鸭王之王

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十月寒衣至,大雪漫白头。每年到了寒衣节的时候,南京总是会下上一场倾城的大雪,把整个南京城都给染成白色。过了寒衣节之后就更不用说了,小冰河时期的冬天下大雪实在是再正常不过,不下雪才是怪事儿。崇祯皇帝跑出宫去浪的时候,正是扬扬洒洒下着小雪的时候,路上的行人都不是很多,不少人已经满头尽白,连身上也是披着一层雪花,道路两旁栽种的老树上面也是裹了银白的一层,偶尔几片还没有飘落的枯叶随着微风摇曳,告诉人们这已经是冬天了。但是像这种小雪和不算太大的风并不能影响小商贩们出来赚那几文钱的银子养家,各种叫卖声在街上此起彼伏,倒是赶跑了一些冬天的萧瑟。像醉仙楼、怡红院这种高大上的地方,则是不存在什么冬天不冬天的问题,哪怕是外面已经飘着鹅毛大雪,也不会对客人们造成什么影响。当然,好的享受需要好的银子来支撑,没有银子的话还是趁早滚蛋为上,免得被人丢出去。鲁迅曾经说过,再穷不能穷后宫,再苦不能苦皇帝。身为堂堂的大明皇帝,自然不存在有没有银子这种搞笑的问题,就算自己身上没带,王承恩那个狗奴才身上也肯定没少带崇祯宝钞。但是去怡红院这种地方是不可能去的,再怎么高大上,再怎么卖艺不卖身,或者说再怎么****也是不可能去的。质量比起后宫来不知道差多远,也就螨清那些饥不择食的色中饿鬼才下得去口。风月场所排除掉之后,剩下的唯一选项也就是醉仙楼这种高大上的酒楼了。而且选择酒楼的好处多多。既不用在街上体验挨冻的滋味,顺便还能在酒楼上面听着大量的读书人吹牛逼。没错,这个时节有心情在酒楼吹牛逼的基本上都是一些读书人,至于那些个商人,多半都是没什么心情出来浪的。跟后世苦逼的学生狗不同,大明朝的学生狗们可是有钱的很——哪怕是个秀才,混个衣食无忧都没有问题,更何况是举人进士一类的。不出崇祯皇帝所料,刚刚登上醉仙楼二楼,就听到了一片嗡嗡声,其中不乏一些人在讨论吕宋和大琉球的问题。挑了个靠窗位置坐下来的崇祯皇帝也不以为意,反而自顾的招呼了小二点了酒菜,然后就静静的听着这些个书生们大吹牛逼,指点江山。吹牛逼好啊,有心情吹牛逼就没心情考虑别的,只要不上书谏言,也别想着什么抗税冲击衙门,随便怎么吹牛逼都没问题。崇祯皇帝正胡思乱想间,几个果碟和一壶温酒就已经先端了上来,其他的菜倒还需要等上一会儿。外面的雪渐渐的大了,酒楼中的火盆也烧的越发的旺,裹着厚厚的裘衣,倒也不觉得冷。但是那些个书生们看起来就有些死鸭子嘴硬的意思了——冷是肯定会冷的,但是不说,硬抗。心中正暗笑,崇祯皇帝就听到邻桌上有个书生神秘兮兮的道:“前些日子传过来的消息听说了么,濠镜澳那边几千个蛮子,说杀就全给杀了,血流成河啊。”另一个书生不以为意的道:“还濠镜澳呢,都改称澳门了,濠镜澳已经是旧称了。李兄这消息可不够及时啊。”李姓书生道:“改称之事早就知道了,方才我说的是那几千个蛮子的事儿,那符指挥使可是真够狠的啊?”旁边的书生呷了一口酒之后才道:“你们这都什么消息啊。没听说么,大琉球的蛮子们也被杀光了,一个都没留下。”李姓书生道:“不知二太先生是如何想的,全都杀光了,如何献俘太庙?莫非再随便抓几个充数么?”坐在李姓书生对面的人却笑道:“那蛮子总得有蛮子窝才是,二太先生率兵追击蛮子,不可能全都杀光。”李姓书生摇头道:“孙兄之言太过乐观了。那蛮子们有蛮子窝是必然的,但是要说追杀到蛮子窝么,却也不见得。”孙姓书生好奇的道:“愿闻其详?”李姓书生笑道:“距离!那荷南佛朗机国离我大明何止万里之遥,单只凭福船去攻打佛朗机国,打肯定是能打,但是这损失也不见得会小。先不说这海上的风浪如何,单凭是运兵过去就是一个很大的问题,毕竟是远征他国,不同于大琉球和吕宋属于在家门口做战。就算一次运过去几万士卒又能如何?占据一个地方,然后再往返运兵?这个时间可不是按天计算的,而是按月算的。”听到这话,刚刚喝了一口酒的崇祯皇帝暗自点了点头,看起来这些读书人一旦把脑子用在正事儿上还是很好用的。放下酒杯,向着对面的几个书生拱了拱手之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“诸位兄台,小可李信,不知可否请诸位兄台共饮一杯?”李姓书生也没客气,两桌并成一桌便坐到了一起。一番流程化的互相介绍吹捧过后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“方才听李兄说到远征佛朗机之事,心中难免有些不解,还望李兄能够解疑?”李承彦笑道:“五百年前是一家,有何不解之处,李公子尽管问便是,小可知无不言,言无不尽。”崇祯皇帝道:“好!等的就是李兄这句话了。方才听李兄说运兵之事是个大问题,小可左思右想也没有什么好的解决办法,不知李兄可有教我?”李承彦道:“这又有何难?那荷南佛朗机虽距我大明万里之遥,可也是一个国家,一如之前的琉球国。”崇祯皇帝还没有把琉球国跟荷兰国中间的关系捋明白,就听李承彦接着道:“我大明可租借琉球的奄美诸岛,自然也可租借那荷南佛朗机的地方以为舰队基地。但是又有谁能规定我舰队基地里面不能驻扎卫所士卒了?待基地兵多将广之后,区区荷南佛朗机小国,自可一鼓而下。”崇祯皇帝敬了李承彦一杯后才拍手道:“好!李兄的想法可谓是一个新的思路,倒是颇有些参考价值。”李承彦笑着摆手道:“过奖了,过奖了。只是这其中还有一个问题存在,若是不解决,依旧不太好办。”崇祯皇帝道:“愿闻其详?”李承彦道:“何来苏、张?”崇祯皇帝闻言也是一愣。苏、张这两个字代表了什么,如今已经不能算是不学无术的程序猿皇帝自然也是知道的。苏秦在赵国提出合纵六国以抗秦的战略思想,并最终组建合纵联盟,任“从约长”,兼佩六国相印,使秦十五年不敢出函谷关。张仪游说入秦,两度为秦相,后来出使游说各诸侯国以“横”破“纵”,使各国纷纷由合纵抗秦转变为连横亲秦。这两个纵横家的大牛自然是牛逼的,靠着一张嘴就搅动天下风云,比之后世那些黑话连篇的外交官们也是只强不弱。但是问题在于,这样儿的大牛,眼下的大明国没有。当然,也不能说是没有,起码施凤来这个转头去研究公羊学说的家伙肯定是能够胜任外交官这个伟大职业的。但是施凤来的年纪在那儿摆着呢,再弄出去当外交官,哪怕是已经没有多少良心的崇祯皇帝也有些于心不忍。但是转念一想,崇祯皇帝就把目光投向了李承彦。再次端起酒杯劝李承彦等三人饮了之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“若李兄为使,出使荷兰,该当如何?”李承彦一愣:“荷兰?”崇祯皇帝笑道:“昨儿个传来的消息,陛下因为荷南佛朗机妄称荷南而大发雷霆,令更名为荷兰。”李承彦点了点头道:“这倒也是应有之意。陛下雄视天下,自然不会容许那些番邦蛮夷妄称中华地名。”不知不觉中被拍了一记马屁的崇祯皇帝自然是心中大爽,笑道:“李兄还没回答小可的问题呢?”李承彦摇头道:“说不得,说不得。陛下有旨意,凡军民利病,独不许诸生建言。”崇祯皇帝不以为意的道:“何来建言之说?今日不过是我等在些小酌,自然与陛下旨意无碍。”李承彦闻言,倒也不再矫情,反而直接开口问道:“那李公子可知苏、张二人为何鼓动唇舌便可搅动天下风云?单靠三寸不烂之舌么?”见崇祯皇帝一副虚心求教的样子,李承彦心中也是大爽,也不再关子,而是接着道:“苏秦佩六国相印以抗秦,乃是因为秦强而六国弱;张仪连横破纵,同样是因为秦强而六国弱。倘若秦国不强,与六国相同,则苏、张皆无用武之地,倒是孙、庞有了大展身手之机。方今形式,其实与之相差不远。陛下圣明,德被苍生而又虎视天下,远迈秦皇汉武,我大明自可比之为秦,我大明之外便可比之于六国。当今大明需要的不是苏秦,而是张仪,或者说王玄策。有大明的水师舰队在身后,那荷兰蛮子若是从了,便是割地于我,所割之地,便为我大明水师舰队基地,增兵于彼,兵足则灭荷兰。若荷兰蛮子不从,我大明自然可以就近联络其他受荷兰欺压的蛮子,以割荷兰之地的好处支持其灭荷兰,好处同样少不了我大明。至于灭了荷兰的蛮子,本身就是因为我大明的支持,自然可供我大明驱使,旦有二心,我大明水师基地已成,灭之可也。”一番话说完,李承彦这才端起酒杯饮了一口,笑眯眯的道:“李公子以为如何?”崇祯皇帝拍手道:“不错,李兄所言极是。莫非李兄所学乃是纵横之术?”李承彦道:“不错。当今天子鼓励百家学说,除不许诸生建言以外,余者不禁,倒是让李某看到了纵横术的用处。正所谓学成文武艺,货与帝王家,李某正打算开春之后往京师一行,参加今年的春闱。”崇祯皇帝笑了笑,端起酒杯道:“那就先祝李兄旗开得胜!我等共饮一杯!”小透明一般的孙希元和另一个到现在都没怎么说话的周洪昌闻言,便与李承彦一起端起酒杯道:“共饮!”崇祯皇帝却又突然间起起来一个问题,问道:“依李兄之见,那荷兰之地当如何治之?”李承彦斟酌着道:“若是归我大明直管,只怕与周边那些蛮子们摩擦会越发的多,会牵扯我大明的兵力与精力。依我之见,倒不如依开国塞王分封之例,坐视塞王与之争斗。只是可惜了,我大明千辛万苦打下的地方,却又要分封给塞王,未免不够尽善尽美。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“分封塞王又能如何?如何不够尽善尽美了?新明岛之地不是一般的封给了诸藩王么?”李承彦摇头道:“新明岛之地与荷兰之地如何相同?新明岛之地尽为我大明百姓迁移而去,一应制度与我大明无二,加上孤悬于海上,自然也翻不起什么浪花来。那荷兰之地则不同,哪怕是我大明迁民实之,又如何保证其他的蛮子不会前往?再加上分封过去的塞王必然会与周边的蛮子争斗,早期因为要依靠我大明的支持自然是无碍,可是当塞王实力增强之后呢?宁王之鉴不远,不可不慎。”崇祯皇帝依旧是不以为意的道:“尚有推恩令在,又何必担忧?”李承彦依旧摇头不已:“推恩令可用之于新明岛,却不可用之于荷兰之地,否则周边的蛮子未平,荷兰国却又四分五裂,最后伤的是我大明百姓,必然为陛下所不喜。”虽然已经与朝堂和军府讨论过这个问题,心里也大概有些把握,可是崇祯皇帝依然想要听听李承彦的看法:“那依李兄之见呢?”李承彦道:“李某也没有什么太好的办法,只能说是走一步看一步。除非我大明的战舰能够比现在更快,更强,足够压制分封到荷兰的塞王才行。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“这又有何难?福船虽强,可是我大明的皇家学院不也是一直在改进之中么?依之见,军府那边必然不会同意给塞王们最新最强的舰队,而是只会给他们一些不弱于蛮子的战舰。”第535章三道难题当然,告状是不可能告状的,这辈子都不可能靠着告状来替自己出气。毕竟都是军中一脉,尤其是崇祯皇帝把五军都督府跟内阁彻底弄成了两条路之后,原本文官出身的南居益就跟朱燮元一样,被划到了五军都督府的军事系统中。而长时间带兵的南居益心里自然也清楚,军中丢了面子靠告状是行不通的,别说上司瞧不起,连自己的手下人都会瞧不起。军中信奉的是拳头为大,谁拳头硬,谁说话就硬气,比如这次郑芝龙抢先干掉了荷兰人跑来大琉球支援的舰队,郑芝龙就比南居益硬气,还派人到南居益跟前秀了一波。现在南老头要是跑去告郑芝龙装逼,唯一的可能就是五军都督府责备郑芝龙几句,然后再把南居益调去坐冷板凳,根本就没有第二种可能。但是南居益也不是什么省油的灯,在天启年间水师装备落后兵员素质差劲的时候能靠着蚁海战术把荷兰人给玩到投降退走,怎么可能会忍下被郑芝龙欺负到头上来的恶气。解决方法也很简单。东海舰队到了福建以后离着大琉球的距离可比南海舰队跑到吕宋去砍人近多了。先干掉大琉球的荷南蛮子,再跑去吕宋打着帮助郑芝龙干掉佛朗机蛮子的名头去炫耀一番,这种装逼手段可比郑芝龙这么简单的装逼有深度多了。南居益手下的大小头目们在回去跟手下马仔研究怒怼荷南人的时候也是把事情挑明了:“这次让姓郑的骑到头上来了,不能忍!必须得怼回去!”对于南海舰队和东海舰队的这些个破事儿,崇祯皇帝根本就不怎么在意,颇有些任由两支舰队斗争的意思。自古以来的军队不就是这德性么,哪怕是到了后世天朝,种花家的军队还互相看着不顺眼呢——谁都认为自己的拳头大,竞争就是这么产生的。文无第一,武无第二说的就是这种情况。不过这种竞争只要控制在一定的范围之内就是好事儿,而崇祯皇帝有绝对的信心,在自己没有挂掉以前,随便这些家伙怎么作妖也作不出大问题来。但是现在的崇祯皇帝显然没有心情理会南海舰队和东海舰队互相较劲的问题,以后还有北海舰队和西海舰队外加新明岛舰队,关注这几大舰队撕逼的话,自己也不用干别的了。现在有比这两支舰队更让自己操心的问题。因为在正月里南京城地震之后,七月份云南也跟着震了一波,接着在快到年底之时,四川不甘寂寞的也跟着震。关键是地震没问题,卫所士卒们拉出去救灾还是可以的,朝廷又不缺银子,赈济百姓也及时。但是四川的地震他跟别的地方不一样——连续震,根本就没有停的意思,今天大震明天小震,搞的整个四川地区鸡飞狗跳。原本怼那些西夷蛮子们正爽的崇祯皇帝心情很不爽,干脆在免了四川地区的民赋之后又把一大批既贪又不办事的官员们拉出来剥皮实草顺带抄家。而这些官员除了大部分是四川的,还有任丘、清苑、涞水、迁安、大城、定兴、通州等地的官员。一时之间刑部天牢人满人患,远在京城的温体仁和吏部尚书房壮丽干脆上书请罪。实在是崇祯皇帝的话太吓人了:“近畿尚且如此,远地可知。命部院申饬。”实在是这吏治太操蛋了,不管怎么杀,总不缺当官的人,也就更不缺这些第532章坑死人的损招。

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徐弘基觉得自己这波操作没毛病,自己已经强烈赞成了开海,同时把文官系统所提出来的海防问题也给出了解决意见,这波应该稳了。但是当徐弘基悄悄抬了抬头之后,却没能从崇祯皇帝的脸上看出些什么来——依旧是刚才那副面瘫的样子。对于朝堂上的大臣们各自反应尽收眼底的崇祯皇帝根本就没有开口拍板定音的意思。现在的争论才哪儿到哪儿,太早结束了也太没意思了些,倒不如好好的看场戏,也好调剂一番心情。眼见朝堂上的大臣们因为刚才自己开口询问徐弘基而停下了争论,崇祯皇帝便将目光转向了南京内阁首辅徐钰山:“对于海禁之事,徐爱卿怎么看?”徐钰山躬身道:“启奏陛下,臣以为户部张部堂所言极是,佛朗机未平,若是佛朗机人趁着我大明开海之机前来报复,所受操作皆为大明百姓,反而不美。由此看来,倒不如暂缓开海之事,魏国公方才所言加强海防一事倒可先行,待万事无虞再行开海,则百姓受惠,天下受惠。”崇祯皇帝点头道:“徐爱卿也是老成谋国之言。”夸了徐钰山之后,崇祯皇帝又将目光扫向了其他的大臣们:“其余众位爱卿,可有不同意见的?”一时之间,朝堂上的大臣们都感觉有些懵。夸奖了徐钰山,也点头赞同了徐弘基,那到底是想开海还是不想开海?莫非真的被唬住了?要依着以前,这昏君还不是想开海就开海,根本不会问大家伙儿的意见?如今突然来这么一出,他到底想干什么?徐弘基却是心中冷笑一声,没再去观察朝堂上众臣的反应。皇帝,始终还是和咱们这些勋贵比较亲啊,尤其是自己,好歹也算得上是粘亲带故,知道的消息可比这些文官们多的多。最起码开海这事儿肯定是要办的,而且不会拖太长的时间,否则的话,这几天也不会出现皇帝试探自己的情况了。当然,也不能说是试探,确切的说是通知,或者说提点,陛下的关爱是你们这些渣渣能懂的?早就下定了决心的徐弘基干脆出班奏道:“启奏陛下,臣有一言,不知道当讲不当讲?”我有橘麻麦皮不知道当浆不当浆?崇祯皇帝脑海里首先浮现的就是这句话,然后才点头道:“徐爱卿有话直说便是。”徐弘基躬身道:“启奏陛下,昔汉武之时,匈奴入寇中原,汉孝武皇帝钦命冠军侯远征漠北,深入匈奴腹地,浮西河、绝大幕,破寘颜,袭王庭,穷极其地,追奔逐北,封狼居胥山,禅于姑衍,以临瀚海,始有匈奴震怖,益求和亲之事。我朝成祖永乐皇帝曾有言道,我朝国势之尊,超迈前古,其驭北虏西番南岛西洋诸夷,无汉之和亲,无唐之结盟,无宋之纳岁薄币,亦无兄弟敌国之礼。臣以为,我大明东海、南海两支舰队,舰多兵强,自可分出一支舰队远逐佛朗机之敌,灭其国,焚其祖庙,何来海上之患?”徐钰山刚刚抬起手指指向徐弘基准备开喷,却突然听到龙椅上传来一拍拍掌的声音,接着崇祯皇帝那肆意的笑声便回荡在大殿之上。过了好半晌之后,崇祯皇帝才止住了笑声,开口道:“朕还以为我大明的勋贵们都已经被养成了猪,再没了雄心壮志,只剩下混吃等死之辈。好!徐爱卿这番话说的好啊,让朕知道了我大明的勋贵们还没有彻底的沦落!”一番话说完,崇祯皇帝干脆从龙椅上站了起来,从御阶之上踱步下来,在朝堂之上众位大臣们跟前晃了一圈,这才接着道:“朕告诉你们,没有哪个蛮子是无辜的,既然敢来大明生事,就要做好回不去的准备!朕于京城之时,曾经对徐光启徐爱卿说过一句话,寇可往,我亦可往!”无视了殿上诸多大臣们躬身的姿态,崇祯皇帝却是在徐钰山向前停住了脚步:“爱卿在怕些什么?怕蛮子们扰乱沿海?倘若我大明南海舰队远征佛朗机,那佛朗机蛮子可还有什么精力来扰乱我大明?”徐钰山躬身应道:“陛下之言甚是,然则臣闻千日做贼,未闻千日防贼。我大明海疆广阔无比,沿海百姓更是多不胜数,倘若蛮子袭扰海疆报复,受苦的岂不还是我大明百姓?”崇祯皇帝却冷笑着问道:“倘若屠尽了蛮子,可还有人能来袭扰我大明海疆?”徐钰山接着道:“臣闻,兵者不祥之器,非君子之器,不得已而用之,恬淡为上。胜而不美,而美之者,是乐杀人。夫乐杀人者,则不可得志于天下矣。”崇祯皇帝干脆呵呵笑了两声:“吉事尚左,凶事尚右;偏将军居左,上将军居右。言以丧礼处之。杀人之众,以悲哀莅之;战胜,以丧礼处之。这句话呢?襄公复九世之仇而春秋大之之言,我大明近三百年国祚,有几人提过?徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山心中一突,暗道一声不好。当今天子在仕林中的声誉向来不怎么好,不仅仅是指这位皇帝对于儒学的不待见,还有这位爷不学无术,好讲歪理的名头——很多人都搞不懂当初的东林党会夸赞这位天子好学?自己提的,是《老子》第三十一篇里面的一段,而这位爷回的,同样是自己没说完的后半句,同时还把儒学里面的襄公复九世之仇这事儿给拎了出来。正思索间,却听崇祯皇帝又接着道:“君不见,竖儒蜂起壮士死,神州从此夸仁义。一朝虏夷乱中原,士子豕奔懦民泣。古来仁德专害人,道义素来无一真。”崇祯皇帝这几句不伦不类的诗句念完,徐钰山只感觉自己的后背已经湿透了。连竖儒蜂起这词都用上了,这位爷心里对名教的意见是得有多大!算了算了,自己家的那些个生意能照做也就是了,海上的这些个好处爱怎么样就怎么样吧。生意要紧,官位更要紧,狗命最要紧!再次躬身,徐钰山拱手道:“陛下英明,臣一时糊涂,望陛下恕罪。”崇祯皇帝倒也不为已甚,而是又踱到了南京军府的扛把子徐弘基身前,笑道:“左相国,任征虏大将军,武宁中山王徐达忠与副将忠武开平王常遇春一同挥师北伐,于洪武元年攻入大都,推翻伪元。以后,连年出兵打击伪元残余势力,官至太傅、中书右丞相、参军国事兼太子少傅,封魏国公。洪武十八年去世后,追封中山王,谥武宁,赐葬钟山之阴,御制神道碑文。又配享太庙,肖像功臣庙,堪称我大明开国第一功臣,朕说的没错吧?”徐弘基红着眼眶道:“陛下过奖,臣先祖泉下有知,也当感念陛下圣恩!”个个都他妈是影帝啊,这眼眶红的,真快!崇祯皇帝却又接着道:“后人何必不如先人?先人立下不世之功,世后当以为榜样,更加奋进才是。朕感念英国公张辅战死土木堡,已经许了英国公一脉海外开国,魏国公便没有这个雄心么?”不待徐弘基回答,崇祯皇帝又接着道:“不要担心什么鸟尽弓藏兔死狗烹,朕不屑为之。魏忠贤忠心于皇兄,忠心于朕,现在不也荣养天年去了?更不要担心什么功高盖主,有功难赏,朕赏得起!海外之地广袤无比,便是再许魏国公与定国公海外开国又能如何?”徐弘基干脆单膝跪地道:“臣愿为陛下效死!”崇祯皇帝也不在乎徐弘基有几分真诚几分表演,反正今天这些话是说过了,朝堂上这么多人,话总是会传出去的,只要有一个信的,那就多一个死忠份子。想了想,崇祯皇帝干脆又回到了御阶之上,却没有坐回龙椅,反而笑道:“朕在京城时曾有言在先,勋贵武将们可凭功勋得海外封地,文官可凭功劳和金银换取封地,今儿个这话同样送给诸位,望诸君共勉!”别管几人信,也别管几人不信,总之崇祯皇帝的话说了出来,这就是真的。一时间,朝堂上的文武大臣们皆是跪地道:“谢陛下隆恩!”淡淡的喊了一声平身之后,崇祯皇帝才又接着道:“说了这半天了,还是回到之前的话题之上,开海之事,诸卿以为如何?”徐弘基当先出班道:“臣请开福建之海禁,广东海禁则要延缓,待广东之海防完善之后再行开海。”想了想,为了避免崇祯皇帝误认为自己怂逼或者叛变到了文官一伙儿去,徐弘基干脆又接着道:“臣愿以半年为期,若半年内不能完善广东海防,臣愿以死谢罪!”崇祯皇帝笑眯眯的点了点头,又将目光转向了徐钰山:“徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山还是没有胆子再说个不字。坐到南京内阁首辅这个位置上,基本上就已经意味着官场之路到了顶峰,再进一步的可能性几乎为零。除非京城的内阁突然间被崇祯皇帝给全部弄死而没有后备的人选,否则自己根本就没希望进入京城内阁,京城内阁的那些家伙们也不会和自己一条心。官路登顶,剩下的路子也就只能多捞银子了,但是捞多少银子不是关键,关键是得有命花才行。大明立国三百年,除了开国的太祖洪武皇帝之外,还没有哪个皇帝有着像崇祯皇帝这般重的杀心。为了保命,更为了那一丝虚无缥缈的海外封地,徐钰山也躬身道:“臣赞成开海。”这一下,不待崇祯皇帝开口再问,朝堂上的群臣们皆是躬身道:“臣赞成开海!”赞成开海的声音回荡在大殿之中,崇祯皇帝也是笑眯眯的道:“既然诸位爱卿都赞成开海之议,那便开。内阁、诸部、大理寺、鸿胪寺共商,这海究竟该怎么个开法,何处设海关,海上之税当如何收取,朕要一套完整可行的方案。”等到众臣们躬身应是之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“另外,朕还有一事,想要与众位爱卿商量。朕有意重置太祖高皇帝所设之预备仓,立之于四乡和城中,众位爱卿以如如何?”不如何,这事儿其实还是从大家的口袋里抢银子。说白了,大家伙儿当这个官员的好处就在于有官身,想要弄到地是比较容易的事儿。有了地,就有了粮食,灾年的时候不高价卖粮简直都对不起自己的良心。而预备仓这东西,实在是太他妈坑人了,也不知道那个放牛娃怎么想出来的这么个损招——出官钞籴粮贮之以备赈济,荒年借贷于民,秋成偿还。之前全天下的预备仓有跟没有差不多,常平仓更是完犊子,崇祯皇帝也不得不拿着国库和内帑的银子来买粮食,对于大家伙儿来说都是有好处的事儿——反正银子能落到口袋里就行。但是现在情况不同了啊。以前是国库没钱,可谁要是还傻了巴唧的以为现在的国库和内帑没钱,那就是真正的二傻子!如果真让崇祯皇帝恢复了预备仓这玩意,可就真的坑死人了。丰年购粮,灾年借给百姓粮食,比之崇祯皇帝单纯的玩命赈灾还要高明一些。最起码只要这预备仓里的粮食还有,百姓们就不用担心自己会饿肚子的问题,而且还不用担心百姓们被养成懒汉。崇祯皇帝把殿中群臣的表现尽收眼底,却没有开口说话,只是觉得有些寒心。预备仓会伤了谁的利益,不言自明——正是朝堂上这些从海上,从商业上不断捞银子的文武大臣们。因为这些人手里的土地和粮食也是很惊人的数目。但是不收粮食是不可能的,起码自己这辈子都不会停止收粮食的举动——谁知道这该死的小冰河时期还有多久才能过去?过去了,皆大欢喜,过不去,吃不上饭的百姓们会干出什么事儿来可就真不好说了。徐弘基正打算出班喊一声臣附议的时候,却听着殿外传来一声高呼:“东海舰队捷报!”第533章求生欲都很强嘛阿库尼亚匆匆忙忙的出去传达了桑切斯的命令。此时西班牙的底层军官们素质确实很好,也当得起欧洲第一强军的称呼,不管是海军还是陆军都是如此。在收到桑切斯的命令后,哪怕明知道会伤亡剧大,甚至于今天很多人都会在无声无息间悄然死去,这些底层的军官依然执行了桑切斯的命令。如果郑芝龙舰队的弹药不是那么充足,如果郑芝龙没有下令每前进一里都要进行火力覆盖,桑切斯的命令确实有用,最起码幸存下来的岸防炮会对大明南海舰队造成巨大的威胁和伤亡。因为岸防炮的口径和倍径都足够凶残,火力也足够凶残,只要有一发炮弹落到战舰的身上,都是一个巨大的窟窿。起码郑芝龙现在的判断就是佛朗机蛮子们肯定有岸防炮,而且会对舰队造成巨大威胁——哪怕自己手下全都是新式福船,也不敢说能硬抗岸防炮而无伤。但是郑芝龙有一点是预估错误的。郑芝龙把西班牙的岸防炮和大明的岸防炮放在了一起比较才得出了岸防炮可怕的结论,所以才会不停的火力覆盖。但是实际上的情况却是大明的岸防炮在崇祯皇帝登基的这十年里,几乎两三年就会更新换代一次,从最开始的不如佛朗机炮,到现在能指着佛朗机大炮大声嘲笑对方战五渣,威力自然不可同日而语。至于不停的火力覆盖所打出去的炮弹和补给问题,郑芝龙倒是不怎么担心,毕竟整个舰队之中除了二十四艘主战型的战舰之外,还有八艘福船上面装的全是满满的弹药。只要不是这二十四艘战舰全部一次性的把库存弹药给打光,那么就可以实现轮换补给,轮换开火,以达到无间隙火力覆盖的效果。所以桑切斯原本应该很有可能成功并给予南海舰队重创的命令,最后的结果只是把负责岸防的西班牙军队坑了。因为岸防炮为了保证火力,体积和重量都是在那儿明摆着的,想要移动是很困难的事儿,而且还有一部分为了牢固,干脆是固定式无法移动的。终于,一发从福船上射出的炮弹带着尖锐的呼啸声吻上了一枚西班牙岸防炮的炮弹。东西方两个强国的炮弹亲吻在一起,就如果干柴遇上了烈火,野鸡碰到了流氓。随着轰的一声巨响之后便是冲天的火光,然后是附近炮弹的殉爆声和火光。“呸”的一声吐出了嘴里的泥沙,晃了晃因为炮弹爆炸后引起的巨大震动而撞在墙上,到现在还有些发懵的脑袋,迭戈·贝拉斯克斯有些恼怒的喊道:“告诉总督大人,我们要求撤退!这不是坚守,这是送死!”但是周围根本就没有人响应贝拉斯克斯的命令,大怒之下,贝拉斯克斯再一次大声重复了自己的命令。然而回应他的只有明军舰队好像永无止境的火力倾泻带来的尖锐呼啸声和爆炸声。再一次晃了晃脑袋,贝拉斯克斯才发现周围的情况很不对劲。只有自己是坐起来的姿势,其他人根本就没有一点儿的反应,好像都死光了一样。贝拉斯克斯的脑袋依旧有些发懵,但是长久以来在战场上面养成的习惯还是让他伸手扒了起来,万一有活的呢?多一个人就多一份力量这句话,很多时候都是通用的,不论东方还是西方,明白这个道理的人很多,贝拉斯克斯就是其中一个。不断的扒,不断的挖,哪怕是挖到手指快要出血,贝拉斯克斯也没能挖出几个人来。就算挖出来的那五个,基本上也都被巨大的爆炸声给震成了傻子。颓然的瘫坐在地上,贝拉斯克斯连平日里最为注重的形象也不在意了。从来就没有这么憋屈过,还没有见到敌人的影子,自己这一方的兵力就已经完全的垮掉。哪怕是那些荷兰佬们闹独立的时候,西班牙虽然遭遇了失败,却也没像今天这样儿。这已经不是失败能形容的了,确切的说法应该是撒旦的力量降临了人间——这应该是上帝才能阻挡的毁灭,而不是西班牙的军人们所能做到的。眼下这种情况,还有什么必要再去跟总督大人提什么撤离不撤离么?整个岸防阵地活下来的估计就只剩下了这么几个人,除了自己还有几个白痴,防谁?脸上挤出了一丝比哭还要难看的笑容,贝拉斯克斯从身上翻出来一支手铳。这支从荷兰人那里买来的手铳当真是好东西,虽然发射方式比较原始,还需要点燃火绳才行,但是近距离已经足够杀死一个人了。自己一直都很第529章他们的炮弹,快不够用了吧?

