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The Southern Quarterly Review Volume 13-14 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,114 Discovery Miles 11 140
The Southern Quarterly Review Volume 13-14 (Paperback): Books Group
The Southern Quarterly Review Volume 13-14 (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 Excerpt: ...anticipated, he gave it to the Spanish Commander. It was while he was bewildered by the contents of this letter, that the three men-of-war from Charleston, sent by South-Carolina to the relief of Georgia, actually mode their appearance. They determined the conduct of the Spaniards. They produced the panic among their troops, which resulted in the abandonment of the invasion almost at the beginning. The relation of cause and effect, is as clearly established in this case as in any instance that was ever recorded in history. The Spaniards at once hurried to their ships, leaving their cannon and munitions behind them. "Thus," says our historian, "the vigilance of Oglethorpe, the skilfulness of his plans, the activity of his operations, the determined spirit of resistance, the carnage of Bloodymarsh, where the young Lieutenants laid the successful ambush, the havoc done to the enemy's ships, and his ingenious stratagem to defeat the designs of the French deserter, saved Georgia and Carolina from falling into the hands of the Spaniards." A little before (p. 183) Oglethorpe is spoken of as one who is, by the defence of Georgia, to "protect the whole of the Americans from desolation." This, we submit, is the language of hyperbole, not proper to the historian. Carolina might be hurt by the Spaniards, her outposts assailed, her slaves spirited away, and the Indians kept in scouting bands upon her borders, by the malign influences of the Spaniards in Florida; but she had hitherto shown herself equal to all their assaults, and had carried successful battle to their own abode; and as for their successful assaults upon American colonies generally, resulting in their desolation, the suggestion is absolutely wild; particularly when we remembe...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 422
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-05179-5
Barcode: 9781231051795
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-05179-5

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