromtheStatesintotheBritishParliament,andsend,iftheywishedit,agentstositwiththemintheirAssemblies;thateachStateshouldhavethesolepowerofsettlingitsrevenue,andperfectfreedomofinternallegislationandgovernment—infact,everythingexcepttotalseverancefromtheparentcountry.Suchterms,concededatthepropertime,wouldhavemadewarimpossible;butthepropertimewaslongpast,andtheywerenowuseless.TheCommissionersappliedtoWashingtonforapassporttoCongress,inordertolaytheproposalsbroughtbytheCommissionersbeforethem.ButWashingtonbluntlyrefusedthepassport;andonlyconsentedtoforwardtheletterthroughthecommonpost.Congresstooktimetodeliberateonthecontentsoftheletter,andthenreturnedananswerthroughtheirPresident,thattheActofParliamentandtheformsoftheCommissionallsupposedtheAmericanStatestobestillsubjecttoGreatBritain,whichhadlongceasedtobefact;andthatCongresscouldlistentonooverturesfromtheKingofEnglanduntilhehadwithdrawnhisfleetandarmies,andwaspreparedtotreatwiththemasindependentStates.TheCommissionerscouldonlyretire,leavingbehindthemamanifestothreateningtheutmostseveritiesofwar.

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