凝聚澳门心 共圆中国梦

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InAmerica,thebelligerentswereearlyafootthisyear;buttheattentionandtheforcesoftheEnglishweredrawnfromtheStatestotheWestIndiesbythedeterminedattemptsoftheFrenchtomakethemselvesmastersofourislandsthere.D'Estaing,whowasjoinedbyanotherFrenchsquadronundertheMarquisdeVaudreuil,wasearlyopposedbyAdmiralByron,whoarrivedatSt.LuciafromtheAmericancoastonthe6thofJanuary.ThisAdmiralVaudreuil,onhisway,hadvisitedoursettlementsonthecoastofAfrica,andtakenfromusSenegal;butSirEdwardHughessoonarrivedthere,andtooktheirsettlementofGoree,sothatitwasamereexchangeofterritory.InJuneAdmiralByronwasobligedtoescortourmerchantfleettoacertaindistance,andD'EstaingseizedthatopportunitytomakehimselfmasterofSt.VincentandGrenada,wherethegarrisonswereweak.OnthereturnofByron,onthe5thofJuly,hecametoanengagementwithD'EstaingoffGrenada;buttheFrenchadmiral,afteranindecisiveaction,tookadvantageofthenighttosailaway,boastingofagreatvictory.HenowmadeforGeorgiaandCarolina,toassisttheAmericansinendeavouringtowrestfromusourrecentconquestofSavannah,inGeorgia.

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InthelivesofEnglishpaintersthestoryofBenjaminRobertHaydonisperhapsthesaddest.Inyouthhedevotedhimselfwithsuchzealtothestudyofartthatpeoplewonderedhowheeverfoundtimetoeat.Hewasoneofthosemenofgeniuswhomaybecalled"unlucky."Hewasalwaysinpecuniarydifficulties,thoughhisfatherallowedhim£200perannumintheearlierpartofhiscareer.HeappliedforadmissionintotheAcademy,butdidnotobtainasinglevote;andhegotinvolvedincontroversies,whichcontinuedtoembitterhislife.Hesucceededatlast,however,byhisenergy,incommandingpublicattentionandwinningfame.Forthe"JudgmentofSolomon"hereceived£700,with£100votedtohimbythedirectorsoftheBritishInstitution,andthefreedomofPlymouth.Hispictureswere,however,veryunequal;hereandtherewasapowerfulpieceofwork,butthewholewasgenerallyroughandunfinished.Hecommittedsuicidein1846.Sculpture,whichwasthenatitslowestebb,wasrelievedalonefromvacuitybytheworksofChantrey,Flaxman,andGibson.

Belgium,thissummer,wasthegreatbattle-ground.InitwereAustrians,Dutch,British,andHanoverians.AttheopeningofthecampaigntheAllieshadprobablytwohundredthousandmenscatteredalongthefrontiers,andtheFrenchupwardsofthreehundredthousand.ButwhilsttheFrenchwereunitedinoneobject,andtheConventionkeptpouringfreshmassesofmenin,theAllieswereslowanddisunited.TheDukeofYork,whocommandedtheEnglishandHanoverians,aboutthirtythousandmen,wascompletelytiredofthesluggishformalityoftheAustriangeneral,Clairfait,andrefusedtoserveunderhim.Toremovethedifficulty,theEmperorofAustriaagreedtotakethecommandofhisforcesintheNetherlandsinperson,sothattheDukeofYorkwouldserveunderhim.FrancisII.arrivedinApril,andgreatexpectationswereexcitedbyhispresence.Insteadofurgingallthedifferentdivisionsofthealliedarmiestoconcentrateinlargemassesagainsttheablegenerals,PichegruandJourdain,FrancissatdownbeforethesecondaryfortressofLandrecies,thoughtheAlliesalreadyheldthoseofValenciennes,[434]Condé,andQuesnoy.ThisenabledPichegrutoadvanceonWestFlanders,andtakeCourtraiandMeninintheveryfaceofClairfait.AtthesametimeJourdainhadenteredthecountryofLuxembourgwithalargeforce,andwhilsttheAustrianswerewastingtheirtimebeforeLandrecies,hewasstillfurtherreinforcedfromthearmyoftheRhine,whichtheabsenceoftheKingofPrussialeftatleisure,andhenowfellupontheAustriangeneral,Beaulieu;andthoughBeaulieufoughtbravelyfortwodays,hewasoverwhelmedbysuccessivecolumnsoffreshtroops,anddrivenfromhislines.JourdainthenadvancedupontheMoselle,wherethePrussiansoughttohavebeen,andwerenot,inspiteofthesubsidy.

