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Opinions entertained in England, 459. — Party formed in

favour of the Revolution, 460- and against it, 461.- State

of the royal family, 462.- The King's excursion, ib.-

Meeting of Parliament, 463.- King's speech, ib.-- Address

of the Lords, ib.—of the Commons, ib.—Embargo on corn,

ib.—Indemnity, ib.- Discussion on the subject of the revo-

lution, ib.- Army estimates, 464.- Mr. Marsham, ib.—Mr.

Pitt, ib.—Mr. Fox, ib. His observations on the conduct

of the French troops, 465.—Colonel Phipps, ib.— Mr.

Grenville, 466.-Mr. Fox, ib.- Mr. Pitt, ib. - Mr. Burke,

ib.-Mr. Fox, 471.- Mr. Burke, 473.- Mr. Sheridan, ib.

Mr. Burke's declaration, 474.- Conduct of Mr. Sheridan,

475.- Colonel Phipps, ib.--Mr. Pitt, ib.- Estimates voted,

ib.–Observations, ib.—Mr. Fox's motion on the test act,

ib.- Mr. Beaufoy, 476.- Motion opposed by Mr. Pitt, 477.

Mr. Powys, ib.- Mr. Yorke and Mr. Wilberforce, ib.--

Mr. Burke, ib.—Mr. Fox in reply, 479.—Motion nega-

tived, 480.-Mr. Flood's motion for a reform of Parliament,

ib.— His speech, ib.—Opposed, 481.-Mr. Burke, ib.

Mr. Milnes, 482. Mr. Burke, ib.- Motion lost, ib.-

Petition of tobacconists, ib.—Bill for their relief, ib.—Bud-

get, 483.–Lottery, ib. - Prohibition to advertise illegal

adventures, ib.-Augmentation of the Speaker's salary, ib.

Parliamentary pension to Dr. Willis, 484.—Burning of

Women abolished, ib.- Miscellaneous transactions, 485.

Origin of the dispute concerning Nootka Sound, ib.- Form-

ation of a British settlement, ib.- Attacked by the Spa-

niards, 487.-Observations, 487.- Conduct of the Spanish

government, 488.—Naval and military preparations, ib.

Proceedings of the English government, ib.- Negotiation,

ib.- Pretensions of Spain, ib.-- Answered, 489.-Seamen

impressed, ib.—The King's message to Parliament, ib.

Address of the Lords, ib.-- Of the Commons, ib.- Motion

by Mr. Fox, 490.- Vote of credit, ib.—Mr. Grey's mo-

tion for papers negatived, 491.- Motion by Mr. Francis

for papers, ib.-agreed to, ib.- He moves resolutions, ib.

Answer, ib.-Order of the day moved, ib.– Debate, 492.

Mr. Francis's motion lost, ib.—Close of the session, ib.

Preparation for war, ib.- Friendly conduct of our allies,

493 France, ib.-Offers to mediate, ib. Proceedings in

the National Assembly, 494.--Mediation rejected, 495.

Naval preparations of Spain, ib. -- Instructions to the
English ambassador, ib.– Progress of negotiation, 496.

War of Russia and Austria against the Turks, 504.- State of

the Emperor, ib.—Death of the Sultan, ib.— First measures

of his successor, 504.- Junction of the Austrians and Rus-

sians, 505. - Battle of Rimnick, ib.- Progress of Marshal

Loudon, ib.—Siege and capture of Belgrade, ib.– Further

successes, 506.- Armistice, ib.- War between Russia and

Sweden, ib.--Sea fight off Bornholm, 507.- Engagements

by land, ib.—and sea, ib.—Ill success of the Swedes by

sea, ib.—They gain a victory, 508.—Peace between Russia

and Sweden, ib.-Struggle in the Netherlands, ib.-Pro-

ceedings of the Emperor, 510.-Resistance, ib.-Increasing

troubles of the Emperor, 514.—Hungary, ib.—His conces-

sion, 515.- Death of the Emperor Joseph, 516.—Acces-

cession of Leopold the Second, ib.—Intrigues of Prussia, ib.

Prudent and conciliatory conduct of Leopold, 517.-He

quiets troubles and settles disputes, ib.—Affairs of France,

518.- State of the National Assembly, 519.-Influence of

the Jacobin club, ib.—Emigration, 520.- Proceedings of

the Chatelet, ib.-The National Assembly in Paris, 521.

