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A Soaring Gosling, will fly as high as

SARAGOSSA.

The Prince of Eckmuhl, (Marshal Davoust,) made his
ECKMUHL.
Foes Obey.

Heavy Asp.

A Thief or a Sea-boy.

Foes Obey.

Fights.

A Dove in the Woods.

The Aspen Tree, is sometimes called the

ASPERN.

A Busy Crow,
BUSACO.

Bay Horses,
BAROSSA.

Walled Ground, will stop the flight of
WAGRAM.

A Tall Hero, -
TALAVERA.

An Army, -
ALMEIDA.

Prince Albert,
ALBUERA.

A Safe Gun,
SAGUNTUM.

A Salamander,
SALAMANCA.

A Smoker, -
SMOLENSKO.

A Pole-axe,
POLOTSK.

The Lustre,

LUTZEN.

Boston,

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BAUTZEN.

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Victory,
VITTORIA.

A Dressy Den,
DRESDEN.

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A Dove or a Wasp.

makes his

is usually in many

lives like

in time of battle,

A Borrowed Dinner, is sometimes partaken, when a

BORODINO.

man asks

is an officer, that in time of war,
would not be

Fight and Die.

Defeated.

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Navarino Bonnets,
NAVARINO.

A War of Sorrow,
WARSAW.

A Mud Quay,
MOODKEE.

A Hollow Wall,
ALIWAL.

LAON.

A Quart of brass, would not make a good
QUATRE BRAS.

The Battle of Waterloo, was terribly

WATERLOO.

in the time of Napoleon, gave its
votaries

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A Heavy Time.

A Wave of Water.

Fiddle.

used to be worn in the

Fatal.

Evening.

was that between the Russians and
Poles, that is so much Famed.

would not suit sailors

Very Well.

is often built in the form of

A Heavy Arch.

Instructions.

In the formulas for the Dates of American Battles, the month, day of the month, and year, are all represented. Each month is known by a number; January is number 1, February, 2, March, 3, April, 4, May, 5, June, 6, July, 7, August, 8, September, 9, October, 10, November, 11, and December, 12.

The Mnemotechnic Phrase stands first for the figure or figures that represent the number of the month: the next two articulations are for the day of the month, and the final two articulations represent the last two figures in the year; the judgment of the student deciding whether the Battle took place between the years 1700 and 1800, or since the year 1800. The student will observe that if the last two articulations in the formula stand for more than fifty, the number 17 must be prefixed, to make the date complete ; and if the last two figures are less than fifty, the number 18 must be prefixed.

Whenever a Phrase represents first a cipher, and next a figure 1, the learner will see that the month represented is January; but if the first articulation stands for a figure 1, then two articulations are to be taken for the month, which will show the month to be the 10th., 11th., or 12fth., or October, November or December.

Examples.

0 1.0 3. 7 7. se, te, se, me, ke, ghe. 1 1. 0 7. 1 1. A Little Canoe,. often takes te, te, se, ghe,te,de. TIPPECANOE. AWet Tossing on the Tide.

Princes,

usually live in

PRINCETON. A City with Some King.

The Battle of PRINCETON, it will be observed, was in the 1st. month (January), the 3rd. day, and in the year "77, or

1777.

The Battle of TIPPECANOE, was in the 11th. month (November), 7th. day, and in the year '11, or 1811.

American Battles.

1.