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喝着小酒听着曲儿,看着窗外淋淋洒洒的雪花,这是一种意境,远不是去什么怡红院倚翠楼能比的。毕竟是文人么。再一次共饮了几杯之后,崇祯皇帝才向李承彦等人告辞而去。只是等崇祯皇帝的身影彻底从醉仙楼这里消失,醉仙楼的一楼大堂和二楼的座位上又有许多人才选择离开之后,李承彦才慢慢的端起酒杯道:“二位,共饮!”孙希元好奇的道:“李兄怎么这番模样?”不怪孙希元好奇,现在的李承彦根本就看不出来刚刚还在这里指点江山,反而是一头冷汗的模样,看起来有些吓人。李承彦道:“刚才那位李信李公子,你们真当他是一个普通的公子哥儿不成?我纵横家是成是败,这几日便可知分晓。”周洪昌疑惑的道:“莫非还有什么了不得的来头?”李承彦摇头道:“总之是贵不可言,两位兄弟也不要再问,问了我也不会说。”李承彦觉得自己没有那个胆子去研究这位李岩李公子的身份。之前崇祯皇帝在南京城里骂死老童生的时候,李邦彦恰好就在旁边看到了整个过程。这位骂死了人的李公子大摇大摆的跑到酒楼喝酒,想要插手的应天府捕头被这家醉仙楼的掌柜的给劝走的时候,李承彦正好也看到了一些。这样儿的大人物,哪怕是魏国公府都不曾有过,李承彦自然是有意结交一番的。但是禀着安全第一,少惹祸上身的要求,李承彦还是派人打探了一些这位李公子的消息。只是任凭自己怎么派人察探却也查不到这位李公子的根脚,仿佛凭空在金陵城中出现,又凭空消失了一般,而所有的线索都明确指向了河南那边一个不起眼的官宦家庭。问题就在于,这些线索都太过于明确,这就很不正常了——就好像是有人故意把这些线索给摆在那里等人去查探一样。再想想后来崇祯皇帝一离开南京城之后就再没了这位李公子的消息,这位李信李公子的身份就有些呼之欲出了。也正是因为如此,在崇祯皇帝到了醉仙楼之后,一直暗暗记在心中的李承彦才有意说出了那番话,以期望能够得到这位李公子的注意。而后来崇祯皇帝对于不许诸生建言的禁令视若无物,则是让李承彦更加的肯定了自己心中的猜测——敢拿崇祯皇帝的旨意不成回事儿的人不是没有,但是那些都已经成了冢中枯骨了。话里话外的拍了几记皇帝马屁的李承彦觉得自己应该豪赌一场。赢了,自然没什么好说的,什么升职加薪出任首辅都不是没可能的事儿。输了,可就存在两种可能了。一种是这位李岩李公子的身份不是自己想象中的那位,这种情况其实还算是好的,起码自己的学识能得到这位公子的赏识,不怕传不到上面去。另一种则是自己说的这些并没有得到这位李公子的认可,刚才的一番话只是和自己打哈哈。这样儿一来,自己以后的仕途基本上也就完了。但是这场赌却完全值得,哪怕是赌的有点儿大,后背都被冷汗湿透还得恍若无事的谈笑风生。出了酒楼的崇祯皇帝打算继续在街上逛,只是对着王承恩吩咐道:“查一下方才那个李承彦还有另外两人,回头告诉朕。”王承恩低声应了后,崇祯皇帝继续在街上闲逛。这他娘的不正常,朕出宫浪一波而已,居然能碰到纵横家的学子?不过这倒也是正常,毕竟醉仙楼身为南京城中有数的大酒楼,能去喝酒的学子必然也是有几分本事的。问题在于这李承彦居然真有些知无不言又言无不尽的意思。这才是问题之所在。哪怕这是一个看脸的世界,哪怕自己长得比较帅,也不可能达到男女通杀的地步吧?而且还让人能冒着被锦衣卫盯上的风险掏心掏肺的说这么多话?崇祯皇帝自认为还没有帅到崇祯宝钞那么人见人爱的地步。说到崇祯宝钞,崇祯皇帝又想起来刚才自己貌似还没有结帐?蹭了别人一顿饭?想了想,崇祯皇帝也就没有放在心上,反而往聚宝山的方向逛了过去。聚宝山可是个好地方啊,万一要是让自己发现了哒哒哒冒蓝火的神器呢?崇祯皇帝跑路之后,李承彦会了账,便与孙希元和周洪昌告辞往家去了。但是接下来的几天都很平静,平静到有些诡异。自己想象中的有人找上门来宣旨或者说有人找上门来延请自己的事情并没有发生,日子还是一如继往的过着。连孙希元和周洪昌也是嘲笑了一番李承彦,觉得这货完全就是白日做梦,妄想一步登天想的疯了。但是在离着李承彦家不远的地方,一袭夜行衣的关步放下了手中的望远镜,打了个哈欠道:“应该是没什么事儿了,这家伙完全就是走狗屎运,或者说他脑子够灵活。”朱刚点头道:“他家族中亲眷呢?尤其是妻族那边如何?”关步道:“都查过了。他妻子家里也没什么异常,不算什么大富大贵的人家,倒也算是诗书传家,跟他李家一样。至于他族中的关系么,倒是有些仗势欺人的破事儿,但是强占土地和强抢民女什么的事儿倒是没有,还算是不错吧。”朱刚点头道:“那就好,既然没问题,咱们便如实回报陛下。”崇祯皇帝对于李承彦确实很感兴趣。这家伙的水平比之后世外交部黑话连篇的那些大佬们如何不好说,但是这股不要脸皮也要占好处的劲头实在是太合崇祯皇帝的胃口了。起码朝堂上面也只有一个施凤来是这般模样,连堂堂的首辅温体仁都做不到完全的不要面皮。这种人只要放对地方用的好了,那绝对是一个合格的外交官。尤其是背靠着大明给他撑腰,他能讹诈荷兰人多少好东西出来还真是令人期待。是时候见一见这个胆大包天的家伙了——敢暗自揣摩自己的身份然后投己所好,这份胆子绝对不小。当李承彦自己都开始隐隐约约的怀疑是不是自己想多了时,终于有人找上门来了。看着眼前这些锦衣卫,李承彦就知道自己果然没有想多,自己的猜测是正确的,起码这一次,稳了。再一次见到了李信李公子,或者说崇祯皇帝之后,李承彦第一件事就是赶忙跪倒在地请罪:“学生不识陛下天颜,御前失仪,祈望陛下开恩!”崇祯皇帝笑道:“起来吧,前几日指点江山的豪气哪儿去了?说说看,倘若以你为使,则荷兰之事当如何?”李承彦先是谢了恩,起身后才正色道:“启奏陛下,学生今日之言一如往日,当先割其地,再灭其国。”崇祯皇帝道:“倘若朕想要毕其功于一役呢?”李承彦道:“陛下三思,纵然我大明卫所士卒能够纵横于天下,东海舰队与南海舰队无敌于海上,却也无法一次投送数十万士卒到荷兰之地。而荷兰距我大明千万里之遥,不可不慎!”崇祯皇帝呵呵笑了笑,这才接着道:“既然如此,那便罢了。朕赐你同进士出身,先去鸿胪寺行走吧,出使荷兰之事,便由你来主持。”李承彦心中只是略微纠结一番,便谢恩道:“臣,遵旨。”正儿八经的进士出身和被皇帝赐下来的同进士出身,在士林里面的名声可是完全不一样的。但是现在如果纠结这个问题,万一错过了出使荷兰之事,再想赶上下一次的机会可就很难了。很多时候,机会只有那么一次,而且是一闪而逝,抓不住,可就只能徒呼奈何了。对于李承彦的知情识趣,崇祯皇帝显然也很是满意,挥挥手便命李承彦退下了。荷兰的事儿还真就像是李承彦说的那样儿,打到他们疼,然后割块地过来,弄个海外军事基地才是真的。至于真的通过两支海军舰队投送个十万二十万的陆军过去把荷兰彻底从地图上抹去,明显就有些不现实了。很简单,福船不够用。现在的福船虽然经过这近十年间的改进,比之永乐年间的福船还要牛逼一些。如果仅仅是靠两支舰队要投送十万大军过去,咬咬牙还是能办到的,但是实际上,远不是光把十万大军投送过去那么简单。就算是不考虑这十万大军一路上的吃喝问题,也得考虑到了荷兰之后的作战问题吧?补给?弹药?大炮?尤其是大炮,那破玩意占的地方可不小,而荷兰人手里也有大炮,如果这十万大军不装备上大炮就去硬怼,结果很可能是被怼。但是在没有东风快递,连火箭炮都没有的年代,别说快递核平了,能做到大炮洗地就已经是大明皇家学院的大佬们牛逼了。实际上,大明皇家学院的大佬们,尤其是以墨铧为首的大佬们也在大眼瞪小眼。墨铧认为金尼阁一个蛮子有些学问不容易,正是应该好生学习的时候,干脆把九章算术扔给了金尼阁。然后金尼阁就被墨铧扔过来的九章算术折磨的欲仙欲死。出于对等原则,金尼阁也挑了一道难题交给了墨铧——用没有刻度的直尺和圆规将任意一个角三等分;已知任意一个圆,画一个面积和它相等的正方形;已知任意一个立方体,画另一个体积是它2倍的立方体。然后两伙人就开始大眼瞪小眼了。金尼阁既搞不定三大几何难题,也搞不定九章算术。至于墨铧,九章算术里面的大部分难题都能搞定,却同样搞不定三大几何难题。尤其是看着眼前一堆堆的纸张上面写的鬼画符一般的东西,除了几个歪七八扭的汉字还能看的明白以外,剩下的是些什么玩意,根本就搞不懂。蛋疼无比的墨铧死死的盯着比自己也小不了多少的金尼阁,瞪着眼睛道:“这上面到底是些什么玩意?莫非还要找些牛鼻子过来解释一番不成?”在大明已经待了许多年,基本上已经变成一个大明通的金尼阁当然知道牛鼻子是什么意思,不就是那些道士么。但是这些文字他就是这么个玩意,你再怎么弄他也没办法变成汉字啊。就算是变成了汉字,那也是音译过来的,到时候好几个字代表一个符号,还能搞的明白?无奈之下,金尼阁也只得开口道:“要不然怎么办?每一个符号都有它特定的含义,替换一个,这后面的几千本书里面的就需要全部进行替换,短时间内根本就不可能完成?”墨铧也清楚金尼阁说的是事实,但是看着这些歪七扭八的符号也实在是太令人头疼了——还不如看道士们的符箓呢!想了半天之后,也没想出来个好办法的墨铧问道:“若是简化一些呢?好歹方便书写不是?再不济也不要这些歪七扭八的鬼画符?”金尼阁道:“替换呢?所有的全部替换掉,需要的人手和时间可是很多的?”墨铧斟酌着道:“若说人手么,倒是不缺,随便从哪儿都能弄来些识字的,替换不是什么太大的问题。唯有时间令人头疼了些。”超乎于墨铧的预料,原本以为七千本书翻译起来应该会很快——哪怕是崇祯皇帝都是这么认为的。毕竟来大明传教的传教士就没有几个是不懂汉字汉字的,就算是不懂,这么多年传教下来,也总是学会了一些。但是实际上的情况跟预料之中的恰恰相反,除了金尼阁带来的这七千本书之外,锦衣卫还在通过各种路子不断的往皇家学院里面送书。本着新书里面新技术的原则,新书的翻译往往是优先的,金尼疼所带的七千本则是慢慢的在翻译。然后问题就来了。新书里面不涉及到那些鬼画符的还好,一旦涉及到鬼画符,就足够让人头疼了。最坑人的就是那些个鬼画符用毛笔画起来很费劲,一不小心就会废掉整张的纸。然后就是接着吵——墨铧要求把那些鬼画符的玩意替换本来就已经让金尼阁不爽,结果为了什么符号代表什么含义又是一通好吵。不过也不是没有好消息,最起码墨铧等人对于阿拉伯数字是接受的,而且保持肯定的态度。第536章火炮准备!祸水东引的目的没有达到,栽赃荷兰人没有成功,反而被大明的那些个海盗给堵上门来,桑切斯想要砍人的心思都有了。把所有的过程都仔细的想了一遍,桑切斯也没发现到底是哪里出的问题——旗帜是荷兰的,战舰也是荷兰那边出品的三桅帆船,士卒们的装扮都是完完全全的荷兰人打扮,连撤出战场的那几艘船逃窜的方向也是巴达维亚。在这种情况下为什么会被那些该死的大明海盗找到破绽并且堵上门来?虽然很头疼这些大明的海盗,但要是说桑切斯因此而怕了,那倒也不见得。说白了,吕宋现今一切的准备都是为了大明的正规军,所以从人员到武器装备,都是足足的,想要弄死这些个海盗虽然会麻烦了一点,但是却不存在怕的问题。至于说这些个海盗堵上门来,也无所谓。武器装备和人员都充足,海盗们并没有直接闯进港口的胆子,更不要说是登岸了。至于补给什么的,背靠着吕宋,还用担心补给的问题?反倒是这些个海盗,他们才应该担心补给的问题——海上吃食倒是好说,鱼这种东西几乎是无尽的,但是水才是最大的问题。没有足够的水,等死吧!李吖子等人显然不是很关心这个问题。缺水的问题对于远航的舰队来说确实是个很要命的问题,但是对于这伙儿大明海盗来说,还真不是什么太大的问题。最近的取水地点就有满者伯夷和爪哇,大不了派两艘船来回运水也就是了,甚至于连兵员都可以就近从爪哇那里征召足够多的大明百姓——敢出海来爪哇混的百姓肯定不会是什么太过于老实巴交的,通常胆子都大一些。最大的问题只是这些百姓们没有经过严格的训练,操刀子砍人这种事情还是为难他们了。如果换成火铳的话,训练一段时间就行,刀剑则需要的时间更长一些。还有就是郑芝龙的舰队肯定在赶回来的路上——崇祯皇帝是个什么性子,这些海盗们心里也是清楚,这种吃了亏不报复回去的可能性基本上为零。但是李吖子等海盗也实在是没有想到郑芝龙会这么给力,一次性的拖来了五艘佛朗机战舰。虽然有一艘是给皇帝的,所以轮不到他们,但是四艘战舰加上他们自己弄到手的三艘佛朗机战舰,这就是足足七艘。足够凑成一个完整的舰队了。更可怕的是郑芝龙转述了崇祯皇帝的旨意,把大明卫所之中淘汰下来的火铳装备给了海盗们。要知道,这些火铳最早的也不过是崇祯元年所制,最近的则是崇祯六年所制,因为射程和精度的问题已经从大明卫所中开始淘汰,但是对上那些个蛮子们所用的火铳可是一点儿都不落后。这是个好消息,可以说是目前为止最好的消息了,因为这些火铳在以前是拿着银子去买都没地方买的好东西。如今不光发给了自己这些海盗,连已经住在了爪哇的大明百姓们也人手一支火铳并配发了相应的弹丸——只要凭大明的户籍证明就可以在配发的弹丸用光了之后再去官府购买。当然,这些个海盗跟爪哇百姓们用的火铳基本上一样,但是海盗们并不需要像百姓一样在弹丸打光了之后要去官府说明用处,只需要再找郑芝龙去购买就可以了。这也是崇祯皇帝的一次尝试。之前在新明岛上,崇祯皇帝已经开始了一个尝试——放开刀剑的管制,任凭百姓自己购买刀剑,只要不涉及弓弩和盔甲之类的大杀器,剩下的就都可以买。其实大明本土也差不多,以前是只有那些个有功名在身的士子才能佩剑,现在则是有大明户籍的百姓就可以弄把刀剑玩玩。就连辽东也是一样,收缴并销毁民间私藏的火铳,但是刀剑仍然不禁,随百姓们第528章来大买卖了!
阿拉伯数字还是有好处的,虽然用毛笔写起来麻烦,可是真要计算的时候,比之用壹贰仨肆伍来表示可要方便一些。起码在徐光启等人接触到阿拉伯数字之后就感觉到了这玩意的方便性——起码不比算筹差到哪儿去,而且写起来更方便。不光如此,对于其他的什么圆规一类玩意的接受速度也远超金尼阁的预料。这让金尼阁觉得挺高兴,认为墨铧等人好学不倦的态度还是很值得肯定的。至于金尼阁和其他传教士们一致推崇的鹅毛笔,墨铧在试用了几回之后就失去了兴趣。写一点儿就要沾一点儿的墨倒也算了,偏偏写出来的字也是歪七扭八恍若鸡刨,比之蒙童所写都多有不如,还不如炭条好用呢。但是炭条这东西,它脏啊,用一回就是一手的黑灰,摸哪儿哪儿脏,每次写几个字之后想要干点儿别的就得先洗手。总之麻烦的事儿一堆一堆的。吵了半天也没有吵出来什么结果之后,金尼阁忽然想到一个问题:“说到书写,我倒是有个好办法。听说英格兰那边有一种黑铅,书写起来比炭条还要好用。”墨铧道:“然后呢?继续写几个字就洗一回手?”金尼阁大怒:“你就不会拿纸把它包起来吗?弄的粗一点,塞到你那个毛笔的笔筒里当毛笔用行不行!”墨铧一拍脑袋,暗骂自己犯蠢。把毛笔筒弄的细点儿,然后把这种黑铅弄进去用来书写,应该会变得比较简单?如果说这玩意儿真能大面积的推开来弄,倒是能让更多的孩子开始学着写字?一不小心就利国利民了?墨铧对于官位和银子没多少兴趣,但是对于能够利国利民的事情却是很上心——兼爱不就是爱大明的百姓么?这会儿也来不及搞什么三大几何难题了,墨铧直接向金尼阁问明白了那种黑铅的模样之后就找到负责替皇家学院跑腿的锦衣卫。反正要求就一个,不管这玩意有多难弄,都得弄点儿过来做实验。锦衣卫自然不会有什么废话,转身就去安排人找这玩意去了。同样,这消息也就到了崇祯皇帝的手里。铅笔?崇祯皇帝的第一反应就是皇家学院的这些大佬们要把铅笔搞出来。有一个流传甚广的伪科学故事:美国航天部门首次准备将宇航员送上太空,但他们很快接到报告,宇航员在失重状态下用圆珠笔、钢笔根本写不出字来。于是,美国人用了十年时间,花费一百二十亿美圆,科学家们终于发明了一种新型圆珠笔。这种笔适用于失重状态、身体倒立、水中、任何平面物体,甚至在摄氏零下三百度也能书写流利。而俄罗斯人在太空中一直使用铅笔。当然,这个故事是伪造出来的,这玩意就是一碗毒鸡汤,这个故事只是想告诉人们,有时看上去很复杂的问题其实有极简单的现成解决办法。因为从实际角度出发,铅笔并不适合太空中使用,尖头有危险,易燃,书写产生的石墨残渣容易进入宇航员的胸腔、眼睛,更容易使电子设备短路。但是在不上太空的时候,或者说眼下的大明使用这玩意却是再合适不过了。铅笔再贵还能比墨汁更贵?人人买的起铅笔,学习写字的成本就会大幅度降低。这玩意就是利国利民的大好东西啊!然后崇祯皇帝就开始暗恨自己前世的不学无术。没错,记得这个伪科学的故事,所以崇祯皇帝知道铅笔这玩意是用石墨弄出来的,石墨炸弹这个词也听说过。问题是石墨这玩意在哪儿有来着?大明这么大,肯定不缺这玩意儿,但是现在上哪儿去找最适合?哪里的石墨最适合用来造铅笔?不学无术就是这么蛋疼!蛋疼了半天的崇祯皇帝也只得把这事儿扔给了锦衣卫和内阁,反正养这么多的人也不是让他们吃干饭的,该出力的时候就得出力。再说了,这次不让他们去头疼,难道以后要让朕这个皇帝去头疼?不可能的事儿!与其关心这种事儿,还不如关心一下南海舰队在吕宋那边的进度呢。毕竟这么长时间了,到现在除了一艘误中副车的荷兰三桅战舰被拉回来当做战利品上贡给了自己之外,可就没有其他的消息传来了。当然,这也是可以理解的事儿。毕竟自己没有网络,没有电话,连电报都没有,指望着信鸽在海上传递信息也不太现实不是?远在吕宋的郑芝龙抹了一把脸上的雨水,对着同样淋在雨中的监军太监赵庆道:“还是先回舱中去吧,郑某一介武夫,海上风浪惯了倒没什么,你这身子骨只怕受不住吧?”赵庆摇头道:“受不住也得受着,儿郎们在前线厮杀,咱家一个死太监还能做些什么?就在这儿等着他们!”海风愈发的大了起来,哪怕是在吕宋这种冬天也很暖和的地方,海风加上雨水一样会让人感觉到一丝的寒意。郑芝龙见劝不动赵庆,便也不再劝说,而是回头吩咐道:“命人煮一些姜汤来,再派人送些姜给前线的将士们。”想了想,郑芝龙又补充道:“把咱们这艘船上的姜全都送过去,其他船上也都要送一些过去。”等到郑芝龙身后的亲兵躬身应了去准备姜汤后,赵庆才开口道:“说起来,这吕宋的冬天虽然比福建那边还要暖和的多,可是一旦下刮风下雨,倒也是个问题。只是不知道这些个佛朗机蛮子背后的国家如何,他们那边儿又是个什么情况?”郑芝龙有些烦闷的道“谁知道呢?这该死的蛮子居然打的有模有样,倒是出乎我的预料了。”赵庆却是不以为意:“就算有模有样又能如何?倘若这些蛮子们装备的是刀剑,那咱们倒还应该担心一番,既然是火器,那还有什么好担心的?他们虽然占据着吕宋,可是吕宋上面能造火铳大炮的人可不多,弹药更麻烦,用一些就少一些,这些损耗他们可没地儿去补充。”郑芝龙道:“说的倒也是。咱们倒是不用担心这个问题,火铳大炮比他们的强不说,光是弹药就足够炸平他们了。”赵庆道:“没错,听说京中的火药局那边弹药如山,因为跟新式的火铳和大炮没办法通用,很多老式的弹药还要花时间拆毁重制。”郑芝龙愣道:“这消息你是哪儿来的?早知道是这样儿,咱们多带点儿不更好?”赵庆用关爱智障的眼神望着郑芝龙:“第一,不通用,第二,装不下。懂?”郑芝龙这才发现自己闹了个大乌龙,一拍脑门后才讪讪的道:“说起来那皇家学院的家伙们倒是挺操蛋的,这火铳的铳管大小还不一样,弄的现在弹药都浪费了,当真是可惜。”赵庆接着道:“这倒当真是个问题。火炮的弹药还好说一些,这火铳的来回变来变去,也不知道什么时候才是个头?”顿了顿,赵庆又嘿嘿笑道:“话说起来,你和南提督一起上书反映一下这事儿倒是靠谱,咱家一个死太监可不能插手这事儿。”郑芝龙嗯了一声却没有再话说。赵庆说的是个事实,而且这火铳的问题确实挺让人纠心的。崇祯元年制的火铳跟崇祯五年制的火铳完全不同,崇祯五年的跟崇祯七年又完全不同。而自己刚刚装备上不久的崇祯九年制火铳,跟之前的又完全不同,不光击发方式和填装方式大变样,连弹药都完全换了个样子。不过也算是好事儿,毕竟崇祯九年制的火铳比起之前的火铳来强的不是一星半点儿——弹药都是现成的,只要往里装就行了,省掉了之前那些清理铳膛一类的步骤。最起码光靠着这一个装弹快速的好处就已经能够形成弹雨压制那些个佛朗机蛮子们了,更不要提大大增加的射程直接压的那些个蛮子们无法近前。但是现在是下雨的时候,而且刮着风。就算是火铳足够牛逼,对于雨水也不可能完全无视掉——大明的技术还没发展到那个层面呢。如果说佛朗机蛮子敢冒着雨玩命冲击大明的军阵,那鹿死谁手倒还真不太好说。这也正是郑芝龙担心的问题。赵庆一个监军太监不太懂的这些,但是久在军伍的郑芝龙却是知道,能在南御林军的攻击下坚持这么久而不崩溃,这样儿的军队绝对不可能是由什么蠢材指挥的。如果说这么好的机会,对面的蛮子将领却抓不住,郑芝龙宁肯相信自己一直在梦里,根本就没有出身作战。桑切斯显然不至于蠢到跟猪一样的水平,而且依赖着吕宋弄不到弹药补给是没错,可是想要弄些冷兵器出来却是没有什么问题的。更何况西班牙帝国的军队从来也没放弃过对于冷兵器的训练。今天,是该让那些野蛮人见识一下西班牙军队的厉害了!桑切斯摸了摸手中的滑膛枪,然后将之放到一边后,顺手又绰起了长矛,才对阿库尼亚吩咐道:“传令,让阿尔德·科尔多瓦带着他的长矛兵准备出战!”阿库尼亚行礼道:“是!总督阁下!”科尔多瓦在接到命令之后的第一反应就是那蠢货终于想到了使用长矛兵来作战了吗?还以为他的脑子让火药给炸坏了!“萨达尔科,阿尔瓦,带上你们的手下,我们去让那些该死的野蛮人见识一下什么叫做真正的陆军!”面对着这种瓢泼大雨,沈振江也很头疼。这种见了鬼的天气,指望火铳是不可能的了,而指望弓箭的话,其实也不太靠谱。先不说雨水对于弓弩的影响,光是自己身后的这支大军再加上其他卫所士卒就够呛。这些家伙操刀子砍人都是一把好手,玩火铳也相当靠谱,但是玩弓箭就只能呵呵了。因为这些家伙接受的弓箭训练对比起接受的火铳训练来说简直差的太多,说声天地之差也不为过。回去一定要上书陛下,还是要加强弓箭的训练——下次再遇上这种情况也不至于像现在这般的蛋疼。回头望了一眼正在避雨的士卒们,沈振江吩咐道:“让兄弟们都打起精神来,把斥候撒远一些,小心蛮子们玩雨中袭击。”康少鹏嗤笑一声道:“就凭那些个蛮子?还有胆子玩什么雨袭?”李德江道:“废什么话啊,沈大将军既然这么吩咐了,咱们就这么办,毕竟是有备无患。”沈振江点头道:“不错。以己及人,倘若我是那蛮子的统兵将领,也必然会带着大军来前袭击。”康少鹏却道:“为何?”沈振江道:“论火炮,他们不及我大明,论火铳,还是不及我大明,吃亏吃的多了,再不知道利用大雨的机会前来袭击,那只能说明蛮子的统兵将领太蠢。但是用脑子想一想,能做到一地总督的人可能会是个蠢货吗?就连建奴里边都很少有这么蠢的!”康少鹏这才讪讪一笑,不再反驳,而是跟李德江等人一起去吩咐手下打起精神来。哗哗的雨声遮盖了马蹄声,还没等李德江等人吩咐斥候们出发,先前就已经撒出去的斥候已经气喘吁吁的赶了回来:“敌袭!”沈振江却是完全没有紧张的样子,命人给斥候灌了几口姜汤之后才问道:“还有多远?多少人?”刚刚灌下姜汤的斥候脑袋上开始升腾起一股白雾,好似修仙得道一班,喘了两口气后才道:“五千余,距此还有十里!”沈振江吩咐亲兵把斥候扶下去休息后,才冷笑着道:“还他娘的真敢来啊!传令,火炮准备,没有命令不许开火!”康少鹏和李振江等卫所指挥使已经分头去整理军队了——被雨毡盖起来的火炮打上几发肯定是没什么问题的,等到对面的蛮子们被炮火给打乱之后,就轮到卫所士卒们出战了。第537章短兵相接徐弘基觉得自己这波操作没毛病,自己已经强烈赞成了开海,同时把文官系统所提出来的海防问题也给出了解决意见,这波应该稳了。但是当徐弘基悄悄抬了抬头之后,却没能从崇祯皇帝的脸上看出些什么来——依旧是刚才那副面瘫的样子。对于朝堂上的大臣们各自反应尽收眼底的崇祯皇帝根本就没有开口拍板定音的意思。现在的争论才哪儿到哪儿,太早结束了也太没意思了些,倒不如好好的看场戏,也好调剂一番心情。眼见朝堂上的大臣们因为刚才自己开口询问徐弘基而停下了争论,崇祯皇帝便将目光转向了南京内阁首辅徐钰山:“对于海禁之事,徐爱卿怎么看?”徐钰山躬身道:“启奏陛下,臣以为户部张部堂所言极是,佛朗机未平,若是佛朗机人趁着我大明开海之机前来报复,所受操作皆为大明百姓,反而不美。由此看来,倒不如暂缓开海之事,魏国公方才所言加强海防一事倒可先行,待万事无虞再行开海,则百姓受惠,天下受惠。”崇祯皇帝点头道:“徐爱卿也是老成谋国之言。”夸了徐钰山之后,崇祯皇帝又将目光扫向了其他的大臣们:“其余众位爱卿,可有不同意见的?”一时之间,朝堂上的大臣们都感觉有些懵。夸奖了徐钰山,也点头赞同了徐弘基,那到底是想开海还是不想开海?莫非真的被唬住了?要依着以前,这昏君还不是想开海就开海,根本不会问大家伙儿的意见?如今突然来这么一出,他到底想干什么?徐弘基却是心中冷笑一声,没再去观察朝堂上众臣的反应。皇帝,始终还是和咱们这些勋贵比较亲啊,尤其是自己,好歹也算得上是粘亲带故,知道的消息可比这些文官们多的多。最起码开海这事儿肯定是要办的,而且不会拖太长的时间,否则的话,这几天也不会出现皇帝试探自己的情况了。当然,也不能说是试探,确切的说是通知,或者说提点,陛下的关爱是你们这些渣渣能懂的?早就下定了决心的徐弘基干脆出班奏道:“启奏陛下,臣有一言,不知道当讲不当讲?”我有橘麻麦皮不知道当浆不当浆?崇祯皇帝脑海里首先浮现的就是这句话,然后才点头道:“徐爱卿有话直说便是。”徐弘基躬身道:“启奏陛下,昔汉武之时,匈奴入寇中原,汉孝武皇帝钦命冠军侯远征漠北,深入匈奴腹地,浮西河、绝大幕,破寘颜,袭王庭,穷极其地,追奔逐北,封狼居胥山,禅于姑衍,以临瀚海,始有匈奴震怖,益求和亲之事。我朝成祖永乐皇帝曾有言道,我朝国势之尊,超迈前古,其驭北虏西番南岛西洋诸夷,无汉之和亲,无唐之结盟,无宋之纳岁薄币,亦无兄弟敌国之礼。臣以为,我大明东海、南海两支舰队,舰多兵强,自可分出一支舰队远逐佛朗机之敌,灭其国,焚其祖庙,何来海上之患?”徐钰山刚刚抬起手指指向徐弘基准备开喷,却突然听到龙椅上传来一拍拍掌的声音,接着崇祯皇帝那肆意的笑声便回荡在大殿之上。过了好半晌之后,崇祯皇帝才止住了笑声,开口道:“朕还以为我大明的勋贵们都已经被养成了猪,再没了雄心壮志,只剩下混吃等死之辈。好!徐爱卿这番话说的好啊,让朕知道了我大明的勋贵们还没有彻底的沦落!”一番话说完,崇祯皇帝干脆从龙椅上站了起来,从御阶之上踱步下来,在朝堂之上众位大臣们跟前晃了一圈,这才接着道:“朕告诉你们,没有哪个蛮子是无辜的,既然敢来大明生事,就要做好回不去的准备!朕于京城之时,曾经对徐光启徐爱卿说过一句话,寇可往,我亦可往!”无视了殿上诸多大臣们躬身的姿态,崇祯皇帝却是在徐钰山向前停住了脚步:“爱卿在怕些什么?怕蛮子们扰乱沿海?倘若我大明南海舰队远征佛朗机,那佛朗机蛮子可还有什么精力来扰乱我大明?”徐钰山躬身应道:“陛下之言甚是,然则臣闻千日做贼,未闻千日防贼。我大明海疆广阔无比,沿海百姓更是多不胜数,倘若蛮子袭扰海疆报复,受苦的岂不还是我大明百姓?”崇祯皇帝却冷笑着问道:“倘若屠尽了蛮子,可还有人能来袭扰我大明海疆?”徐钰山接着道:“臣闻,兵者不祥之器,非君子之器,不得已而用之,恬淡为上。胜而不美,而美之者,是乐杀人。夫乐杀人者,则不可得志于天下矣。”崇祯皇帝干脆呵呵笑了两声:“吉事尚左,凶事尚右;偏将军居左,上将军居右。言以丧礼处之。杀人之众,以悲哀莅之;战胜,以丧礼处之。这句话呢?襄公复九世之仇而春秋大之之言,我大明近三百年国祚,有几人提过?徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山心中一突,暗道一声不好。当今天子在仕林中的声誉向来不怎么好,不仅仅是指这位皇帝对于儒学的不待见,还有这位爷不学无术,好讲歪理的名头——很多人都搞不懂当初的东林党会夸赞这位天子好学?自己提的,是《老子》第三十一篇里面的一段,而这位爷回的,同样是自己没说完的后半句,同时还把儒学里面的襄公复九世之仇这事儿给拎了出来。正思索间,却听崇祯皇帝又接着道:“君不见,竖儒蜂起壮士死,神州从此夸仁义。一朝虏夷乱中原,士子豕奔懦民泣。古来仁德专害人,道义素来无一真。”崇祯皇帝这几句不伦不类的诗句念完,徐钰山只感觉自己的后背已经湿透了。连竖儒蜂起这词都用上了,这位爷心里对名教的意见是得有多大!算了算了,自己家的那些个生意能照做也就是了,海上的这些个好处爱怎么样就怎么样吧。生意要紧,官位更要紧,狗命最要紧!再次躬身,徐钰山拱手道:“陛下英明,臣一时糊涂,望陛下恕罪。”崇祯皇帝倒也不为已甚,而是又踱到了南京军府的扛把子徐弘基身前,笑道:“左相国,任征虏大将军,武宁中山王徐达忠与副将忠武开平王常遇春一同挥师北伐,于洪武元年攻入大都,推翻伪元。以后,连年出兵打击伪元残余势力,官至太傅、中书右丞相、参军国事兼太子少傅,封魏国公。洪武十八年去世后,追封中山王,谥武宁,赐葬钟山之阴,御制神道碑文。又配享太庙,肖像功臣庙,堪称我大明开国第一功臣,朕说的没错吧?”徐弘基红着眼眶道:“陛下过奖,臣先祖泉下有知,也当感念陛下圣恩!”个个都他妈是影帝啊,这眼眶红的,真快!崇祯皇帝却又接着道:“后人何必不如先人?先人立下不世之功,世后当以为榜样,更加奋进才是。朕感念英国公张辅战死土木堡,已经许了英国公一脉海外开国,魏国公便没有这个雄心么?”不待徐弘基回答,崇祯皇帝又接着道:“不要担心什么鸟尽弓藏兔死狗烹,朕不屑为之。魏忠贤忠心于皇兄,忠心于朕,现在不也荣养天年去了?更不要担心什么功高盖主,有功难赏,朕赏得起!海外之地广袤无比,便是再许魏国公与定国公海外开国又能如何?”徐弘基干脆单膝跪地道:“臣愿为陛下效死!”崇祯皇帝也不在乎徐弘基有几分真诚几分表演,反正今天这些话是说过了,朝堂上这么多人,话总是会传出去的,只要有一个信的,那就多一个死忠份子。想了想,崇祯皇帝干脆又回到了御阶之上,却没有坐回龙椅,反而笑道:“朕在京城时曾有言在先,勋贵武将们可凭功勋得海外封地,文官可凭功劳和金银换取封地,今儿个这话同样送给诸位,望诸君共勉!”别管几人信,也别管几人不信,总之崇祯皇帝的话说了出来,这就是真的。一时间,朝堂上的文武大臣们皆是跪地道:“谢陛下隆恩!”淡淡的喊了一声平身之后,崇祯皇帝才又接着道:“说了这半天了,还是回到之前的话题之上,开海之事,诸卿以为如何?”徐弘基当先出班道:“臣请开福建之海禁,广东海禁则要延缓,待广东之海防完善之后再行开海。”想了想,为了避免崇祯皇帝误认为自己怂逼或者叛变到了文官一伙儿去,徐弘基干脆又接着道:“臣愿以半年为期,若半年内不能完善广东海防,臣愿以死谢罪!”崇祯皇帝笑眯眯的点了点头,又将目光转向了徐钰山:“徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山还是没有胆子再说个不字。坐到南京内阁首辅这个位置上,基本上就已经意味着官场之路到了顶峰,再进一步的可能性几乎为零。除非京城的内阁突然间被崇祯皇帝给全部弄死而没有后备的人选,否则自己根本就没希望进入京城内阁,京城内阁的那些家伙们也不会和自己一条心。官路登顶,剩下的路子也就只能多捞银子了,但是捞多少银子不是关键,关键是得有命花才行。大明立国三百年,除了开国的太祖洪武皇帝之外,还没有哪个皇帝有着像崇祯皇帝这般重的杀心。为了保命,更为了那一丝虚无缥缈的海外封地,徐钰山也躬身道:“臣赞成开海。”这一下,不待崇祯皇帝开口再问,朝堂上的群臣们皆是躬身道:“臣赞成开海!”赞成开海的声音回荡在大殿之中,崇祯皇帝也是笑眯眯的道:“既然诸位爱卿都赞成开海之议,那便开。内阁、诸部、大理寺、鸿胪寺共商,这海究竟该怎么个开法,何处设海关,海上之税当如何收取,朕要一套完整可行的方案。”等到众臣们躬身应是之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“另外,朕还有一事,想要与众位爱卿商量。朕有意重置太祖高皇帝所设之预备仓,立之于四乡和城中,众位爱卿以如如何?”不如何,这事儿其实还是从大家的口袋里抢银子。说白了,大家伙儿当这个官员的好处就在于有官身,想要弄到地是比较容易的事儿。有了地,就有了粮食,灾年的时候不高价卖粮简直都对不起自己的良心。而预备仓这东西,实在是太他妈坑人了,也不知道那个放牛娃怎么想出来的这么个损招——出官钞籴粮贮之以备赈济,荒年借贷于民,秋成偿还。之前全天下的预备仓有跟没有差不多,常平仓更是完犊子,崇祯皇帝也不得不拿着国库和内帑的银子来买粮食,对于大家伙儿来说都是有好处的事儿——反正银子能落到口袋里就行。但是现在情况不同了啊。以前是国库没钱,可谁要是还傻了巴唧的以为现在的国库和内帑没钱,那就是真正的二傻子!如果真让崇祯皇帝恢复了预备仓这玩意,可就真的坑死人了。丰年购粮,灾年借给百姓粮食,比之崇祯皇帝单纯的玩命赈灾还要高明一些。最起码只要这预备仓里的粮食还有,百姓们就不用担心自己会饿肚子的问题,而且还不用担心百姓们被养成懒汉。崇祯皇帝把殿中群臣的表现尽收眼底,却没有开口说话,只是觉得有些寒心。预备仓会伤了谁的利益,不言自明——正是朝堂上这些从海上,从商业上不断捞银子的文武大臣们。因为这些人手里的土地和粮食也是很惊人的数目。但是不收粮食是不可能的,起码自己这辈子都不会停止收粮食的举动——谁知道这该死的小冰河时期还有多久才能过去?过去了,皆大欢喜,过不去,吃不上饭的百姓们会干出什么事儿来可就真不好说了。徐弘基正打算出班喊一声臣附议的时候,却听着殿外传来一声高呼:“东海舰队捷报!”第533章求生欲都很强嘛
