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HISTORY OF EUROPE.

CHAPTER II.

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CHAPTER IV.

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CHAPTER V.

CHAPTER VII.

CHAPTER VIII.

FRANCE. Embarrassed State of the Ministry-Attempt to introduce

Prince Polignac-Partial changes in the Ministry-Meeting of the

Chambers, and Speech of the King-Superiority of the Liberals in the

Chamber of Deputies-Bills introduced by the Ministry to regulate

the formation of the Municipal Councils in the Communes and Depart-

ments-Speech of the Minister of the Interior-The Chamber resolves

to proceed with the Departmental Bill first, in opposition to Ministers,

who are left in a Minority-Proposed Amendments-Division of Opinion

in the Ministry-Amendment to increase the Number of Electors of

the Departmental Councils lost by a small Majority-The Ministry

withdraw both Bills-Impeachment of M. de Villèle abandoned-The

Chamber of Deputies order M. de Peyronnet to be prosecuted for ex-

pending a Sum of Money without a Vote of appropriation-Difference

between the two Chambers on this Subject-Bills for regulating the

Customs, and continuing the Tobacco Monopoly-Distress among the

Vine-growers, and Measures taken for their Relief-Finance-Discus-

sions regarding Foreign Affairs-State of the Ministry at the Close of

the Session-Immediately on the Close of the Session, the King dis-

misses the Ministry, and forms an Ultra-royalist Cabinet-Character of

the new Cabinet and its Members-Unpopularity of the Ministry-Pro-

secutions of the Press-Associations to resist the Payment of Taxes, if

Ministers should attempt to rule without a Chamber-Prosecutions on

account of them-Unpopular Proceedings of the Ministers-Divisions

among them-M. de la Bourdonnaye retires, on Prince Polignac being

made President of the Council-Continued unpopularity of the Minis-

try-Transactions between France and Greece-Quarrel with Algiers.

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CHAPTER IX.

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CHAPTER X.

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CHAPTER XI.

RUSSIA. Opening of the Campaign between Russia and Turkey-The

Russian Fleet takes Sizeboli-The Turks are defeated in an attempt to

retake it-The Russian Army, under General Diebitsch, crosses the

Danube, and marches against Silistria-Skirmishes as it advances-The

Russians invest Silistria-The Grand Vizier moves from Shumla to

attack General Roth-Battle of Eski-Arnautlar-The Russians retire,

and the Grand Vizier besieges Pravadi-Count Diebitsch marches from

Silistria with part of the besieging Army to support General Roth, and

relieve Pravadi-He joins General Roth, and they occupy the Defiles

in the rear of the Vizier, without his being aware of it-Battle of Ku-

lertscha-The Vizier forces open the Road to Shumla, and takes up a

new position-The Russians renew the attack, and the Turks take to

Flight-The Vizier regains Shumla-The Russians offer to open Nego-

tiations Silistria surrenders, and the besieging Army joins Count

Diebitsch before Shumla-The Russians prepare to cross the Balkan,

leaving a Corps to watch Shumla-They effect the Passage of the

Kamtschick, and reach the summit of the Mountain, before the Vizier

is aware of their Movements-They descend the Southern Side of the

Balkan-They take Mesembri, Bourgas and Aidos, defeating, at the

latter, a large body of Turks-They take Karnabut and Sambol, and

push their advanced Guards towards Adrianople-The Vizier leaves

Shumla by a circuitous route, and reaches Selimno on the Road to

Adrianople-The Russians attack the Turks at Selimno, defeat them,

and carry the Town-They advance to Adrianople, which capitulates, the

Turkish Garrison dispersing-The Fleet takes Vassilico, Agathopolis

and Ainada on the Euxine, and a detachment of the Army occupies Enos

on the Mediterranean-Opening of the Campaign in ASIA.-The Turks

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