TwocourseswerenowopentotheDukeofWellingtonandtoPeel—toresign,inorderthatEmancipationmightbecarriedbythestatesmenwhohadalwaysbeenitsadvocates,andwhomightthereforecarryitwithoutanyviolationofconsistencyoroftheirownpoliticalprinciples.Itwasfornotadoptingthiscoursethattheywereexposedtoalltheodiumwhichtheysolongendured.Butthequestionwas,whetherLordGreyorLordLansdownecouldhavecarriedCatholicEmancipationevenwiththeaidoftheDukeofWellingtonandMr.Peelinopposition—couldhaveovercometherepugnanceoftheSovereignandtheresistanceoftheHouseofLords.Itwastheirdecidedconvictionthattheycouldnot,especiallywithdueregardtothesafetyoftheEstablishedChurch.Butbeingconvincedthatthetimehadcomewhenthequestionoughttobesettled,theDukeexaminedthesecondcoursethatwasopentohim,andembracedit.Itwasthis:thatpostponingallotherconsiderationstowhathebelievedtobeagreatpublicduty,heshouldhimself,asPrimeMinister,endeavourtosettlethequestion.

Notwithstandinghiscarelessmanner,however,therewasmuchsincerityinthenatureofLordMelbourne;andthereisnodoubtthathelabouredwithanhonestpurposetomakehisAdministrationusefultothecountry,thoughnotwithsomuchactivityandenergy,orwithsuchconstantsolicitudetosecuresuccess,ashispredecessorhadbroughttothetask.AsitwasnowadvancingtowardstheendoftheSession,heconfinedhisattentiontotwogreatmeasuresofreform—theIrishTithequestion(ofwhichwehavealreadydisposed)andthequestionofMunicipalReform.Itisscarcelynecessarytoremarkthatabusesincorporationshadbeenamatterofconstantandgeneralcomplaintfortwocenturies.ButitwashopelesstoexpectaremedysolongastheParliamentaryrepresentationwassoinadequateandcorrupt.Therottenandvenalboroughs,ofwhichthefranchisewasabolishedoramendedbytheReformAct,werethechiefseatsofabuse.ThecorrectionofthelocalevilwouldhavebeenthedestructionofthesystembywhichtherulingpartyintheStatesustaineditspoliticalpower.Therewere,therefore,themostpowerfulinterestsatwork,restrainingeachfromattemptingtheworkofreform;butbytheParliamentaryReformActtheseinterestswereabolished,andthoselocalfountainsofcorruptioncouldnolongerpourtheirfetidcontentsintothelegislature.Statesmennowfeltatlibertytoabatethosenuisances.Yettheworkwasnotasspeedilyaccomplishedasmighthavebeenexpected.ItistruethatLordGreyadvisedthekingtoissueacommissionofinquiryinJuly,1833,butitwasnotuntilthe5thofJune,1835,thatanymeasurewasbroughtforwarduponthesubject.EventhenLordMelbournehadtoovercomethedislikeoftheking,whodistrustedthemeasure,andthoughtthat,ifthecorporationsweretobereformedatall,theyhadbestbereformedbygrantingthemnewcharters.Thecommissionconsistedoftwentygentlemen,whoweretoproceedwiththeutmostdespatchtoinquireastotheexistingstateofthemunicipalcorporationsinEnglandandWales,andtocollectinformationrespectingthedefectsintheirconstitution,tomakeinquiryintotheirjurisdictionandpowersastotheadministrationofjustice,andinallother[388]respects;andalsointothemodeofelectingandappointingthemembersandofficersofsuchcorporations,intotheprivilegesofthefreemenandothermembersthereof,andintothenatureandmanagementoftheincome,revenues,andfundsofthesaidcorporations.TheydividedthewholeofEnglandandWalesintodistricts,eachofwhichwasassignedtotwocommissioners.Theirreportsonindividualcorporationsoccupiedfivefoliovolumes.Thewholewaspresentedinageneralreport,signedbysixteenoftheCommissioners.InEnglandParliamentmetonthe31stofOctober,andLordNorthnowmoved,inaCommitteeofSupply,forforty-fivethousandseamenfortheserviceofthefollowingyear;andinawarmdebate,inwhichMr.LuttrellmadeaseverechargeofmaladministrationattheAdmiralty,andofthemostshamefulcorruptionsandpeculationsinthatdepartmentandintheCommissariat,hecalledfortheproductionofthenecessarypaperstoenablehimtosubstantiatethesecharges.

