The Annual Register Or a View of the History Politics and Literature for the Year 1770 Classic Reprint

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ISBN: 9780365161219
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Excerpt from The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year 1770 H E year we treat of, afforded mul matter for Hifiory, and perhaps [i more for Speculation. Though fruitful great and extraordinary events, it Teemed threaten more than it exprefsly told. A w which defolated a great part of Europe, all might in its confequences have affected t political l'yfiem of the whole, appeared at tl time, as little more than a fecondary objeét confideration. Battles and fieges, the del'tru tion of armies and fleets, and the ruin countries, howcr difiant the fccne of aétic would, in times of Iels bufinefs and impo ance, have nearly fuperl'eded all other mattl and have been eonfidered as the only objeé that demanded the care of the Writer, or tel claimed the attention of the Public. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Annual Register

Author: Ivison S. Macadam
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780364226025
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Excerpt from The Annual Register: Or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year 1777 Aving now arrived at the conclufion of our Twentieth Volume, we fhould have been dif pofed'to have celebrated this year'as a fort of jubilee, and feafon of felf-corgratulation, if the awful afpeét of the times had not forbidden every emotion bor dering upon levity, and afforded matter of the mofl ferions confideration and refleétion to every member of the community. No circumftance of time, nor {late of affairs, can, however, reprefs our gratitude, or refirain our acknowledgemet to the Publick, for that continued favour, which, as it has during fo many years, confiantly increafed with our la bours, {0 it has alone enabled us to encounter the us tafk of appearing annually before them in (0 many fuccefiive publications, upon each of which, their former efieem, and future approbation, were, of courfe, in fome degree hazarded. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.