徐弘基觉得自己这波操作没毛病,自己已经强烈赞成了开海,同时把文官系统所提出来的海防问题也给出了解决意见,这波应该稳了。但是当徐弘基悄悄抬了抬头之后,却没能从崇祯皇帝的脸上看出些什么来——依旧是刚才那副面瘫的样子。对于朝堂上的大臣们各自反应尽收眼底的崇祯皇帝根本就没有开口拍板定音的意思。现在的争论才哪儿到哪儿,太早结束了也太没意思了些,倒不如好好的看场戏,也好调剂一番心情。眼见朝堂上的大臣们因为刚才自己开口询问徐弘基而停下了争论,崇祯皇帝便将目光转向了南京内阁首辅徐钰山:“对于海禁之事,徐爱卿怎么看?”徐钰山躬身道:“启奏陛下,臣以为户部张部堂所言极是,佛朗机未平,若是佛朗机人趁着我大明开海之机前来报复,所受操作皆为大明百姓,反而不美。由此看来,倒不如暂缓开海之事,魏国公方才所言加强海防一事倒可先行,待万事无虞再行开海,则百姓受惠,天下受惠。”崇祯皇帝点头道:“徐爱卿也是老成谋国之言。”夸了徐钰山之后,崇祯皇帝又将目光扫向了其他的大臣们:“其余众位爱卿,可有不同意见的?”一时之间,朝堂上的大臣们都感觉有些懵。夸奖了徐钰山,也点头赞同了徐弘基,那到底是想开海还是不想开海?莫非真的被唬住了?要依着以前,这昏君还不是想开海就开海,根本不会问大家伙儿的意见?如今突然来这么一出,他到底想干什么?徐弘基却是心中冷笑一声,没再去观察朝堂上众臣的反应。皇帝,始终还是和咱们这些勋贵比较亲啊,尤其是自己,好歹也算得上是粘亲带故,知道的消息可比这些文官们多的多。最起码开海这事儿肯定是要办的,而且不会拖太长的时间,否则的话,这几天也不会出现皇帝试探自己的情况了。当然,也不能说是试探,确切的说是通知,或者说提点,陛下的关爱是你们这些渣渣能懂的?早就下定了决心的徐弘基干脆出班奏道:“启奏陛下,臣有一言,不知道当讲不当讲?”我有橘麻麦皮不知道当浆不当浆?崇祯皇帝脑海里首先浮现的就是这句话,然后才点头道:“徐爱卿有话直说便是。”徐弘基躬身道:“启奏陛下,昔汉武之时,匈奴入寇中原,汉孝武皇帝钦命冠军侯远征漠北,深入匈奴腹地,浮西河、绝大幕,破寘颜,袭王庭,穷极其地,追奔逐北,封狼居胥山,禅于姑衍,以临瀚海,始有匈奴震怖,益求和亲之事。我朝成祖永乐皇帝曾有言道,我朝国势之尊,超迈前古,其驭北虏西番南岛西洋诸夷,无汉之和亲,无唐之结盟,无宋之纳岁薄币,亦无兄弟敌国之礼。臣以为,我大明东海、南海两支舰队,舰多兵强,自可分出一支舰队远逐佛朗机之敌,灭其国,焚其祖庙,何来海上之患?”徐钰山刚刚抬起手指指向徐弘基准备开喷,却突然听到龙椅上传来一拍拍掌的声音,接着崇祯皇帝那肆意的笑声便回荡在大殿之上。过了好半晌之后,崇祯皇帝才止住了笑声,开口道:“朕还以为我大明的勋贵们都已经被养成了猪,再没了雄心壮志,只剩下混吃等死之辈。好!徐爱卿这番话说的好啊,让朕知道了我大明的勋贵们还没有彻底的沦落!”一番话说完,崇祯皇帝干脆从龙椅上站了起来,从御阶之上踱步下来,在朝堂之上众位大臣们跟前晃了一圈,这才接着道:“朕告诉你们,没有哪个蛮子是无辜的,既然敢来大明生事,就要做好回不去的准备!朕于京城之时,曾经对徐光启徐爱卿说过一句话,寇可往,我亦可往!”无视了殿上诸多大臣们躬身的姿态,崇祯皇帝却是在徐钰山向前停住了脚步:“爱卿在怕些什么?怕蛮子们扰乱沿海?倘若我大明南海舰队远征佛朗机,那佛朗机蛮子可还有什么精力来扰乱我大明?”徐钰山躬身应道:“陛下之言甚是,然则臣闻千日做贼,未闻千日防贼。我大明海疆广阔无比,沿海百姓更是多不胜数,倘若蛮子袭扰海疆报复,受苦的岂不还是我大明百姓?”崇祯皇帝却冷笑着问道:“倘若屠尽了蛮子,可还有人能来袭扰我大明海疆?”徐钰山接着道:“臣闻,兵者不祥之器,非君子之器,不得已而用之,恬淡为上。胜而不美,而美之者,是乐杀人。夫乐杀人者,则不可得志于天下矣。”崇祯皇帝干脆呵呵笑了两声:“吉事尚左,凶事尚右;偏将军居左,上将军居右。言以丧礼处之。杀人之众,以悲哀莅之;战胜,以丧礼处之。这句话呢?襄公复九世之仇而春秋大之之言,我大明近三百年国祚,有几人提过?徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山心中一突,暗道一声不好。当今天子在仕林中的声誉向来不怎么好,不仅仅是指这位皇帝对于儒学的不待见,还有这位爷不学无术,好讲歪理的名头——很多人都搞不懂当初的东林党会夸赞这位天子好学?自己提的,是《老子》第三十一篇里面的一段,而这位爷回的,同样是自己没说完的后半句,同时还把儒学里面的襄公复九世之仇这事儿给拎了出来。正思索间,却听崇祯皇帝又接着道:“君不见,竖儒蜂起壮士死,神州从此夸仁义。一朝虏夷乱中原,士子豕奔懦民泣。古来仁德专害人,道义素来无一真。”崇祯皇帝这几句不伦不类的诗句念完,徐钰山只感觉自己的后背已经湿透了。连竖儒蜂起这词都用上了,这位爷心里对名教的意见是得有多大!算了算了,自己家的那些个生意能照做也就是了,海上的这些个好处爱怎么样就怎么样吧。生意要紧,官位更要紧,狗命最要紧!再次躬身,徐钰山拱手道:“陛下英明,臣一时糊涂,望陛下恕罪。”崇祯皇帝倒也不为已甚,而是又踱到了南京军府的扛把子徐弘基身前,笑道:“左相国,任征虏大将军,武宁中山王徐达忠与副将忠武开平王常遇春一同挥师北伐,于洪武元年攻入大都,推翻伪元。以后,连年出兵打击伪元残余势力,官至太傅、中书右丞相、参军国事兼太子少傅,封魏国公。洪武十八年去世后,追封中山王,谥武宁,赐葬钟山之阴,御制神道碑文。又配享太庙,肖像功臣庙,堪称我大明开国第一功臣,朕说的没错吧?”徐弘基红着眼眶道:“陛下过奖,臣先祖泉下有知,也当感念陛下圣恩!”个个都他妈是影帝啊,这眼眶红的,真快!崇祯皇帝却又接着道:“后人何必不如先人?先人立下不世之功,世后当以为榜样,更加奋进才是。朕感念英国公张辅战死土木堡,已经许了英国公一脉海外开国,魏国公便没有这个雄心么?”不待徐弘基回答,崇祯皇帝又接着道:“不要担心什么鸟尽弓藏兔死狗烹,朕不屑为之。魏忠贤忠心于皇兄,忠心于朕,现在不也荣养天年去了?更不要担心什么功高盖主,有功难赏,朕赏得起!海外之地广袤无比,便是再许魏国公与定国公海外开国又能如何?”徐弘基干脆单膝跪地道:“臣愿为陛下效死!”崇祯皇帝也不在乎徐弘基有几分真诚几分表演,反正今天这些话是说过了,朝堂上这么多人,话总是会传出去的,只要有一个信的,那就多一个死忠份子。想了想,崇祯皇帝干脆又回到了御阶之上,却没有坐回龙椅,反而笑道:“朕在京城时曾有言在先,勋贵武将们可凭功勋得海外封地,文官可凭功劳和金银换取封地,今儿个这话同样送给诸位,望诸君共勉!”别管几人信,也别管几人不信,总之崇祯皇帝的话说了出来,这就是真的。一时间,朝堂上的文武大臣们皆是跪地道:“谢陛下隆恩!”淡淡的喊了一声平身之后,崇祯皇帝才又接着道:“说了这半天了,还是回到之前的话题之上,开海之事,诸卿以为如何?”徐弘基当先出班道:“臣请开福建之海禁,广东海禁则要延缓,待广东之海防完善之后再行开海。”想了想,为了避免崇祯皇帝误认为自己怂逼或者叛变到了文官一伙儿去,徐弘基干脆又接着道:“臣愿以半年为期,若半年内不能完善广东海防,臣愿以死谢罪!”崇祯皇帝笑眯眯的点了点头,又将目光转向了徐钰山:“徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山还是没有胆子再说个不字。坐到南京内阁首辅这个位置上,基本上就已经意味着官场之路到了顶峰,再进一步的可能性几乎为零。除非京城的内阁突然间被崇祯皇帝给全部弄死而没有后备的人选,否则自己根本就没希望进入京城内阁,京城内阁的那些家伙们也不会和自己一条心。官路登顶,剩下的路子也就只能多捞银子了,但是捞多少银子不是关键,关键是得有命花才行。大明立国三百年,除了开国的太祖洪武皇帝之外,还没有哪个皇帝有着像崇祯皇帝这般重的杀心。为了保命,更为了那一丝虚无缥缈的海外封地,徐钰山也躬身道:“臣赞成开海。”这一下,不待崇祯皇帝开口再问,朝堂上的群臣们皆是躬身道:“臣赞成开海!”赞成开海的声音回荡在大殿之中,崇祯皇帝也是笑眯眯的道:“既然诸位爱卿都赞成开海之议,那便开。内阁、诸部、大理寺、鸿胪寺共商,这海究竟该怎么个开法,何处设海关,海上之税当如何收取,朕要一套完整可行的方案。”等到众臣们躬身应是之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“另外,朕还有一事,想要与众位爱卿商量。朕有意重置太祖高皇帝所设之预备仓,立之于四乡和城中,众位爱卿以如如何?”不如何,这事儿其实还是从大家的口袋里抢银子。说白了,大家伙儿当这个官员的好处就在于有官身,想要弄到地是比较容易的事儿。有了地,就有了粮食,灾年的时候不高价卖粮简直都对不起自己的良心。而预备仓这东西,实在是太他妈坑人了,也不知道那个放牛娃怎么想出来的这么个损招——出官钞籴粮贮之以备赈济,荒年借贷于民,秋成偿还。之前全天下的预备仓有跟没有差不多,常平仓更是完犊子,崇祯皇帝也不得不拿着国库和内帑的银子来买粮食,对于大家伙儿来说都是有好处的事儿——反正银子能落到口袋里就行。但是现在情况不同了啊。以前是国库没钱,可谁要是还傻了巴唧的以为现在的国库和内帑没钱,那就是真正的二傻子!如果真让崇祯皇帝恢复了预备仓这玩意,可就真的坑死人了。丰年购粮,灾年借给百姓粮食,比之崇祯皇帝单纯的玩命赈灾还要高明一些。最起码只要这预备仓里的粮食还有,百姓们就不用担心自己会饿肚子的问题,而且还不用担心百姓们被养成懒汉。崇祯皇帝把殿中群臣的表现尽收眼底,却没有开口说话,只是觉得有些寒心。预备仓会伤了谁的利益,不言自明——正是朝堂上这些从海上,从商业上不断捞银子的文武大臣们。因为这些人手里的土地和粮食也是很惊人的数目。但是不收粮食是不可能的,起码自己这辈子都不会停止收粮食的举动——谁知道这该死的小冰河时期还有多久才能过去?过去了,皆大欢喜,过不去,吃不上饭的百姓们会干出什么事儿来可就真不好说了。徐弘基正打算出班喊一声臣附议的时候,却听着殿外传来一声高呼:“东海舰队捷报!”第533章求生欲都很强嘛理想很丰满,现实很骨感这句话用来形容桑切斯实在是再恰当不过了。如果按照常理来说,桑切斯的推断并没有错,大明远征吕宋,二十四艘新式福船外加一堆辅助舰队组成的强大阵容确实很牛逼。一艘福船上面就有百十门炮,十艘就是一千多门大炮,一轮齐射下来,基本上把土地都给翻一遍也没什么问题——毕竟一次集射就是一千多发炮弹。假设每艘福船上面携带一千发炮弹,也不过是十轮集射的数量,根本就不可能持续太久。而南御林军的登陆行为让桑切斯以为自己的判断是正确的——如果不是炮弹不够了,他们会这么着急登陆作战?刚刚炮火打连天的那支舰队哪儿去了?也正是基于以上两点,桑切斯才决定趁着明军立足未稳的时候先行发起攻击,起码也要把前面被动挨打的局面扳回一城。桑切斯的判断还是出错了。桑切斯的判断是基于之前的情报还有基于自己遭遇过的那些个海战经验得出来的。但是大明和桑切斯之前遇到过的对手一样么?西方的那些个蛮子刚刚从树上下来的时间还不够长,几万人的战争就能称之为一场大型战役。而大明传承自中原农耕堂口,开片都是以十万为单位的,就连百万大军开片这种事儿也不是没干过。最重要的是,自打崇祯皇帝开始大肆搜罗那些个能说人话的传教士还有西方蛮子,原本替西班牙和荷兰等西方蛮子们打探消息的人手便遭遇到了毁灭性的打击。懂大明官话能与大明人进行交流的那些个蛮子可能有机会弄到情报却没有一丁点儿的机会送出去,毕竟皇家学院里三层外三层的防护实在是让人找不到空子可钻。而没有被弄到皇家学院的那些个普通蛮子又不懂大明官话,更没有机会接触到大明的军事信息,再加上锦衣卫的监控,就算是玩了命传递出来的消息也是属于那种大明根本就不在乎的信息。而且五军都督府为了保证这一次能够完美的一次性怼死吕宋蛮子,南海舰队除了二十四艘主力战舰自己携带了大量的弹药以外还有八艘专门携带炮弹的补给舰,两艘专门携带火铳弹丸的补给舰。如果说主力战舰加上补给舰所携带的炮弹数量要把整个吕宋给犁一遍有点儿困难,那么轰平几座山头或者把半个吕宋给炸一遍却是没有问题的。正是在这种错误的状况下,新兵蛋子王二狗等人终于迎来了自己人生中第一场实战。不紧张是不可能的,不害怕也是不可能的,但是两个总旗还有百户大佬们那副吊儿郎当的样子让那些新兵蛋子莫名的放松了下来。当尖锐的哨子声响起时,王二狗已经完全不记得害怕了。再厉害的敌人估计也不如那两个活阎王一样的总旗更吓人?打死我二狗子也不信!至于对面开始隐隐约约冒出头来的敌人,王二狗此时已经顾不上了——先保证自己的动作在哨声中不变形才是最重要的,否则等到两个活阎王的鞭子落到身上的时候,还不如直接让对面的敌人弄死来的痛快!第一声哨响,王二狗开始机械的开始了自己已经训练过无数次的动作——检查火铳,打开膛盖,上弹丸,合盖,端起枪,然后等着下一声的哨声响起。第二声哨响,王二狗便扣动了手指,将火铳中的弹丸击发出去,然后再重复上一次的动作。第三声哨响,击发,第四声哨响,再次装弹,就这么一直重复下去,直到哨声停止为止。哨声没有彻底的停止,哪怕是天上下起刀子,地上开始地震,该完成的动作一样要完成,否则就会被罚。李云龙说过,狭路相逢勇者胜,这句话适用于很多时候,但是却不适用于这场大明帝国与西班牙的战争之中。从装备到人数再到士卒的训练,完全被大明碾压的西班牙士兵们不能说没有勇气,哪怕是顶着巨大的伤亡也敢于前进。然而这并没有什么卵用。事实证明,当伤亡大到一定程度之后,很少有军队能够硬扛着不崩溃的,西班牙的军队也是如此。被南御林军和其他南直隶诸卫一顿猛怼的西班牙军队在扔下一地尸体之后,选择了战略撤退,打算死守第一道防线。佛朗机的军队撤了,百户刘武笑呵呵的喊道:“咋样儿?那些个佛朗机蛮子不可怕吧?”刘武的话迎来的是一阵哄笑声,尤其是王二狗的声音最为突出——那些个佛朗机蛮子也太不中用了,一个个长的红眉毛绿眼睛,再加上眼窝深陷,看起来倒像是地狱中的小鬼一般吓人。可是实际上,这些个佛朗机蛮子一样会中弹倒地,一样会惨叫,虽然不知道他们在叽里呱啦的鬼叫些什么。不仅如此,原来还担心会被蛮子火铳射中的王二狗现在彻底不担心了。论射程,蛮子的火铳不如自己手里的火铳远;论射速,自己这边只要两排人轮射,就能形成密集的弹幕,压的蛮子们难以前进。就算是有那么一两发蛮子的流弹过来,基本上也是起不到什么鸟用,根本就无法打穿身上的盔甲,还担心个毛线。远远的待在山坡上观察这边的桑切斯也通过望远镜看到了刚才交战的一幕,也让桑切斯的心已经凉了半截。身旁的阿库尼亚小声嘀咕道:“这到底是什么样儿的军队?难道上帝已经放弃了他忠诚的子民?”远在台湾的杜克·凡·艾森尔也发出了同样的感叹。艾森尔与大明的海军交手不是一回两回,早期在澎湖的时候就跟南居益交过手。当时的明国海军比叫花子强一些,但是强的有限——船小,火炮威力不够,如果不是仗着数量太多,艾森尔甚至于有把握攻下大明的东南沿海。但是这一切都没有什么卵用,当初败了就是改了,最好的拿下大明东南沿海的机会已经失去,自己这才不得已转而占领了台湾。后来南居益没什么消息了,艾森尔刚打算再一次占领澎湖然后再进一步去大明的东南沿海捞好处的时候,却又跟郑芝龙的南海舰队直接对上了。当然,郑芝龙的南海舰队虽然比起南居益在福建沿海的时候强了许多倍,但是真要是拼命的话,还是有些不够看。只是本着和气生财的原则,尤其是人数和战舰数量并不占优的情况下,艾森尔还是选择了忍让一些。但是这一次因为西班牙人横插了一手,尤其是西班牙人在吕宋屠杀了大明百姓的消息传到台湾之后,艾森尔知道自己的机会来了。跟大明接触的时间多了,哪怕是互相怼的时间比贸易的时候更多,艾森尔也渐渐的摸清楚了一些大明的状况,更知道大明的国王是个不肯吃亏的主儿。吕宋的大明百姓被屠杀,大明的王肯定会报复回去,那么郑芝龙的舰队肯定会被调走。在得到了大明南海舰队二十四艘主力战舰和一大堆的辅助战舰誓师征伐吕宋后,艾森尔更加坚定了自己的判断。主力尽出,明国的东南沿海还有什么力量能够拦得往自己?只要拼着一定的伤亡把明国的岸防炮给打掉几门,夺取一个登陆口之后,剩下的可就是自己说了算了。艾森尔甚至于打算通知东印度公司一声,让他们跟吕宋的西班牙人一起通力合作,最起码也要把郑芝龙的舰队拖在吕宋。与桑切斯一样的是,艾森尔的情报其实也有些落后——日本闭关锁国后,荷兰往北方就没有船队再过去,自然也就不知道大明还有一支东海舰队驻扎在登莱。主要是东海舰队更多的还是在朝鲜以东的海域晃悠,根本就没有来过福建这边。而这两年因为没有跟郑芝龙的舰队真正的硬怼过,所以艾森尔虽然知道郑芝龙的舰队难缠,却也没有想到明国海军的武器装备会更新换代的如此之快。而为了稳妥起见,自己早早的就向荷兰国内请求了武力支援,新来的舰队加上台湾现有的力量,怎么着也能大捞特捞一次。自己应该吞下多少呢?这是一个问题。吞的太多,不管是国内还是那些东印度公司的家伙们都不会满意,但是吞的少了,自己不满意。总之这是个很让人纠结的问题。东海舰队提督南居益也在纠结,精瘦的小老头儿扶着椅子的右手因为用力隐隐有些发白,左手则是在袖子中不断的变幻着鹰爪虎爪一类的功夫招式。实在是太气人也太欺负人了,郑芝龙那个混帐东西不光抢在自己前面干掉了一支荷南人的舰队,而且还大摇大摆的派人送了一艘回来献给天子。如果单纯只是这样儿的话也就算了,可是这个王八蛋居然还派人来告诉自己不用谢谢他?你姓郑的要打的是吕宋的佛朗机蛮子,不是大琉球的荷南蛮子,抢了老夫的人头还派人来说不用谢?老夫谢你一脸!但是眼前这个被派来传信的只是一个百户,自己堂堂东海提督难道要为难一个百户不成?说出去也太丢人了些!强制忍下了这口气的南居益挥挥手命传信的信使滚蛋,然后对着舱中的一众东海舰队将领们道:“这一次没什么好说的,姓郑的既然抢先一步,那也是他的本事,咱们东海舰队的人算是丢定了!但是只是一场海战并不能决定什么,早点儿把大琉球的荷南蛮子灭了,只要抢在他郑芝龙灭掉吕宋的佛朗机蛮子之前就行,到时候老夫带着尔等去吕宋帮助他郑芝龙!”舱中的一众将领都很理解南居益此时的想法,被人上门打脸的滋味实在是不好受。如果郑芝龙现在是海盗或者其他的什么身份,东海舰队会很高兴的教他做人,但是偏偏这郑芝龙跟自己这伙人一样,都是大明的海军。这就没办法了,如果怒怼郑芝龙一波,五军都督府肯定不会饶了自己这些人——东海舰队攻击同为大明海军的南海舰队,想要干什么?造反么?过了好半晌之后,南居益才算是勉强压制住心中的怒火,对着舱中的将领们问道:“现在说说看,该如何进取大琉球?澎湖已下,是直接从鹿耳门登陆?还是如何?”东海舰队游击将军钱浩成躬身道:“禀大人,卑职以为可以兵分三路,甚至于兵分四路,合围大琉球。”南居益唔了一声道:“说下去。”钱浩成道:“大人,我东海舰队现有新式福船二十四艘,一艘可当荷南蛮子两艘。而荷南蛮子们在大琉球的舰队仅剩十余艘,远不及我东海舰队。但是小琉球头,多罗满,沙马岐头,竹堑等地却能够让荷兰蛮子们逃离大琉球。故而卑职以为,不如十则围之,困住荷南蛮子们可能出海的港口,然后调遣卫所士卒登陆做战为上?”南居益点了点头,却又接着问道:“其他人呢?都有什么看法?不妨直接说出来?”同为游击将军的周良志显然不太同意钱浩成的搞法,反对道:“启禀提督大人,卑职以为澎湖既在我手,倒不如直接攻击北港,等拿下北港港口之后再派遣卫所士卒登陆,之后可兵分两路,一南一北,清剿掉岛上的蛮子。”讨论了半天也没有个最终的结果,南居益心中愈发的不爽,干脆吩咐道:“既然如此,兵分两路。一路直取北港,另一路巡航于海上,防止这些荷南蛮子们从海上逃跑!”等到将领们都出了船舱之后,南居益才一把将自己身前桌子上面的杯子扫到了地上,怒骂道:“姓郑的不当人子!欺人太甚!彼其娘之!”南居益的亲兵们干脆低下了头,仿佛没有听到南居益这通乱骂一般——提督大人堂堂一个文人被那郑芝龙气成这番模样,骂人都骂的乱七八糟的,足见郑芝龙这事儿干的有多过分了。气咻咻的南居益甚至于想过是不是应该上书皇帝和五军都督府,告那姓郑的一状。第531章求生欲很强的魏国公

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阿库尼亚匆匆忙忙的出去传达了桑切斯的命令。此时西班牙的底层军官们素质确实很好,也当得起欧洲第一强军的称呼,不管是海军还是陆军都是如此。在收到桑切斯的命令后,哪怕明知道会伤亡剧大,甚至于今天很多人都会在无声无息间悄然死去,这些底层的军官依然执行了桑切斯的命令。如果郑芝龙舰队的弹药不是那么充足,如果郑芝龙没有下令每前进一里都要进行火力覆盖,桑切斯的命令确实有用,最起码幸存下来的岸防炮会对大明南海舰队造成巨大的威胁和伤亡。因为岸防炮的口径和倍径都足够凶残,火力也足够凶残,只要有一发炮弹落到战舰的身上,都是一个巨大的窟窿。起码郑芝龙现在的判断就是佛朗机蛮子们肯定有岸防炮,而且会对舰队造成巨大威胁——哪怕自己手下全都是新式福船,也不敢说能硬抗岸防炮而无伤。但是郑芝龙有一点是预估错误的。郑芝龙把西班牙的岸防炮和大明的岸防炮放在了一起比较才得出了岸防炮可怕的结论,所以才会不停的火力覆盖。但是实际上的情况却是大明的岸防炮在崇祯皇帝登基的这十年里,几乎两三年就会更新换代一次,从最开始的不如佛朗机炮,到现在能指着佛朗机大炮大声嘲笑对方战五渣,威力自然不可同日而语。至于不停的火力覆盖所打出去的炮弹和补给问题,郑芝龙倒是不怎么担心,毕竟整个舰队之中除了二十四艘主战型的战舰之外,还有八艘福船上面装的全是满满的弹药。只要不是这二十四艘战舰全部一次性的把库存弹药给打光,那么就可以实现轮换补给,轮换开火,以达到无间隙火力覆盖的效果。所以桑切斯原本应该很有可能成功并给予南海舰队重创的命令,最后的结果只是把负责岸防的西班牙军队坑了。因为岸防炮为了保证火力,体积和重量都是在那儿明摆着的,想要移动是很困难的事儿,而且还有一部分为了牢固,干脆是固定式无法移动的。终于,一发从福船上射出的炮弹带着尖锐的呼啸声吻上了一枚西班牙岸防炮的炮弹。东西方两个强国的炮弹亲吻在一起,就如果干柴遇上了烈火,野鸡碰到了流氓。随着轰的一声巨响之后便是冲天的火光,然后是附近炮弹的殉爆声和火光。“呸”的一声吐出了嘴里的泥沙,晃了晃因为炮弹爆炸后引起的巨大震动而撞在墙上,到现在还有些发懵的脑袋,迭戈·贝拉斯克斯有些恼怒的喊道:“告诉总督大人,我们要求撤退!这不是坚守,这是送死!”但是周围根本就没有人响应贝拉斯克斯的命令,大怒之下,贝拉斯克斯再一次大声重复了自己的命令。然而回应他的只有明军舰队好像永无止境的火力倾泻带来的尖锐呼啸声和爆炸声。再一次晃了晃脑袋,贝拉斯克斯才发现周围的情况很不对劲。只有自己是坐起来的姿势,其他人根本就没有一点儿的反应,好像都死光了一样。贝拉斯克斯的脑袋依旧有些发懵,但是长久以来在战场上面养成的习惯还是让他伸手扒了起来,万一有活的呢?多一个人就多一份力量这句话,很多时候都是通用的,不论东方还是西方,明白这个道理的人很多,贝拉斯克斯就是其中一个。不断的扒,不断的挖,哪怕是挖到手指快要出血,贝拉斯克斯也没能挖出几个人来。就算挖出来的那五个,基本上也都被巨大的爆炸声给震成了傻子。颓然的瘫坐在地上,贝拉斯克斯连平日里最为注重的形象也不在意了。从来就没有这么憋屈过,还没有见到敌人的影子,自己这一方的兵力就已经完全的垮掉。哪怕是那些荷兰佬们闹独立的时候,西班牙虽然遭遇了失败,却也没像今天这样儿。这已经不是失败能形容的了,确切的说法应该是撒旦的力量降临了人间——这应该是上帝才能阻挡的毁灭,而不是西班牙的军人们所能做到的。眼下这种情况,还有什么必要再去跟总督大人提什么撤离不撤离么?整个岸防阵地活下来的估计就只剩下了这么几个人,除了自己还有几个白痴,防谁?脸上挤出了一丝比哭还要难看的笑容,贝拉斯克斯从身上翻出来一支手铳。这支从荷兰人那里买来的手铳当真是好东西,虽然发射方式比较原始,还需要点燃火绳才行,但是近距离已经足够杀死一个人了。自己一直都很第529章他们的炮弹,快不够用了吧?郑芝龙无奈的道:“这些破玩意有什么用,劈了烧火倒是好木材,剩下的也就是那么回事儿。火炮没咱们的多,射程没咱们的远,准头也不如咱们的火炮,还能有啥用?倒不如全沉了算了!”赵庆咂巴着嘴道:“浪费了,留一艘献给天子,剩下的倒不如扔给那些个海盗算了,废物利用嘛。”郑芝龙点点头:“那就依你所言,郑某这就派人送一艘回去,顺便告诉南居益那老头子,说郑某替他打发了一波强敌,让他不用谢了。”赵庆对于郑芝龙和南居益之间的纷争也是颇感无奈,实际上,连五军都督府也知道这两个家伙互相看着不顺眼,但是从来都不管不问,放任东海舰队与南海舰队互相较劲。东海舰队驻地登莱,呈报五军都督府后便在南直隶建立了类似办事处一般的府衙——南京城和京城都有,京城的处于五军都督府治下,南京城的则处于南京军府的辖下。然后驻地本来就在泉州,离着南京城极近的南海舰队就提出了同样儿的要求,顺便把南京国子监辖下供那些蛮子留学生临时学习住宿的弘文馆给砸了。理由就是地方挺好,离着军府很近,最重要的是东海舰队已经砸了正式的弘文馆,南海舰队一样能砸临时的。