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pture and plunder of the Dutch Island of St. Eustatia, by the British West India fleet under Admiral Rodney, and a land force under Gen. Vaughan. This latter enterprise had a most important bearing uded by history, that the greatest events are frequently dependent upon causes the most trivial. Rodney was a great gambler, and had retired to France to avoid his creditors previously to the breakingasonry which more vulgar spirits cannot comprehend. We had nearly forgotten our narrative.--Rodney, after relieving Gibraltar, went to the West Indies, where in company with Gen. Vaughan, he capthanted castles and grottos filled with bags of gold, of which the "Arabian Nights" are so full. Rodney had an ample opportunity to recruit his broken fortunes, and he availed himself of it to the utt and render the capture of Cornwallis and the independence of the Colonies a certainty. Had not Rodney been without so large a portion of his fleet, he would either not have permitted him to go, or h