QUEBEC; Wolfe, Br., vs, Montcalm, Fr.,
LEXINGTON; Americans vs. British,

BUNKER HILL; Howe vs. Putnam and Warren,
FLATBUSH; Howe, Br., vs. Putnam, Am.,
WHITEPLAINS; Howe vs. Washington,
TRENTON; Washington vs. Rahl, Br.,
PRINCETON; Washington vs. Mawhood, Br.,
BENNINGTON; Stark, Am., vs. Baum, Br.,
BRANDYWINE; Howe vs. Washington,

STILLWATER; Gates, Am., vs. Burgoyne, Br.,
GERMANTOWN; Howe vs. Washington,
SARATOGA; Gates vs. Burgoyne,

MONMOUTH; Washington vs. Sir H. Clinton, Br.,
RHODE ISLAND; Sullivan, Am., vs. Pigott, Br.,
STONO FERRY; Lincoln, Am., vs. Maitland, Br.,
CAMDEN; Cornwallis, Br., vs. Gates,
KING'S MOUNTAIN; Campbell, Am., vs. Ferguson, Oct. 7. 1780

Oct. 4. 1777
Oct. 17. 1777
June 28. 1778
Aug. 29. 1778
June 20. 1779
Aug. 16. 1780

COWPENS; Morgan, Am., vs. Tarleton, Br.,

Jan. 17. 1781

GUILFORD CT. HOUSE; Cornwallis vs. Greene,
HOBKIRK'S HILL; Lord Rawdon, Br., vs Greene,
EUTAW SPRINGS; Greene vs. Stuart, Br.,
YORKTOWN; Washington vs. Cornwallis,
MIAMI; Wayne, Am., vs. Indians,
TIPPECANOE; Harrison, Am., vs. Indians,
QUEENSTOWN; British vs. Americans,
FRENCHTOWN; Proctor, Br., vs. Winchester, Am.,
SACKET'S HARBOR; Brown, Am., vs. British,

LAKE ERIE; Perry, Am., vs. Barclay, Br.,
THAMES; Harrison vs. British and Indians,
CHIPPEWA; Brown vs. Riall, Br.,

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Sept. 13. 1759
Apr. 19. 1775
June 17. 1775

Aug. 26. 1776

Oct. 28. 1776

Dec. 25. 1776

Jan. 3. 1777

Aug. 16. 1777 Sept. 11. 1777 Sept. 18. 1777

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March 15. 1781

Apr. 25. 1781
Sept. 8. 1781

Oct. 19. 1781
Aug. 20. 1794

Nov. 7. 1811

Oct. 13. 1812 Jan. 13. 1813 May 29. 1813 Sept. 10. 1813 Oct. 5. 1813 July 5. 1814

BRIDGEWATER, or LUNDY'S LANE; Scott and Brown,

Ams., vs. Drummond, Br.,

July 25. 1814 BLADENSBURG; Ross, Br., vs. Winder, Am., Aug. 24. 1814 LK. CHAMPLAIN; McDonough, Am., vs. Downie, Sept. 11. 1814 PLATTSBURGH; Macomb, Am., vs. Prevost, Br., Sept. 11. 1814 BALTIMORE; Americans vs. Gen. Ross,

NEW ORLEANS; Jackson vs. Packenham,

Sept. 12. 1814
Jan. 8. 1815
Apr. 21. 1836

SAN JACINTO; Texans vs. Santa Anna, Mex.,

American Battles.

2.

May 8. 1846

PALO ALTO; Gen. Taylor, Am., vs. Mexicans,
RESACA DE LA PALMA; Gen. Taylor vs. Mexicans,
MONTEREY; Gen. Taylor, vs. Mexicans,
BUENA VISTA; Gen. Taylor vs. Santa Anna, Mex., Feb. 22. 1847
SACRAMENTO; Doniphan, Am., vs. Mexicans, Feb. 28. 1847
March 29. 1847

May 9. 1846
Sept. 24. 1846

VERA CRUZ; Gen. Scott, Am., vs. Mexicans,
CERRO GORDO; Gen. Scott vs. Santa Anna, Mex., Apr. 17. 1847
CHURUBUSCO; Gen. Scott vs. Santa Anna, Mex., Aug. 20. 1847
CHAPULTEPEC; Gen. Scott vs. Mexicans,
MEXICO TAKEN; Gen. Scott vs. Mexicans,

Sept. 13. 1847

Sept. 14. 1847

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