这笔烂账最后也没扯明白到底是谁的责任,觉得丢了面子的南京国子监一怒之下把官司打到了南京内阁和军府,理由是这些个丘八有辱斯文,把大明的脸都给丢到属国去了。基本上已经没有什么正式权力的南京内阁和军府把事儿推给了京城内阁和五军都督府。最后的处置结果就是被东海舰队砸了的弘文馆和被南海舰队砸了的临时弘文馆由五军都督府拨款,南京工部重建。至于那些个因此而倒霉耽误了学习的留学生,或者说遣明使,则是默默的哭晕在厕所,根本就没有人关心。仅仅是两家舰队都已经搞出来这么多的妖蛾子,等到北海舰队成立后,谁也说不清楚这三家到底会搞出多少事儿来。尤其是当今圣上很有可能再弄一个西海舰队出来,毕竟搞定了建奴和奴尔干都司大部分地区后就弄出来了北海建奴,那吕宋之地光复了之后,西海舰队也是可以预期的。就算是西海舰队一时半会儿的还没有影儿,但是可以预见的是,以后互相较劲的可能还要加上毛文龙部的北海舰队——哪怕之前毛文龙部多次依靠东海舰队和南海舰队运送补给和武器弹药。眼下郑芝龙大鸣大放的把荷南人的舰队给屠了个干净,战舰扔给李吖子那些个海盗们使用不说,顺便还要告诉南居益一声,这摆明了就是在挑事儿。不过这也没什么,反正自己是南海舰队的监军太监,又不是东海舰队的监军太监,南居益气成什么样儿是他自己的问题,自己可是一片好心。二十四艘新式福船加上一堆各种各样儿的辅助战舰组成的南海舰队拖着五艘被俘虏过来的荷兰战舰浩浩荡荡的向着满者伯夷而去——得先把这五艘荷南战舰分出去四艘给李吖子她们。而此时已经得到了消息的李吖子等海盗基本上已经把满者伯夷给清剿干净,正打算带着手下人去找郑芝龙汇合。但是李吖子等人运气不算太好,最起码眼下的运气不算太好。东印度公司原本打算坑哇爪人一下,挑拨了爪哇人去跟大明为敌,然后方便贩卖各种卖武器和战舰给爪哇。但是不成想爪哇实在是太不争气了一些,区区几个月的时间过去,连东印度公司打算卖给爪哇人的战舰和装备都还没有到货呢,整个爪哇便不复存在,顺带着连离的极近的满者伯夷也遭了殃。狗急跳墙,兔子急了咬人,荷兰人再怎么废物,也不可能比狗和兔子还差劲。被反复打脸的荷兰东印度公司大怒之下,开始散布大明即将进攻吕宋的谣言,又向国内请求支援,要求国内派出海军舰队来台湾支持东印度公司与大明开战。《美国往事》里面麦克斯曾经对主角面条说过一句话:“只要你有足够的钱,哪怕你只是一条狗,美国人也愿意对你顶礼膜拜!”事实上,如果有足够的钱,一条狗当选为美国总统也不是不可能的事儿,后世天朝驻白宫办事处的处长们有多少是拿钱砸上去的?因为东印度公司有钱,而且能给荷兰当局带来足够多的钱,所以东印度公司的要求很快就得到了批准。也就有了威廉森带着五艘军舰前往大琉球支援的事情发生,更导致了郑芝龙舰队迎面撞上威廉森的舰队然后屠杀殆尽的事情发生。但是在这个没有无线电没有卫星信号的时代,身在吕宋的西班牙舰队原本就已经打算好了要重启攻打大明的计划,得到荷兰东印度公司传出来的大明海盗要来找麻烦的消息,自然选择了先下手为强。但是本着尽量少给自己惹麻烦,也因为荷兰人背叛了西班牙爸爸,西班牙吕宋总督桑切斯在派出了舰队同时,也命令舰队挂上了东印度公司的旗帜。然后运气不算是太好的李吖子等海盗团伙就在海上遇到了西班牙舰队冒充的荷兰东印度公司舰队。对于李吖子等海盗团伙来说,西班牙舰队和荷兰舰队基本上都是一回事儿——反正都是佛朗机人,都叫做佛朗机舰队,只是挂的旗帜不同罢了,剩下的没什么分别。一方有意,一方无心,以有意埋伏无心,自然就是海上相遇,然后互相开火。东海舰队和南海舰队装备的新式福船和其他各类辅助舰只,让他们看西班牙和荷兰的战舰就像是大白鲨看战五渣的罗非鱼一般。只是李吖子等人则根本就没有那么强大的装备,就算是装备最为奢侈的李吖子的队伍中,最厉害的也不过是一艘老式福船,装备也就是那么回事儿。如果单纯的用火力来对比的话,一艘新式福船就足以把五艘老式的福船送到海底去喂鱼而不需要太长的时间。双方在交火的瞬间,西班牙舰队就开心的发现,眼前这些明国的海盗火力就是战五渣,自己这边的胜算很大。由此可得,大明的海军也未必会强到哪儿去,攻打大明的计划又多了一分胜算。李吖子所在的旗舰上,李吖子脸色阴沉的对着其他海盗头目们道:“现在这般局面,跑是跑不赢了,干脆靠近过去,跳帮战吧!”聚在李吖子所在旗舰之上的一众海盗头目里,一个典型的独眼龙海盗哈哈大笑道:“那就跳帮,这他娘的,许多年不跳帮,骨头都快生锈了!”另一个打扮的有些妖艳的男人接着冷笑道:“一只眼说的没错,好久没在海上做买卖,什么阿猫阿狗的都敢跳出来捋爷们的虎须了!”独眼龙怒道:“一枝梅你个娘娘腔能不能正常一点儿!老子忍你很久了!先把你的兰花指放下去!”一枝梅冷哼了一声,却是老老实实的把刚才翘起来的兰花指在其他海盗头子们的哄笑声中放了下去,嘀咕道:“凶什么凶!”李吖子见状也不禁打了个寒颤。这个比自己更像一个女人的一枝梅虽然没胸没屁股,但是每次这个家伙露出来这种柔柔弱弱的表情时,基本上都意味着这个家伙要大开杀戒了,而且手段血腥。揉了揉眉头,李吖子道:“既然大家伙儿都没什么反对意见,那就这么办,告诉那些个蛮子,什么叫做大明的血性!”李吖子敢赌,因为这些佛朗机蛮子们的战舰虽然火力和速度都要比自己这方的更强一些,但是比之郑芝龙所部南海舰队的可就差太多了。因为这些佛朗机蛮子们的战舰根本就没办法做到无间隙火力集射,而大明的南海舰队的火力轮射是无间隙的,连绵不绝,炮弹就跟箭雨一样没完没了的倾泻出去,直到对面的目标消失或者己方弹药告罄。事实上,李吖子确实赌对了——虽然付出的代价大了一些,自己这一方损失了大量的小船和三艘大船,但是也成功的钩到了对面佛朗机蛮子们的船。然后就没有什么然后了,论到冷兵器杀人,大明的海盗们可以当佛朗机蛮子的祖宗!最终的结果是李吖子一方元气大伤,但是西班牙舰队的战舰则损失更大——如果不是有几艘船见机不对提前跑路,估计差不多也就是个两败俱伤的结果。再一次的聚到了李吖子所在的旗舰之后,众多海盗头子们连酒都从各自的船队中搬了过来,准备好好的热闹一场。李吖子伸手拍开一坛子酒上面的封泥,直接仰起头,咕咚咕咚的饮了好几口,才放下坛子,伸手抹去了嘴边残留的酒水,笑道:“今儿个杀的痛快!”一枝梅叹道:“痛快什么呀,连一个能打的都没有!害的人家白激动了半天,哎!”独眼龙瞪了一枝梅一眼,喝道:“你个娘娘腔的脑子里整天就这么些东西,也不想想这些个佛朗机蛮子怎么敢出来挑事儿?”一枝梅媚笑道:“管那么多干什么,蛮子敢来咱们就敢杀,杀到他们不敢来为止!”独眼龙却对李吖子道:“李大当家的,你跟南海舰队的郑提督交好,又是见过天子的,不如您老人家去跟南海舰队商量一下,让他们弄几艘新式福船来给大家伙儿用用?”李吖子还没有开口说话,一枝梅就讥讽道:“还说我,你的脑子呢?新式战舰是你能用的?陛下放心么?就算是陛下放心,你上哪儿弄这么多的人手来操控一艘福船?别忘了,那福船那么大,需要的人手可不是一百两百,操控一艘福船,需要的人手都够操纵两艘李大当家的福船了!”李吖子抬起手虚按了一把,开口道:“先别吵,咱们这一次弄到的佛朗机蛮子战船也有五艘,不如大家伙儿先分一下。至于说再跟郑提督那么要些战舰的事儿,回头再说,不急于这一时半会儿。”说完之后,李吖子的脸色就变的极为难看:“有道是来而不往非礼也,这些个该死的佛朗机蛮子既然敢在海上伏击我等,我等自然要好好的报答一番才是!”独眼龙道:“计将安出?”一枝梅登时嘲笑道:“计将安出?扁担倒了你都未必识得那是个一字,还学人家拽文?得了,还是听听李大当家的怎么说吧。”李吖子清了清嗓子道:“简单,堵他吕宋的门,让这些该死的佛朗机蛮子们连吕宋都出不了,等着南海舰队大军回来了再打上门去!”小白龙赵子星疑道:“吕宋的佛朗机蛮子们挂的旗帜与今天这些什么东印度公司的蛮子们挂的旗子根本就不一样,堵人家吕宋佛朗机蛮子干什么?”独眼龙嘲笑道:“瞧瞧,又一个傻蛋!这片海面上除了咱们和南海舰队,就只剩下了吕宋的佛朗机蛮子,那些东印度公司的蛮子现在自顾不瑕,哪儿来的胆子跑到这里来伏击咱们?至于旗子,只要你高兴,你也能挂上跟佛朗机蛮子一样儿的旗子,不过是花点儿时间做几面罢了,又有什么了不起?”李吖子点头赞成道:“不错,祸水东引罢了,咱们去打那什么东印度的佛朗机蛮子,这吕宋的佛朗机蛮子就能趁机捡个大便宜。再者说了,冤了他们又能如何?反正不管是什么东印度公司的蛮子,还是这些佛朗机的蛮子,一样都是要清理掉的,不过是个早晚的事儿罢了。”小白龙闻言,颇有些无所谓的耸耸肩,笑道:“那就依李大当家所说的,反正都是早晚的事儿罢了。”阴差阳错之下,或者说在李吖子有意为之的情况下,众多海盗们最后决定组团去堵西班牙的门,然后再研究荷兰东印度公司的问题。第527章江山之固在德不在险
郑芝龙无奈的道:“这些破玩意有什么用,劈了烧火倒是好木材,剩下的也就是那么回事儿。火炮没咱们的多,射程没咱们的远,准头也不如咱们的火炮,还能有啥用?倒不如全沉了算了!”赵庆咂巴着嘴道:“浪费了,留一艘献给天子,剩下的倒不如扔给那些个海盗算了,废物利用嘛。”郑芝龙点点头:“那就依你所言,郑某这就派人送一艘回去,顺便告诉南居益那老头子,说郑某替他打发了一波强敌,让他不用谢了。”赵庆对于郑芝龙和南居益之间的纷争也是颇感无奈,实际上,连五军都督府也知道这两个家伙互相看着不顺眼,但是从来都不管不问,放任东海舰队与南海舰队互相较劲。东海舰队驻地登莱,呈报五军都督府后便在南直隶建立了类似办事处一般的府衙——南京城和京城都有,京城的处于五军都督府治下,南京城的则处于南京军府的辖下。然后驻地本来就在泉州,离着南京城极近的南海舰队就提出了同样儿的要求,顺便把南京国子监辖下供那些蛮子留学生临时学习住宿的弘文馆给砸了。理由就是地方挺好,离着军府很近,最重要的是东海舰队已经砸了正式的弘文馆,南海舰队一样能砸临时的。这笔烂账最后也没扯明白到底是谁的责任,觉得丢了面子的南京国子监一怒之下把官司打到了南京内阁和军府,理由是这些个丘八有辱斯文,把大明的脸都给丢到属国去了。基本上已经没有什么正式权力的南京内阁和军府把事儿推给了京城内阁和五军都督府。最后的处置结果就是被东海舰队砸了的弘文馆和被南海舰队砸了的临时弘文馆由五军都督府拨款,南京工部重建。至于那些个因此而倒霉耽误了学习的留学生,或者说遣明使,则是默默的哭晕在厕所,根本就没有人关心。仅仅是两家舰队都已经搞出来这么多的妖蛾子,等到北海舰队成立后,谁也说不清楚这三家到底会搞出多少事儿来。尤其是当今圣上很有可能再弄一个西海舰队出来,毕竟搞定了建奴和奴尔干都司大部分地区后就弄出来了北海建奴,那吕宋之地光复了之后,西海舰队也是可以预期的。就算是西海舰队一时半会儿的还没有影儿,但是可以预见的是,以后互相较劲的可能还要加上毛文龙部的北海舰队——哪怕之前毛文龙部多次依靠东海舰队和南海舰队运送补给和武器弹药。眼下郑芝龙大鸣大放的把荷南人的舰队给屠了个干净,战舰扔给李吖子那些个海盗们使用不说,顺便还要告诉南居益一声,这摆明了就是在挑事儿。不过这也没什么,反正自己是南海舰队的监军太监,又不是东海舰队的监军太监,南居益气成什么样儿是他自己的问题,自己可是一片好心。二十四艘新式福船加上一堆各种各样儿的辅助战舰组成的南海舰队拖着五艘被俘虏过来的荷兰战舰浩浩荡荡的向着满者伯夷而去——得先把这五艘荷南战舰分出去四艘给李吖子她们。而此时已经得到了消息的李吖子等海盗基本上已经把满者伯夷给清剿干净,正打算带着手下人去找郑芝龙汇合。但是李吖子等人运气不算太好,最起码眼下的运气不算太好。东印度公司原本打算坑哇爪人一下,挑拨了爪哇人去跟大明为敌,然后方便贩卖各种卖武器和战舰给爪哇。但是不成想爪哇实在是太不争气了一些,区区几个月的时间过去,连东印度公司打算卖给爪哇人的战舰和装备都还没有到货呢,整个爪哇便不复存在,顺带着连离的极近的满者伯夷也遭了殃。狗急跳墙,兔子急了咬人,荷兰人再怎么废物,也不可能比狗和兔子还差劲。被反复打脸的荷兰东印度公司大怒之下,开始散布大明即将进攻吕宋的谣言,又向国内请求支援,要求国内派出海军舰队来台湾支持东印度公司与大明开战。《美国往事》里面麦克斯曾经对主角面条说过一句话:“只要你有足够的钱,哪怕你只是一条狗,美国人也愿意对你顶礼膜拜!”事实上,如果有足够的钱,一条狗当选为美国总统也不是不可能的事儿,后世天朝驻白宫办事处的处长们有多少是拿钱砸上去的?因为东印度公司有钱,而且能给荷兰当局带来足够多的钱,所以东印度公司的要求很快就得到了批准。也就有了威廉森带着五艘军舰前往大琉球支援的事情发生,更导致了郑芝龙舰队迎面撞上威廉森的舰队然后屠杀殆尽的事情发生。但是在这个没有无线电没有卫星信号的时代,身在吕宋的西班牙舰队原本就已经打算好了要重启攻打大明的计划,得到荷兰东印度公司传出来的大明海盗要来找麻烦的消息,自然选择了先下手为强。但是本着尽量少给自己惹麻烦,也因为荷兰人背叛了西班牙爸爸,西班牙吕宋总督桑切斯在派出了舰队同时,也命令舰队挂上了东印度公司的旗帜。然后运气不算是太好的李吖子等海盗团伙就在海上遇到了西班牙舰队冒充的荷兰东印度公司舰队。对于李吖子等海盗团伙来说,西班牙舰队和荷兰舰队基本上都是一回事儿——反正都是佛朗机人,都叫做佛朗机舰队,只是挂的旗帜不同罢了,剩下的没什么分别。一方有意,一方无心,以有意埋伏无心,自然就是海上相遇,然后互相开火。东海舰队和南海舰队装备的新式福船和其他各类辅助舰只,让他们看西班牙和荷兰的战舰就像是大白鲨看战五渣的罗非鱼一般。只是李吖子等人则根本就没有那么强大的装备,就算是装备最为奢侈的李吖子的队伍中,最厉害的也不过是一艘老式福船,装备也就是那么回事儿。如果单纯的用火力来对比的话,一艘新式福船就足以把五艘老式的福船送到海底去喂鱼而不需要太长的时间。双方在交火的瞬间,西班牙舰队就开心的发现,眼前这些明国的海盗火力就是战五渣,自己这边的胜算很大。由此可得,大明的海军也未必会强到哪儿去,攻打大明的计划又多了一分胜算。李吖子所在的旗舰上,李吖子脸色阴沉的对着其他海盗头目们道:“现在这般局面,跑是跑不赢了,干脆靠近过去,跳帮战吧!”聚在李吖子所在旗舰之上的一众海盗头目里,一个典型的独眼龙海盗哈哈大笑道:“那就跳帮,这他娘的,许多年不跳帮,骨头都快生锈了!”另一个打扮的有些妖艳的男人接着冷笑道:“一只眼说的没错,好久没在海上做买卖,什么阿猫阿狗的都敢跳出来捋爷们的虎须了!”独眼龙怒道:“一枝梅你个娘娘腔能不能正常一点儿!老子忍你很久了!先把你的兰花指放下去!”一枝梅冷哼了一声,却是老老实实的把刚才翘起来的兰花指在其他海盗头子们的哄笑声中放了下去,嘀咕道:“凶什么凶!”李吖子见状也不禁打了个寒颤。这个比自己更像一个女人的一枝梅虽然没胸没屁股,但是每次这个家伙露出来这种柔柔弱弱的表情时,基本上都意味着这个家伙要大开杀戒了,而且手段血腥。揉了揉眉头,李吖子道:“既然大家伙儿都没什么反对意见,那就这么办,告诉那些个蛮子,什么叫做大明的血性!”李吖子敢赌,因为这些佛朗机蛮子们的战舰虽然火力和速度都要比自己这方的更强一些,但是比之郑芝龙所部南海舰队的可就差太多了。因为这些佛朗机蛮子们的战舰根本就没办法做到无间隙火力集射,而大明的南海舰队的火力轮射是无间隙的,连绵不绝,炮弹就跟箭雨一样没完没了的倾泻出去,直到对面的目标消失或者己方弹药告罄。事实上,李吖子确实赌对了——虽然付出的代价大了一些,自己这一方损失了大量的小船和三艘大船,但是也成功的钩到了对面佛朗机蛮子们的船。然后就没有什么然后了,论到冷兵器杀人,大明的海盗们可以当佛朗机蛮子的祖宗!最终的结果是李吖子一方元气大伤,但是西班牙舰队的战舰则损失更大——如果不是有几艘船见机不对提前跑路,估计差不多也就是个两败俱伤的结果。再一次的聚到了李吖子所在的旗舰之后,众多海盗头子们连酒都从各自的船队中搬了过来,准备好好的热闹一场。李吖子伸手拍开一坛子酒上面的封泥,直接仰起头,咕咚咕咚的饮了好几口,才放下坛子,伸手抹去了嘴边残留的酒水,笑道:“今儿个杀的痛快!”一枝梅叹道:“痛快什么呀,连一个能打的都没有!害的人家白激动了半天,哎!”独眼龙瞪了一枝梅一眼,喝道:“你个娘娘腔的脑子里整天就这么些东西,也不想想这些个佛朗机蛮子怎么敢出来挑事儿?”一枝梅媚笑道:“管那么多干什么,蛮子敢来咱们就敢杀,杀到他们不敢来为止!”独眼龙却对李吖子道:“李大当家的,你跟南海舰队的郑提督交好,又是见过天子的,不如您老人家去跟南海舰队商量一下,让他们弄几艘新式福船来给大家伙儿用用?”李吖子还没有开口说话,一枝梅就讥讽道:“还说我,你的脑子呢?新式战舰是你能用的?陛下放心么?就算是陛下放心,你上哪儿弄这么多的人手来操控一艘福船?别忘了,那福船那么大,需要的人手可不是一百两百,操控一艘福船,需要的人手都够操纵两艘李大当家的福船了!”李吖子抬起手虚按了一把,开口道:“先别吵,咱们这一次弄到的佛朗机蛮子战船也有五艘,不如大家伙儿先分一下。至于说再跟郑提督那么要些战舰的事儿,回头再说,不急于这一时半会儿。”说完之后,李吖子的脸色就变的极为难看:“有道是来而不往非礼也,这些个该死的佛朗机蛮子既然敢在海上伏击我等,我等自然要好好的报答一番才是!”独眼龙道:“计将安出?”一枝梅登时嘲笑道:“计将安出?扁担倒了你都未必识得那是个一字,还学人家拽文?得了,还是听听李大当家的怎么说吧。”李吖子清了清嗓子道:“简单,堵他吕宋的门,让这些该死的佛朗机蛮子们连吕宋都出不了,等着南海舰队大军回来了再打上门去!”小白龙赵子星疑道:“吕宋的佛朗机蛮子们挂的旗帜与今天这些什么东印度公司的蛮子们挂的旗子根本就不一样,堵人家吕宋佛朗机蛮子干什么?”独眼龙嘲笑道:“瞧瞧,又一个傻蛋!这片海面上除了咱们和南海舰队,就只剩下了吕宋的佛朗机蛮子,那些东印度公司的蛮子现在自顾不瑕,哪儿来的胆子跑到这里来伏击咱们?至于旗子,只要你高兴,你也能挂上跟佛朗机蛮子一样儿的旗子,不过是花点儿时间做几面罢了,又有什么了不起?”李吖子点头赞成道:“不错,祸水东引罢了,咱们去打那什么东印度的佛朗机蛮子,这吕宋的佛朗机蛮子就能趁机捡个大便宜。再者说了,冤了他们又能如何?反正不管是什么东印度公司的蛮子,还是这些佛朗机的蛮子,一样都是要清理掉的,不过是个早晚的事儿罢了。”小白龙闻言,颇有些无所谓的耸耸肩,笑道:“那就依李大当家所说的,反正都是早晚的事儿罢了。”阴差阳错之下,或者说在李吖子有意为之的情况下,众多海盗们最后决定组团去堵西班牙的门,然后再研究荷兰东印度公司的问题。第527章江山之固在德不在险当然,告状是不可能告状的,这辈子都不可能靠着告状来替自己出气。毕竟都是军中一脉,尤其是崇祯皇帝把五军都督府跟内阁彻底弄成了两条路之后,原本文官出身的南居益就跟朱燮元一样,被划到了五军都督府的军事系统中。而长时间带兵的南居益心里自然也清楚,军中丢了面子靠告状是行不通的,别说上司瞧不起,连自己的手下人都会瞧不起。军中信奉的是拳头为大,谁拳头硬,谁说话就硬气,比如这次郑芝龙抢先干掉了荷兰人跑来大琉球支援的舰队,郑芝龙就比南居益硬气,还派人到南居益跟前秀了一波。现在南老头要是跑去告郑芝龙装逼,唯一的可能就是五军都督府责备郑芝龙几句,然后再把南居益调去坐冷板凳,根本就没有第二种可能。但是南居益也不是什么省油的灯,在天启年间水师装备落后兵员素质差劲的时候能靠着蚁海战术把荷兰人给玩到投降退走,怎么可能会忍下被郑芝龙欺负到头上来的恶气。解决方法也很简单。东海舰队到了福建以后离着大琉球的距离可比南海舰队跑到吕宋去砍人近多了。先干掉大琉球的荷南蛮子,再跑去吕宋打着帮助郑芝龙干掉佛朗机蛮子的名头去炫耀一番,这种装逼手段可比郑芝龙这么简单的装逼有深度多了。南居益手下的大小头目们在回去跟手下马仔研究怒怼荷南人的时候也是把事情挑明了:“这次让姓郑的骑到头上来了,不能忍!必须得怼回去!”对于南海舰队和东海舰队的这些个破事儿,崇祯皇帝根本就不怎么在意,颇有些任由两支舰队斗争的意思。自古以来的军队不就是这德性么,哪怕是到了后世天朝,种花家的军队还互相看着不顺眼呢——谁都认为自己的拳头大,竞争就是这么产生的。文无第一,武无第二说的就是这种情况。不过这种竞争只要控制在一定的范围之内就是好事儿,而崇祯皇帝有绝对的信心,在自己没有挂掉以前,随便这些家伙怎么作妖也作不出大问题来。但是现在的崇祯皇帝显然没有心情理会南海舰队和东海舰队互相较劲的问题,以后还有北海舰队和西海舰队外加新明岛舰队,关注这几大舰队撕逼的话,自己也不用干别的了。现在有比这两支舰队更让自己操心的问题。因为在正月里南京城地震之后,七月份云南也跟着震了一波,接着在快到年底之时,四川不甘寂寞的也跟着震。关键是地震没问题,卫所士卒们拉出去救灾还是可以的,朝廷又不缺银子,赈济百姓也及时。但是四川的地震他跟别的地方不一样——连续震,根本就没有停的意思,今天大震明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十月寒衣至,大雪漫白头。每年到了寒衣节的时候,南京总是会下上一场倾城的大雪,把整个南京城都给染成白色。过了寒衣节之后就更不用说了,小冰河时期的冬天下大雪实在是再正常不过,不下雪才是怪事儿。崇祯皇帝跑出宫去浪的时候,正是扬扬洒洒下着小雪的时候,路上的行人都不是很多,不少人已经满头尽白,连身上也是披着一层雪花,道路两旁栽种的老树上面也是裹了银白的一层,偶尔几片还没有飘落的枯叶随着微风摇曳,告诉人们这已经是冬天了。但是像这种小雪和不算太大的风并不能影响小商贩们出来赚那几文钱的银子养家,各种叫卖声在街上此起彼伏,倒是赶跑了一些冬天的萧瑟。像醉仙楼、怡红院这种高大上的地方,则是不存在什么冬天不冬天的问题,哪怕是外面已经飘着鹅毛大雪,也不会对客人们造成什么影响。当然,好的享受需要好的银子来支撑,没有银子的话还是趁早滚蛋为上,免得被人丢出去。鲁迅曾经说过,再穷不能穷后宫,再苦不能苦皇帝。身为堂堂的大明皇帝,自然不存在有没有银子这种搞笑的问题,就算自己身上没带,王承恩那个狗奴才身上也肯定没少带崇祯宝钞。但是去怡红院这种地方是不可能去的,再怎么高大上,再怎么卖艺不卖身,或者说再怎么****也是不可能去的。质量比起后宫来不知道差多远,也就螨清那些饥不择食的色中饿鬼才下得去口。风月场所排除掉之后,剩下的唯一选项也就是醉仙楼这种高大上的酒楼了。而且选择酒楼的好处多多。既不用在街上体验挨冻的滋味,顺便还能在酒楼上面听着大量的读书人吹牛逼。没错,这个时节有心情在酒楼吹牛逼的基本上都是一些读书人,至于那些个商人,多半都是没什么心情出来浪的。跟后世苦逼的学生狗不同,大明朝的学生狗们可是有钱的很——哪怕是个秀才,混个衣食无忧都没有问题,更何况是举人进士一类的。不出崇祯皇帝所料,刚刚登上醉仙楼二楼,就听到了一片嗡嗡声,其中不乏一些人在讨论吕宋和大琉球的问题。挑了个靠窗位置坐下来的崇祯皇帝也不以为意,反而自顾的招呼了小二点了酒菜,然后就静静的听着这些个书生们大吹牛逼,指点江山。吹牛逼好啊,有心情吹牛逼就没心情考虑别的,只要不上书谏言,也别想着什么抗税冲击衙门,随便怎么吹牛逼都没问题。崇祯皇帝正胡思乱想间,几个果碟和一壶温酒就已经先端了上来,其他的菜倒还需要等上一会儿。外面的雪渐渐的大了,酒楼中的火盆也烧的越发的旺,裹着厚厚的裘衣,倒也不觉得冷。但是那些个书生们看起来就有些死鸭子嘴硬的意思了——冷是肯定会冷的,但是不说,硬抗。心中正暗笑,崇祯皇帝就听到邻桌上有个书生神秘兮兮的道:“前些日子传过来的消息听说了么,濠镜澳那边几千个蛮子,说杀就全给杀了,血流成河啊。”另一个书生不以为意的道:“还濠镜澳呢,都改称澳门了,濠镜澳已经是旧称了。李兄这消息可不够及时啊。”李姓书生道:“改称之事早就知道了,方才我说的是那几千个蛮子的事儿,那符指挥使可是真够狠的啊?”旁边的书生呷了一口酒之后才道:“你们这都什么消息啊。没听说么,大琉球的蛮子们也被杀光了,一个都没留下。”李姓书生道:“不知二太先生是如何想的,全都杀光了,如何献俘太庙?莫非再随便抓几个充数么?”坐在李姓书生对面的人却笑道:“那蛮子总得有蛮子窝才是,二太先生率兵追击蛮子,不可能全都杀光。”李姓书生摇头道:“孙兄之言太过乐观了。那蛮子们有蛮子窝是必然的,但是要说追杀到蛮子窝么,却也不见得。”孙姓书生好奇的道:“愿闻其详?”李姓书生笑道:“距离!那荷南佛朗机国离我大明何止万里之遥,单只凭福船去攻打佛朗机国,打肯定是能打,但是这损失也不见得会小。先不说这海上的风浪如何,单凭是运兵过去就是一个很大的问题,毕竟是远征他国,不同于大琉球和吕宋属于在家门口做战。就算一次运过去几万士卒又能如何?占据一个地方,然后再往返运兵?这个时间可不是按天计算的,而是按月算的。”听到这话,刚刚喝了一口酒的崇祯皇帝暗自点了点头,看起来这些读书人一旦把脑子用在正事儿上还是很好用的。放下酒杯,向着对面的几个书生拱了拱手之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“诸位兄台,小可李信,不知可否请诸位兄台共饮一杯?”李姓书生也没客气,两桌并成一桌便坐到了一起。一番流程化的互相介绍吹捧过后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“方才听李兄说到远征佛朗机之事,心中难免有些不解,还望李兄能够解疑?”李承彦笑道:“五百年前是一家,有何不解之处,李公子尽管问便是,小可知无不言,言无不尽。”崇祯皇帝道:“好!等的就是李兄这句话了。方才听李兄说运兵之事是个大问题,小可左思右想也没有什么好的解决办法,不知李兄可有教我?”李承彦道:“这又有何难?那荷南佛朗机虽距我大明万里之遥,可也是一个国家,一如之前的琉球国。”崇祯皇帝还没有把琉球国跟荷兰国中间的关系捋明白,就听李承彦接着道:“我大明可租借琉球的奄美诸岛,自然也可租借那荷南佛朗机的地方以为舰队基地。但是又有谁能规定我舰队基地里面不能驻扎卫所士卒了?待基地兵多将广之后,区区荷南佛朗机小国,自可一鼓而下。”崇祯皇帝敬了李承彦一杯后才拍手道:“好!李兄的想法可谓是一个新的思路,倒是颇有些参考价值。”李承彦笑着摆手道:“过奖了,过奖了。只是这其中还有一个问题存在,若是不解决,依旧不太好办。”崇祯皇帝道:“愿闻其详?”李承彦道:“何来苏、张?”崇祯皇帝闻言也是一愣。苏、张这两个字代表了什么,如今已经不能算是不学无术的程序猿皇帝自然也是知道的。苏秦在赵国提出合纵六国以抗秦的战略思想,并最终组建合纵联盟,任“从约长”,兼佩六国相印,使秦十五年不敢出函谷关。张仪游说入秦,两度为秦相,后来出使游说各诸侯国以“横”破“纵”,使各国纷纷由合纵抗秦转变为连横亲秦。这两个纵横家的大牛自然是牛逼的,靠着一张嘴就搅动天下风云,比之后世那些黑话连篇的外交官们也是只强不弱。但是问题在于,这样儿的大牛,眼下的大明国没有。当然,也不能说是没有,起码施凤来这个转头去研究公羊学说的家伙肯定是能够胜任外交官这个伟大职业的。但是施凤来的年纪在那儿摆着呢,再弄出去当外交官,哪怕是已经没有多少良心的崇祯皇帝也有些于心不忍。但是转念一想,崇祯皇帝就把目光投向了李承彦。再次端起酒杯劝李承彦等三人饮了之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“若李兄为使,出使荷兰,该当如何?”李承彦一愣:“荷兰?”崇祯皇帝笑道:“昨儿个传来的消息,陛下因为荷南佛朗机妄称荷南而大发雷霆,令更名为荷兰。”李承彦点了点头道:“这倒也是应有之意。陛下雄视天下,自然不会容许那些番邦蛮夷妄称中华地名。”不知不觉中被拍了一记马屁的崇祯皇帝自然是心中大爽,笑道:“李兄还没回答小可的问题呢?”李承彦摇头道:“说不得,说不得。陛下有旨意,凡军民利病,独不许诸生建言。”崇祯皇帝不以为意的道:“何来建言之说?今日不过是我等在些小酌,自然与陛下旨意无碍。”李承彦闻言,倒也不再矫情,反而直接开口问道:“那李公子可知苏、张二人为何鼓动唇舌便可搅动天下风云?单靠三寸不烂之舌么?”见崇祯皇帝一副虚心求教的样子,李承彦心中也是大爽,也不再关子,而是接着道:“苏秦佩六国相印以抗秦,乃是因为秦强而六国弱;张仪连横破纵,同样是因为秦强而六国弱。倘若秦国不强,与六国相同,则苏、张皆无用武之地,倒是孙、庞有了大展身手之机。方今形式,其实与之相差不远。陛下圣明,德被苍生而又虎视天下,远迈秦皇汉武,我大明自可比之为秦,我大明之外便可比之于六国。当今大明需要的不是苏秦,而是张仪,或者说王玄策。有大明的水师舰队在身后,那荷兰蛮子若是从了,便是割地于我,所割之地,便为我大明水师舰队基地,增兵于彼,兵足则灭荷兰。若荷兰蛮子不从,我大明自然可以就近联络其他受荷兰欺压的蛮子,以割荷兰之地的好处支持其灭荷兰,好处同样少不了我大明。至于灭了荷兰的蛮子,本身就是因为我大明的支持,自然可供我大明驱使,旦有二心,我大明水师基地已成,灭之可也。”一番话说完,李承彦这才端起酒杯饮了一口,笑眯眯的道:“李公子以为如何?”崇祯皇帝拍手道:“不错,李兄所言极是。莫非李兄所学乃是纵横之术?”李承彦道:“不错。当今天子鼓励百家学说,除不许诸生建言以外,余者不禁,倒是让李某看到了纵横术的用处。正所谓学成文武艺,货与帝王家,李某正打算开春之后往京师一行,参加今年的春闱。”崇祯皇帝笑了笑,端起酒杯道:“那就先祝李兄旗开得胜!我等共饮一杯!”小透明一般的孙希元和另一个到现在都没怎么说话的周洪昌闻言,便与李承彦一起端起酒杯道:“共饮!”崇祯皇帝却又突然间起起来一个问题,问道:“依李兄之见,那荷兰之地当如何治之?”李承彦斟酌着道:“若是归我大明直管,只怕与周边那些蛮子们摩擦会越发的多,会牵扯我大明的兵力与精力。依我之见,倒不如依开国塞王分封之例,坐视塞王与之争斗。只是可惜了,我大明千辛万苦打下的地方,却又要分封给塞王,未免不够尽善尽美。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“分封塞王又能如何?如何不够尽善尽美了?新明岛之地不是一般的封给了诸藩王么?”李承彦摇头道:“新明岛之地与荷兰之地如何相同?新明岛之地尽为我大明百姓迁移而去,一应制度与我大明无二,加上孤悬于海上,自然也翻不起什么浪花来。那荷兰之地则不同,哪怕是我大明迁民实之,又如何保证其他的蛮子不会前往?再加上分封过去的塞王必然会与周边的蛮子争斗,早期因为要依靠我大明的支持自然是无碍,可是当塞王实力增强之后呢?宁王之鉴不远,不可不慎。”崇祯皇帝依旧是不以为意的道:“尚有推恩令在,又何必担忧?”李承彦依旧摇头不已:“推恩令可用之于新明岛,却不可用之于荷兰之地,否则周边的蛮子未平,荷兰国却又四分五裂,最后伤的是我大明百姓,必然为陛下所不喜。”虽然已经与朝堂和军府讨论过这个问题,心里也大概有些把握,可是崇祯皇帝依然想要听听李承彦的看法:“那依李兄之见呢?”李承彦道:“李某也没有什么太好的办法,只能说是走一步看一步。除非我大明的战舰能够比现在更快,更强,足够压制分封到荷兰的塞王才行。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“这又有何难?福船虽强,可是我大明的皇家学院不也是一直在改进之中么?依之见,军府那边必然不会同意给塞王们最新最强的舰队,而是只会给他们一些不弱于蛮子的战舰。”第535章三道难题
