Letters from Buenos Ayres and Chile

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Letters from Buenos Ayres and Chile with an original history of the latter country.

This book, "Letters from Buenos Ayres and Chile", by John Constanse Davie, is a replication of a book originally published before 1819. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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Overview

Letters from Buenos Ayres and Chile with an original history of the latter country.

This book, "Letters from Buenos Ayres and Chile", by John Constanse Davie, is a replication of a book originally published before 1819. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9785518900103
  • Publisher: YOYO Media
  • Publication date: 1/14/2013
  • Pages: 358
  • Product dimensions: 5.83 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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horrors, has served to confirm my thoughts; and sure I am, that before the half of this century is expired, Old Spain will become a colony to this new world, or to some of the northern European powers, perhaps Russia. France will be parcelled out in the same manner. The Almighty will not always be trifled with, nor can the cruelties exercised on the wretched Protestants, by the sanguinary Alva, or the dreadful massacres of St. Bartholomew, be passed by, without a final retributive justice. I would fain pursue the inquiry, and enter more deeply into the present transactions of Europe; but I am cut off from all hope of receiving any information from thence, and, of course, can only indulge myself in theories and imaginary future prospects. But I cannot often help exclaiming to myself, Why sleeps the British lion why do not my countrymen become the advocates of suffering millions, and the scourge of murder, rapine and plunder? With what transport should I receive the news, that a strong fleet and army of Britons was landed on these shores, to deliver the miserable from their chains, and the bitter yoke of slavery and oppression ; to open the gates of liberty to millions. I entertain a strong conviction that the Catholic faith will not be, many years longer, the established faith, either in the old or the new world; for, by the time that peace is once more restored to suffering Europe, and the destroying angel who is gone forth has finished his mission from the Most High, the minds of men will be enlightened, they will be able to reason on causes and effects ; the pure light of reason will dawn upon their minds; and, by the inevitable intercourse of different nations with each other,during the conflicts of contending power, their ideas must be enlarged, and a liberality of sentime...
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