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exhaustion of the kingdom. The armies of Louis XIV. were opposed by troops collected from England, the Empire, Holland, Savoy, Portugal, Denmark, Prussia, and Lorraine, led on by Eugene and Marlborough, who, completing the triumvirate with the gra Netherlands were severed from Spain, and assigned to Austria, as the second land power on the continent. The house of Savoy was raised to the rank of royalty, and Sicily at first, afterwards, instead of Sicily, the Island of Sardinia, was added to its sceptre. The kingdom of Naples, at first wholly severed from Spain, and divided between the houses of Savoy and Austria, soon became united, and was constituted a secundogeniture of Spain. These subsequent changes were subordinate, and nofore, at a later day, effected without a general conflagration of Europe. For the house of Brandenburg, as for that of Savoy, a monarchy was established. We shall presently see its intimate relation with the fortunes of our country. Thus, in