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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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1. Progress of the war in the Mediterranean and on the Rhine,

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2. Ruinous divisions which prevailed in Spain,

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3. Fall of Tortosa and Denia,

4. Nugatory campaign on the Italian frontier,

5. Projects of the courts of Turin and Berlin for the next campaign,

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6. Marlborough's cold reception from the court of England, and mission to the

Hague,

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7. Increasing difficulties of Godolphin in the Ministry,

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8. Increasing irritations owing to Admiral Churchill's conduct,

9. Death of the Prince of Denmark,

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10. Deplorable situation of the French monarch,

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11. Great concessions offered by Louis,

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12. Counter proposals of the Allies,

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13. Progress of the negotiations,

ib.

14. M. de Torcy secretly offers bribes to Marlborough, which are refused, 13

15. Remarkable conversation of M. de Torcy with Marlborough,

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16. His sentiments expressed to M. de Torcy on a peace,

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17. Ultimatum of the Allies, which is rejected by France,

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18. Marlborough still labours to effect a pacification,

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19. False accusation against Marlborough of having prevented the peace, 18

20. Resolution of the States-General on the rupture of the negotiations,

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21. Reflections on the rupture of this negotiation,

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22. Noble efforts of Louis to save France,

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23. Eulogy of M. Dumont on the conduct of France on this occasion,

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24. Forces on both sides at the opening of the campaign,

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25. Marlborough's efforts to obtain an augmentation of force in the Low Coun-

tries,

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26. Which at length are partially successful. The forces at his disposal, 26
27. Description of Villars' position,

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28. Marlborough's measures to deceive Villars,

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