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Spain, takes the lead in order of time, as well as in importance, in the history of the present year. However trilling the object of dispute might appear, it was capable of involving the greater part of Europe in its consequences. Continental wars must be in fome degree limited in their operation and effects ; but those which take place between great naval powers, whose colonies and maritime possessions are extended into every quarter of the globe, take so comprehensive a range in their line of action, that the remotest nations may be affected by their consequences.

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UR difference with the Court of

Spain, takes the lead in order of time, as well as in importance, in the history of the present year. However trifling the object of dispute might appear, it was capable of involving the greater part of Europe in its consequences. Continental wars must be in fome degree limited in their operation and effects ; but those which take place between great naval powers, whose colonies and maritime possessions are extended into every quarter of the globe, take so comprehensive a range in their line of action, that the remotest nations may be affected by their consequences.

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