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The state of the German Literati, a confirmation-By these
means France prepared for a revolution-Other preparatives to-
wards it-The national assembly of the States General called-A
remarkable physical event, portending national evil-Meeting of
the assembly-King holds a royal session-Great umbrage given
-The title of National Assembly assumed-The taking of the
Bastile-The minister Foulon murdered-The Noblesse surren-
der their privileges-This followed by all the privileged orders-
Perfect equality established-The clergy voluntarily renounce
their personal possessions and emoluments-The conduct of the
royal family, and its terrible effects, with regard to a feast at the
palace-Conduct of La Fayette-The king removed to Paris-
The national assembly followed-Old division of the kingdom
abolished, and eighty-three new departments established-All
distinction of ancient dignities, ranks, and titles of honour, whe-
ther civil or ecclesiastical, destroyed-Confiscation of all Church
lands-New constitution formed-All monastic establishments
suppressed, and their estates confiscated-Oath of Ecclesiastics-
Manifesto from the grand lodge at Paris to those in all the res-
pectable cities in Europe-These lodges very numerous in the
Austrian states, and in Vienna itself-Reference to the prophetic
declarations of John in the Revelations-Persons appointed to
take the oaths of the clergy-Great numbers refuse-Royal assent
given to the constitution-Assembly dissolved and succeeded by
the legislative national assembly-Avignon and Venasin taken
from the Pope-Clergy and nobility expelled the assembly-Tho-
mas Paine chosen a member-Fraternal society formed of whom
it consisted-All the nonjuring clergy banished on the petition of
twenty citizens-Abolition of royalty, and the term republic de-
creed-All hereditary titles abolished-Next all ecclesiastical
authority-Then all kingly power-Jacobin society increase in
power-Dependant clubs established in every town and village
in France-Santerre's mob-Massacre of 10th Aug.—A remarka-
ble day in the annals of history-Royal family take refuge in
the national assembly-Mob destroys the palace and massacre near
all the Swiss guards of one thousand men; with fifteen hundred
gentlemen and the servants of the palace-About two hundred es-
cape-The suspension of the royal authority immediately decreed
The royal family imprisoned, and a convention to form another
constitution decreed-Rapid approach of the combined armies-
People summoned en masse-They first proceed to the champ de
Mars-thence to the several prisons in Paris, and massacre the
princess de Lambale, the residue of the Swiss guards, and many
of the non-juring Clergy-One thousand persons suffered-The
remaining Clergy ordered to be transported-Sale of all ecclesias-
tical property decreed-Another massacre of about twelve thou-
sand on the 2d Sept. 1792-National convention organized-
Paine and Priestly members-The last refuses to accept-Eternal
abolition of monarchy-Conduct of Girondists and the Moun-
tain-Boards of justice dissolved-Sans culottes put in their room

-The French armies under the direction of the Girondists every
where successful-The trial and death of the king-Dupont, a
blasphemous atheist-The armies of the new republic beaten-All
riot and confusion-The government in the mob-The whole na-
tion put in requisition-New tables for weights and measures-A
new calendar of time changing the beginning of the year and the
names of the months-The week of seven days changed to de-
cades of ten days-Supernumerary days beyond 560 days in the
year, nicknamed sans culotides-Every means used to enforce the
new oath of the Clergy-Only four out of one hundred and thirty-
six of the bishops submit-The convention vote themselves a per-
manent body, contrary to the constitution-Trial and death of the
queen--The duke of Orleans and twenty-one Girondist members,
with priests and nobles, quickly followed her-The southern de-
partments revolt--The city of Lyons taken and decreed to be ra-
zed, and its name changed to Villa Affranchié--A number of per-
sons and communities come to the convention and declare their
hatred of religion and their attachment to the principles of liber-
ty and equality--The Clergy encouraged to renounce their sacer-
dotal character--List of some of them with their addresses-The
Sans culottes thus cast off the knowledge and fear of God, as re-
vealed through Jesus Christ-By confiscation, seizure, &c. seven
tenths of the national territory come into the hands of the govern-
ment-Festival of reason celebrated in a blasphemous manner-
Chaumet's address--A crowd of priests deposit and reject their
letters of priesthood-This feast celebrated in like manner in al-
most every city in France-At Lyons, the festival of an ass was
celebrated-The students of Du Pont's new republican school and
that of the section des Areis, detest God--The blasphemous con-
duct of a comedian in the habit of a priest-A number of these in-
stances-Speech of Abbey Seyes-The convention adjourn to at-
tend the worship of Liberty-Danton votes in favour of salaries to
the Clergy--The reason-These attacks on the Clergy on account
of the government's hatred of the Gospel-The Lord's day cried
down and decades preferred-The magnificent Church of St. Ge-
nevieve in Paris, changed into a pantheon--remarkable declaration
of an unknown person in the midst of their idolatrous worship-On
finishing, the most extravagant effusions of joy break forth, with
mutual congratulations on their success-Bible taken from the
tail of an ass and burned--Notwithstanding, a chosen few, like
Elijah's seven thousand men are preserved in secret, mourning be-
tween the porch and the altar-Toulon taken--Civil war in La
Vendeé--Destroyed and 300,000 persons lost their lives-Opinion
of Carriere-French again successful every where-Estes's jour-
ney from Lovaine to Liege--Mountain party triumphant-Admi-
nisters the government with fury and terror-The hearts of men fail
them for fear-In Germany the distress intolerable and universal
-Jacobins split among themselves-Robertspierre commands with
unlimited sway-Sends thirty-two of his old associates to the gul-

