Venice (volume 2); The City Of The Sea. From The Invasion By Napolã©on In 1797 To The Capitulation…

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byEdmund Flagg

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853. Excerpt: ... compelled to appear on his balcony, and inform them that most of the persons departing were travellers, and that others were Venetians desirous of leaving the city, all of whom were supplied with regular passports. Satisfied with this explanation, the people permitted the steamer to leave unmolested farther, and themselves left the Piazetta with the customary parting shout--" Viva Manin f News from abroad at this time, as during the whole period of the blockade, was exceedingly rare, and, as before remarked, was by no means reliable. Intelligence of the second attack of Oen. Oudinot on Rome, on the night of the 2nd and 3rd of June, reached Venice in this shape:--" The French commenced the assault under protection of a flag of truce." Perhaps there is, in reality, "more truth than poetry" in this charge of the " lying white banner"---mentita bandiera biurtca--of the besieging French army at Rome; but it was literally no more true than was the contemporaneous rumor that Gorgey was at Laybach with 80,000 men en route for Venice, or that Trieste had capitulated; or than any of the other wild rumors so rife at the time, which have been before alluded to. The prevalence of these rumors, and the currency given them by the Circoli, were among the causes which induced the Government to forbid the assemblage of those pestiferous gatherings until further notice. In this general dearth of intelligence, it may be supposed to have been an event of no inconsiderable importance, that the Venetian gondoliers one morning, some weeks later, picked up all along the north-western shore of the city a number of bottles, which, on being opened, were found to contain a Proclamation of Radetzky, urging Venice to surrender, official bulletins of tho entrance of the Thv) men aoom t...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853. Excerpt: ... compelled to appear on his balcony, and inform them that most of the persons departing were travellers, and that others were V...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217142346

ISBN - 13:9780217142342

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