Courier, December 11, 1806 : Front Page

Publication: Courier December 11, 1806

Courier (Newspaper) - December 11, 1806, London, Middlesex ;�et8 o�Jt 'fey itvi^lariiig, mmitJMiirtt of, h'W^lw*-kr'i Kjipgr of I^^�a4;g)�eil Vi ii[ii-fir:ari.nii;ii'M>ii I A' 3ll tllfitfTie ai tho ioMBB of i^'arsi!m alterations, of hYs aa^rV and noiWitlistanifi^'tKe. iinpa^taiice, its ttsttal jpullcy cuiiM %i*B got- the lioU ter of thift^in|tiiiitp which it thought it xoulA not. yh^4w4y Wl^ia tivc^^ Itlood? At the -liuiuten^niirl^^ -h^:wjis inarching, (o d of baitle, "" '''iiiif->'iE*�ft�" the fluid hisiftirb^ balv iiKiitiBh% tiy Tkrbiry. thcniMilrfes ft^m OiirCcr- f&i, hiiB'heentfa% �ftobrceipf clonfnn�tjt�^ and occasl^Vi of Mf�^: ior.)lii�'lfdK�er This atMe was quite fdrcigff, 16. i?i^tasii|^. >�h llic esi^inplp of ^h^^i^tibnyo^' of apenn^^ . agaUist her piir^indnaiit |t�^ ' ?^i�|!hi�gf:  can t>u rjnioro pleasaat.titaiii to/hoar t)i9 Hiug'of Votii^iA, So^ __^ ^iuDd{y pltyb^ the desthicHon of a^gaily' WWct - l-^Oi^-diic jutiiiiiiillicfe qfriithidi he;cQn�iiiUti/ o]>i)08e(ly . cqayiiT�S;sh6 mi* a? (jbil(jac8ls. Her euo- fJtes stiU_ :cp^)&jpinug; iuT, forped, her to as* ^sumo p^y adi'Mfagt's/^ .'^^^ Of PkuSsia has sceii tJifiC'effffrfs w^ich.were unceasiiigiy reutwed � ?vgaii�it:\ieirKo has oftcii ackn'o'yvliulgod the legitimacy of .the means, which she took f jr her do-^eiicCfi U^viug l>ad hi view only the availiug him^ 4et tiOh *ras rib|;\,,,_ ..^ - . ^ to oppose aVlval CbnfeutrHcy to ifiatof'thb iiftidef it was preparirig eteViikt Mih,dM rtntov-i liigliufopD from tli�i pAClfid Vhd  �rlrtch had bfiSfert tl(� �|)j�ppriptt'H\q�estio �,Wct the ir thti terr ritcjiry of Ahspach/ She made herself in Knriis iJtxa (;h-diiip'oH of thoTio who asked'of her ttctiotis; sJii5 pf eseii led ht%elf h pon tJip stage when Ih vrc w'6re iio more acfaia. She; wished to' alfcct an orci'awiAg' ))art; biU she' met >vifh tlie uiottifipation of beiiig' disavowed by ;all the Pojvursin a part Aytticl]ti(lid . not.suit her." , It ill, becaaic. her iridiicd to aftt^rpt ji to dlct;itc l.uv.'iViil^V'fy *h.p^;>J;onld�npt light,. anJirj-Joj; plead for. tliofe \v lioJii she t^usod to defend. After this wavering conduct, she, howx'verteap-' ed great atlvaVuagc'from a qtiarrel into which she had not eiKcrod, and from a peace decided only by viciory,; .%�olilercd and exchanged thrice sriiali � provihccs'iif her dominl^.^ again'st a iXi^mission to 'taVcHan6yer,'long sJnce th*ttbjeht^^^ -and which lay so'cbirvcnient io her handi She dares jBijt ayow it at this iday; she passes lightly, as' over live cindersj over this; cohccssioti wtiicii |he wlsiied- for and soliciti^, aiwl upoii: wiiicl) tFxaaiB� heyei^stipulated any thinginr^her^anaUtisi^fiUre (let licr dovit.) However, Prussia dirQctly gjpfS.lthe country administered in htr naiue } She every; \^}i^�i! sst^ttp her arms.: she raised taxes,and exefcjspliaU th&p|i%ite^^ of .sovereignty. By tins:fact:albno she/>i^as:at;^ai^�ijUi. England, as by Iier-prctensibiis upbn Swedish PoiiB^nw^ia,, jshb had ar�aed against Sweden., Frbift tSiChfipi^ fnf Krarite, Prhs^a was?, becoine her all)', and fiiaA.j^Q^^ hijr ^ ____^^-;pt^dia;^Ot:9^piciiC . ___________,, ,....., ......,.................J...... impaired; TO rtlJUrti to Frai�oftby.the 4vj^^^^ thdiigfat tu'tay lAcXotthdation^^b^^^^^ shd vviiih�(d?tO: i�ita�ii^7df^ Pnwsi Thofiill aod entire eieisij tioni iif^iii^^itjwS^ to ,V he foUowod by the evacuation of Gcruianij? liy the. French" ariny ;1 tiyc Eniperor'of the FRBKfiir had a right to 6xpcct It.. Hoiveveir, the King of i'ittssiA looks upon