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Boston Jesuit (Newspaper) - July 16, 1831, Boston, MassachusettsCatholic Sentinel. A a a a so of a Rig i a a i a Xai a is Deus pro Nobis quis Contra nos 1�?if god be for los who is against us a rom. Till. Xxx. Vol. Ii. Boston saturday Jill 16, 1831. No. . Trio Jesuit Publ lord weekly to appear every saturday by William Smith tor the proprietor at sit per annul in Advance. All common a cations must he pout paid and directed to the editors of the a a Jesuit a Boston mass. The object is to explain diffuse and defend the principles of the Ore holy Catholic and apostolic Church. Orrice Bro held Street. Or. Dasi Al a. O Brien having business to transact in Reorg blown d. C lius kindly consented to act As agent for our new paper on his Way lie Isar Mboi. A a pc a in new York Philo cup. P Are Washington City Alexandria and Jet nge Oun. Causes which we could not control pre ten cd our continuing in successive numbers the interesting narrative of the seizure of the celebrated Douay College and of the deportation of the seniors professors and slum to to dour Lens. It is with pleasure we now resume it. The Reader w ill remember that the narrative broke off at Page 316, no. 4 1. The defeat of Dumaurier which happened soon after the seals were put upon our effects and his Retreat into the French territories brought the seat of War into our neighbourhood. During the whole month of May a a a dire was the noise of conflict a and at each advantage of the allies we perceived anger growing into despair. Something took place in the Field about the first of May to the disadvantage of the French and on the sunday following which was the fifth and the feast of st. Matront titular Saint and Patron of the town the Guillotine was Han selled in Douay by the execution of eight poor emigrants who had breakfasted that same Day without any knowledge or fear of such a tragedy. This was warning enough for every one to know that defeats in the Field were to be revenged somewhere. The great Battle at fat Nurs the investiture siege and taking of Valenciennes were not matters of indifference to us. We were near enough every Day to hear the thundering discharge of Cannon and the frequent passage of troops through the town which were quartered upon the town not in Barracks to Burden the Well disposed and upon the British houses also let us know that we were to share in the hardships of defeat. We firmly expected a siege and judging from local proximity we imagined Douay would soon be attacked. We wished for and feared it. Soon after the surrender of Valenciennes the allies attacked and stormed the Strong position of the French at Ca saris Camp in the very neighbourhood of Douay. We soon had reason to know who were victors. The administrators of the department District and municipality were panic struck with fear of the throbbing hearts to announced Renit sunnia diesel tempos. The proclamation stated the danger which threatened the country from hostile armies in the Field and malevolent enemies at Home and said that the four departments do Nord do Pas de Calais de la Somme and de , had agreed on the expediency of the measure of ordering All persons of that description within Twenty four hours to leave the town of Douay and the territory of the nerd and to retire to some place within the three other departments where arrangements had been concerted for their some hundreds of individuals were comprised in the list of deportation As it was called and the whole town immediately exhibited a Busy and sorrowful scene of men women and children preparing to obey the Stern and peremptory mandate. In our House All was hurry. Each master and student packed up what he further Progress of the allies. In Fitnet sex thought worthy of carrying away or entrust pc tation of a siege on the 8th of August ing to the care of some Friend in town. No they issued their warrant to expel All Isuf one knew what was Best to be done. The Fec cd persons and at the head of the Black great Library and the new vestry were stowed list were placed All British subjects. Full of furniture boxes and books and secur i Well remember the memorable Day. I de by the seals of the District against visitors was then in the Library when on a sudden. This we imagined would be a Protection two or four trumpeters belonging to the Gar against every thing except a siege. Twenty Tison attracted my attention and the Atten four hours was a Short term to dispose of the Tion of others. Some one attended by them contents of so Large a Bouse. Some were and a military escort read and posted up the employed almost exclusively in securing the dreadful proclamation. The distance was plate sacred utensils or papers belonging too great to hear it for it was directly in to the College. Carts and waggons were to front of the Parish Church. Little suspecting be procured to carry away our Beds and some the serious import i found some diversion in an accidental circumstance attending the Reading. Just at that very moment a very Large Herd of oxen provided As provisions tor the Garrison in Case of a siege were led Forth to water and stood a mule auditory be other necessary articles. It was in vain to plead for a longer time and it was vain to petition for passports to leave the a joint petition for that effect was presented by the Heads of the three English houses and the scotch . Ail the Irish fore the Reader. However i was Well As had effected their escape out of the country sure that a proclamation issued with the the Law was positive and men of Prapor formal solemnity of trumpets and military is Tance like Republican administrators w Ere Cort must he something extraordinary. A not to to softened into the feelings of com Cordingly i went with another gentleman to passion and humanity for foreigners and ene read it. We read it and ran Back with Mies. One exception was made and they

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