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    TocommenceacourseofmorerigourinMassachusetts,GovernorHutchinsonwasrecalled,andGeneralGage,amanwhohadseenservice,andhadthereputationoffirmnessandpromptitude,wasappointedinhisstead.ButthemischiefofthenewActsbecamerapidlyapparent.HadtheBostonPortBillalonebeenpassed,perhapsnotmuchharmmighthavebeendone.TherewerenumbersofpeoplethroughoutAmericawhowereofopinionthatBostonhadgonetoofarindestroyingthetea,andmighthaveremainedpassiveiftheBostonianshadbeencompelledtomakecompensation.ButthefatalActwas[212]thatwhichabolishedtheMassachusettsCharter.Thatmadethecausecommon;thatexcitedoneuniversalalarm.IftheBritishGovernmentwerethuspermittedtostrikeoutthecolonialChartersatpleasure,allsecurityhadperished.AllthecoloniesdeterminedtosupporttheirowncauseinsupportingthatofMassachusetts.

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    Underthemanagementoftheseenlightenedmenthedisproportionatemassofbonewasreduced,andfleshincreased,andthewholefigureassumedaregularandhandsomecontour.Thequalityofthemeatwasasgreatlyimproved.

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     TheimpeachmentofOxfordfollowed.Onthe9thofJuly,1715,LordConingsby,attendedbymanyoftheCommons,carrieduptotheLordsthearticlesagainsthim,sixteeninnumber,towhichafterwardssixmorewereadded.ThefirstfifteenrelatedtothePeaceofUtrecht;thesixteenthtothesuddencreationoftwelvepeersin1711,inordertocreateaTorymajority,bywhichitchargedhimwithhighlyabusingtheconstitutionofParliamentandthelawsofthekingdom.WhentheArticleshadbeenread,itwasdoubtedwhetheranyofthechargesamountedtohightreason.Todecidethisasalegalpoint,itwasmovedthatthejudgesshouldbeconsulted;butthismotionwasrejected,andanotherwasmadetocommitOxfordtotheTower;and,thoughreprievedafewdaysonaccountofanindisposition,hewascommittedaccordingly,havingmadeaverysolemnpleaofhisinnocence,andofhavingonlyobeyedtheordersofthequeen,withoutatallconvincingtheHouse.HecontinuedtolieintheTowerfortwoyearsbeforehewasbroughttotrial,mattersofhigherpublicinterestintervening.Eventuallytheimpeachmentwasdropped,thedocumentaryevidencebeingconsideredinsufficient.

