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LONDON:
CHAPMAN AND HALL, 193 PICCADILLY.

1873.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME IX.

BOOK XX.

FRIEDRICH IS NOT TO BE OVERWHELMED: THE SEVEN-YEARS

WAR GRADUALLY ENDS.

· 25th April 1760-15th February 1763.

1. Fifth CAMPAIGN OPENS .

. . . I

II. FRIEDRICH BESIEGES DRESDEN

Capture of Glatz (26th July 1760), p. 24.

Dialogue of Friedrich and Henri (from their Private Cor-

respondence : June 7th-July 29th, 1760), 27.

Duke Ferdinand's Battle of Warburg (31st July 1760), 29.

III. BATTLE OF LIEGNITZ

.. . 32

Loudon is trying a Stroke-of-hand on Breslau, in the

Glatz Fashion, in the Interim (July 30th-Aug. 3d), p. 33.

Friedrich on March, for the Third Time, to rescue Silesia

(August 1st-15th), 37.

Battle, in the Neighbourhood of Liegnitz, does ensue

(Friday morning 15th August 1760), 43.

iv. DAUN IN WRESTLE WITH FRIEDRICH IN THE SILE-

SIAN HILLS . .

The Russians make a Raid on Berlin, for Relief of Daun

and their own Behoof (October 3d-12th, 1760), p. 62.

V. Battle of TORGAU

Fight of Kloster Kampen (Night of October 15th-16th);

Wesel not to be had by Duke Ferdinand, p. 97.

VI. WINTER-QUARTERS 1760-61 .

King Friedrich in the Apel House at Leipzig (8th De-

cember 1760-17th March 1761), p. 106.

Interview with Herr Professor Gellert (Thursday 18th De-

cember 1760), 107.

Dialogue with General Saldern (in the Apel House, Leip-

zig, 21st January 1761), 113.

There are some War-movements during Winter; general

financiering Difficulties. Choiseul proposes Peace, 116.

vii. Sixth CAMPAIGN Orens : CAMP OF BUNZELWITZ. 128

Of Ferdinand's Battle of Vellinghausen (15th-16th July);

and the Campaign 1761, p. 142.

Third Siege of Colberg, 150.

VIII. LOUDON POUNCES UPON SCHWEIDNITZ ONE NIGHT

(LAST OF SEPTEMBER 1761) . . . 153

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MAPS.
BATTLES OF LIEGNITZ AND TORGAU,

94a
BUNZELWITZ—BURKERSDORF-REICHENBACH COUNTRY 2220
HISTORY

OF

FREDERICK THE GREAT.

BOOK XX.

FRIEDRICH IS NOT TO BE OVERWHELMED: THE SEVEN-YEARS WAR GRADUALLY ENDS.

25th April 1760-15th February 1763.

. CHAPTER 1.

FIFTH CAMPAIGN OPENS. There were yet, to the world's surprise and regret, Three Campaigns of this War; but the Campaign 1760, which we are now upon, was what produced or rendered possible the other two;—was the crisis of them, and is now the only one that can require much narrative from us here. Ill-luck, which, Friedrich complains, had followed him like his shadow, in a strange and fateful manner, from the day of Kunersdorf and earlier, does not yet cease its sad company; but, on the contrary, for long months to come, is more constant than ever, baffling every effort of his own, and from the distance sending him news of mere disaster and discomfiture. It is in this Campaign, though not till far on in it, that the long lane does prove to have a turning, and the Fortune of War recovers its old impartial form. After which, things visibly languish: and the hope of ruining

VOL. IX.

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