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Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication Volume 11-13 (Paperback): Carnegie Institution of Washington
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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. 1904 Excerpt: ...a rallying cry; Pitt asserted that it would be the best solution of dificulties in France. But in the document of neither does monarchy appear as "the only system in the re-establishment of which we are disposed to concur," nor, indeed, is there any mention of the restoration of the " ancient judicature." Grenville's foresight had in truth saved Pitt from a serious tactical blunderQ Had England issued a declaration upon the lines originally proposed by Pitt, the government would have been forced but a little later to the humiliation of pleading a secret reservation, in the terms of an energetic public document, or would have found itself compelled to maintain an absolute bar to any peace negotiation. England had declared her opinion that monarchy was best suited to France, yet she was not pledged to support that form of government aloneQ Burke and the ultra-royalists were indignant at the declarations made,1' but the allies were satisfied, and indeed so strong was the impression abroad that England had specified monarchy as an essential to peace that nearly every continental historian has stated it as a fact.1 In Parliament itself the opposition constantly harped upon the same theme, though Sheridan was frank enough to admit that no pledge had been given, and in every debate upon this topic up to 1797 it is noteworthy that the arguments of Fox and others were invariably based upon the Toulon declaration and not upon Grenville's manifesto. Pitt, at first apologetically, later triumphantly, denied the implied pledge, and was able to support his arguments by a reference to the strict letter of the documents. For this he had Grenville to thank. Thus at the very it Burke wrote to Grenville October 27, 1793, asking ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Carnegie Institution of Washington
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-31789-4
Barcode: 9781153317894
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-153-31789-3

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