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    Napoleon,findingBluchergone,turnedhisattentionstoWellington,expectingtofindhimstillatQuatreBras;but,aswehavesaid,theDukewasnowonhisretreattoWaterloo.Buonapartedispatchedhiscavalryinhothasteafterhim,andtheycameupwithhisrearatGenappe,wheretheBritishhadtopassthroughanarrowstreet,andoveranarrowbridgeacrosstheDyle.TheretheFrenchcamewithsuchimpetusthattheythrewthelightcavalryintoconfusion;buttheheavydragoonssoonrodeback,anddrovetheFrenchwithsucheffectbeforethem,thattheymadenofurtherinterruptionofthemarch.Withoutanenemyattheirrearthemarchwasrepugnantenoughtothesoldiers.Britishsoldiersabominateanythinglikearetreat.TheyhadheardofthedefeatofthePrussiansatLigny;andthisretrogrademovementlookedtoomuchofthesamecharactertopleasethem.Besides,itwasrainingtorrentsalltheway;andtheyhadtotrampacrossfieldsuptothekneesinmud.Atfiveintheevening,however,theDukecommandedahalt,andtookuphispositionongroundwhichthenceforthwastobeimmortal.HewasonthefieldofWaterloo!Longbeforethisthepositionhadattractedhisattention,andhehadthoughtthathadhetofightabattleanywhereinthatpartofthecountry,itshouldbeonthatground.AbouttwomilesbeyondthevillageofWaterloo,whichhasbeenchosentobearthenameofthisfamousbattle,andaboutamilebeyondthehamletofMontSt.Jean,therestretchesacrosstheCharleroiroadaridgeofsomeelevation.OnthisWellingtonpostedhisarmy,hisleftextendingtoahamletcalledLaHaye,andhisrightacrosstheNivellesroad,toavillageandravinecalledBraineMerbes.ThesetworoadsunitedinthehighwaytoBrussels,justbehindthehamletofMontSt.Jean,andclosebehindthecentreofWellington'spositionwasthefarmofMontSt.Jean;alittlebelowhiscentre,ontheCharleroiroadorcauseway,leadingthroughGenappetoQuatreBras,whencetheyhadcome,wasanotherfarmhouse,calledLaHayeSainte.OnWellington'sright,butdowninthevalleyneartheNivellesroad,layanoldchateau,withitswalledorchard,andawoodbeyondit,calledHougomont—acontractionofChateau-Gomont.Belowthis[98]positionranavalley,andfromitascendedoppositeotherrisinggrounds,chieflyopencornfields;andalongthisascent,atabouthalfamiledistant,Buonapartepostedhisarmy,shuttinginbyhisrightthechateauofHougomont,andcommandingitfromthehighground.NearlyoppositetoWellington'scentrestoodafarmhouse,enclosedinitsorchards,calledLaBelleAlliance.ThereBuonapartetookhisstand,andkeptitduringallthefight—eachcommanderbeingabletoviewthewholefield.ClosebehindWellingtonthegroundagaindescendedtowardsMontSt.Jean,whichgaveaconsiderableprotectiontohisreserves,andkeptthemwhollyoutoftheobservationoftheFrench.TomakethesituationofWellington'sarmyclear,wehaveonlytosaythatbehindthevillageofWaterlooextendedthebeechwoodofSoignealongtheroadtoBrusselsforthegreaterpartoftheway.

     

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     Spainhavingnow,mostfatallyforherself,beenpersuadedtojoinFranceinthewarwithEngland,turnedherfirstattentiontoGibraltarwhichshehopedFrancewouldenablehertoconquer.ButFranceshowednodispositiontoassisthertoregainGibraltar.Atthesametime,thegreatobjectwastoaccomplishtheunionoftheFrenchandSpanishfleets,whichtheydeemedmustthenbeinvincible,andnotonlydrivetheEnglishfromtheseas,butenablethemtolandinEnglanditself.TheFrenchmanagedtomusterfiftythousandmen,whomtheymarchedtothedifferentportsontheChannel,fromHavretoSt.Malo.Bythismeans,keepingEnglandinfearofaninvasion,theirfleetslippedoutofBrestonthe3rdofJune,underthecommandofD'Orvilliers,andeffectedthedesiredjunctionwiththeSpaniardsatCadiz.TheFrenchfleetconsistedofthirtysailoftheline;theSpanish,ofthirty-eight;makingtheunitedfleetsixty-eightsail,besidesnumerousfrigatesandsmallervessels.Never,sincethedaysoftheArmada,hadsuchamightysquadronthreatenedtheshoresofGreatBritain.

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