Famine in Paris, ib. --Law against tumults, 522.—Extent

of changes, 523.--New division of the kingdom, ib.—New

tribunals, 524,- Sale of judicial appointments prohibited,

525.– Lettres de Cachet abolished, ib.–Other reforms in

criminal law, ib., Hereditary titles, badges, and armorial

bearings abolished, ib.- Declaration of the King, 526.-

The red book, 527.-Civil-list, ib.-Other reductions of

prerogative, ib.- Property of the Clergy,528. - Suppression

of monasteries, 529.-Frequent riots in the departments,

5:30.- General toleration, 531.--Other beneficial reforms,

ib. — Other proceedings, ib. — Procession of the human
race, 532.-Confederation, 533.-Observations, 534.-- The
Fédérés, 535.— Finances, ib.--Assignats issued, ib.-De-
cline of Necker's influence, 536.-His retreat, ib.

Effects of the Revolution on other countries, 539.- England,

540.—Mr. Burke, 541.—Different views of the opposition

party, 542.-Meeting at the Duke of Portland's, ib.--Mr.

Burke's intended publication, 543.—Revolution Society, ib.

Dr. Price's discourse, ib.—Address to the National Assem-

bly, 545.—Mr. Burke's Reflections published, 546.—Obser-

vations, 554.-Rapid diffusion of the work, ib.-Honours

paid to the author, 555.-Attacks on him, ib.--He is

answered by many, 556.—The Rights of Man, by Thomas

Paine, 557.-Its effect, 561.--Vindiciæ Gallicæ, by Mr.

Mackintosh, 562.- Observations, 569.-Domestic tranquil-

lity, 571.—General election, 572.-Mr. Pitt, ib.—Unim-

proved state of the opposition, ib.-- Lord North succeeds to

a peerage, ib.—Contests for seats, 573.-Mr. Horne Tooke

stands for Westminster, ib.—The King's speech, ib.—Ad-

dress in the Lords, 574.-In the Commons, ib.—Mr, Fox,

ib.-Mr. Pitt, 575.-Debates on Nootka Sound, ib.-Ap-

propriation of unclaimed dividends, ib.-New taxes, 576.

Petition, ib.-Committee on public finance, 577.-Report,

ib.-Mr. Sheridan moves resolutions, ib.--generally nega-

tived, ib.—Slave trade, ib.—Society of Amis des Noirs, ib.

Mission from England, 578.-Slow progress of investiga-

tion in England, 579. — Open committee appointed, ib.

Mr. Wilberforce's motion for a bill, ib.—Debated, ib.—

Lost, 580.-Colony at Sierra Leone established, ib.--Sierra

Leone Company formed, 582.-- Bill for a charter, ib.-

opposed-passed, 583.

Occurrences in France, 585.-General change of ministry, ib.

Exculpation of the Duke of Orléans and Mirabeau, ib.
VOL. IV.

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Conduct of the Assembly, 586.--As to foreign nations, ib.
The clergy, ib.—Oath imposed on them, ib.—The King's
assent forced, 587.--Some of the clergy conform, ib.—The
rest refuse, ib.- The King's aunts go to Rome, 588.
Altered conduct of Mirabeau, 589.—Riot in Paris, 590.
Residence of public functionaries decreed, ib.-Law against
tumults, ib.-Decree against emigrants, 591-opposed by
Mirabeau, ib.--Attack on the castle of Vincennes, ib.
Conduct of Lafayette, ib.— The King's friends maltreated,
592.-Perseverance of Mirabeau, ib.-The King ill, 593.
Regency provided for, ib.—Residence of the King decreed,
ib.Illness, ib.--and death of Mirabeau, 594.-Honours
paid him, ib.—Proceedings with respect to religion, ib.
Resistance of the King, 595.-His journey to Saint Cloud
prevented, ib.— The King's ineffectual complaint to the
Assembly, 496.- The King yields his objections to con-
stitutional priests, ib. –His letter, ib.-Influence of these
events on the English Parliament, 597.-Canada, ib.--The
King's message, ib.—Mr. Pitt's motions, ib.—Mr. Fox, 598.
Petitions, ib.—Progress of the bill, 599.-State of the oppo-
sition party, ib.—Mr. Hussey's motion, 600.--Speech of
Mr. Fox, ib.-Mr. Pitt, 602. Further observations of Mr.
Fox, ib.—Situation of Mr. Fox and Mr. Burke, 603.-
Their meeting, ib.-Motion to adjourn the debate, 604.
Mr. M. A. Taylor, ib.--Mr. Fox, ib.- Mr. Powys, 605.
Mr. Burke, ib.-Debate on the recommitment of the bill, ib.
Mr. Burke, ib.—He is interrupted by Mr. Baker, 607.
Mr. Fox, 608.-Mr. Burke, ib.- Mr. M. A. Taylor, ib.
Mr. St. John, ib.—Continued efforts to bear down Mr.
Burke,ib.—Mr. Fox, 609.-Mr. Burke, 610.—He disclaims
all future friendship with Mr. Fox, 613.—Mr. Fox, ib.
Mr. Burke, 614.—Mr. Pitt, 615.- Motion withdrawn, 616.
Further proceedings on the bill, ib.--Mr. Fox, ib.-Mr.
Pitt, 617.-Mr. Burke, 618.--Mr. Fox, 619.-Bill passes
the House of Commons, 621.-Passes the House of Lords,
ib.-Result of the late altercations, ib.-State of the Ro-
man Catholics, 623.- Motion for a bill for their relief by
Mr. Mitford, 624.-Seconded by Mr. Windham, 625.
Objections of Mr. Fox, 626.-- Mr. Pitt, ib.—Bill in a com-
mittee, ib.--Mr. Fox, ib.-Debates, ib.-Debates in the
Lords, 627.—Lord Rawdon, ib.— The Archbishop of Can-
terbury, ib.---Bishop of St. David's, 628.-Oath amended,
630.- Bill passed, ib.-its effect, ib.---Libel bill, 631.-Corn
bill, ib.-Session ended, ib.

