Return from the Seven Years’ War

  • Chester V. Easum
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FREDERICK’S PEACE TERMS were simple. He had only to state them once, briefly, and adhere to them while Count Kaunitz estimated the cost of another year or two of war, weighed the danger of a Turkish invasion of Hungary, and brought his colleagues and the empress-queen to the point of confessing their failure. Frederick would cede no territory, not even Glatz; but when Austria was ready to concede that point, peace was possible at any time; and Austria had as good reason as Prussia to wish that it be made quickly.


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