the forced stay of the- Frenchjtroops as, a grievftitee; but Ittj dissembles : *' This King determined to.cbntiniic tlip parthe had'hitherto act-cd,for sbme'^tiin&'longer. ' He wished to preserse his' force, nowiiiord thaaever.nccess.try tt/Europe." Thus_ the Ti-fcaty of Prfcshnrg was no soonw signed, thaii they fwosavv tire' peiiod when they \verc to r patch the lion asleep: thus France .could only rely oii herself: they justified bi?fp'rehand c^fci^y tlriiig they Moufa I have'dotie for htr security.. HoWet^er, uiidnng'or' pali^hatislicrinighthavp-done did irtie dc)..; 'J^^ liacl i^jveh tp ijliciito Vtwltb, -did i.iot poHCisro Priisxia.; . it tg from '/herijji|ti|^r^V^roadhed TJi'if^^ JierxrigRtsi'Mlor op- 7^n; Itt3ji|erri^wyv>vly$h shi^ foiijiil tt|;be increased ; S^yvlthcfBl^iPi^^kvi^ .^jM^BTiji^ v:^rhe acces- fM'py'griov^a'tices i'iKten.�rs-of KitropiJ, re ti-ijBes which  betray,tha = weakness of bet- ri'Sson^ 'jtlre pijcniiiary J:iidi>ti3hi?y : ^enigioft ^rbpertyi of. all natidhs^'^ it U nRiiiortsutt tfiat-it b^ under protection Vodininvediate btu- -l^rtrsUioB bt ti^^ )be^cial deapofifni.... " ( ISit^ihen were 0e real 'gri^viartitc^of JVd>jftfc--i-. -Her claitnii* Sif^re � $�>' long TqSii^etl||^ ' iJp6n^ this, wett knbwTt dispo^ii*: i^bnfr^^i^S^^t^^^^ hayc, made >tho'Mimfe -i^imj^lg^ -It^vaaiatdljjut a sjnjpfe �jjto-�piQt!|1l)6itt^ )(M3^discusSetl.the oni^-queii, :'t!&>ial|r4S*t�Jf fiiitl^^l^^ Jlitli^rtorTit^hJn^ ; wburt^ the hbnttfti^ijfr SH^ I�ad shQ^n^ -Qti i!Jipdt^i^k4^ii>rtj)k'^4iAJ^e^!io'^anl^ �tF^ih^,.t4 P^�^ptftj�j^�h*bibf^ ,*�nc6w^ areco* .tsertfcitftflidisv i|P;trHicH,onp who had dujtiided iti. The Frianch ijsft^rtTeit broks out J Prussia ^astitts^lifst-^^ alariTJ, to ,raM t?ie Kin^s to 'tlie Cdngrc^ of py. ' nitz, artdlb si^U the Ti^ty 1)T-wbioh. F  10 hi.' shared among them 1 Bat as snou: sis she-Sgkw tliatttiis nation was-difllcuU to- be rWr ^fuispd ti �jjiijcii that tHileshe has never ceascd^-prptestibg the jpost solid.frlsndship tpwartls her, whose ruin siifi had i^^.g-rn.' It was alwdys the same system. -Prus-siav aiggran givoi hci^S^lff'W^^ghfe ^tiGonaaSrjfev and J^rance Were going, to nnike war fa* h�a''lrenefity�rtd the first caiiipaigris proved in reality the justice' of her cori-jec'tures. But at length her dark poiicy ih"cd out tlie other,powers, andassoon as she atterbptcd- to quit her rieatrality, she lost all her-^tdvanea^eS^.- S&e thoiight she njiglif easily triumph ovel: France ? slie a|rca,dy disposed of tbe fruits of hecTicforicsj she subda.cd tsaxony^ led Hesse to^ deceive French geiTerosity, a.nd formed an immense empire, usurp-ej witfiouthaving fought; What now remains to her of ^o-niany prcsumpfipris, projects, and, treasons"?'. Seven days of a Vrtsh war havp overturned the vtorh of a hundred years of artful policy.  Far be it from us to .wish to make the errers or crimes Of Gabiuets fall upon their nations. Mpst bf thbsb who havB.brouglit so miujy cajaitiitlcs'upon Priissiavhave atoned for the crrbrs of their life by au iibiloQf5blj& deatJK-- Thpir couiragct-was "de^erv-' ing of 1� jiister cause. They have setaJinc �;xa5j)� - pic, and their .soldiers have" not yiyVdcd withtjn t .^oryiia French Talour-j^^ ^ t Jabioet w^as a sPandal ;a�td a scourgo to all' Effropc }� nndothers afr vfdllas ifta Ponqueror qaay cpngrafu-, late tljei^MtgS'bn ife-ddwufall. Itis iim : reTations of- ^oy�5i:�'^

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Publication: Courier

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: December 11, 1806

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