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lotine-Emigrants murdered, said to be 2700-Takes 60,000 pri-
soners-Madame Elizabeth and multitudes of others sent to the
guillotine-Robertspierre, in his turn, becomes an object of fear
and jealousy-He is charged and executed in a few hours, without
trial-The convention new modelled, and the system of terror
gives way to one of greater moderation-Lyons restored-The
Jacobin society dissolved-Surprising success in Spain-She for-
sakes her allies and joins with France-The United Provinces in-
vaded and subdued-The convention pass a decree for tolerating
all religions-The war continues and is translated into Italy un-
der Gen. Buonaparte-The Pope threatened with destruction in
his ancient city-By a humiliating submission he diverts the
storm for the present-Venice with her fleet and arsenals
seized, under the mask of friendship-Bartered away to the em-
peror of Austria-Letter describing their sufferings-The empe
ror alarmed, delivers up the key of Italy to the directory-Italy
formed into two republics, and constitutions given them by Buona-
parte-Bad example of the emperor of Austria-Buonaparte finds
excuses to seize the city of Rome-Dethrone and imprison the
pope and some of his cardinals, &c-Projects an invasion of Great
Britain-Preparative to which, he invades the Swiss cantons and
revolutionizes Switzerland-Extract of a letter describing their
distresses-A letter from the celebrated Lavator-Official note,
delivered by the Swiss minister plenipotentiary-The war exten-
ded to the cities of the nations which fell-Ecclesiastical hierar-
chy of France-An awful instance of the uncertainty of all human
things-Particulars of its numbers, riches, and importance-This
mighty mass laid in ruins-The enmity of the French government
was manifestly against the whole Christian system-The massacre
of the Carmes-Report of deplomatic committee-Acts and prin-
ciples of this strange and uncommon government, called a republic
A Frenchman's description of the distress of his country-The
great events of this government are thus brought down from 1760
to 1798, though very imperfectly-The concentration of the marks
or signs, designated by divine wisdom and foreknowledge-It an-
swers the predictions of Sacred Writ, as if a history of facts since
their rise-Particulars enumerated-Loss of Italy in men and mo-
ney-By the policy of this government many have been destroyed
-Craft has prospered-But the most unequivocal mark, is, that by
peace it has destroyed many-This is an uncommon and unnatural
mark of character, peculiar to this government-Can scarcely be
mistaken-The same government of a fierce countenance, called
by Daniel the king of the north-Recapitulation-Character of
Gen. Buonaparte-The Scripture denunciation verified-Extract
from Bishop Hurd-Four consequences still to follow-Roman
editors of Bible, substitute Greece or Cuthith, instead of Rome—
Resurrection of witnesses to be expected-France the dekaton-
Archbishop Usher, Mons. Jurieu, Mr. Willison of Dundee, Vi-
tringa and Dr. Goodwin, their opinions-Acts of this government

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in a manifesto of the emperor of Germany-Nobility and clergy
reduced to beggary-The empires of the world, carrying on the
secret designs of Almighty God-forming a prophetical chronolo-
gy, when the promissed kingdom of Christ begins and ends-
False Messiahs Archduke Charles of Austria, his character of
Bounaparte-Here the work is left.


signs of the times-The children of God to share in these suffer-

ings-Yet encouraged to hope-Awful address of St. Paul to the

Thessalonians-The destruction coming on the world to be poli-

tical as well as religious-Therefore, every character to consider

-Address to friends of the Roman hierarchy-Mr. Mede on the

the seventh trumpet-When this beast destroyed, the rest will

soon follow-The great day of the battle of Armageddon-The

great city divided into three parts-The cities of the nations fall

-The beast and the kings of the earth make war against him who

sat on the throne-The Old Testament bears witness to this aw-

ful period-Mr. Mede on the fourth and fifth vial-How far this

prophesy has been fulfilled-Particulars of the destruction of Rome

by John-Mystical Babylon to have her Euphrates-These facts

sufficient to alarm European governments-Protestant nations

also deeply concerned-These governments belong to the Heaven

and earth of Papal Rome-They have the mark of the beast-

Slave trade-Observations of a pious writer-The United States

of America have also reason to fear-Congress establishing their

seal and flag-America has greatly departed from original prin-

ciples Address to her citizens-William Penn, a servant of

Christ-Maryland settled by the persecuted-They also to an-

swer for the slave trade-Antichrists in America-The latter

times of the Roman government nearly accomplished-They have

the free use of Revelation-The witnesses of God with them in a

living state-Blessed with political freedom-The ordinances of

the Gospel-Public worship a most complete example of genuine

freedom and equality-Mrs. Barbauld's elegant description of it-

Are favoured with the Scriptures and Men of piety and learning-

Prophesies now closing to a point-What prophesy is-Jerusalem

trodden down of the Gentiles-State of the Jews-The times of

the Gentiles drawing to an end-Pretended philosophers laugh

at these doctrines-Peter's admonition to them-The question

of the second advent herein fully established-Porteus, bishop of

London, his opinion-No pretensions to determine the time with

precision further than it will not exceed the year 6000-Have no

knowledge but from the Scriptures-Sufficient has appeared to

assure us that many of the preliminary steps have taken place—

The Roman government the fourth kingdom-Jerome's assertion-

Mr. Mede has put the question out of doubt-Rome has received

her death wound-Extract from Sharpe's essays-Events to come

on very fast till the seventh vial-Agree with bishop Newton re-

lating to the unfulfilled prophesies-The doctrine of the Mille-

nium, steers clear of extremes-Address-of Christ to his people-

the nations of Europe particularly interested in these events-

Calculated to rouse the friends of Zion, both Christian and Jew

-The last deeply interested-Jonathan Ben Uzziel's opinion of

the four kingdoms-The present generation no excuse for infi-

delity-Christ the prince of the kingdoms of this earth-Address

to the Jews-Philo's character of the Messiah-Objections to

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