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ÆGIS OF ENGLAND;

OR THE

TRIUMPHS OF THE LATE WAR,

AS THEY APPEAR IN THE

Thanks of Parliament,

PROGRESSIVELY VOTED TO THE NAVY AND ARMY;

AND THE COMMUNICATIONS EITHER ORAL

OR WRITTEN ON THE SUBJECT.

CHRONOLOGICALLY ARRANGED,

WITH NOTICES BIOGRAPHICAL AND MILITARY.

BY MAURICE EVANS,

NAVY AND ARMY AGENT.

I am sure I speak the language of the House, when I say that it is impossible to
find any where the glory of our arms so well described, as in those brilliant displays
Lord Castlereagh's Speech, May 20, 1816.

of eloquence.

London:

PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR.

SOLD BY LONGMAN AND CO.; BALDWIN AND CO.;

LAW AND WHITTAKER; BLACK, PARBURY, AND ALLEN;

EGERTON; WESTLEY AND PARRISH; AND ALL
OTHER BOOKSELLERS.

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PREFACE.

THE Volume now presented to the public possesses more extensive and important claims to attention than will be immediately obvious to the reader.

Of these claims, referring chiefly to the subject, it may be allowed to speak without diffidence. While the judgment and taste of Athens and of Rome have been consulted for the erection of silent temples in honor of the late war, these pages offer as it were a colonnade in which the living forms of the victors, as they progressively arose, are seen

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