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France. Wars of Marlborough. Louis

utterly discomfited, and humbled 1739-1748 V. THUNDER. -The wars of Louis XIV.

were succeeded by a period of compara-
tive repose, which was followed by a
general war. First wars of Frederick

the Great
1755-1763 VI. THUNDER.— Theseven years' war. Bri-

tain and Prussia against the other king-
doms of Europe. The war extended to
America, where Protestants contended
with Catholics, or the British with the
French, and Canada was added to the

colonies of Britain
1773–1782 VII. THUNDER.— The American War.

Britain also at war with France, Spain,
and Holland. The angel proclaimed
with an oath, that after the seven thun-
ders should be finished, there should be
time no longer, and that when the se-
venth angel should begin to sound, the
mystery of God should be finished

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CHAPTER XXI.

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394

The Two Witnesses, 398–410.
In prophesying again, the temple, the al-

tar, and the worshippers first measured
Period of the testifying of the witnesses

1260 years
Two candlesticks, two churches, or wit-

nesses of Jesus
Persecution of the witnesses
Crusade against the Albigenses
Persecution of the Vaudois in the vallies

of Piedmont

397 398 399

404 CHAPTER XXII.

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Vision of the Woman clothed with the

Sun, 8c. History of Christianity. The

Conflict of the Church, 410-425. Christians, on the first propagation of the

gospel, persecuted by the Roman Emperors Christianity destined finally to triumph Renewed persecutions under the papacy

416 418 420

CHAPTER XXIII.

427

431

434

The First and Second Beast. Imperial

and Papal Rome.
Rise of the Roman Empire. Building of

Rome, B.C. 735 or 748
Its Idolatry and Persecution of Christians.

Continuance, or duration, of the Roman
empire, from 753 or 748 before Christ

to A.D. 493
Papal power succeeds in Rome to the im-
perial.

Code of Justinian published
A.D. 529
Charlemagne, king of France, crowned by

the pope emperor of the Romans, and the western empire restored, A.D. 799–800 Miracles of the Romish church Excommunication and persecution of he

retics
Number of the beast
Remarks on the period of 1260 years
Commencement of do. in the reign of Jus-

tinian, and termination at the French
Revolution

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443 445 446

449

CHAPTER XXIV.

THE SEVEN VIALS OF THE WRATH OF GOD, AND SEVEN

LAST PLAGUES. THE JUDGMENT SITS ON THE PAPACY TO TAKE away its dominion, &c. THE JUDGMENTS OF GOD ANNOUNCED AS MADE MANIFEST.

FIRST VIAL, French Revolution.

A.D.

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Introduction to the Seven Vials
Recapitulation of historical prophecies,

previously fulfilled
1782–1789 State of Europe immediately previous to

the French Revolution
1789 General corruption of manners in France

First Vial, or French Revolution
Authority of the pope disannulled in

France. Expatriation and miseries of
the recusant priests and their adherents

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CHAPTER XXV.

THE SECOND VIAL.-Scene, the Sea.

1793

Naval wars of Great Britain against

France and Europe, 477–488.

CHAPTER XXVI.

THE THIRD VIAL.-Scene, the Rivers and Fountains

of Waters, 488-536.,

Scene, the same as that of Attila's devas

tations in Northern Italy, along the Po,

and its numerous tributary rivers Instructions of the French Directory to

Bonaparte

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A.D. 1796

495

1799

Bonaparte's Campaigns in Piedmont, Lom

bardy, &c.
Suwarrow's Campaign. Defeat and ex-

pulsion of the French from Lombardy

and Piedmont
Bonaparte passes the Alps. Battle of

Marengo

518

1800

533

CHAPTER XXVII.

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541 544

FOURTH VIAL. A.D.

Comparison between the fourth trumpet

and fourth vial. The sun, in both, the

emblem of the imperial power of Rome 1804 Bonaparte elected or crowned Emperor,

the successor of Charlemagne
Napoleon king of Italy
Imperial wars and oppressive government

of Napoleon. Power given him to

scorch men with fire, &c.

Extent and power of his empire 1812 Downfall of Napoleon, invasion of Rus

sia, &c. 1814-1815 Abdication of Bonaparte and extinction

of his empire

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566

571

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CHAPTER XXVIII.

FIFTH VIAL.

1814 Re-establishment of Popery and the In

quisition 1816 Miserable state of Rome 1814-1820 Roman Catholic Kingdoms full of dark

ness and wretchedness

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CHAPTER XXIX.

SIXTH VIAL.

Euphrates, or Ottoman Empire.

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616

A.D.
1820 Present commotions of the Turkish em-

pire begun, after a period of repose, by
the war between the Porte and Ali

Pacha
1821-1824 Insurrection of Greece, and its indepen-

dence of the Porte 1825-1826 Revolt and destruction of the Janisaries 1827 Battle of Navarino 1828 War with Russia

General revolt throughout Albania 1821-1831 Ravages of cholera and plague, and the

depopulation of the eastern provinces

of Turkey
The commencement, as supposed, of the

cleansing of the Sanctuary, (the place
of which was trodden down by the
Turks,) in the year 1820, on the expiry
of the 2300 years mentioned by Daniel
Vial continues to be poured out
Order of predictions not yet fulfilled

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