郑芝龙无奈的道:“这些破玩意有什么用,劈了烧火倒是好木材,剩下的也就是那么回事儿。火炮没咱们的多,射程没咱们的远,准头也不如咱们的火炮,还能有啥用?倒不如全沉了算了!”赵庆咂巴着嘴道:“浪费了,留一艘献给天子,剩下的倒不如扔给那些个海盗算了,废物利用嘛。”郑芝龙点点头:“那就依你所言,郑某这就派人送一艘回去,顺便告诉南居益那老头子,说郑某替他打发了一波强敌,让他不用谢了。”赵庆对于郑芝龙和南居益之间的纷争也是颇感无奈,实际上,连五军都督府也知道这两个家伙互相看着不顺眼,但是从来都不管不问,放任东海舰队与南海舰队互相较劲。东海舰队驻地登莱,呈报五军都督府后便在南直隶建立了类似办事处一般的府衙——南京城和京城都有,京城的处于五军都督府治下,南京城的则处于南京军府的辖下。然后驻地本来就在泉州,离着南京城极近的南海舰队就提出了同样儿的要求,顺便把南京国子监辖下供那些蛮子留学生临时学习住宿的弘文馆给砸了。理由就是地方挺好,离着军府很近,最重要的是东海舰队已经砸了正式的弘文馆,南海舰队一样能砸临时的。这笔烂账最后也没扯明白到底是谁的责任,觉得丢了面子的南京国子监一怒之下把官司打到了南京内阁和军府,理由是这些个丘八有辱斯文,把大明的脸都给丢到属国去了。基本上已经没有什么正式权力的南京内阁和军府把事儿推给了京城内阁和五军都督府。最后的处置结果就是被东海舰队砸了的弘文馆和被南海舰队砸了的临时弘文馆由五军都督府拨款,南京工部重建。至于那些个因此而倒霉耽误了学习的留学生,或者说遣明使,则是默默的哭晕在厕所,根本就没有人关心。仅仅是两家舰队都已经搞出来这么多的妖蛾子,等到北海舰队成立后,谁也说不清楚这三家到底会搞出多少事儿来。尤其是当今圣上很有可能再弄一个西海舰队出来,毕竟搞定了建奴和奴尔干都司大部分地区后就弄出来了北海建奴,那吕宋之地光复了之后,西海舰队也是可以预期的。就算是西海舰队一时半会儿的还没有影儿,但是可以预见的是,以后互相较劲的可能还要加上毛文龙部的北海舰队——哪怕之前毛文龙部多次依靠东海舰队和南海舰队运送补给和武器弹药。眼下郑芝龙大鸣大放的把荷南人的舰队给屠了个干净,战舰扔给李吖子那些个海盗们使用不说,顺便还要告诉南居益一声,这摆明了就是在挑事儿。不过这也没什么,反正自己是南海舰队的监军太监,又不是东海舰队的监军太监,南居益气成什么样儿是他自己的问题,自己可是一片好心。二十四艘新式福船加上一堆各种各样儿的辅助战舰组成的南海舰队拖着五艘被俘虏过来的荷兰战舰浩浩荡荡的向着满者伯夷而去——得先把这五艘荷南战舰分出去四艘给李吖子她们。而此时已经得到了消息的李吖子等海盗基本上已经把满者伯夷给清剿干净,正打算带着手下人去找郑芝龙汇合。但是李吖子等人运气不算太好,最起码眼下的运气不算太好。东印度公司原本打算坑哇爪人一下,挑拨了爪哇人去跟大明为敌,然后方便贩卖各种卖武器和战舰给爪哇。但是不成想爪哇实在是太不争气了一些,区区几个月的时间过去,连东印度公司打算卖给爪哇人的战舰和装备都还没有到货呢,整个爪哇便不复存在,顺带着连离的极近的满者伯夷也遭了殃。狗急跳墙,兔子急了咬人,荷兰人再怎么废物,也不可能比狗和兔子还差劲。被反复打脸的荷兰东印度公司大怒之下,开始散布大明即将进攻吕宋的谣言,又向国内请求支援,要求国内派出海军舰队来台湾支持东印度公司与大明开战。《美国往事》里面麦克斯曾经对主角面条说过一句话:“只要你有足够的钱,哪怕你只是一条狗,美国人也愿意对你顶礼膜拜!”事实上,如果有足够的钱,一条狗当选为美国总统也不是不可能的事儿,后世天朝驻白宫办事处的处长们有多少是拿钱砸上去的?因为东印度公司有钱,而且能给荷兰当局带来足够多的钱,所以东印度公司的要求很快就得到了批准。也就有了威廉森带着五艘军舰前往大琉球支援的事情发生,更导致了郑芝龙舰队迎面撞上威廉森的舰队然后屠杀殆尽的事情发生。但是在这个没有无线电没有卫星信号的时代,身在吕宋的西班牙舰队原本就已经打算好了要重启攻打大明的计划,得到荷兰东印度公司传出来的大明海盗要来找麻烦的消息,自然选择了先下手为强。但是本着尽量少给自己惹麻烦,也因为荷兰人背叛了西班牙爸爸,西班牙吕宋总督桑切斯在派出了舰队同时,也命令舰队挂上了东印度公司的旗帜。然后运气不算是太好的李吖子等海盗团伙就在海上遇到了西班牙舰队冒充的荷兰东印度公司舰队。对于李吖子等海盗团伙来说,西班牙舰队和荷兰舰队基本上都是一回事儿——反正都是佛朗机人,都叫做佛朗机舰队,只是挂的旗帜不同罢了,剩下的没什么分别。一方有意,一方无心,以有意埋伏无心,自然就是海上相遇,然后互相开火。东海舰队和南海舰队装备的新式福船和其他各类辅助舰只,让他们看西班牙和荷兰的战舰就像是大白鲨看战五渣的罗非鱼一般。只是李吖子等人则根本就没有那么强大的装备,就算是装备最为奢侈的李吖子的队伍中,最厉害的也不过是一艘老式福船,装备也就是那么回事儿。如果单纯的用火力来对比的话,一艘新式福船就足以把五艘老式的福船送到海底去喂鱼而不需要太长的时间。双方在交火的瞬间,西班牙舰队就开心的发现,眼前这些明国的海盗火力就是战五渣,自己这边的胜算很大。由此可得,大明的海军也未必会强到哪儿去,攻打大明的计划又多了一分胜算。李吖子所在的旗舰上,李吖子脸色阴沉的对着其他海盗头目们道:“现在这般局面,跑是跑不赢了,干脆靠近过去,跳帮战吧!”聚在李吖子所在旗舰之上的一众海盗头目里,一个典型的独眼龙海盗哈哈大笑道:“那就跳帮,这他娘的,许多年不跳帮,骨头都快生锈了!”另一个打扮的有些妖艳的男人接着冷笑道:“一只眼说的没错,好久没在海上做买卖,什么阿猫阿狗的都敢跳出来捋爷们的虎须了!”独眼龙怒道:“一枝梅你个娘娘腔能不能正常一点儿!老子忍你很久了!先把你的兰花指放下去!”一枝梅冷哼了一声,却是老老实实的把刚才翘起来的兰花指在其他海盗头子们的哄笑声中放了下去,嘀咕道:“凶什么凶!”李吖子见状也不禁打了个寒颤。这个比自己更像一个女人的一枝梅虽然没胸没屁股,但是每次这个家伙露出来这种柔柔弱弱的表情时,基本上都意味着这个家伙要大开杀戒了,而且手段血腥。揉了揉眉头,李吖子道:“既然大家伙儿都没什么反对意见,那就这么办,告诉那些个蛮子,什么叫做大明的血性!”李吖子敢赌,因为这些佛朗机蛮子们的战舰虽然火力和速度都要比自己这方的更强一些,但是比之郑芝龙所部南海舰队的可就差太多了。因为这些佛朗机蛮子们的战舰根本就没办法做到无间隙火力集射,而大明的南海舰队的火力轮射是无间隙的,连绵不绝,炮弹就跟箭雨一样没完没了的倾泻出去,直到对面的目标消失或者己方弹药告罄。事实上,李吖子确实赌对了——虽然付出的代价大了一些,自己这一方损失了大量的小船和三艘大船,但是也成功的钩到了对面佛朗机蛮子们的船。然后就没有什么然后了,论到冷兵器杀人,大明的海盗们可以当佛朗机蛮子的祖宗!最终的结果是李吖子一方元气大伤,但是西班牙舰队的战舰则损失更大——如果不是有几艘船见机不对提前跑路,估计差不多也就是个两败俱伤的结果。再一次的聚到了李吖子所在的旗舰之后,众多海盗头子们连酒都从各自的船队中搬了过来,准备好好的热闹一场。李吖子伸手拍开一坛子酒上面的封泥,直接仰起头,咕咚咕咚的饮了好几口,才放下坛子,伸手抹去了嘴边残留的酒水,笑道:“今儿个杀的痛快!”一枝梅叹道:“痛快什么呀,连一个能打的都没有!害的人家白激动了半天,哎!”独眼龙瞪了一枝梅一眼,喝道:“你个娘娘腔的脑子里整天就这么些东西,也不想想这些个佛朗机蛮子怎么敢出来挑事儿?”一枝梅媚笑道:“管那么多干什么,蛮子敢来咱们就敢杀,杀到他们不敢来为止!”独眼龙却对李吖子道:“李大当家的,你跟南海舰队的郑提督交好,又是见过天子的,不如您老人家去跟南海舰队商量一下,让他们弄几艘新式福船来给大家伙儿用用?”李吖子还没有开口说话,一枝梅就讥讽道:“还说我,你的脑子呢?新式战舰是你能用的?陛下放心么?就算是陛下放心,你上哪儿弄这么多的人手来操控一艘福船?别忘了,那福船那么大,需要的人手可不是一百两百,操控一艘福船,需要的人手都够操纵两艘李大当家的福船了!”李吖子抬起手虚按了一把,开口道:“先别吵,咱们这一次弄到的佛朗机蛮子战船也有五艘,不如大家伙儿先分一下。至于说再跟郑提督那么要些战舰的事儿,回头再说,不急于这一时半会儿。”说完之后,李吖子的脸色就变的极为难看:“有道是来而不往非礼也,这些个该死的佛朗机蛮子既然敢在海上伏击我等,我等自然要好好的报答一番才是!”独眼龙道:“计将安出?”一枝梅登时嘲笑道:“计将安出?扁担倒了你都未必识得那是个一字,还学人家拽文?得了,还是听听李大当家的怎么说吧。”李吖子清了清嗓子道:“简单,堵他吕宋的门,让这些该死的佛朗机蛮子们连吕宋都出不了,等着南海舰队大军回来了再打上门去!”小白龙赵子星疑道:“吕宋的佛朗机蛮子们挂的旗帜与今天这些什么东印度公司的蛮子们挂的旗子根本就不一样,堵人家吕宋佛朗机蛮子干什么?”独眼龙嘲笑道:“瞧瞧,又一个傻蛋!这片海面上除了咱们和南海舰队,就只剩下了吕宋的佛朗机蛮子,那些东印度公司的蛮子现在自顾不瑕,哪儿来的胆子跑到这里来伏击咱们?至于旗子,只要你高兴,你也能挂上跟佛朗机蛮子一样儿的旗子,不过是花点儿时间做几面罢了,又有什么了不起?”李吖子点头赞成道:“不错,祸水东引罢了,咱们去打那什么东印度的佛朗机蛮子,这吕宋的佛朗机蛮子就能趁机捡个大便宜。再者说了,冤了他们又能如何?反正不管是什么东印度公司的蛮子,还是这些佛朗机的蛮子,一样都是要清理掉的,不过是个早晚的事儿罢了。”小白龙闻言,颇有些无所谓的耸耸肩,笑道:“那就依李大当家所说的,反正都是早晚的事儿罢了。”阴差阳错之下,或者说在李吖子有意为之的情况下,众多海盗们最后决定组团去堵西班牙的门,然后再研究荷兰东印度公司的问题。第527章江山之固在德不在险
十月寒衣至,大雪漫白头。每年到了寒衣节的时候,南京总是会下上一场倾城的大雪,把整个南京城都给染成白色。过了寒衣节之后就更不用说了,小冰河时期的冬天下大雪实在是再正常不过,不下雪才是怪事儿。崇祯皇帝跑出宫去浪的时候,正是扬扬洒洒下着小雪的时候,路上的行人都不是很多,不少人已经满头尽白,连身上也是披着一层雪花,道路两旁栽种的老树上面也是裹了银白的一层,偶尔几片还没有飘落的枯叶随着微风摇曳,告诉人们这已经是冬天了。但是像这种小雪和不算太大的风并不能影响小商贩们出来赚那几文钱的银子养家,各种叫卖声在街上此起彼伏,倒是赶跑了一些冬天的萧瑟。像醉仙楼、怡红院这种高大上的地方,则是不存在什么冬天不冬天的问题,哪怕是外面已经飘着鹅毛大雪,也不会对客人们造成什么影响。当然,好的享受需要好的银子来支撑,没有银子的话还是趁早滚蛋为上,免得被人丢出去。鲁迅曾经说过,再穷不能穷后宫,再苦不能苦皇帝。身为堂堂的大明皇帝,自然不存在有没有银子这种搞笑的问题,就算自己身上没带,王承恩那个狗奴才身上也肯定没少带崇祯宝钞。但是去怡红院这种地方是不可能去的,再怎么高大上,再怎么卖艺不卖身,或者说再怎么****也是不可能去的。质量比起后宫来不知道差多远,也就螨清那些饥不择食的色中饿鬼才下得去口。风月场所排除掉之后,剩下的唯一选项也就是醉仙楼这种高大上的酒楼了。而且选择酒楼的好处多多。既不用在街上体验挨冻的滋味,顺便还能在酒楼上面听着大量的读书人吹牛逼。没错,这个时节有心情在酒楼吹牛逼的基本上都是一些读书人,至于那些个商人,多半都是没什么心情出来浪的。跟后世苦逼的学生狗不同,大明朝的学生狗们可是有钱的很——哪怕是个秀才,混个衣食无忧都没有问题,更何况是举人进士一类的。不出崇祯皇帝所料,刚刚登上醉仙楼二楼,就听到了一片嗡嗡声,其中不乏一些人在讨论吕宋和大琉球的问题。挑了个靠窗位置坐下来的崇祯皇帝也不以为意,反而自顾的招呼了小二点了酒菜,然后就静静的听着这些个书生们大吹牛逼,指点江山。吹牛逼好啊,有心情吹牛逼就没心情考虑别的,只要不上书谏言,也别想着什么抗税冲击衙门,随便怎么吹牛逼都没问题。崇祯皇帝正胡思乱想间,几个果碟和一壶温酒就已经先端了上来,其他的菜倒还需要等上一会儿。外面的雪渐渐的大了,酒楼中的火盆也烧的越发的旺,裹着厚厚的裘衣,倒也不觉得冷。但是那些个书生们看起来就有些死鸭子嘴硬的意思了——冷是肯定会冷的,但是不说,硬抗。心中正暗笑,崇祯皇帝就听到邻桌上有个书生神秘兮兮的道:“前些日子传过来的消息听说了么,濠镜澳那边几千个蛮子,说杀就全给杀了,血流成河啊。”另一个书生不以为意的道:“还濠镜澳呢,都改称澳门了,濠镜澳已经是旧称了。李兄这消息可不够及时啊。”李姓书生道:“改称之事早就知道了,方才我说的是那几千个蛮子的事儿,那符指挥使可是真够狠的啊?”旁边的书生呷了一口酒之后才道:“你们这都什么消息啊。没听说么,大琉球的蛮子们也被杀光了,一个都没留下。”李姓书生道:“不知二太先生是如何想的,全都杀光了,如何献俘太庙?莫非再随便抓几个充数么?”坐在李姓书生对面的人却笑道:“那蛮子总得有蛮子窝才是,二太先生率兵追击蛮子,不可能全都杀光。”李姓书生摇头道:“孙兄之言太过乐观了。那蛮子们有蛮子窝是必然的,但是要说追杀到蛮子窝么,却也不见得。”孙姓书生好奇的道:“愿闻其详?”李姓书生笑道:“距离!那荷南佛朗机国离我大明何止万里之遥,单只凭福船去攻打佛朗机国,打肯定是能打,但是这损失也不见得会小。先不说这海上的风浪如何,单凭是运兵过去就是一个很大的问题,毕竟是远征他国,不同于大琉球和吕宋属于在家门口做战。就算一次运过去几万士卒又能如何?占据一个地方,然后再往返运兵?这个时间可不是按天计算的,而是按月算的。”听到这话,刚刚喝了一口酒的崇祯皇帝暗自点了点头,看起来这些读书人一旦把脑子用在正事儿上还是很好用的。放下酒杯,向着对面的几个书生拱了拱手之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“诸位兄台,小可李信,不知可否请诸位兄台共饮一杯?”李姓书生也没客气,两桌并成一桌便坐到了一起。一番流程化的互相介绍吹捧过后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“方才听李兄说到远征佛朗机之事,心中难免有些不解,还望李兄能够解疑?”李承彦笑道:“五百年前是一家,有何不解之处,李公子尽管问便是,小可知无不言,言无不尽。”崇祯皇帝道:“好!等的就是李兄这句话了。方才听李兄说运兵之事是个大问题,小可左思右想也没有什么好的解决办法,不知李兄可有教我?”李承彦道:“这又有何难?那荷南佛朗机虽距我大明万里之遥,可也是一个国家,一如之前的琉球国。”崇祯皇帝还没有把琉球国跟荷兰国中间的关系捋明白,就听李承彦接着道:“我大明可租借琉球的奄美诸岛,自然也可租借那荷南佛朗机的地方以为舰队基地。但是又有谁能规定我舰队基地里面不能驻扎卫所士卒了?待基地兵多将广之后,区区荷南佛朗机小国,自可一鼓而下。”崇祯皇帝敬了李承彦一杯后才拍手道:“好!李兄的想法可谓是一个新的思路,倒是颇有些参考价值。”李承彦笑着摆手道:“过奖了,过奖了。只是这其中还有一个问题存在,若是不解决,依旧不太好办。”崇祯皇帝道:“愿闻其详?”李承彦道:“何来苏、张?”崇祯皇帝闻言也是一愣。苏、张这两个字代表了什么,如今已经不能算是不学无术的程序猿皇帝自然也是知道的。苏秦在赵国提出合纵六国以抗秦的战略思想,并最终组建合纵联盟,任“从约长”,兼佩六国相印,使秦十五年不敢出函谷关。张仪游说入秦,两度为秦相,后来出使游说各诸侯国以“横”破“纵”,使各国纷纷由合纵抗秦转变为连横亲秦。这两个纵横家的大牛自然是牛逼的,靠着一张嘴就搅动天下风云,比之后世那些黑话连篇的外交官们也是只强不弱。但是问题在于,这样儿的大牛,眼下的大明国没有。当然,也不能说是没有,起码施凤来这个转头去研究公羊学说的家伙肯定是能够胜任外交官这个伟大职业的。但是施凤来的年纪在那儿摆着呢,再弄出去当外交官,哪怕是已经没有多少良心的崇祯皇帝也有些于心不忍。但是转念一想,崇祯皇帝就把目光投向了李承彦。再次端起酒杯劝李承彦等三人饮了之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“若李兄为使,出使荷兰,该当如何?”李承彦一愣:“荷兰?”崇祯皇帝笑道:“昨儿个传来的消息,陛下因为荷南佛朗机妄称荷南而大发雷霆,令更名为荷兰。”李承彦点了点头道:“这倒也是应有之意。陛下雄视天下,自然不会容许那些番邦蛮夷妄称中华地名。”不知不觉中被拍了一记马屁的崇祯皇帝自然是心中大爽,笑道:“李兄还没回答小可的问题呢?”李承彦摇头道:“说不得,说不得。陛下有旨意,凡军民利病,独不许诸生建言。”崇祯皇帝不以为意的道:“何来建言之说?今日不过是我等在些小酌,自然与陛下旨意无碍。”李承彦闻言,倒也不再矫情,反而直接开口问道:“那李公子可知苏、张二人为何鼓动唇舌便可搅动天下风云?单靠三寸不烂之舌么?”见崇祯皇帝一副虚心求教的样子,李承彦心中也是大爽,也不再关子,而是接着道:“苏秦佩六国相印以抗秦,乃是因为秦强而六国弱;张仪连横破纵,同样是因为秦强而六国弱。倘若秦国不强,与六国相同,则苏、张皆无用武之地,倒是孙、庞有了大展身手之机。方今形式,其实与之相差不远。陛下圣明,德被苍生而又虎视天下,远迈秦皇汉武,我大明自可比之为秦,我大明之外便可比之于六国。当今大明需要的不是苏秦,而是张仪,或者说王玄策。有大明的水师舰队在身后,那荷兰蛮子若是从了,便是割地于我,所割之地,便为我大明水师舰队基地,增兵于彼,兵足则灭荷兰。若荷兰蛮子不从,我大明自然可以就近联络其他受荷兰欺压的蛮子,以割荷兰之地的好处支持其灭荷兰,好处同样少不了我大明。至于灭了荷兰的蛮子,本身就是因为我大明的支持,自然可供我大明驱使,旦有二心,我大明水师基地已成,灭之可也。”一番话说完,李承彦这才端起酒杯饮了一口,笑眯眯的道:“李公子以为如何?”崇祯皇帝拍手道:“不错,李兄所言极是。莫非李兄所学乃是纵横之术?”李承彦道:“不错。当今天子鼓励百家学说,除不许诸生建言以外,余者不禁,倒是让李某看到了纵横术的用处。正所谓学成文武艺,货与帝王家,李某正打算开春之后往京师一行,参加今年的春闱。”崇祯皇帝笑了笑,端起酒杯道:“那就先祝李兄旗开得胜!我等共饮一杯!”小透明一般的孙希元和另一个到现在都没怎么说话的周洪昌闻言,便与李承彦一起端起酒杯道:“共饮!”崇祯皇帝却又突然间起起来一个问题,问道:“依李兄之见,那荷兰之地当如何治之?”李承彦斟酌着道:“若是归我大明直管,只怕与周边那些蛮子们摩擦会越发的多,会牵扯我大明的兵力与精力。依我之见,倒不如依开国塞王分封之例,坐视塞王与之争斗。只是可惜了,我大明千辛万苦打下的地方,却又要分封给塞王,未免不够尽善尽美。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“分封塞王又能如何?如何不够尽善尽美了?新明岛之地不是一般的封给了诸藩王么?”李承彦摇头道:“新明岛之地与荷兰之地如何相同?新明岛之地尽为我大明百姓迁移而去,一应制度与我大明无二,加上孤悬于海上,自然也翻不起什么浪花来。那荷兰之地则不同,哪怕是我大明迁民实之,又如何保证其他的蛮子不会前往?再加上分封过去的塞王必然会与周边的蛮子争斗,早期因为要依靠我大明的支持自然是无碍,可是当塞王实力增强之后呢?宁王之鉴不远,不可不慎。”崇祯皇帝依旧是不以为意的道:“尚有推恩令在,又何必担忧?”李承彦依旧摇头不已:“推恩令可用之于新明岛,却不可用之于荷兰之地,否则周边的蛮子未平,荷兰国却又四分五裂,最后伤的是我大明百姓,必然为陛下所不喜。”虽然已经与朝堂和军府讨论过这个问题,心里也大概有些把握,可是崇祯皇帝依然想要听听李承彦的看法:“那依李兄之见呢?”李承彦道:“李某也没有什么太好的办法,只能说是走一步看一步。除非我大明的战舰能够比现在更快,更强,足够压制分封到荷兰的塞王才行。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“这又有何难?福船虽强,可是我大明的皇家学院不也是一直在改进之中么?依之见,军府那边必然不会同意给塞王们最新最强的舰队,而是只会给他们一些不弱于蛮子的战舰。”第535章三道难题徐弘基觉得自己这波操作没毛病,自己已经强烈赞成了开海,同时把文官系统所提出来的海防问题也给出了解决意见,这波应该稳了。但是当徐弘基悄悄抬了抬头之后,却没能从崇祯皇帝的脸上看出些什么来——依旧是刚才那副面瘫的样子。对于朝堂上的大臣们各自反应尽收眼底的崇祯皇帝根本就没有开口拍板定音的意思。现在的争论才哪儿到哪儿,太早结束了也太没意思了些,倒不如好好的看场戏,也好调剂一番心情。眼见朝堂上的大臣们因为刚才自己开口询问徐弘基而停下了争论,崇祯皇帝便将目光转向了南京内阁首辅徐钰山:“对于海禁之事,徐爱卿怎么看?”徐钰山躬身道:“启奏陛下,臣以为户部张部堂所言极是,佛朗机未平,若是佛朗机人趁着我大明开海之机前来报复,所受操作皆为大明百姓,反而不美。由此看来,倒不如暂缓开海之事,魏国公方才所言加强海防一事倒可先行,待万事无虞再行开海,则百姓受惠,天下受惠。”崇祯皇帝点头道:“徐爱卿也是老成谋国之言。”夸了徐钰山之后,崇祯皇帝又将目光扫向了其他的大臣们:“其余众位爱卿,可有不同意见的?”一时之间,朝堂上的大臣们都感觉有些懵。夸奖了徐钰山,也点头赞同了徐弘基,那到底是想开海还是不想开海?莫非真的被唬住了?要依着以前,这昏君还不是想开海就开海,根本不会问大家伙儿的意见?如今突然来这么一出,他到底想干什么?徐弘基却是心中冷笑一声,没再去观察朝堂上众臣的反应。皇帝,始终还是和咱们这些勋贵比较亲啊,尤其是自己,好歹也算得上是粘亲带故,知道的消息可比这些文官们多的多。最起码开海这事儿肯定是要办的,而且不会拖太长的时间,否则的话,这几天也不会出现皇帝试探自己的情况了。当然,也不能说是试探,确切的说是通知,或者说提点,陛下的关爱是你们这些渣渣能懂的?早就下定了决心的徐弘基干脆出班奏道:“启奏陛下,臣有一言,不知道当讲不当讲?”我有橘麻麦皮不知道当浆不当浆?崇祯皇帝脑海里首先浮现的就是这句话,然后才点头道:“徐爱卿有话直说便是。”徐弘基躬身道:“启奏陛下,昔汉武之时,匈奴入寇中原,汉孝武皇帝钦命冠军侯远征漠北,深入匈奴腹地,浮西河、绝大幕,破寘颜,袭王庭,穷极其地,追奔逐北,封狼居胥山,禅于姑衍,以临瀚海,始有匈奴震怖,益求和亲之事。我朝成祖永乐皇帝曾有言道,我朝国势之尊,超迈前古,其驭北虏西番南岛西洋诸夷,无汉之和亲,无唐之结盟,无宋之纳岁薄币,亦无兄弟敌国之礼。臣以为,我大明东海、南海两支舰队,舰多兵强,自可分出一支舰队远逐佛朗机之敌,灭其国,焚其祖庙,何来海上之患?”徐钰山刚刚抬起手指指向徐弘基准备开喷,却突然听到龙椅上传来一拍拍掌的声音,接着崇祯皇帝那肆意的笑声便回荡在大殿之上。过了好半晌之后,崇祯皇帝才止住了笑声,开口道:“朕还以为我大明的勋贵们都已经被养成了猪,再没了雄心壮志,只剩下混吃等死之辈。好!徐爱卿这番话说的好啊,让朕知道了我大明的勋贵们还没有彻底的沦落!”一番话说完,崇祯皇帝干脆从龙椅上站了起来,从御阶之上踱步下来,在朝堂之上众位大臣们跟前晃了一圈,这才接着道:“朕告诉你们,没有哪个蛮子是无辜的,既然敢来大明生事,就要做好回不去的准备!朕于京城之时,曾经对徐光启徐爱卿说过一句话,寇可往,我亦可往!”无视了殿上诸多大臣们躬身的姿态,崇祯皇帝却是在徐钰山向前停住了脚步:“爱卿在怕些什么?怕蛮子们扰乱沿海?倘若我大明南海舰队远征佛朗机,那佛朗机蛮子可还有什么精力来扰乱我大明?”徐钰山躬身应道:“陛下之言甚是,然则臣闻千日做贼,未闻千日防贼。我大明海疆广阔无比,沿海百姓更是多不胜数,倘若蛮子袭扰海疆报复,受苦的岂不还是我大明百姓?”崇祯皇帝却冷笑着问道:“倘若屠尽了蛮子,可还有人能来袭扰我大明海疆?”徐钰山接着道:“臣闻,兵者不祥之器,非君子之器,不得已而用之,恬淡为上。胜而不美,而美之者,是乐杀人。夫乐杀人者,则不可得志于天下矣。”崇祯皇帝干脆呵呵笑了两声:“吉事尚左,凶事尚右;偏将军居左,上将军居右。言以丧礼处之。杀人之众,以悲哀莅之;战胜,以丧礼处之。这句话呢?襄公复九世之仇而春秋大之之言,我大明近三百年国祚,有几人提过?徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山心中一突,暗道一声不好。当今天子在仕林中的声誉向来不怎么好,不仅仅是指这位皇帝对于儒学的不待见,还有这位爷不学无术,好讲歪理的名头——很多人都搞不懂当初的东林党会夸赞这位天子好学?自己提的,是《老子》第三十一篇里面的一段,而这位爷回的,同样是自己没说完的后半句,同时还把儒学里面的襄公复九世之仇这事儿给拎了出来。正思索间,却听崇祯皇帝又接着道:“君不见,竖儒蜂起壮士死,神州从此夸仁义。一朝虏夷乱中原,士子豕奔懦民泣。古来仁德专害人,道义素来无一真。”崇祯皇帝这几句不伦不类的诗句念完,徐钰山只感觉自己的后背已经湿透了。连竖儒蜂起这词都用上了,这位爷心里对名教的意见是得有多大!算了算了,自己家的那些个生意能照做也就是了,海上的这些个好处爱怎么样就怎么样吧。生意要紧,官位更要紧,狗命最要紧!再次躬身,徐钰山拱手道:“陛下英明,臣一时糊涂,望陛下恕罪。”崇祯皇帝倒也不为已甚,而是又踱到了南京军府的扛把子徐弘基身前,笑道:“左相国,任征虏大将军,武宁中山王徐达忠与副将忠武开平王常遇春一同挥师北伐,于洪武元年攻入大都,推翻伪元。以后,连年出兵打击伪元残余势力,官至太傅、中书右丞相、参军国事兼太子少傅,封魏国公。洪武十八年去世后,追封中山王,谥武宁,赐葬钟山之阴,御制神道碑文。又配享太庙,肖像功臣庙,堪称我大明开国第一功臣,朕说的没错吧?”徐弘基红着眼眶道:“陛下过奖,臣先祖泉下有知,也当感念陛下圣恩!”个个都他妈是影帝啊,这眼眶红的,真快!崇祯皇帝却又接着道:“后人何必不如先人?先人立下不世之功,世后当以为榜样,更加奋进才是。朕感念英国公张辅战死土木堡,已经许了英国公一脉海外开国,魏国公便没有这个雄心么?”不待徐弘基回答,崇祯皇帝又接着道:“不要担心什么鸟尽弓藏兔死狗烹,朕不屑为之。魏忠贤忠心于皇兄,忠心于朕,现在不也荣养天年去了?更不要担心什么功高盖主,有功难赏,朕赏得起!海外之地广袤无比,便是再许魏国公与定国公海外开国又能如何?”徐弘基干脆单膝跪地道:“臣愿为陛下效死!”崇祯皇帝也不在乎徐弘基有几分真诚几分表演,反正今天这些话是说过了,朝堂上这么多人,话总是会传出去的,只要有一个信的,那就多一个死忠份子。想了想,崇祯皇帝干脆又回到了御阶之上,却没有坐回龙椅,反而笑道:“朕在京城时曾有言在先,勋贵武将们可凭功勋得海外封地,文官可凭功劳和金银换取封地,今儿个这话同样送给诸位,望诸君共勉!”别管几人信,也别管几人不信,总之崇祯皇帝的话说了出来,这就是真的。一时间,朝堂上的文武大臣们皆是跪地道:“谢陛下隆恩!”淡淡的喊了一声平身之后,崇祯皇帝才又接着道:“说了这半天了,还是回到之前的话题之上,开海之事,诸卿以为如何?”徐弘基当先出班道:“臣请开福建之海禁,广东海禁则要延缓,待广东之海防完善之后再行开海。”想了想,为了避免崇祯皇帝误认为自己怂逼或者叛变到了文官一伙儿去,徐弘基干脆又接着道:“臣愿以半年为期,若半年内不能完善广东海防,臣愿以死谢罪!”崇祯皇帝笑眯眯的点了点头,又将目光转向了徐钰山:“徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山还是没有胆子再说个不字。坐到南京内阁首辅这个位置上,基本上就已经意味着官场之路到了顶峰,再进一步的可能性几乎为零。除非京城的内阁突然间被崇祯皇帝给全部弄死而没有后备的人选,否则自己根本就没希望进入京城内阁,京城内阁的那些家伙们也不会和自己一条心。官路登顶,剩下的路子也就只能多捞银子了,但是捞多少银子不是关键,关键是得有命花才行。大明立国三百年,除了开国的太祖洪武皇帝之外,还没有哪个皇帝有着像崇祯皇帝这般重的杀心。为了保命,更为了那一丝虚无缥缈的海外封地,徐钰山也躬身道:“臣赞成开海。”这一下,不待崇祯皇帝开口再问,朝堂上的群臣们皆是躬身道:“臣赞成开海!”赞成开海的声音回荡在大殿之中,崇祯皇帝也是笑眯眯的道:“既然诸位爱卿都赞成开海之议,那便开。内阁、诸部、大理寺、鸿胪寺共商,这海究竟该怎么个开法,何处设海关,海上之税当如何收取,朕要一套完整可行的方案。”等到众臣们躬身应是之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“另外,朕还有一事,想要与众位爱卿商量。朕有意重置太祖高皇帝所设之预备仓,立之于四乡和城中,众位爱卿以如如何?”不如何,这事儿其实还是从大家的口袋里抢银子。说白了,大家伙儿当这个官员的好处就在于有官身,想要弄到地是比较容易的事儿。有了地,就有了粮食,灾年的时候不高价卖粮简直都对不起自己的良心。而预备仓这东西,实在是太他妈坑人了,也不知道那个放牛娃怎么想出来的这么个损招——出官钞籴粮贮之以备赈济,荒年借贷于民,秋成偿还。之前全天下的预备仓有跟没有差不多,常平仓更是完犊子,崇祯皇帝也不得不拿着国库和内帑的银子来买粮食,对于大家伙儿来说都是有好处的事儿——反正银子能落到口袋里就行。但是现在情况不同了啊。以前是国库没钱,可谁要是还傻了巴唧的以为现在的国库和内帑没钱,那就是真正的二傻子!如果真让崇祯皇帝恢复了预备仓这玩意,可就真的坑死人了。丰年购粮,灾年借给百姓粮食,比之崇祯皇帝单纯的玩命赈灾还要高明一些。最起码只要这预备仓里的粮食还有,百姓们就不用担心自己会饿肚子的问题,而且还不用担心百姓们被养成懒汉。崇祯皇帝把殿中群臣的表现尽收眼底,却没有开口说话,只是觉得有些寒心。预备仓会伤了谁的利益,不言自明——正是朝堂上这些从海上,从商业上不断捞银子的文武大臣们。因为这些人手里的土地和粮食也是很惊人的数目。但是不收粮食是不可能的,起码自己这辈子都不会停止收粮食的举动——谁知道这该死的小冰河时期还有多久才能过去?过去了,皆大欢喜,过不去,吃不上饭的百姓们会干出什么事儿来可就真不好说了。徐弘基正打算出班喊一声臣附议的时候,却听着殿外传来一声高呼:“东海舰队捷报!”第533章求生欲都很强嘛
