A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon

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Author: John Lord
Published: 1849
Language: English
Wordcount: 211,420 / 648 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 34.3
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 873
Added to site: 2008.02.14
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Genre: History
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Popular Delusion -- Fatal Effects of the Delusion -- Administration of Cardinal Fleury -- Cornelius Jansen -- St. Cyran -- Arnauld -- Le Maitre -- The Labors of the Port Royalists -- Principles of Jansenism -- Functions of the Parliament -- The Bull Unigenitus -- Madame de Pompadour -- The Jesuits -- Exposure of the Jesuits -- Their Expulsion from France -- Suppression in Spain -- Pope Clement XIV. -- Death of Ganganelli -- Death of Louis XV.

CHAPTER XXIII.

FREDERIC THE GREAT. (pp. 380-390.)

Frederic William -- Accession of Frederic the Great -- The Seven Years' War -- Battle of Rossbach -- Battle of Leuthen -- Fall of Dresden -- Reverses of Frederic -- Continued Disasters -- Exhaustion of Prussia by the War -- Death of Frederic -- Character of Frederic.

CHAPTER XXIV.

MARIA THERESA AND CATHARINE II. (pp. 391-401.)

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