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A Letter To Lord Robert Bertie

Auhtor: Anonymous

Language: english
Published: 1757

Genres:

history,  correspondence
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Letter To Lord Robert Bertie':

... reflecting on the supposed Authors of their Misfortunes. And when they call to mind that indelible Disgrace which has befallen them in the Mediterranean, ...
... therefore take that Liberty which, as one of your Constituents, I may claim, of canvassing the Merits of that Transaction in which your Lordship had a ...
... Repose. In these Circumstances, what Transports of Pleasure would the Sight of a British Fleet inspire. How chearfully would they exert all their remaining ...
... the least Degree of Danger or Inconvenience. But admitting the Truth of that Assertion you have frequently maintained, 'That all the Assistance you was ...
... as you did not approach so near the Place as to be Spectators of any dreadful Artillery planted to intercept Relief, this Opinion must be wholly founded ...
... defeated the Enemy. The principal Figure you had the Honour to make, was in the decisive Resolution, agreed upon in Council, of returning to Gibraltar. ...
... have indignantly rejected a Proposal for abandoning a Fortress so valuable, unassisted, unrelieved.-Whatever Danger might have attended the Enterprize, ...
... whatever Representations may have been given of the romantick Nature of the Attempt, if I should maintain that your own small Supply would have been ...
... a Piece of Justice which the Honour of your Character requires, and which your Friends expect. As your Electors, we beseech it as the Subjects of an ...
... to the Defence you have made in favour of the Admiral, when the united Voice of his Country called upon him to answer for his Conduct: And here ...
... our most vigorous Efforts in the Chace. And yet, notwithstanding these unsurmountable Difficulties, which it was Mr. Byng's peculiar Misfortune ...
... the Sanction of Authority to produce, let his Commission be shewn, and the Mystery of the whole Combination be unfolded: But if no Associates should ...
... our Name, and prevent the same sad Misconduct from ever being transacted any more. If there be any Weight in these Observations, Mr. Byng has been treated ...
... Advantage. Where was the Spirit of Resolution and Enterprize worthy of a British Commander. What Losses did he receive, but that of a Timber-head. What ...
... And what can Cowardice or Disaffection do more.-The most friendly and partial Evidences do him no Honour, and represent him, at best, but as an inactive, ...
... in Connection with that Name, which they will have as much Reason to detest as their Ancestors had to admire. When the necessary Rigor of the military ...
... reflect an agreeable Light upon your Conduct, and restore you to that Esteem you once deservedly possessed. If these Reasonings are not founded ...
... and reaped the Fruit of our Negligence and Misconduct.-The last dear Prizes are at Stake, our Possessions and our Being in the most critical ...
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