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A Descent I am determined to attempt, by putting myself at the Head of the' Expedition, and with 480,000 men at command, army after army will be found for the Enterprize."

Bonaparte's Speech to Lord Whitworth, Gallus suo Sterquilinio plurimum potest.

London.
PRINTED FOR VERNOR AND HOOD, POULTRY; AND J. ASPERNE, CORNHILL

BY J, AND E. HODSON, CROSS-STREET, HATTON-CARDEN.

. 3 но cas-2

TO

THE VOLUNTEERS

OF THE

UNITED KINGDOM,

WHO

WITH AN IMPULSE OF GENUINE PATRIOTISM,

HAVE OFFERED THEIR SERVICES

TO DEFEND

THE RIGHTS OF THEIR COUNTRY,

FROM THE

VIOLATION THREATENED

BY AN IMPLACABLE FOE;

THIS VOLUME

INTENDED TO PROMOTE THE SAME OBJECT,

IS

RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED,

Let come three corners of the World in Arms,
And we shall shock them :--NOUGHT SHALL MAKE US RUE,
IF ENGLAND TO HERSELF DO REST BUT TRUE.

SHAĶESPEARE.

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The expiring embers of War being again re-lumed by the vengeance of an implacable enemy, and its flame directed against the dearest liberties of our NATIVE LAND, it becomes no less the interest, than the DUTY, of every Englishman, to Jend his aid in rescuing his Country froin the impending danger. The storm excited by the most imperious of our foes, is driven onward with a celerity proportioned to the magnitude of the purposed mischief. Not content with the subjugation of the greatest part of Europe, the First Consul of FRANCE directs every engine of his malice to the overthrow and destruction of this Island. The firm and dignified resistance which it has opposed to the extension of his tyranny, has raised his batred, and given force to his malignity. Intoxicated by the more than regal splendours of the state he has usurped, he would bend the world to his will, and force it to stoop beneath the footstool of his power. Dazzled by success, and blinded by fiattery, his judgment has become morbid, and every opposition to his purposes is followed by deep and lasting displeasure. Hence his enmity to Britain; for daring to raise barriers to the overwhelming progress of his destructive

influence,

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