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ANNUAL REGISTER,

OR GENERAL REPOSITORY OF

HISTORY,
POLITICS,

AND

LITERATURE,
For the YEAR 1792.

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,

The CONCLUSION of the HISTORY of KNOWLEDGE, LEARN-
ING, and TASTE, in GREAT BRITAIN, during the Reign of
Queen ELIZABETH,

LONDON,

Printed for G. G. J. and J. ROBINSON, Pater-nofter-Row.

MDCCXCIII.

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PREFACE.

HOWEVER fender may be our claim to literary excellence on the prefent occafion, there are two points on which we can with fome confidence challenge the attention of the Public; and these are, diligence and impartiality.

Diligence, because we are not confcious of having omitted a fingle fact of any importance which has occurred in any part of Europe; and,

Impartiality, because, as we are unconnected with every faction, and have no finifter bias whatever on our minds, our only ftudy has been to afcertain the TRUTH. We have cenfured with equal freedom and with equal severity the atrocious acts of the Republican party in France; and the profligate combination of defpots formed exprefsly for the deftruction of Liberty in that country.

From a very copious fund of original information, we have endeavoured to form an accurate statement of the transfactions of the French and combined armies in the laft campaign; and where we have differed from the generally received accounts, it has been upon the very beft authority.

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