CHAPTER LXXI.

1789-1790-1791-1792.

India, 633.-System of Lord Cornwallis, ib.-Hatred of Tip-

poo Sultan against the English, ib.—He attacks the Rajah
of Travancore, 634.-Cession of Cranganore and Jycottah
by the Dutch, ib. Pretensions of Tippoo, ib. Conduct of
the Madras government, 635.—Conduct of Lord Corn-
wallis, ib.— Proposes a reference, ib. — Tippoo besieges
Travancore, ib.-Repulsed in an attack, ib.-Refuses a
reference, ib.—Gains the lines, 636.—Takes Cranganore, ib.
Jycottah and other forts, ib. Situation of Earl Cornwallis,
ib.-His plan of operations for the British troops, 637—and
the allies, ib.–March of General Medows, ib.--Letter from
Tippoo, 638.- Answer, ib.-Tippoo retires, ib.-- Advance
of the British, ib.—Coimbatore taken, ib.–Skirmishes, ib.
Other forts taken, 639. Masterly movement of Tippoo,
ib.-Forces the British to evacuate Sattimangulum, 640
-and retreat ib.--Action near Occaro, 641.-Other ac-
tions, ib.—Manæuvres of the opposed armies, ib.—Junc-
tion of Colonel Maxwell with General Medows, ib.
Tippoo offers to treat, 642.—Tippoo's attempts in the Car-
natic, ib.He takes Trincomale, ib. and other forts, ib.
His intercourse with Pondicherry, ib.-Debates in Par-
liament, 643.—Motion of Mr. Hippisley, ib.—Motion by
Mr. Francis, ib.—Debate, 644.-Mr. Fox, 645.—Mr.
Pitt, ib.-Motion of Mr. Dundas, ib.-Motion by Lord
Porchester, ib.—Progress of the war, 646.- Earl Corn-
wallis takes the command, ib.- Active hostilities begun,
647.—The Nizam, ib.—The Mahrattas, ib.— The British
troops, 648.-General Abercromby, ib.—Earl Cornwallis,
ib.—Siege of Bangalore, 649—its capture, ib.-Conse-
quences, 650.-Further proceedings, ib.—Junction with the
Nizam, ib.—Capture of Doonally and other places, ib.
Earl Cornwallis advances toward Seringapatam, ib. —Ad-
vance of Tippoo, 651.-Battle of Arakeery, ib.-Difficul-
ties of Earl Cornwallis, 652.-Retreat to Bangalore, 653.
Approach of the Mahrattas, ib.—State of Tippoo, 654.
He sends a flag of truce, ib.—British prisoners found at
Hooliadroog, ib.— Tippoo besieges Coimbatore, 655,-
which is taken, ib.—Exertions of the allies, ib.—Capture of
hill-forts, ib.- Nundydroog, 656.–Success of Tippoo, ib.
Capture of Penagra, 'ib.—Earl Cornwallis again advances,
657.-Slight naval action, ib.Savandroog taken, 658.
Other forts surrender, ib.-Operations of Purseram Bhow,

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