喝着小酒听着曲儿,看着窗外淋淋洒洒的雪花,这是一种意境,远不是去什么怡红院倚翠楼能比的。毕竟是文人么。再一次共饮了几杯之后,崇祯皇帝才向李承彦等人告辞而去。只是等崇祯皇帝的身影彻底从醉仙楼这里消失,醉仙楼的一楼大堂和二楼的座位上又有许多人才选择离开之后,李承彦才慢慢的端起酒杯道:“二位,共饮!”孙希元好奇的道:“李兄怎么这番模样?”不怪孙希元好奇,现在的李承彦根本就看不出来刚刚还在这里指点江山,反而是一头冷汗的模样,看起来有些吓人。李承彦道:“刚才那位李信李公子,你们真当他是一个普通的公子哥儿不成?我纵横家是成是败,这几日便可知分晓。”周洪昌疑惑的道:“莫非还有什么了不得的来头?”李承彦摇头道:“总之是贵不可言,两位兄弟也不要再问,问了我也不会说。”李承彦觉得自己没有那个胆子去研究这位李岩李公子的身份。之前崇祯皇帝在南京城里骂死老童生的时候,李邦彦恰好就在旁边看到了整个过程。这位骂死了人的李公子大摇大摆的跑到酒楼喝酒,想要插手的应天府捕头被这家醉仙楼的掌柜的给劝走的时候,李承彦正好也看到了一些。这样儿的大人物,哪怕是魏国公府都不曾有过,李承彦自然是有意结交一番的。但是禀着安全第一,少惹祸上身的要求,李承彦还是派人打探了一些这位李公子的消息。只是任凭自己怎么派人察探却也查不到这位李公子的根脚,仿佛凭空在金陵城中出现,又凭空消失了一般,而所有的线索都明确指向了河南那边一个不起眼的官宦家庭。问题就在于,这些线索都太过于明确,这就很不正常了——就好像是有人故意把这些线索给摆在那里等人去查探一样。再想想后来崇祯皇帝一离开南京城之后就再没了这位李公子的消息,这位李信李公子的身份就有些呼之欲出了。也正是因为如此,在崇祯皇帝到了醉仙楼之后,一直暗暗记在心中的李承彦才有意说出了那番话,以期望能够得到这位李公子的注意。而后来崇祯皇帝对于不许诸生建言的禁令视若无物,则是让李承彦更加的肯定了自己心中的猜测——敢拿崇祯皇帝的旨意不成回事儿的人不是没有,但是那些都已经成了冢中枯骨了。话里话外的拍了几记皇帝马屁的李承彦觉得自己应该豪赌一场。赢了,自然没什么好说的,什么升职加薪出任首辅都不是没可能的事儿。输了,可就存在两种可能了。一种是这位李岩李公子的身份不是自己想象中的那位,这种情况其实还算是好的,起码自己的学识能得到这位公子的赏识,不怕传不到上面去。另一种则是自己说的这些并没有得到这位李公子的认可,刚才的一番话只是和自己打哈哈。这样儿一来,自己以后的仕途基本上也就完了。但是这场赌却完全值得,哪怕是赌的有点儿大,后背都被冷汗湿透还得恍若无事的谈笑风生。出了酒楼的崇祯皇帝打算继续在街上逛,只是对着王承恩吩咐道:“查一下方才那个李承彦还有另外两人,回头告诉朕。”王承恩低声应了后,崇祯皇帝继续在街上闲逛。这他娘的不正常,朕出宫浪一波而已,居然能碰到纵横家的学子?不过这倒也是正常,毕竟醉仙楼身为南京城中有数的大酒楼,能去喝酒的学子必然也是有几分本事的。问题在于这李承彦居然真有些知无不言又言无不尽的意思。这才是问题之所在。哪怕这是一个看脸的世界,哪怕自己长得比较帅,也不可能达到男女通杀的地步吧?而且还让人能冒着被锦衣卫盯上的风险掏心掏肺的说这么多话?崇祯皇帝自认为还没有帅到崇祯宝钞那么人见人爱的地步。说到崇祯宝钞,崇祯皇帝又想起来刚才自己貌似还没有结帐?蹭了别人一顿饭?想了想,崇祯皇帝也就没有放在心上,反而往聚宝山的方向逛了过去。聚宝山可是个好地方啊,万一要是让自己发现了哒哒哒冒蓝火的神器呢?崇祯皇帝跑路之后,李承彦会了账,便与孙希元和周洪昌告辞往家去了。但是接下来的几天都很平静,平静到有些诡异。自己想象中的有人找上门来宣旨或者说有人找上门来延请自己的事情并没有发生,日子还是一如继往的过着。连孙希元和周洪昌也是嘲笑了一番李承彦,觉得这货完全就是白日做梦,妄想一步登天想的疯了。但是在离着李承彦家不远的地方,一袭夜行衣的关步放下了手中的望远镜,打了个哈欠道:“应该是没什么事儿了,这家伙完全就是走狗屎运,或者说他脑子够灵活。”朱刚点头道:“他家族中亲眷呢?尤其是妻族那边如何?”关步道:“都查过了。他妻子家里也没什么异常,不算什么大富大贵的人家,倒也算是诗书传家,跟他李家一样。至于他族中的关系么,倒是有些仗势欺人的破事儿,但是强占土地和强抢民女什么的事儿倒是没有,还算是不错吧。”朱刚点头道:“那就好,既然没问题,咱们便如实回报陛下。”崇祯皇帝对于李承彦确实很感兴趣。这家伙的水平比之后世外交部黑话连篇的那些大佬们如何不好说,但是这股不要脸皮也要占好处的劲头实在是太合崇祯皇帝的胃口了。起码朝堂上面也只有一个施凤来是这般模样,连堂堂的首辅温体仁都做不到完全的不要面皮。这种人只要放对地方用的好了,那绝对是一个合格的外交官。尤其是背靠着大明给他撑腰,他能讹诈荷兰人多少好东西出来还真是令人期待。是时候见一见这个胆大包天的家伙了——敢暗自揣摩自己的身份然后投己所好,这份胆子绝对不小。当李承彦自己都开始隐隐约约的怀疑是不是自己想多了时,终于有人找上门来了。看着眼前这些锦衣卫,李承彦就知道自己果然没有想多,自己的猜测是正确的,起码这一次,稳了。再一次见到了李信李公子,或者说崇祯皇帝之后,李承彦第一件事就是赶忙跪倒在地请罪:“学生不识陛下天颜,御前失仪,祈望陛下开恩!”崇祯皇帝笑道:“起来吧,前几日指点江山的豪气哪儿去了?说说看,倘若以你为使,则荷兰之事当如何?”李承彦先是谢了恩,起身后才正色道:“启奏陛下,学生今日之言一如往日,当先割其地,再灭其国。”崇祯皇帝道:“倘若朕想要毕其功于一役呢?”李承彦道:“陛下三思,纵然我大明卫所士卒能够纵横于天下,东海舰队与南海舰队无敌于海上,却也无法一次投送数十万士卒到荷兰之地。而荷兰距我大明千万里之遥,不可不慎!”崇祯皇帝呵呵笑了笑,这才接着道:“既然如此,那便罢了。朕赐你同进士出身,先去鸿胪寺行走吧,出使荷兰之事,便由你来主持。”李承彦心中只是略微纠结一番,便谢恩道:“臣,遵旨。”正儿八经的进士出身和被皇帝赐下来的同进士出身,在士林里面的名声可是完全不一样的。但是现在如果纠结这个问题,万一错过了出使荷兰之事,再想赶上下一次的机会可就很难了。很多时候,机会只有那么一次,而且是一闪而逝,抓不住,可就只能徒呼奈何了。对于李承彦的知情识趣,崇祯皇帝显然也很是满意,挥挥手便命李承彦退下了。荷兰的事儿还真就像是李承彦说的那样儿,打到他们疼,然后割块地过来,弄个海外军事基地才是真的。至于真的通过两支海军舰队投送个十万二十万的陆军过去把荷兰彻底从地图上抹去,明显就有些不现实了。很简单,福船不够用。现在的福船虽然经过这近十年间的改进,比之永乐年间的福船还要牛逼一些。如果仅仅是靠两支舰队要投送十万大军过去,咬咬牙还是能办到的,但是实际上,远不是光把十万大军投送过去那么简单。就算是不考虑这十万大军一路上的吃喝问题,也得考虑到了荷兰之后的作战问题吧?补给?弹药?大炮?尤其是大炮,那破玩意占的地方可不小,而荷兰人手里也有大炮,如果这十万大军不装备上大炮就去硬怼,结果很可能是被怼。但是在没有东风快递,连火箭炮都没有的年代,别说快递核平了,能做到大炮洗地就已经是大明皇家学院的大佬们牛逼了。实际上,大明皇家学院的大佬们,尤其是以墨铧为首的大佬们也在大眼瞪小眼。墨铧认为金尼阁一个蛮子有些学问不容易,正是应该好生学习的时候,干脆把九章算术扔给了金尼阁。然后金尼阁就被墨铧扔过来的九章算术折磨的欲仙欲死。出于对等原则,金尼阁也挑了一道难题交给了墨铧——用没有刻度的直尺和圆规将任意一个角三等分;已知任意一个圆,画一个面积和它相等的正方形;已知任意一个立方体,画另一个体积是它2倍的立方体。然后两伙人就开始大眼瞪小眼了。金尼阁既搞不定三大几何难题,也搞不定九章算术。至于墨铧,九章算术里面的大部分难题都能搞定,却同样搞不定三大几何难题。尤其是看着眼前一堆堆的纸张上面写的鬼画符一般的东西,除了几个歪七八扭的汉字还能看的明白以外,剩下的是些什么玩意,根本就搞不懂。蛋疼无比的墨铧死死的盯着比自己也小不了多少的金尼阁,瞪着眼睛道:“这上面到底是些什么玩意?莫非还要找些牛鼻子过来解释一番不成?”在大明已经待了许多年,基本上已经变成一个大明通的金尼阁当然知道牛鼻子是什么意思,不就是那些道士么。但是这些文字他就是这么个玩意,你再怎么弄他也没办法变成汉字啊。就算是变成了汉字,那也是音译过来的,到时候好几个字代表一个符号,还能搞的明白?无奈之下,金尼阁也只得开口道:“要不然怎么办?每一个符号都有它特定的含义,替换一个,这后面的几千本书里面的就需要全部进行替换,短时间内根本就不可能完成?”墨铧也清楚金尼阁说的是事实,但是看着这些歪七扭八的符号也实在是太令人头疼了——还不如看道士们的符箓呢!想了半天之后,也没想出来个好办法的墨铧问道:“若是简化一些呢?好歹方便书写不是?再不济也不要这些歪七扭八的鬼画符?”金尼阁道:“替换呢?所有的全部替换掉,需要的人手和时间可是很多的?”墨铧斟酌着道:“若说人手么,倒是不缺,随便从哪儿都能弄来些识字的,替换不是什么太大的问题。唯有时间令人头疼了些。”超乎于墨铧的预料,原本以为七千本书翻译起来应该会很快——哪怕是崇祯皇帝都是这么认为的。毕竟来大明传教的传教士就没有几个是不懂汉字汉字的,就算是不懂,这么多年传教下来,也总是学会了一些。但是实际上的情况跟预料之中的恰恰相反,除了金尼阁带来的这七千本书之外,锦衣卫还在通过各种路子不断的往皇家学院里面送书。本着新书里面新技术的原则,新书的翻译往往是优先的,金尼疼所带的七千本则是慢慢的在翻译。然后问题就来了。新书里面不涉及到那些鬼画符的还好,一旦涉及到鬼画符,就足够让人头疼了。最坑人的就是那些个鬼画符用毛笔画起来很费劲,一不小心就会废掉整张的纸。然后就是接着吵——墨铧要求把那些鬼画符的玩意替换本来就已经让金尼阁不爽,结果为了什么符号代表什么含义又是一通好吵。不过也不是没有好消息,最起码墨铧等人对于阿拉伯数字是接受的,而且保持肯定的态度。第536章火炮准备!当然,告状是不可能告状的,这辈子都不可能靠着告状来替自己出气。毕竟都是军中一脉,尤其是崇祯皇帝把五军都督府跟内阁彻底弄成了两条路之后,原本文官出身的南居益就跟朱燮元一样,被划到了五军都督府的军事系统中。而长时间带兵的南居益心里自然也清楚,军中丢了面子靠告状是行不通的,别说上司瞧不起,连自己的手下人都会瞧不起。军中信奉的是拳头为大,谁拳头硬,谁说话就硬气,比如这次郑芝龙抢先干掉了荷兰人跑来大琉球支援的舰队,郑芝龙就比南居益硬气,还派人到南居益跟前秀了一波。现在南老头要是跑去告郑芝龙装逼,唯一的可能就是五军都督府责备郑芝龙几句,然后再把南居益调去坐冷板凳,根本就没有第二种可能。但是南居益也不是什么省油的灯,在天启年间水师装备落后兵员素质差劲的时候能靠着蚁海战术把荷兰人给玩到投降退走,怎么可能会忍下被郑芝龙欺负到头上来的恶气。解决方法也很简单。东海舰队到了福建以后离着大琉球的距离可比南海舰队跑到吕宋去砍人近多了。先干掉大琉球的荷南蛮子,再跑去吕宋打着帮助郑芝龙干掉佛朗机蛮子的名头去炫耀一番,这种装逼手段可比郑芝龙这么简单的装逼有深度多了。南居益手下的大小头目们在回去跟手下马仔研究怒怼荷南人的时候也是把事情挑明了:“这次让姓郑的骑到头上来了,不能忍!必须得怼回去!”对于南海舰队和东海舰队的这些个破事儿,崇祯皇帝根本就不怎么在意,颇有些任由两支舰队斗争的意思。自古以来的军队不就是这德性么,哪怕是到了后世天朝,种花家的军队还互相看着不顺眼呢——谁都认为自己的拳头大,竞争就是这么产生的。文无第一,武无第二说的就是这种情况。不过这种竞争只要控制在一定的范围之内就是好事儿,而崇祯皇帝有绝对的信心,在自己没有挂掉以前,随便这些家伙怎么作妖也作不出大问题来。但是现在的崇祯皇帝显然没有心情理会南海舰队和东海舰队互相较劲的问题,以后还有北海舰队和西海舰队外加新明岛舰队,关注这几大舰队撕逼的话,自己也不用干别的了。现在有比这两支舰队更让自己操心的问题。因为在正月里南京城地震之后,七月份云南也跟着震了一波,接着在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阿拉伯数字还是有好处的,虽然用毛笔写起来麻烦,可是真要计算的时候,比之用壹贰仨肆伍来表示可要方便一些。起码在徐光启等人接触到阿拉伯数字之后就感觉到了这玩意的方便性——起码不比算筹差到哪儿去,而且写起来更方便。不光如此,对于其他的什么圆规一类玩意的接受速度也远超金尼阁的预料。这让金尼阁觉得挺高兴,认为墨铧等人好学不倦的态度还是很值得肯定的。至于金尼阁和其他传教士们一致推崇的鹅毛笔,墨铧在试用了几回之后就失去了兴趣。写一点儿就要沾一点儿的墨倒也算了,偏偏写出来的字也是歪七扭八恍若鸡刨,比之蒙童所写都多有不如,还不如炭条好用呢。但是炭条这东西,它脏啊,用一回就是一手的黑灰,摸哪儿哪儿脏,每次写几个字之后想要干点儿别的就得先洗手。总之麻烦的事儿一堆一堆的。吵了半天也没有吵出来什么结果之后,金尼阁忽然想到一个问题:“说到书写,我倒是有个好办法。听说英格兰那边有一种黑铅,书写起来比炭条还要好用。”墨铧道:“然后呢?继续写几个字就洗一回手?”金尼阁大怒:“你就不会拿纸把它包起来吗?弄的粗一点,塞到你那个毛笔的笔筒里当毛笔用行不行!”墨铧一拍脑袋,暗骂自己犯蠢。把毛笔筒弄的细点儿,然后把这种黑铅弄进去用来书写,应该会变得比较简单?如果说这玩意儿真能大面积的推开来弄,倒是能让更多的孩子开始学着写字?一不小心就利国利民了?墨铧对于官位和银子没多少兴趣,但是对于能够利国利民的事情却是很上心——兼爱不就是爱大明的百姓么?这会儿也来不及搞什么三大几何难题了,墨铧直接向金尼阁问明白了那种黑铅的模样之后就找到负责替皇家学院跑腿的锦衣卫。反正要求就一个,不管这玩意有多难弄,都得弄点儿过来做实验。锦衣卫自然不会有什么废话,转身就去安排人找这玩意去了。同样,这消息也就到了崇祯皇帝的手里。铅笔?崇祯皇帝的第一反应就是皇家学院的这些大佬们要把铅笔搞出来。有一个流传甚广的伪科学故事:美国航天部门首次准备将宇航员送上太空,但他们很快接到报告,宇航员在失重状态下用圆珠笔、钢笔根本写不出字来。于是,美国人用了十年时间,花费一百二十亿美圆,科学家们终于发明了一种新型圆珠笔。这种笔适用于失重状态、身体倒立、水中、任何平面物体,甚至在摄氏零下三百度也能书写流利。而俄罗斯人在太空中一直使用铅笔。当然,这个故事是伪造出来的,这玩意就是一碗毒鸡汤,这个故事只是想告诉人们,有时看上去很复杂的问题其实有极简单的现成解决办法。因为从实际角度出发,铅笔并不适合太空中使用,尖头有危险,易燃,书写产生的石墨残渣容易进入宇航员的胸腔、眼睛,更容易使电子设备短路。但是在不上太空的时候,或者说眼下的大明使用这玩意却是再合适不过了。铅笔再贵还能比墨汁更贵?人人买的起铅笔,学习写字的成本就会大幅度降低。这玩意就是利国利民的大好东西啊!然后崇祯皇帝就开始暗恨自己前世的不学无术。没错,记得这个伪科学的故事,所以崇祯皇帝知道铅笔这玩意是用石墨弄出来的,石墨炸弹这个词也听说过。问题是石墨这玩意在哪儿有来着?大明这么大,肯定不缺这玩意儿,但是现在上哪儿去找最适合?哪里的石墨最适合用来造铅笔?不学无术就是这么蛋疼!蛋疼了半天的崇祯皇帝也只得把这事儿扔给了锦衣卫和内阁,反正养这么多的人也不是让他们吃干饭的,该出力的时候就得出力。再说了,这次不让他们去头疼,难道以后要让朕这个皇帝去头疼?不可能的事儿!与其关心这种事儿,还不如关心一下南海舰队在吕宋那边的进度呢。毕竟这么长时间了,到现在除了一艘误中副车的荷兰三桅战舰被拉回来当做战利品上贡给了自己之外,可就没有其他的消息传来了。当然,这也是可以理解的事儿。毕竟自己没有网络,没有电话,连电报都没有,指望着信鸽在海上传递信息也不太现实不是?远在吕宋的郑芝龙抹了一把脸上的雨水,对着同样淋在雨中的监军太监赵庆道:“还是先回舱中去吧,郑某一介武夫,海上风浪惯了倒没什么,你这身子骨只怕受不住吧?”赵庆摇头道:“受不住也得受着,儿郎们在前线厮杀,咱家一个死太监还能做些什么?就在这儿等着他们!”海风愈发的大了起来,哪怕是在吕宋这种冬天也很暖和的地方,海风加上雨水一样会让人感觉到一丝的寒意。郑芝龙见劝不动赵庆,便也不再劝说,而是回头吩咐道:“命人煮一些姜汤来,再派人送些姜给前线的将士们。”想了想,郑芝龙又补充道:“把咱们这艘船上的姜全都送过去,其他船上也都要送一些过去。”等到郑芝龙身后的亲兵躬身应了去准备姜汤后,赵庆才开口道:“说起来,这吕宋的冬天虽然比福建那边还要暖和的多,可是一旦下刮风下雨,倒也是个问题。只是不知道这些个佛朗机蛮子背后的国家如何,他们那边儿又是个什么情况?”郑芝龙有些烦闷的道“谁知道呢?这该死的蛮子居然打的有模有样,倒是出乎我的预料了。”赵庆却是不以为意:“就算有模有样又能如何?倘若这些蛮子们装备的是刀剑,那咱们倒还应该担心一番,既然是火器,那还有什么好担心的?他们虽然占据着吕宋,可是吕宋上面能造火铳大炮的人可不多,弹药更麻烦,用一些就少一些,这些损耗他们可没地儿去补充。”郑芝龙道:“说的倒也是。咱们倒是不用担心这个问题,火铳大炮比他们的强不说,光是弹药就足够炸平他们了。”赵庆道:“没错,听说京中的火药局那边弹药如山,因为跟新式的火铳和大炮没办法通用,很多老式的弹药还要花时间拆毁重制。”郑芝龙愣道:“这消息你是哪儿来的?早知道是这样儿,咱们多带点儿不更好?”赵庆用关爱智障的眼神望着郑芝龙:“第一,不通用,第二,装不下。懂?”郑芝龙这才发现自己闹了个大乌龙,一拍脑门后才讪讪的道:“说起来那皇家学院的家伙们倒是挺操蛋的,这火铳的铳管大小还不一样,弄的现在弹药都浪费了,当真是可惜。”赵庆接着道:“这倒当真是个问题。火炮的弹药还好说一些,这火铳的来回变来变去,也不知道什么时候才是个头?”顿了顿,赵庆又嘿嘿笑道:“话说起来,你和南提督一起上书反映一下这事儿倒是靠谱,咱家一个死太监可不能插手这事儿。”郑芝龙嗯了一声却没有再话说。赵庆说的是个事实,而且这火铳的问题确实挺让人纠心的。崇祯元年制的火铳跟崇祯五年制的火铳完全不同,崇祯五年的跟崇祯七年又完全不同。而自己刚刚装备上不久的崇祯九年制火铳,跟之前的又完全不同,不光击发方式和填装方式大变样,连弹药都完全换了个样子。不过也算是好事儿,毕竟崇祯九年制的火铳比起之前的火铳来强的不是一星半点儿——弹药都是现成的,只要往里装就行了,省掉了之前那些清理铳膛一类的步骤。最起码光靠着这一个装弹快速的好处就已经能够形成弹雨压制那些个佛朗机蛮子们了,更不要提大大增加的射程直接压的那些个蛮子们无法近前。但是现在是下雨的时候,而且刮着风。就算是火铳足够牛逼,对于雨水也不可能完全无视掉——大明的技术还没发展到那个层面呢。如果说佛朗机蛮子敢冒着雨玩命冲击大明的军阵,那鹿死谁手倒还真不太好说。这也正是郑芝龙担心的问题。赵庆一个监军太监不太懂的这些,但是久在军伍的郑芝龙却是知道,能在南御林军的攻击下坚持这么久而不崩溃,这样儿的军队绝对不可能是由什么蠢材指挥的。如果说这么好的机会,对面的蛮子将领却抓不住,郑芝龙宁肯相信自己一直在梦里,根本就没有出身作战。桑切斯显然不至于蠢到跟猪一样的水平,而且依赖着吕宋弄不到弹药补给是没错,可是想要弄些冷兵器出来却是没有什么问题的。更何况西班牙帝国的军队从来也没放弃过对于冷兵器的训练。今天,是该让那些野蛮人见识一下西班牙军队的厉害了!桑切斯摸了摸手中的滑膛枪,然后将之放到一边后,顺手又绰起了长矛,才对阿库尼亚吩咐道:“传令,让阿尔德·科尔多瓦带着他的长矛兵准备出战!”阿库尼亚行礼道:“是!总督阁下!”科尔多瓦在接到命令之后的第一反应就是那蠢货终于想到了使用长矛兵来作战了吗?还以为他的脑子让火药给炸坏了!“萨达尔科,阿尔瓦,带上你们的手下,我们去让那些该死的野蛮人见识一下什么叫做真正的陆军!”面对着这种瓢泼大雨,沈振江也很头疼。这种见了鬼的天气,指望火铳是不可能的了,而指望弓箭的话,其实也不太靠谱。先不说雨水对于弓弩的影响,光是自己身后的这支大军再加上其他卫所士卒就够呛。这些家伙操刀子砍人都是一把好手,玩火铳也相当靠谱,但是玩弓箭就只能呵呵了。因为这些家伙接受的弓箭训练对比起接受的火铳训练来说简直差的太多,说声天地之差也不为过。回去一定要上书陛下,还是要加强弓箭的训练——下次再遇上这种情况也不至于像现在这般的蛋疼。回头望了一眼正在避雨的士卒们,沈振江吩咐道:“让兄弟们都打起精神来,把斥候撒远一些,小心蛮子们玩雨中袭击。”康少鹏嗤笑一声道:“就凭那些个蛮子?还有胆子玩什么雨袭?”李德江道:“废什么话啊,沈大将军既然这么吩咐了,咱们就这么办,毕竟是有备无患。”沈振江点头道:“不错。以己及人,倘若我是那蛮子的统兵将领,也必然会带着大军来前袭击。”康少鹏却道:“为何?”沈振江道:“论火炮,他们不及我大明,论火铳,还是不及我大明,吃亏吃的多了,再不知道利用大雨的机会前来袭击,那只能说明蛮子的统兵将领太蠢。但是用脑子想一想,能做到一地总督的人可能会是个蠢货吗?就连建奴里边都很少有这么蠢的!”康少鹏这才讪讪一笑,不再反驳,而是跟李德江等人一起去吩咐手下打起精神来。哗哗的雨声遮盖了马蹄声,还没等李德江等人吩咐斥候们出发,先前就已经撒出去的斥候已经气喘吁吁的赶了回来:“敌袭!”沈振江却是完全没有紧张的样子,命人给斥候灌了几口姜汤之后才问道:“还有多远?多少人?”刚刚灌下姜汤的斥候脑袋上开始升腾起一股白雾,好似修仙得道一班,喘了两口气后才道:“五千余,距此还有十里!”沈振江吩咐亲兵把斥候扶下去休息后,才冷笑着道:“还他娘的真敢来啊!传令,火炮准备,没有命令不许开火!”康少鹏和李振江等卫所指挥使已经分头去整理军队了——被雨毡盖起来的火炮打上几发肯定是没什么问题的,等到对面的蛮子们被炮火给打乱之后,就轮到卫所士卒们出战了。第537章短兵相接阿库尼亚匆匆忙忙的出去传达了桑切斯的命令。此时西班牙的底层军官们素质确实很好,也当得起欧洲第一强军的称呼,不管是海军还是陆军都是如此。在收到桑切斯的命令后,哪怕明知道会伤亡剧大,甚至于今天很多人都会在无声无息间悄然死去,这些底层的军官依然执行了桑切斯的命令。如果郑芝龙舰队的弹药不是那么充足,如果郑芝龙没有下令每前进一里都要进行火力覆盖,桑切斯的命令确实有用,最起码幸存下来的岸防炮会对大明南海舰队造成巨大的威胁和伤亡。因为岸防炮的口径和倍径都足够凶残,火力也足够凶残,只要有一发炮弹落到战舰的身上,都是一个巨大的窟窿。起码郑芝龙现在的判断就是佛朗机蛮子们肯定有岸防炮,而且会对舰队造成巨大威胁——哪怕自己手下全都是新式福船,也不敢说能硬抗岸防炮而无伤。但是郑芝龙有一点是预估错误的。郑芝龙把西班牙的岸防炮和大明的岸防炮放在了一起比较才得出了岸防炮可怕的结论,所以才会不停的火力覆盖。但是实际上的情况却是大明的岸防炮在崇祯皇帝登基的这十年里,几乎两三年就会更新换代一次,从最开始的不如佛朗机炮,到现在能指着佛朗机大炮大声嘲笑对方战五渣,威力自然不可同日而语。至于不停的火力覆盖所打出去的炮弹和补给问题,郑芝龙倒是不怎么担心,毕竟整个舰队之中除了二十四艘主战型的战舰之外,还有八艘福船上面装的全是满满的弹药。只要不是这二十四艘战舰全部一次性的把库存弹药给打光,那么就可以实现轮换补给,轮换开火,以达到无间隙火力覆盖的效果。所以桑切斯原本应该很有可能成功并给予南海舰队重创的命令,最后的结果只是把负责岸防的西班牙军队坑了。因为岸防炮为了保证火力,体积和重量都是在那儿明摆着的,想要移动是很困难的事儿,而且还有一部分为了牢固,干脆是固定式无法移动的。终于,一发从福船上射出的炮弹带着尖锐的呼啸声吻上了一枚西班牙岸防炮的炮弹。东西方两个强国的炮弹亲吻在一起,就如果干柴遇上了烈火,野鸡碰到了流氓。随着轰的一声巨响之后便是冲天的火光,然后是附近炮弹的殉爆声和火光。“呸”的一声吐出了嘴里的泥沙,晃了晃因为炮弹爆炸后引起的巨大震动而撞在墙上,到现在还有些发懵的脑袋,迭戈·贝拉斯克斯有些恼怒的喊道:“告诉总督大人,我们要求撤退!这不是坚守,这是送死!”但是周围根本就没有人响应贝拉斯克斯的命令,大怒之下,贝拉斯克斯再一次大声重复了自己的命令。然而回应他的只有明军舰队好像永无止境的火力倾泻带来的尖锐呼啸声和爆炸声。再一次晃了晃脑袋,贝拉斯克斯才发现周围的情况很不对劲。只有自己是坐起来的姿势,其他人根本就没有一点儿的反应,好像都死光了一样。贝拉斯克斯的脑袋依旧有些发懵,但是长久以来在战场上面养成的习惯还是让他伸手扒了起来,万一有活的呢?多一个人就多一份力量这句话,很多时候都是通用的,不论东方还是西方,明白这个道理的人很多,贝拉斯克斯就是其中一个。不断的扒,不断的挖,哪怕是挖到手指快要出血,贝拉斯克斯也没能挖出几个人来。就算挖出来的那五个,基本上也都被巨大的爆炸声给震成了傻子。颓然的瘫坐在地上,贝拉斯克斯连平日里最为注重的形象也不在意了。从来就没有这么憋屈过,还没有见到敌人的影子,自己这一方的兵力就已经完全的垮掉。哪怕是那些荷兰佬们闹独立的时候,西班牙虽然遭遇了失败,却也没像今天这样儿。这已经不是失败能形容的了,确切的说法应该是撒旦的力量降临了人间——这应该是上帝才能阻挡的毁灭,而不是西班牙的军人们所能做到的。眼下这种情况,还有什么必要再去跟总督大人提什么撤离不撤离么?整个岸防阵地活下来的估计就只剩下了这么几个人,除了自己还有几个白痴,防谁?脸上挤出了一丝比哭还要难看的笑容,贝拉斯克斯从身上翻出来一支手铳。这支从荷兰人那里买来的手铳当真是好东西,虽然发射方式比较原始,还需要点燃火绳才行,但是近距离已经足够杀死一个人了。自己一直都很第529章他们的炮弹,快不够用了吧?
