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CONTINUATION

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From the REVOLUTION to the

Present Times,

By N. TINDAL, M. A.
Rector of ALVERSTOKE, in HAMPSHIRE, and
Chaplain of the Royal Hospital at GREENWICH,

The FOURTH EDITION, corrected

VOL. XVII. Vth of CONTINUATION.

LONDON:
Printed, by Assignment from Mr. KNAPTON, for
T. OSBORNE, J. HODGES, J. ROBINSON, H. WOODFALL,

W. STRAHAN, J. RrVINGTON, J. WARD, R, BALDWIN,
W. Owen, W. JOHNSTON, J. RICHARDSON, P. Davey and
B. Law, G. Keith, T. LONGMAN, T. FIELD, T. CASLON,
S. CROWDER, H. WOODGATE, M. COOPER, and C. WARE.

MDCCLVIII,

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BOOK XXX.
From the Year 1708, to the Year 1712.

CHAP I.
Designs of the next campaign.-Ghent and Bruges taken by the

French.-The battle of Oudenard.-- Lille invested.-Bold at-
tempt of a French officer. - Battle of Wjnendale.-Elector of
Bavaria's design upon Brussels.--Duke of Marlborough and
prince Eugene pass the Scheld.-Citadel of Lise taken.--The
French army separates, and Ghent and Bruges are retaken.-
Campaign in Italy and in Spain.-Conquest of Minorca.-Dif-
ferences between the emperor and the pope.--Campaign in Ger-
many. - Affairs in Hungary and Poland.- Commodore Wager
destroys the galleons.-The Ruffian ambassador arrested.-Death
of prince George of Denmark. --The duke of Marlborcugh's
interest with the queen declines.-

29. A N N E.
HE advantages gained by the French, the last year, 1908.

prompted them to entertain several projects, and
to make still greater efforts to recover their former The princes
superiority.

And indeed their forces this year sent to the seemed to be more numerous than ever, especially in the armies in Netherlands, where it was believed the elecior of Bavaria Flanders. VoL, XVII.

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