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东京热一本道色综合网

时间: 2019年12月06日 13:34

� � The stunning news soon reached Frederick that General Fouquet, whom he had left in Silesia with twelve thousand men, had been attacked by a vastly superior force of Austrians. The assault was furious in the extreme. Thirty-one thousand Austrians commenced the assault at two o鈥檆lock in the morning. By eight o鈥檆lock the bloody deed was done. Ten thousand of the Prussians strewed the field with their gory corpses. Two thousand only escaped. General Fouquet himself was wounded and taken prisoner. To add to the anguish of the king, this disaster was to be attributed to the king himself. He had angrily ordered General Fouquet to adopt a measure which that general, better acquainted with the position and forces of the foe, saw to be fatal. Heroically he obeyed orders, though he knew that it would prove the destruction of his army. This visit to Dresden, so fatal to Fritz, was closed on the 12th of February. The dissipation of those four weeks introduced the Crown Prince to habits which have left an indelible stain upon his reputation, and which poisoned his days. Upon his return to Potsdam he was seized with a fit of sickness, and for many years his health remained feeble. But he had entered upon the downward course. His chosen companions were those who were in sympathy with his newly-formed tastes. The career of dissipation into which the young prince had plunged could not be concealed from his eagle-eyed father. The king鈥檚 previous dislike to his son was converted into contempt and hatred, which feelings were at times developed in almost insane ebullitions of rage. 鈥淐ertainly I will fight. But do not flatter yourself about the result. A happy chance alone can help us. Go, in God鈥檚 name to Tangermünde. Wait there how destiny shall have disposed of us. I will reconnoitre the enemy to-morrow. Next day, if there is any thing to do, we will try it. If the enemy still holds to the Wine Hills of Frankfort, I shall not dare to attack him. � 东京热一本道色综合网 鈥淚 don鈥檛 want their sympathy,鈥?said Corinna stubbornly. 527 鈥淧.S.鈥擸ou may, in this occurrence, say what Francis I., after the battle of Pavia, wrote to his mother: 鈥楢ll is lost except honor.鈥?As I do not yet completely understand the affair, I forbear to judge of it, for it is altogether extraordinary.鈥? "It belongs to Mrs. Bancroft, who will give you a good share of sugar if you will dance for us." � It seems that in England there were two parties in reference to the war. Sir Horace Walpole, in a letter under date of December 5th, 1760, wrote to Sir Horace Mann, at Florence: