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1894 Excerpt: ...Collin." Middle 'standard curves beautifully round
its staff, and gives us to read, '"Welham" (non-extant, too; may
mean Welmina or Lobositz), '"Rossbach" (very good), "Breslau" (poor
Bevern's, thought a vic'tory in Worcester at this time ). Standard
third, which flies to 'eastward or right hand, has "Neumark" (that
is, Neumarkt and the 'Austrian Bread-ovens, 4th December); ' Lissa"
(not yet Leulhen in 'English nomenclature); and "Breslau" again,
which means the cap'ture of Breslau City this time, and is a real
success, 7th-19th Decem'ber;--giving us the approximate date,
Christmas 1757, to this hasty 'Mug. A Mug got-up for temporary
English enthusiasm, and the 'accidental instruction of posterity.
It is of tolerable China; holds a 'good pint, "To the Protestant
Hero, with all the honours;"--and 'oilers, in little, a curious
eyehole into the then England, with its 'then lights and notions,
which is now so deep-hidden from us, under 'volcanic ashes, French
Revolutions, and the wrecks of a Hundred 'very decadent Years.' END
OF VOL. VII. CONTENTS OF VOLUME VIIL BOOK XVIII. SEVEN-YEARS WAR
RISES TO A HEIGHT. 1757-i759. (Continued. CHAP. FACT XI. Winter In
Breslau: Third Campaign Opens. 1 Of the English Subsidy, p. 9.
Friedrich, as indeed Pitt's People and Others have done, takes the
Field uncommonly early: Friedrich goes upon Schweidnitz, as the
Preface to whatever his Campaign may be, 14. Xii. Siege Of Olmutz
18 Xih. Battle Of Zorndorf..... 37 Theseus and the Minotaur over
again, --that is to say, Friedrich at Handgrips with Fermor and his
Russians (25th August 1758), p. 46. xiv. Battle Of Hochkirch 58
Daun and the ReichsArmy invade Saxony in Friedrich's Absence, p.
59. Friedrich intervening, ...
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