喝着小酒听着曲儿,看着窗外淋淋洒洒的雪花,这是一种意境,远不是去什么怡红院倚翠楼能比的。毕竟是文人么。再一次共饮了几杯之后,崇祯皇帝才向李承彦等人告辞而去。只是等崇祯皇帝的身影彻底从醉仙楼这里消失,醉仙楼的一楼大堂和二楼的座位上又有许多人才选择离开之后,李承彦才慢慢的端起酒杯道:“二位,共饮!”孙希元好奇的道:“李兄怎么这番模样?”不怪孙希元好奇,现在的李承彦根本就看不出来刚刚还在这里指点江山,反而是一头冷汗的模样,看起来有些吓人。李承彦道:“刚才那位李信李公子,你们真当他是一个普通的公子哥儿不成?我纵横家是成是败,这几日便可知分晓。”周洪昌疑惑的道:“莫非还有什么了不得的来头?”李承彦摇头道:“总之是贵不可言,两位兄弟也不要再问,问了我也不会说。”李承彦觉得自己没有那个胆子去研究这位李岩李公子的身份。之前崇祯皇帝在南京城里骂死老童生的时候,李邦彦恰好就在旁边看到了整个过程。这位骂死了人的李公子大摇大摆的跑到酒楼喝酒,想要插手的应天府捕头被这家醉仙楼的掌柜的给劝走的时候,李承彦正好也看到了一些。这样儿的大人物,哪怕是魏国公府都不曾有过,李承彦自然是有意结交一番的。但是禀着安全第一,少惹祸上身的要求,李承彦还是派人打探了一些这位李公子的消息。只是任凭自己怎么派人察探却也查不到这位李公子的根脚,仿佛凭空在金陵城中出现,又凭空消失了一般,而所有的线索都明确指向了河南那边一个不起眼的官宦家庭。问题就在于,这些线索都太过于明确,这就很不正常了——就好像是有人故意把这些线索给摆在那里等人去查探一样。再想想后来崇祯皇帝一离开南京城之后就再没了这位李公子的消息,这位李信李公子的身份就有些呼之欲出了。也正是因为如此,在崇祯皇帝到了醉仙楼之后,一直暗暗记在心中的李承彦才有意说出了那番话,以期望能够得到这位李公子的注意。而后来崇祯皇帝对于不许诸生建言的禁令视若无物,则是让李承彦更加的肯定了自己心中的猜测——敢拿崇祯皇帝的旨意不成回事儿的人不是没有,但是那些都已经成了冢中枯骨了。话里话外的拍了几记皇帝马屁的李承彦觉得自己应该豪赌一场。赢了,自然没什么好说的,什么升职加薪出任首辅都不是没可能的事儿。输了,可就存在两种可能了。一种是这位李岩李公子的身份不是自己想象中的那位,这种情况其实还算是好的,起码自己的学识能得到这位公子的赏识,不怕传不到上面去。另一种则是自己说的这些并没有得到这位李公子的认可,刚才的一番话只是和自己打哈哈。这样儿一来,自己以后的仕途基本上也就完了。但是这场赌却完全值得,哪怕是赌的有点儿大,后背都被冷汗湿透还得恍若无事的谈笑风生。出了酒楼的崇祯皇帝打算继续在街上逛,只是对着王承恩吩咐道:“查一下方才那个李承彦还有另外两人,回头告诉朕。”王承恩低声应了后,崇祯皇帝继续在街上闲逛。这他娘的不正常,朕出宫浪一波而已,居然能碰到纵横家的学子?不过这倒也是正常,毕竟醉仙楼身为南京城中有数的大酒楼,能去喝酒的学子必然也是有几分本事的。问题在于这李承彦居然真有些知无不言又言无不尽的意思。这才是问题之所在。哪怕这是一个看脸的世界,哪怕自己长得比较帅,也不可能达到男女通杀的地步吧?而且还让人能冒着被锦衣卫盯上的风险掏心掏肺的说这么多话?崇祯皇帝自认为还没有帅到崇祯宝钞那么人见人爱的地步。说到崇祯宝钞,崇祯皇帝又想起来刚才自己貌似还没有结帐?蹭了别人一顿饭?想了想,崇祯皇帝也就没有放在心上,反而往聚宝山的方向逛了过去。聚宝山可是个好地方啊,万一要是让自己发现了哒哒哒冒蓝火的神器呢?崇祯皇帝跑路之后,李承彦会了账,便与孙希元和周洪昌告辞往家去了。但是接下来的几天都很平静,平静到有些诡异。自己想象中的有人找上门来宣旨或者说有人找上门来延请自己的事情并没有发生,日子还是一如继往的过着。连孙希元和周洪昌也是嘲笑了一番李承彦,觉得这货完全就是白日做梦,妄想一步登天想的疯了。但是在离着李承彦家不远的地方,一袭夜行衣的关步放下了手中的望远镜,打了个哈欠道:“应该是没什么事儿了,这家伙完全就是走狗屎运,或者说他脑子够灵活。”朱刚点头道:“他家族中亲眷呢?尤其是妻族那边如何?”关步道:“都查过了。他妻子家里也没什么异常,不算什么大富大贵的人家,倒也算是诗书传家,跟他李家一样。至于他族中的关系么,倒是有些仗势欺人的破事儿,但是强占土地和强抢民女什么的事儿倒是没有,还算是不错吧。”朱刚点头道:“那就好,既然没问题,咱们便如实回报陛下。”崇祯皇帝对于李承彦确实很感兴趣。这家伙的水平比之后世外交部黑话连篇的那些大佬们如何不好说,但是这股不要脸皮也要占好处的劲头实在是太合崇祯皇帝的胃口了。起码朝堂上面也只有一个施凤来是这般模样,连堂堂的首辅温体仁都做不到完全的不要面皮。这种人只要放对地方用的好了,那绝对是一个合格的外交官。尤其是背靠着大明给他撑腰,他能讹诈荷兰人多少好东西出来还真是令人期待。是时候见一见这个胆大包天的家伙了——敢暗自揣摩自己的身份然后投己所好,这份胆子绝对不小。当李承彦自己都开始隐隐约约的怀疑是不是自己想多了时,终于有人找上门来了。看着眼前这些锦衣卫,李承彦就知道自己果然没有想多,自己的猜测是正确的,起码这一次,稳了。再一次见到了李信李公子,或者说崇祯皇帝之后,李承彦第一件事就是赶忙跪倒在地请罪:“学生不识陛下天颜,御前失仪,祈望陛下开恩!”崇祯皇帝笑道:“起来吧,前几日指点江山的豪气哪儿去了?说说看,倘若以你为使,则荷兰之事当如何?”李承彦先是谢了恩,起身后才正色道:“启奏陛下,学生今日之言一如往日,当先割其地,再灭其国。”崇祯皇帝道:“倘若朕想要毕其功于一役呢?”李承彦道:“陛下三思,纵然我大明卫所士卒能够纵横于天下,东海舰队与南海舰队无敌于海上,却也无法一次投送数十万士卒到荷兰之地。而荷兰距我大明千万里之遥,不可不慎!”崇祯皇帝呵呵笑了笑,这才接着道:“既然如此,那便罢了。朕赐你同进士出身,先去鸿胪寺行走吧,出使荷兰之事,便由你来主持。”李承彦心中只是略微纠结一番,便谢恩道:“臣,遵旨。”正儿八经的进士出身和被皇帝赐下来的同进士出身,在士林里面的名声可是完全不一样的。但是现在如果纠结这个问题,万一错过了出使荷兰之事,再想赶上下一次的机会可就很难了。很多时候,机会只有那么一次,而且是一闪而逝,抓不住,可就只能徒呼奈何了。对于李承彦的知情识趣,崇祯皇帝显然也很是满意,挥挥手便命李承彦退下了。荷兰的事儿还真就像是李承彦说的那样儿,打到他们疼,然后割块地过来,弄个海外军事基地才是真的。至于真的通过两支海军舰队投送个十万二十万的陆军过去把荷兰彻底从地图上抹去,明显就有些不现实了。很简单,福船不够用。现在的福船虽然经过这近十年间的改进,比之永乐年间的福船还要牛逼一些。如果仅仅是靠两支舰队要投送十万大军过去,咬咬牙还是能办到的,但是实际上,远不是光把十万大军投送过去那么简单。就算是不考虑这十万大军一路上的吃喝问题,也得考虑到了荷兰之后的作战问题吧?补给?弹药?大炮?尤其是大炮,那破玩意占的地方可不小,而荷兰人手里也有大炮,如果这十万大军不装备上大炮就去硬怼,结果很可能是被怼。但是在没有东风快递,连火箭炮都没有的年代,别说快递核平了,能做到大炮洗地就已经是大明皇家学院的大佬们牛逼了。实际上,大明皇家学院的大佬们,尤其是以墨铧为首的大佬们也在大眼瞪小眼。墨铧认为金尼阁一个蛮子有些学问不容易,正是应该好生学习的时候,干脆把九章算术扔给了金尼阁。然后金尼阁就被墨铧扔过来的九章算术折磨的欲仙欲死。出于对等原则,金尼阁也挑了一道难题交给了墨铧——用没有刻度的直尺和圆规将任意一个角三等分;已知任意一个圆,画一个面积和它相等的正方形;已知任意一个立方体,画另一个体积是它2倍的立方体。然后两伙人就开始大眼瞪小眼了。金尼阁既搞不定三大几何难题,也搞不定九章算术。至于墨铧,九章算术里面的大部分难题都能搞定,却同样搞不定三大几何难题。尤其是看着眼前一堆堆的纸张上面写的鬼画符一般的东西,除了几个歪七八扭的汉字还能看的明白以外,剩下的是些什么玩意,根本就搞不懂。蛋疼无比的墨铧死死的盯着比自己也小不了多少的金尼阁,瞪着眼睛道:“这上面到底是些什么玩意?莫非还要找些牛鼻子过来解释一番不成?”在大明已经待了许多年,基本上已经变成一个大明通的金尼阁当然知道牛鼻子是什么意思,不就是那些道士么。但是这些文字他就是这么个玩意,你再怎么弄他也没办法变成汉字啊。就算是变成了汉字,那也是音译过来的,到时候好几个字代表一个符号,还能搞的明白?无奈之下,金尼阁也只得开口道:“要不然怎么办?每一个符号都有它特定的含义,替换一个,这后面的几千本书里面的就需要全部进行替换,短时间内根本就不可能完成?”墨铧也清楚金尼阁说的是事实,但是看着这些歪七扭八的符号也实在是太令人头疼了——还不如看道士们的符箓呢!想了半天之后,也没想出来个好办法的墨铧问道:“若是简化一些呢?好歹方便书写不是?再不济也不要这些歪七扭八的鬼画符?”金尼阁道:“替换呢?所有的全部替换掉,需要的人手和时间可是很多的?”墨铧斟酌着道:“若说人手么,倒是不缺,随便从哪儿都能弄来些识字的,替换不是什么太大的问题。唯有时间令人头疼了些。”超乎于墨铧的预料,原本以为七千本书翻译起来应该会很快——哪怕是崇祯皇帝都是这么认为的。毕竟来大明传教的传教士就没有几个是不懂汉字汉字的,就算是不懂,这么多年传教下来,也总是学会了一些。但是实际上的情况跟预料之中的恰恰相反,除了金尼阁带来的这七千本书之外,锦衣卫还在通过各种路子不断的往皇家学院里面送书。本着新书里面新技术的原则,新书的翻译往往是优先的,金尼疼所带的七千本则是慢慢的在翻译。然后问题就来了。新书里面不涉及到那些鬼画符的还好,一旦涉及到鬼画符,就足够让人头疼了。最坑人的就是那些个鬼画符用毛笔画起来很费劲,一不小心就会废掉整张的纸。然后就是接着吵——墨铧要求把那些鬼画符的玩意替换本来就已经让金尼阁不爽,结果为了什么符号代表什么含义又是一通好吵。不过也不是没有好消息,最起码墨铧等人对于阿拉伯数字是接受的,而且保持肯定的态度。第536章火炮准备!十月寒衣至,大雪漫白头。每年到了寒衣节的时候,南京总是会下上一场倾城的大雪,把整个南京城都给染成白色。过了寒衣节之后就更不用说了,小冰河时期的冬天下大雪实在是再正常不过,不下雪才是怪事儿。崇祯皇帝跑出宫去浪的时候,正是扬扬洒洒下着小雪的时候,路上的行人都不是很多,不少人已经满头尽白,连身上也是披着一层雪花,道路两旁栽种的老树上面也是裹了银白的一层,偶尔几片还没有飘落的枯叶随着微风摇曳,告诉人们这已经是冬天了。但是像这种小雪和不算太大的风并不能影响小商贩们出来赚那几文钱的银子养家,各种叫卖声在街上此起彼伏,倒是赶跑了一些冬天的萧瑟。像醉仙楼、怡红院这种高大上的地方,则是不存在什么冬天不冬天的问题,哪怕是外面已经飘着鹅毛大雪,也不会对客人们造成什么影响。当然,好的享受需要好的银子来支撑,没有银子的话还是趁早滚蛋为上,免得被人丢出去。鲁迅曾经说过,再穷不能穷后宫,再苦不能苦皇帝。身为堂堂的大明皇帝,自然不存在有没有银子这种搞笑的问题,就算自己身上没带,王承恩那个狗奴才身上也肯定没少带崇祯宝钞。但是去怡红院这种地方是不可能去的,再怎么高大上,再怎么卖艺不卖身,或者说再怎么****也是不可能去的。质量比起后宫来不知道差多远,也就螨清那些饥不择食的色中饿鬼才下得去口。风月场所排除掉之后,剩下的唯一选项也就是醉仙楼这种高大上的酒楼了。而且选择酒楼的好处多多。既不用在街上体验挨冻的滋味,顺便还能在酒楼上面听着大量的读书人吹牛逼。没错,这个时节有心情在酒楼吹牛逼的基本上都是一些读书人,至于那些个商人,多半都是没什么心情出来浪的。跟后世苦逼的学生狗不同,大明朝的学生狗们可是有钱的很——哪怕是个秀才,混个衣食无忧都没有问题,更何况是举人进士一类的。不出崇祯皇帝所料,刚刚登上醉仙楼二楼,就听到了一片嗡嗡声,其中不乏一些人在讨论吕宋和大琉球的问题。挑了个靠窗位置坐下来的崇祯皇帝也不以为意,反而自顾的招呼了小二点了酒菜,然后就静静的听着这些个书生们大吹牛逼,指点江山。吹牛逼好啊,有心情吹牛逼就没心情考虑别的,只要不上书谏言,也别想着什么抗税冲击衙门,随便怎么吹牛逼都没问题。崇祯皇帝正胡思乱想间,几个果碟和一壶温酒就已经先端了上来,其他的菜倒还需要等上一会儿。外面的雪渐渐的大了,酒楼中的火盆也烧的越发的旺,裹着厚厚的裘衣,倒也不觉得冷。但是那些个书生们看起来就有些死鸭子嘴硬的意思了——冷是肯定会冷的,但是不说,硬抗。心中正暗笑,崇祯皇帝就听到邻桌上有个书生神秘兮兮的道:“前些日子传过来的消息听说了么,濠镜澳那边几千个蛮子,说杀就全给杀了,血流成河啊。”另一个书生不以为意的道:“还濠镜澳呢,都改称澳门了,濠镜澳已经是旧称了。李兄这消息可不够及时啊。”李姓书生道:“改称之事早就知道了,方才我说的是那几千个蛮子的事儿,那符指挥使可是真够狠的啊?”旁边的书生呷了一口酒之后才道:“你们这都什么消息啊。没听说么,大琉球的蛮子们也被杀光了,一个都没留下。”李姓书生道:“不知二太先生是如何想的,全都杀光了,如何献俘太庙?莫非再随便抓几个充数么?”坐在李姓书生对面的人却笑道:“那蛮子总得有蛮子窝才是,二太先生率兵追击蛮子,不可能全都杀光。”李姓书生摇头道:“孙兄之言太过乐观了。那蛮子们有蛮子窝是必然的,但是要说追杀到蛮子窝么,却也不见得。”孙姓书生好奇的道:“愿闻其详?”李姓书生笑道:“距离!那荷南佛朗机国离我大明何止万里之遥,单只凭福船去攻打佛朗机国,打肯定是能打,但是这损失也不见得会小。先不说这海上的风浪如何,单凭是运兵过去就是一个很大的问题,毕竟是远征他国,不同于大琉球和吕宋属于在家门口做战。就算一次运过去几万士卒又能如何?占据一个地方,然后再往返运兵?这个时间可不是按天计算的,而是按月算的。”听到这话,刚刚喝了一口酒的崇祯皇帝暗自点了点头,看起来这些读书人一旦把脑子用在正事儿上还是很好用的。放下酒杯,向着对面的几个书生拱了拱手之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“诸位兄台,小可李信,不知可否请诸位兄台共饮一杯?”李姓书生也没客气,两桌并成一桌便坐到了一起。一番流程化的互相介绍吹捧过后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“方才听李兄说到远征佛朗机之事,心中难免有些不解,还望李兄能够解疑?”李承彦笑道:“五百年前是一家,有何不解之处,李公子尽管问便是,小可知无不言,言无不尽。”崇祯皇帝道:“好!等的就是李兄这句话了。方才听李兄说运兵之事是个大问题,小可左思右想也没有什么好的解决办法,不知李兄可有教我?”李承彦道:“这又有何难?那荷南佛朗机虽距我大明万里之遥,可也是一个国家,一如之前的琉球国。”崇祯皇帝还没有把琉球国跟荷兰国中间的关系捋明白,就听李承彦接着道:“我大明可租借琉球的奄美诸岛,自然也可租借那荷南佛朗机的地方以为舰队基地。但是又有谁能规定我舰队基地里面不能驻扎卫所士卒了?待基地兵多将广之后,区区荷南佛朗机小国,自可一鼓而下。”崇祯皇帝敬了李承彦一杯后才拍手道:“好!李兄的想法可谓是一个新的思路,倒是颇有些参考价值。”李承彦笑着摆手道:“过奖了,过奖了。只是这其中还有一个问题存在,若是不解决,依旧不太好办。”崇祯皇帝道:“愿闻其详?”李承彦道:“何来苏、张?”崇祯皇帝闻言也是一愣。苏、张这两个字代表了什么,如今已经不能算是不学无术的程序猿皇帝自然也是知道的。苏秦在赵国提出合纵六国以抗秦的战略思想,并最终组建合纵联盟,任“从约长”,兼佩六国相印,使秦十五年不敢出函谷关。张仪游说入秦,两度为秦相,后来出使游说各诸侯国以“横”破“纵”,使各国纷纷由合纵抗秦转变为连横亲秦。这两个纵横家的大牛自然是牛逼的,靠着一张嘴就搅动天下风云,比之后世那些黑话连篇的外交官们也是只强不弱。但是问题在于,这样儿的大牛,眼下的大明国没有。当然,也不能说是没有,起码施凤来这个转头去研究公羊学说的家伙肯定是能够胜任外交官这个伟大职业的。但是施凤来的年纪在那儿摆着呢,再弄出去当外交官,哪怕是已经没有多少良心的崇祯皇帝也有些于心不忍。但是转念一想,崇祯皇帝就把目光投向了李承彦。再次端起酒杯劝李承彦等三人饮了之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“若李兄为使,出使荷兰,该当如何?”李承彦一愣:“荷兰?”崇祯皇帝笑道:“昨儿个传来的消息,陛下因为荷南佛朗机妄称荷南而大发雷霆,令更名为荷兰。”李承彦点了点头道:“这倒也是应有之意。陛下雄视天下,自然不会容许那些番邦蛮夷妄称中华地名。”不知不觉中被拍了一记马屁的崇祯皇帝自然是心中大爽,笑道:“李兄还没回答小可的问题呢?”李承彦摇头道:“说不得,说不得。陛下有旨意,凡军民利病,独不许诸生建言。”崇祯皇帝不以为意的道:“何来建言之说?今日不过是我等在些小酌,自然与陛下旨意无碍。”李承彦闻言,倒也不再矫情,反而直接开口问道:“那李公子可知苏、张二人为何鼓动唇舌便可搅动天下风云?单靠三寸不烂之舌么?”见崇祯皇帝一副虚心求教的样子,李承彦心中也是大爽,也不再关子,而是接着道:“苏秦佩六国相印以抗秦,乃是因为秦强而六国弱;张仪连横破纵,同样是因为秦强而六国弱。倘若秦国不强,与六国相同,则苏、张皆无用武之地,倒是孙、庞有了大展身手之机。方今形式,其实与之相差不远。陛下圣明,德被苍生而又虎视天下,远迈秦皇汉武,我大明自可比之为秦,我大明之外便可比之于六国。当今大明需要的不是苏秦,而是张仪,或者说王玄策。有大明的水师舰队在身后,那荷兰蛮子若是从了,便是割地于我,所割之地,便为我大明水师舰队基地,增兵于彼,兵足则灭荷兰。若荷兰蛮子不从,我大明自然可以就近联络其他受荷兰欺压的蛮子,以割荷兰之地的好处支持其灭荷兰,好处同样少不了我大明。至于灭了荷兰的蛮子,本身就是因为我大明的支持,自然可供我大明驱使,旦有二心,我大明水师基地已成,灭之可也。”一番话说完,李承彦这才端起酒杯饮了一口,笑眯眯的道:“李公子以为如何?”崇祯皇帝拍手道:“不错,李兄所言极是。莫非李兄所学乃是纵横之术?”李承彦道:“不错。当今天子鼓励百家学说,除不许诸生建言以外,余者不禁,倒是让李某看到了纵横术的用处。正所谓学成文武艺,货与帝王家,李某正打算开春之后往京师一行,参加今年的春闱。”崇祯皇帝笑了笑,端起酒杯道:“那就先祝李兄旗开得胜!我等共饮一杯!”小透明一般的孙希元和另一个到现在都没怎么说话的周洪昌闻言,便与李承彦一起端起酒杯道:“共饮!”崇祯皇帝却又突然间起起来一个问题,问道:“依李兄之见,那荷兰之地当如何治之?”李承彦斟酌着道:“若是归我大明直管,只怕与周边那些蛮子们摩擦会越发的多,会牵扯我大明的兵力与精力。依我之见,倒不如依开国塞王分封之例,坐视塞王与之争斗。只是可惜了,我大明千辛万苦打下的地方,却又要分封给塞王,未免不够尽善尽美。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“分封塞王又能如何?如何不够尽善尽美了?新明岛之地不是一般的封给了诸藩王么?”李承彦摇头道:“新明岛之地与荷兰之地如何相同?新明岛之地尽为我大明百姓迁移而去,一应制度与我大明无二,加上孤悬于海上,自然也翻不起什么浪花来。那荷兰之地则不同,哪怕是我大明迁民实之,又如何保证其他的蛮子不会前往?再加上分封过去的塞王必然会与周边的蛮子争斗,早期因为要依靠我大明的支持自然是无碍,可是当塞王实力增强之后呢?宁王之鉴不远,不可不慎。”崇祯皇帝依旧是不以为意的道:“尚有推恩令在,又何必担忧?”李承彦依旧摇头不已:“推恩令可用之于新明岛,却不可用之于荷兰之地,否则周边的蛮子未平,荷兰国却又四分五裂,最后伤的是我大明百姓,必然为陛下所不喜。”虽然已经与朝堂和军府讨论过这个问题,心里也大概有些把握,可是崇祯皇帝依然想要听听李承彦的看法:“那依李兄之见呢?”李承彦道:“李某也没有什么太好的办法,只能说是走一步看一步。除非我大明的战舰能够比现在更快,更强,足够压制分封到荷兰的塞王才行。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“这又有何难?福船虽强,可是我大明的皇家学院不也是一直在改进之中么?依之见,军府那边必然不会同意给塞王们最新最强的舰队,而是只会给他们一些不弱于蛮子的战舰。”第535章三道难题祸水东引的目的没有达到,栽赃荷兰人没有成功,反而被大明的那些个海盗给堵上门来,桑切斯想要砍人的心思都有了。把所有的过程都仔细的想了一遍,桑切斯也没发现到底是哪里出的问题——旗帜是荷兰的,战舰也是荷兰那边出品的三桅帆船,士卒们的装扮都是完完全全的荷兰人打扮,连撤出战场的那几艘船逃窜的方向也是巴达维亚。在这种情况下为什么会被那些该死的大明海盗找到破绽并且堵上门来?虽然很头疼这些大明的海盗,但要是说桑切斯因此而怕了,那倒也不见得。说白了,吕宋现今一切的准备都是为了大明的正规军,所以从人员到武器装备,都是足足的,想要弄死这些个海盗虽然会麻烦了一点,但是却不存在怕的问题。至于说这些个海盗堵上门来,也无所谓。武器装备和人员都充足,海盗们并没有直接闯进港口的胆子,更不要说是登岸了。至于补给什么的,背靠着吕宋,还用担心补给的问题?反倒是这些个海盗,他们才应该担心补给的问题——海上吃食倒是好说,鱼这种东西几乎是无尽的,但是水才是最大的问题。没有足够的水,等死吧!李吖子等人显然不是很关心这个问题。缺水的问题对于远航的舰队来说确实是个很要命的问题,但是对于这伙儿大明海盗来说,还真不是什么太大的问题。最近的取水地点就有满者伯夷和爪哇,大不了派两艘船来回运水也就是了,甚至于连兵员都可以就近从爪哇那里征召足够多的大明百姓——敢出海来爪哇混的百姓肯定不会是什么太过于老实巴交的,通常胆子都大一些。最大的问题只是这些百姓们没有经过严格的训练,操刀子砍人这种事情还是为难他们了。如果换成火铳的话,训练一段时间就行,刀剑则需要的时间更长一些。还有就是郑芝龙的舰队肯定在赶回来的路上——崇祯皇帝是个什么性子,这些海盗们心里也是清楚,这种吃了亏不报复回去的可能性基本上为零。但是李吖子等海盗也实在是没有想到郑芝龙会这么给力,一次性的拖来了五艘佛朗机战舰。虽然有一艘是给皇帝的,所以轮不到他们,但是四艘战舰加上他们自己弄到手的三艘佛朗机战舰,这就是足足七艘。足够凑成一个完整的舰队了。更可怕的是郑芝龙转述了崇祯皇帝的旨意,把大明卫所之中淘汰下来的火铳装备给了海盗们。要知道,这些火铳最早的也不过是崇祯元年所制,最近的则是崇祯六年所制,因为射程和精度的问题已经从大明卫所中开始淘汰,但是对上那些个蛮子们所用的火铳可是一点儿都不落后。这是个好消息,可以说是目前为止最好的消息了,因为这些火铳在以前是拿着银子去买都没地方买的好东西。如今不光发给了自己这些海盗,连已经住在了爪哇的大明百姓们也人手一支火铳并配发了相应的弹丸——只要凭大明的户籍证明就可以在配发的弹丸用光了之后再去官府购买。当然,这些个海盗跟爪哇百姓们用的火铳基本上一样,但是海盗们并不需要像百姓一样在弹丸打光了之后要去官府说明用处,只需要再找郑芝龙去购买就可以了。这也是崇祯皇帝的一次尝试。之前在新明岛上,崇祯皇帝已经开始了一个尝试——放开刀剑的管制,任凭百姓自己购买刀剑,只要不涉及弓弩和盔甲之类的大杀器,剩下的就都可以买。其实大明本土也差不多,以前是只有那些个有功名在身的士子才能佩剑,现在则是有大明户籍的百姓就可以弄把刀剑玩玩。就连辽东也是一样,收缴并销毁民间私藏的火铳,但是刀剑仍然不禁,随百姓们第528章来大买卖了!
祸水东引的目的没有达到,栽赃荷兰人没有成功,反而被大明的那些个海盗给堵上门来,桑切斯想要砍人的心思都有了。把所有的过程都仔细的想了一遍,桑切斯也没发现到底是哪里出的问题——旗帜是荷兰的,战舰也是荷兰那边出品的三桅帆船,士卒们的装扮都是完完全全的荷兰人打扮,连撤出战场的那几艘船逃窜的方向也是巴达维亚。在这种情况下为什么会被那些该死的大明海盗找到破绽并且堵上门来?虽然很头疼这些大明的海盗,但要是说桑切斯因此而怕了,那倒也不见得。说白了,吕宋现今一切的准备都是为了大明的正规军,所以从人员到武器装备,都是足足的,想要弄死这些个海盗虽然会麻烦了一点,但是却不存在怕的问题。至于说这些个海盗堵上门来,也无所谓。武器装备和人员都充足,海盗们并没有直接闯进港口的胆子,更不要说是登岸了。至于补给什么的,背靠着吕宋,还用担心补给的问题?反倒是这些个海盗,他们才应该担心补给的问题——海上吃食倒是好说,鱼这种东西几乎是无尽的,但是水才是最大的问题。没有足够的水,等死吧!李吖子等人显然不是很关心这个问题。缺水的问题对于远航的舰队来说确实是个很要命的问题,但是对于这伙儿大明海盗来说,还真不是什么太大的问题。最近的取水地点就有满者伯夷和爪哇,大不了派两艘船来回运水也就是了,甚至于连兵员都可以就近从爪哇那里征召足够多的大明百姓——敢出海来爪哇混的百姓肯定不会是什么太过于老实巴交的,通常胆子都大一些。最大的问题只是这些百姓们没有经过严格的训练,操刀子砍人这种事情还是为难他们了。如果换成火铳的话,训练一段时间就行,刀剑则需要的时间更长一些。还有就是郑芝龙的舰队肯定在赶回来的路上——崇祯皇帝是个什么性子,这些海盗们心里也是清楚,这种吃了亏不报复回去的可能性基本上为零。但是李吖子等海盗也实在是没有想到郑芝龙会这么给力,一次性的拖来了五艘佛朗机战舰。虽然有一艘是给皇帝的,所以轮不到他们,但是四艘战舰加上他们自己弄到手的三艘佛朗机战舰,这就是足足七艘。足够凑成一个完整的舰队了。更可怕的是郑芝龙转述了崇祯皇帝的旨意,把大明卫所之中淘汰下来的火铳装备给了海盗们。要知道,这些火铳最早的也不过是崇祯元年所制,最近的则是崇祯六年所制,因为射程和精度的问题已经从大明卫所中开始淘汰,但是对上那些个蛮子们所用的火铳可是一点儿都不落后。这是个好消息,可以说是目前为止最好的消息了,因为这些火铳在以前是拿着银子去买都没地方买的好东西。如今不光发给了自己这些海盗,连已经住在了爪哇的大明百姓们也人手一支火铳并配发了相应的弹丸——只要凭大明的户籍证明就可以在配发的弹丸用光了之后再去官府购买。当然,这些个海盗跟爪哇百姓们用的火铳基本上一样,但是海盗们并不需要像百姓一样在弹丸打光了之后要去官府说明用处,只需要再找郑芝龙去购买就可以了。这也是崇祯皇帝的一次尝试。之前在新明岛上,崇祯皇帝已经开始了一个尝试——放开刀剑的管制,任凭百姓自己购买刀剑,只要不涉及弓弩和盔甲之类的大杀器,剩下的就都可以买。其实大明本土也差不多,以前是只有那些个有功名在身的士子才能佩剑,现在则是有大明户籍的百姓就可以弄把刀剑玩玩。就连辽东也是一样,收缴并销毁民间私藏的火铳,但是刀剑仍然不禁,随百姓们第528章来大买卖了!十月寒衣至,大雪漫白头。每年到了寒衣节的时候,南京总是会下上一场倾城的大雪,把整个南京城都给染成白色。过了寒衣节之后就更不用说了,小冰河时期的冬天下大雪实在是再正常不过,不下雪才是怪事儿。崇祯皇帝跑出宫去浪的时候,正是扬扬洒洒下着小雪的时候,路上的行人都不是很多,不少人已经满头尽白,连身上也是披着一层雪花,道路两旁栽种的老树上面也是裹了银白的一层,偶尔几片还没有飘落的枯叶随着微风摇曳,告诉人们这已经是冬天了。但是像这种小雪和不算太大的风并不能影响小商贩们出来赚那几文钱的银子养家,各种叫卖声在街上此起彼伏,倒是赶跑了一些冬天的萧瑟。像醉仙楼、怡红院这种高大上的地方,则是不存在什么冬天不冬天的问题,哪怕是外面已经飘着鹅毛大雪,也不会对客人们造成什么影响。当然,好的享受需要好的银子来支撑,没有银子的话还是趁早滚蛋为上,免得被人丢出去。鲁迅曾经说过,再穷不能穷后宫,再苦不能苦皇帝。身为堂堂的大明皇帝,自然不存在有没有银子这种搞笑的问题,就算自己身上没带,王承恩那个狗奴才身上也肯定没少带崇祯宝钞。但是去怡红院这种地方是不可能去的,再怎么高大上,再怎么卖艺不卖身,或者说再怎么****也是不可能去的。质量比起后宫来不知道差多远,也就螨清那些饥不择食的色中饿鬼才下得去口。风月场所排除掉之后,剩下的唯一选项也就是醉仙楼这种高大上的酒楼了。而且选择酒楼的好处多多。既不用在街上体验挨冻的滋味,顺便还能在酒楼上面听着大量的读书人吹牛逼。没错,这个时节有心情在酒楼吹牛逼的基本上都是一些读书人,至于那些个商人,多半都是没什么心情出来浪的。跟后世苦逼的学生狗不同,大明朝的学生狗们可是有钱的很——哪怕是个秀才,混个衣食无忧都没有问题,更何况是举人进士一类的。不出崇祯皇帝所料,刚刚登上醉仙楼二楼,就听到了一片嗡嗡声,其中不乏一些人在讨论吕宋和大琉球的问题。挑了个靠窗位置坐下来的崇祯皇帝也不以为意,反而自顾的招呼了小二点了酒菜,然后就静静的听着这些个书生们大吹牛逼,指点江山。吹牛逼好啊,有心情吹牛逼就没心情考虑别的,只要不上书谏言,也别想着什么抗税冲击衙门,随便怎么吹牛逼都没问题。崇祯皇帝正胡思乱想间,几个果碟和一壶温酒就已经先端了上来,其他的菜倒还需要等上一会儿。外面的雪渐渐的大了,酒楼中的火盆也烧的越发的旺,裹着厚厚的裘衣,倒也不觉得冷。但是那些个书生们看起来就有些死鸭子嘴硬的意思了——冷是肯定会冷的,但是不说,硬抗。心中正暗笑,崇祯皇帝就听到邻桌上有个书生神秘兮兮的道:“前些日子传过来的消息听说了么,濠镜澳那边几千个蛮子,说杀就全给杀了,血流成河啊。”另一个书生不以为意的道:“还濠镜澳呢,都改称澳门了,濠镜澳已经是旧称了。李兄这消息可不够及时啊。”李姓书生道:“改称之事早就知道了,方才我说的是那几千个蛮子的事儿,那符指挥使可是真够狠的啊?”旁边的书生呷了一口酒之后才道:“你们这都什么消息啊。没听说么,大琉球的蛮子们也被杀光了,一个都没留下。”李姓书生道:“不知二太先生是如何想的,全都杀光了,如何献俘太庙?莫非再随便抓几个充数么?”坐在李姓书生对面的人却笑道:“那蛮子总得有蛮子窝才是,二太先生率兵追击蛮子,不可能全都杀光。”李姓书生摇头道:“孙兄之言太过乐观了。那蛮子们有蛮子窝是必然的,但是要说追杀到蛮子窝么,却也不见得。”孙姓书生好奇的道:“愿闻其详?”李姓书生笑道:“距离!那荷南佛朗机国离我大明何止万里之遥,单只凭福船去攻打佛朗机国,打肯定是能打,但是这损失也不见得会小。先不说这海上的风浪如何,单凭是运兵过去就是一个很大的问题,毕竟是远征他国,不同于大琉球和吕宋属于在家门口做战。就算一次运过去几万士卒又能如何?占据一个地方,然后再往返运兵?这个时间可不是按天计算的,而是按月算的。”听到这话,刚刚喝了一口酒的崇祯皇帝暗自点了点头,看起来这些读书人一旦把脑子用在正事儿上还是很好用的。放下酒杯,向着对面的几个书生拱了拱手之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“诸位兄台,小可李信,不知可否请诸位兄台共饮一杯?”李姓书生也没客气,两桌并成一桌便坐到了一起。一番流程化的互相介绍吹捧过后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“方才听李兄说到远征佛朗机之事,心中难免有些不解,还望李兄能够解疑?”李承彦笑道:“五百年前是一家,有何不解之处,李公子尽管问便是,小可知无不言,言无不尽。”崇祯皇帝道:“好!等的就是李兄这句话了。方才听李兄说运兵之事是个大问题,小可左思右想也没有什么好的解决办法,不知李兄可有教我?”李承彦道:“这又有何难?那荷南佛朗机虽距我大明万里之遥,可也是一个国家,一如之前的琉球国。”崇祯皇帝还没有把琉球国跟荷兰国中间的关系捋明白,就听李承彦接着道:“我大明可租借琉球的奄美诸岛,自然也可租借那荷南佛朗机的地方以为舰队基地。但是又有谁能规定我舰队基地里面不能驻扎卫所士卒了?待基地兵多将广之后,区区荷南佛朗机小国,自可一鼓而下。”崇祯皇帝敬了李承彦一杯后才拍手道:“好!李兄的想法可谓是一个新的思路,倒是颇有些参考价值。”李承彦笑着摆手道:“过奖了,过奖了。只是这其中还有一个问题存在,若是不解决,依旧不太好办。”崇祯皇帝道:“愿闻其详?”李承彦道:“何来苏、张?”崇祯皇帝闻言也是一愣。苏、张这两个字代表了什么,如今已经不能算是不学无术的程序猿皇帝自然也是知道的。苏秦在赵国提出合纵六国以抗秦的战略思想,并最终组建合纵联盟,任“从约长”,兼佩六国相印,使秦十五年不敢出函谷关。张仪游说入秦,两度为秦相,后来出使游说各诸侯国以“横”破“纵”,使各国纷纷由合纵抗秦转变为连横亲秦。这两个纵横家的大牛自然是牛逼的,靠着一张嘴就搅动天下风云,比之后世那些黑话连篇的外交官们也是只强不弱。但是问题在于,这样儿的大牛,眼下的大明国没有。当然,也不能说是没有,起码施凤来这个转头去研究公羊学说的家伙肯定是能够胜任外交官这个伟大职业的。但是施凤来的年纪在那儿摆着呢,再弄出去当外交官,哪怕是已经没有多少良心的崇祯皇帝也有些于心不忍。但是转念一想,崇祯皇帝就把目光投向了李承彦。再次端起酒杯劝李承彦等三人饮了之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“若李兄为使,出使荷兰,该当如何?”李承彦一愣:“荷兰?”崇祯皇帝笑道:“昨儿个传来的消息,陛下因为荷南佛朗机妄称荷南而大发雷霆,令更名为荷兰。”李承彦点了点头道:“这倒也是应有之意。陛下雄视天下,自然不会容许那些番邦蛮夷妄称中华地名。”不知不觉中被拍了一记马屁的崇祯皇帝自然是心中大爽,笑道:“李兄还没回答小可的问题呢?”李承彦摇头道:“说不得,说不得。陛下有旨意,凡军民利病,独不许诸生建言。”崇祯皇帝不以为意的道:“何来建言之说?今日不过是我等在些小酌,自然与陛下旨意无碍。”李承彦闻言,倒也不再矫情,反而直接开口问道:“那李公子可知苏、张二人为何鼓动唇舌便可搅动天下风云?单靠三寸不烂之舌么?”见崇祯皇帝一副虚心求教的样子,李承彦心中也是大爽,也不再关子,而是接着道:“苏秦佩六国相印以抗秦,乃是因为秦强而六国弱;张仪连横破纵,同样是因为秦强而六国弱。倘若秦国不强,与六国相同,则苏、张皆无用武之地,倒是孙、庞有了大展身手之机。方今形式,其实与之相差不远。陛下圣明,德被苍生而又虎视天下,远迈秦皇汉武,我大明自可比之为秦,我大明之外便可比之于六国。当今大明需要的不是苏秦,而是张仪,或者说王玄策。有大明的水师舰队在身后,那荷兰蛮子若是从了,便是割地于我,所割之地,便为我大明水师舰队基地,增兵于彼,兵足则灭荷兰。若荷兰蛮子不从,我大明自然可以就近联络其他受荷兰欺压的蛮子,以割荷兰之地的好处支持其灭荷兰,好处同样少不了我大明。至于灭了荷兰的蛮子,本身就是因为我大明的支持,自然可供我大明驱使,旦有二心,我大明水师基地已成,灭之可也。”一番话说完,李承彦这才端起酒杯饮了一口,笑眯眯的道:“李公子以为如何?”崇祯皇帝拍手道:“不错,李兄所言极是。莫非李兄所学乃是纵横之术?”李承彦道:“不错。当今天子鼓励百家学说,除不许诸生建言以外,余者不禁,倒是让李某看到了纵横术的用处。正所谓学成文武艺,货与帝王家,李某正打算开春之后往京师一行,参加今年的春闱。”崇祯皇帝笑了笑,端起酒杯道:“那就先祝李兄旗开得胜!我等共饮一杯!”小透明一般的孙希元和另一个到现在都没怎么说话的周洪昌闻言,便与李承彦一起端起酒杯道:“共饮!”崇祯皇帝却又突然间起起来一个问题,问道:“依李兄之见,那荷兰之地当如何治之?”李承彦斟酌着道:“若是归我大明直管,只怕与周边那些蛮子们摩擦会越发的多,会牵扯我大明的兵力与精力。依我之见,倒不如依开国塞王分封之例,坐视塞王与之争斗。只是可惜了,我大明千辛万苦打下的地方,却又要分封给塞王,未免不够尽善尽美。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“分封塞王又能如何?如何不够尽善尽美了?新明岛之地不是一般的封给了诸藩王么?”李承彦摇头道:“新明岛之地与荷兰之地如何相同?新明岛之地尽为我大明百姓迁移而去,一应制度与我大明无二,加上孤悬于海上,自然也翻不起什么浪花来。那荷兰之地则不同,哪怕是我大明迁民实之,又如何保证其他的蛮子不会前往?再加上分封过去的塞王必然会与周边的蛮子争斗,早期因为要依靠我大明的支持自然是无碍,可是当塞王实力增强之后呢?宁王之鉴不远,不可不慎。”崇祯皇帝依旧是不以为意的道:“尚有推恩令在,又何必担忧?”李承彦依旧摇头不已:“推恩令可用之于新明岛,却不可用之于荷兰之地,否则周边的蛮子未平,荷兰国却又四分五裂,最后伤的是我大明百姓,必然为陛下所不喜。”虽然已经与朝堂和军府讨论过这个问题,心里也大概有些把握,可是崇祯皇帝依然想要听听李承彦的看法:“那依李兄之见呢?”李承彦道:“李某也没有什么太好的办法,只能说是走一步看一步。除非我大明的战舰能够比现在更快,更强,足够压制分封到荷兰的塞王才行。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“这又有何难?福船虽强,可是我大明的皇家学院不也是一直在改进之中么?依之见,军府那边必然不会同意给塞王们最新最强的舰队,而是只会给他们一些不弱于蛮子的战舰。”第535章三道难题阿库尼亚匆匆忙忙的出去传达了桑切斯的命令。此时西班牙的底层军官们素质确实很好,也当得起欧洲第一强军的称呼,不管是海军还是陆军都是如此。在收到桑切斯的命令后,哪怕明知道会伤亡剧大,甚至于今天很多人都会在无声无息间悄然死去,这些底层的军官依然执行了桑切斯的命令。如果郑芝龙舰队的弹药不是那么充足,如果郑芝龙没有下令每前进一里都要进行火力覆盖,桑切斯的命令确实有用,最起码幸存下来的岸防炮会对大明南海舰队造成巨大的威胁和伤亡。因为岸防炮的口径和倍径都足够凶残,火力也足够凶残,只要有一发炮弹落到战舰的身上,都是一个巨大的窟窿。起码郑芝龙现在的判断就是佛朗机蛮子们肯定有岸防炮,而且会对舰队造成巨大威胁——哪怕自己手下全都是新式福船,也不敢说能硬抗岸防炮而无伤。但是郑芝龙有一点是预估错误的。郑芝龙把西班牙的岸防炮和大明的岸防炮放在了一起比较才得出了岸防炮可怕的结论,所以才会不停的火力覆盖。但是实际上的情况却是大明的岸防炮在崇祯皇帝登基的这十年里,几乎两三年就会更新换代一次,从最开始的不如佛朗机炮,到现在能指着佛朗机大炮大声嘲笑对方战五渣,威力自然不可同日而语。至于不停的火力覆盖所打出去的炮弹和补给问题,郑芝龙倒是不怎么担心,毕竟整个舰队之中除了二十四艘主战型的战舰之外,还有八艘福船上面装的全是满满的弹药。只要不是这二十四艘战舰全部一次性的把库存弹药给打光,那么就可以实现轮换补给,轮换开火,以达到无间隙火力覆盖的效果。所以桑切斯原本应该很有可能成功并给予南海舰队重创的命令,最后的结果只是把负责岸防的西班牙军队坑了。因为岸防炮为了保证火力,体积和重量都是在那儿明摆着的,想要移动是很困难的事儿,而且还有一部分为了牢固,干脆是固定式无法移动的。终于,一发从福船上射出的炮弹带着尖锐的呼啸声吻上了一枚西班牙岸防炮的炮弹。东西方两个强国的炮弹亲吻在一起,就如果干柴遇上了烈火,野鸡碰到了流氓。随着轰的一声巨响之后便是冲天的火光,然后是附近炮弹的殉爆声和火光。“呸”的一声吐出了嘴里的泥沙,晃了晃因为炮弹爆炸后引起的巨大震动而撞在墙上,到现在还有些发懵的脑袋,迭戈·贝拉斯克斯有些恼怒的喊道:“告诉总督大人,我们要求撤退!这不是坚守,这是送死!”但是周围根本就没有人响应贝拉斯克斯的命令,大怒之下,贝拉斯克斯再一次大声重复了自己的命令。然而回应他的只有明军舰队好像永无止境的火力倾泻带来的尖锐呼啸声和爆炸声。再一次晃了晃脑袋,贝拉斯克斯才发现周围的情况很不对劲。只有自己是坐起来的姿势,其他人根本就没有一点儿的反应,好像都死光了一样。贝拉斯克斯的脑袋依旧有些发懵,但是长久以来在战场上面养成的习惯还是让他伸手扒了起来,万一有活的呢?多一个人就多一份力量这句话,很多时候都是通用的,不论东方还是西方,明白这个道理的人很多,贝拉斯克斯就是其中一个。不断的扒,不断的挖,哪怕是挖到手指快要出血,贝拉斯克斯也没能挖出几个人来。就算挖出来的那五个,基本上也都被巨大的爆炸声给震成了傻子。颓然的瘫坐在地上,贝拉斯克斯连平日里最为注重的形象也不在意了。从来就没有这么憋屈过,还没有见到敌人的影子,自己这一方的兵力就已经完全的垮掉。哪怕是那些荷兰佬们闹独立的时候,西班牙虽然遭遇了失败,却也没像今天这样儿。这已经不是失败能形容的了,确切的说法应该是撒旦的力量降临了人间——这应该是上帝才能阻挡的毁灭,而不是西班牙的军人们所能做到的。眼下这种情况,还有什么必要再去跟总督大人提什么撤离不撤离么?整个岸防阵地活下来的估计就只剩下了这么几个人,除了自己还有几个白痴,防谁?脸上挤出了一丝比哭还要难看的笑容,贝拉斯克斯从身上翻出来一支手铳。这支从荷兰人那里买来的手铳当真是好东西,虽然发射方式比较原始,还需要点燃火绳才行,但是近距离已经足够杀死一个人了。自己一直都很第529章他们的炮弹,快不够用了吧?
祸水东引的目的没有达到,栽赃荷兰人没有成功,反而被大明的那些个海盗给堵上门来,桑切斯想要砍人的心思都有了。把所有的过程都仔细的想了一遍,桑切斯也没发现到底是哪里出的问题——旗帜是荷兰的,战舰也是荷兰那边出品的三桅帆船,士卒们的装扮都是完完全全的荷兰人打扮,连撤出战场的那几艘船逃窜的方向也是巴达维亚。在这种情况下为什么会被那些该死的大明海盗找到破绽并且堵上门来?虽然很头疼这些大明的海盗,但要是说桑切斯因此而怕了,那倒也不见得。说白了,吕宋现今一切的准备都是为了大明的正规军,所以从人员到武器装备,都是足足的,想要弄死这些个海盗虽然会麻烦了一点,但是却不存在怕的问题。至于说这些个海盗堵上门来,也无所谓。武器装备和人员都充足,海盗们并没有直接闯进港口的胆子,更不要说是登岸了。至于补给什么的,背靠着吕宋,还用担心补给的问题?反倒是这些个海盗,他们才应该担心补给的问题——海上吃食倒是好说,鱼这种东西几乎是无尽的,但是水才是最大的问题。没有足够的水,等死吧!李吖子等人显然不是很关心这个问题。缺水的问题对于远航的舰队来说确实是个很要命的问题,但是对于这伙儿大明海盗来说,还真不是什么太大的问题。最近的取水地点就有满者伯夷和爪哇,大不了派两艘船来回运水也就是了,甚至于连兵员都可以就近从爪哇那里征召足够多的大明百姓——敢出海来爪哇混的百姓肯定不会是什么太过于老实巴交的,通常胆子都大一些。最大的问题只是这些百姓们没有经过严格的训练,操刀子砍人这种事情还是为难他们了。如果换成火铳的话,训练一段时间就行,刀剑则需要的时间更长一些。还有就是郑芝龙的舰队肯定在赶回来的路上——崇祯皇帝是个什么性子,这些海盗们心里也是清楚,这种吃了亏不报复回去的可能性基本上为零。但是李吖子等海盗也实在是没有想到郑芝龙会这么给力,一次性的拖来了五艘佛朗机战舰。虽然有一艘是给皇帝的,所以轮不到他们,但是四艘战舰加上他们自己弄到手的三艘佛朗机战舰,这就是足足七艘。足够凑成一个完整的舰队了。更可怕的是郑芝龙转述了崇祯皇帝的旨意,把大明卫所之中淘汰下来的火铳装备给了海盗们。要知道,这些火铳最早的也不过是崇祯元年所制,最近的则是崇祯六年所制,因为射程和精度的问题已经从大明卫所中开始淘汰,但是对上那些个蛮子们所用的火铳可是一点儿都不落后。这是个好消息,可以说是目前为止最好的消息了,因为这些火铳在以前是拿着银子去买都没地方买的好东西。如今不光发给了自己这些海盗,连已经住在了爪哇的大明百姓们也人手一支火铳并配发了相应的弹丸——只要凭大明的户籍证明就可以在配发的弹丸用光了之后再去官府购买。当然,这些个海盗跟爪哇百姓们用的火铳基本上一样,但是海盗们并不需要像百姓一样在弹丸打光了之后要去官府说明用处,只需要再找郑芝龙去购买就可以了。这也是崇祯皇帝的一次尝试。之前在新明岛上,崇祯皇帝已经开始了一个尝试——放开刀剑的管制,任凭百姓自己购买刀剑,只要不涉及弓弩和盔甲之类的大杀器,剩下的就都可以买。其实大明本土也差不多,以前是只有那些个有功名在身的士子才能佩剑,现在则是有大明户籍的百姓就可以弄把刀剑玩玩。就连辽东也是一样,收缴并销毁民间私藏的火铳,但是刀剑仍然不禁,随百姓们第528章来大买卖了!阿库尼亚匆匆忙忙的出去传达了桑切斯的命令。此时西班牙的底层军官们素质确实很好,也当得起欧洲第一强军的称呼,不管是海军还是陆军都是如此。在收到桑切斯的命令后,哪怕明知道会伤亡剧大,甚至于今天很多人都会在无声无息间悄然死去,这些底层的军官依然执行了桑切斯的命令。如果郑芝龙舰队的弹药不是那么充足,如果郑芝龙没有下令每前进一里都要进行火力覆盖,桑切斯的命令确实有用,最起码幸存下来的岸防炮会对大明南海舰队造成巨大的威胁和伤亡。因为岸防炮的口径和倍径都足够凶残,火力也足够凶残,只要有一发炮弹落到战舰的身上,都是一个巨大的窟窿。起码郑芝龙现在的判断就是佛朗机蛮子们肯定有岸防炮,而且会对舰队造成巨大威胁——哪怕自己手下全都是新式福船,也不敢说能硬抗岸防炮而无伤。但是郑芝龙有一点是预估错误的。郑芝龙把西班牙的岸防炮和大明的岸防炮放在了一起比较才得出了岸防炮可怕的结论,所以才会不停的火力覆盖。但是实际上的情况却是大明的岸防炮在崇祯皇帝登基的这十年里,几乎两三年就会更新换代一次,从最开始的不如佛朗机炮,到现在能指着佛朗机大炮大声嘲笑对方战五渣,威力自然不可同日而语。至于不停的火力覆盖所打出去的炮弹和补给问题,郑芝龙倒是不怎么担心,毕竟整个舰队之中除了二十四艘主战型的战舰之外,还有八艘福船上面装的全是满满的弹药。只要不是这二十四艘战舰全部一次性的把库存弹药给打光,那么就可以实现轮换补给,轮换开火,以达到无间隙火力覆盖的效果。所以桑切斯原本应该很有可能成功并给予南海舰队重创的命令,最后的结果只是把负责岸防的西班牙军队坑了。因为岸防炮为了保证火力,体积和重量都是在那儿明摆着的,想要移动是很困难的事儿,而且还有一部分为了牢固,干脆是固定式无法移动的。终于,一发从福船上射出的炮弹带着尖锐的呼啸声吻上了一枚西班牙岸防炮的炮弹。东西方两个强国的炮弹亲吻在一起,就如果干柴遇上了烈火,野鸡碰到了流氓。随着轰的一声巨响之后便是冲天的火光,然后是附近炮弹的殉爆声和火光。“呸”的一声吐出了嘴里的泥沙,晃了晃因为炮弹爆炸后引起的巨大震动而撞在墙上,到现在还有些发懵的脑袋,迭戈·贝拉斯克斯有些恼怒的喊道:“告诉总督大人,我们要求撤退!这不是坚守,这是送死!”但是周围根本就没有人响应贝拉斯克斯的命令,大怒之下,贝拉斯克斯再一次大声重复了自己的命令。然而回应他的只有明军舰队好像永无止境的火力倾泻带来的尖锐呼啸声和爆炸声。再一次晃了晃脑袋,贝拉斯克斯才发现周围的情况很不对劲。只有自己是坐起来的姿势,其他人根本就没有一点儿的反应,好像都死光了一样。贝拉斯克斯的脑袋依旧有些发懵,但是长久以来在战场上面养成的习惯还是让他伸手扒了起来,万一有活的呢?多一个人就多一份力量这句话,很多时候都是通用的,不论东方还是西方,明白这个道理的人很多,贝拉斯克斯就是其中一个。不断的扒,不断的挖,哪怕是挖到手指快要出血,贝拉斯克斯也没能挖出几个人来。就算挖出来的那五个,基本上也都被巨大的爆炸声给震成了傻子。颓然的瘫坐在地上,贝拉斯克斯连平日里最为注重的形象也不在意了。从来就没有这么憋屈过,还没有见到敌人的影子,自己这一方的兵力就已经完全的垮掉。哪怕是那些荷兰佬们闹独立的时候,西班牙虽然遭遇了失败,却也没像今天这样儿。这已经不是失败能形容的了,确切的说法应该是撒旦的力量降临了人间——这应该是上帝才能阻挡的毁灭,而不是西班牙的军人们所能做到的。眼下这种情况,还有什么必要再去跟总督大人提什么撤离不撤离么?整个岸防阵地活下来的估计就只剩下了这么几个人,除了自己还有几个白痴,防谁?脸上挤出了一丝比哭还要难看的笑容,贝拉斯克斯从身上翻出来一支手铳。这支从荷兰人那里买来的手铳当真是好东西,虽然发射方式比较原始,还需要点燃火绳才行,但是近距离已经足够杀死一个人了。自己一直都很第529章他们的炮弹,快不够用了吧?祸水东引的目的没有达到,栽赃荷兰人没有成功,反而被大明的那些个海盗给堵上门来,桑切斯想要砍人的心思都有了。把所有的过程都仔细的想了一遍,桑切斯也没发现到底是哪里出的问题——旗帜是荷兰的,战舰也是荷兰那边出品的三桅帆船,士卒们的装扮都是完完全全的荷兰人打扮,连撤出战场的那几艘船逃窜的方向也是巴达维亚。在这种情况下为什么会被那些该死的大明海盗找到破绽并且堵上门来?虽然很头疼这些大明的海盗,但要是说桑切斯因此而怕了,那倒也不见得。说白了,吕宋现今一切的准备都是为了大明的正规军,所以从人员到武器装备,都是足足的,想要弄死这些个海盗虽然会麻烦了一点,但是却不存在怕的问题。至于说这些个海盗堵上门来,也无所谓。武器装备和人员都充足,海盗们并没有直接闯进港口的胆子,更不要说是登岸了。至于补给什么的,背靠着吕宋,还用担心补给的问题?反倒是这些个海盗,他们才应该担心补给的问题——海上吃食倒是好说,鱼这种东西几乎是无尽的,但是水才是最大的问题。没有足够的水,等死吧!李吖子等人显然不是很关心这个问题。缺水的问题对于远航的舰队来说确实是个很要命的问题,但是对于这伙儿大明海盗来说,还真不是什么太大的问题。最近的取水地点就有满者伯夷和爪哇,大不了派两艘船来回运水也就是了,甚至于连兵员都可以就近从爪哇那里征召足够多的大明百姓——敢出海来爪哇混的百姓肯定不会是什么太过于老实巴交的,通常胆子都大一些。最大的问题只是这些百姓们没有经过严格的训练,操刀子砍人这种事情还是为难他们了。如果换成火铳的话,训练一段时间就行,刀剑则需要的时间更长一些。还有就是郑芝龙的舰队肯定在赶回来的路上——崇祯皇帝是个什么性子,这些海盗们心里也是清楚,这种吃了亏不报复回去的可能性基本上为零。但是李吖子等海盗也实在是没有想到郑芝龙会这么给力,一次性的拖来了五艘佛朗机战舰。虽然有一艘是给皇帝的,所以轮不到他们,但是四艘战舰加上他们自己弄到手的三艘佛朗机战舰,这就是足足七艘。足够凑成一个完整的舰队了。更可怕的是郑芝龙转述了崇祯皇帝的旨意,把大明卫所之中淘汰下来的火铳装备给了海盗们。要知道,这些火铳最早的也不过是崇祯元年所制,最近的则是崇祯六年所制,因为射程和精度的问题已经从大明卫所中开始淘汰,但是对上那些个蛮子们所用的火铳可是一点儿都不落后。这是个好消息,可以说是目前为止最好的消息了,因为这些火铳在以前是拿着银子去买都没地方买的好东西。如今不光发给了自己这些海盗,连已经住在了爪哇的大明百姓们也人手一支火铳并配发了相应的弹丸——只要凭大明的户籍证明就可以在配发的弹丸用光了之后再去官府购买。当然,这些个海盗跟爪哇百姓们用的火铳基本上一样,但是海盗们并不需要像百姓一样在弹丸打光了之后要去官府说明用处,只需要再找郑芝龙去购买就可以了。这也是崇祯皇帝的一次尝试。之前在新明岛上,崇祯皇帝已经开始了一个尝试——放开刀剑的管制,任凭百姓自己购买刀剑,只要不涉及弓弩和盔甲之类的大杀器,剩下的就都可以买。其实大明本土也差不多,以前是只有那些个有功名在身的士子才能佩剑,现在则是有大明户籍的百姓就可以弄把刀剑玩玩。就连辽东也是一样,收缴并销毁民间私藏的火铳,但是刀剑仍然不禁,随百姓们第528章来大买卖了!

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相比于后世那些完善的军事职业,大明的军伍划分显得很是粗糙。比如后世的海军光是一线作战部队就有很详细的划分,有负责在船上搞事情的,也有负责登陆抢滩的海军陆战队。大明则是没有这个说法,在船上玩枪炮的那些个杀才们根本就不介意去参与抢滩登陆操刀子砍人这种事儿。反正在船上砍人跟到陆地上砍人基本上是属于一回事儿,只要把人砍死就行了。但是现在总比以前要强的多,起码南直隶调派的这些个卫所士卒们水性不错,操刀子砍人也是经过训练的,充当海军陆战队也能勉强胜任。此次登陆抢滩建立阵地,就是由南御林军充当先锋,在南海舰队的炮火掩护下先建立一个阵地,然后再让其他的卫所士卒们登陆。南御林军充当了先锋,而南御林军的先锋百户陈彪在接到了命令之后便大声的喝骂道:“快!快!快!拿出你们在娘们儿身上的劲头来!”轰然大笑声中,南御林军的士卒们都是摩拳擦掌的准备好好给岸上的佛朗机蛮子一个教训。士卒们一个个的从船舱之中冲出,陈彪却意外的发现有一个士卒还在发呆。居然在这时候发呆?大怒的陈彪冲到这个士卒身后就一脚踹了过去:“二狗子!你他娘的想什么呢!”二狗子在整个南御林军中都很出名,从上到下基本上就没有几个不认识他的,不光是因为二狗这个名字。其实王二狗对于自己的名字很不满意,跟叫做王大狗的哥哥一起闹腾了好几句要改名,但是王父王母本着贱名好养活的原则无视了兄弟二人强烈的改名要求,连卫所的花名册上都是填的王二狗。贱名好养活是有几分道理的,最起码在王二狗身上得到了最完美的体现——能吃能喝,身高力大,连病都很少生。在狠揍了几个嘲笑自己名字的蠢货而无果之后,王二狗也只能无奈的接受了二狗子这么一个很亲昵的称呼。王二狗能吃,不仅仅能特别能吃饭,还特别能吃苦。但是再能吃的王二狗也吃不穷已经富裕起来的大明军队,再加上能打又能吃苦,很快就在拳头为大的军伍中脱颖而出。沈振江很看好二狗子,特意把他从聚宝山卫要到了南御林军里,让他接受比聚宝山卫训练强度高出了几倍的训练。王二狗也确实争气,不枉沈振江的看重,高强度的训练并没有压垮这个能吃的汉子,反而在军中越来越优秀。如果不是王二狗连扁担倒了都不识得那是个一字,沈振江很想再提拔一下二狗,让他进讲武学堂里面去学习做一个合格的军官。在训练上从来不掉链子的王二狗终于掉链子了,军中的先生对于王二狗的评价只有简单的六个字——朽木不可雕也!在南御林军中学习了足足有一年半的王二狗到现在为止也仅仅是学会了像蚯蚓一般写自己的名字。无奈之下只能放弃的沈振江只能把王二狗安排到了精锐的前锋军中,再进一步的可能性是没了,哪怕是立下了军功。按照现在五军都督府的要求,从小旗开始就必须得能够识字写字,到了百户一职,最起码能够看得懂军中文书,甚至于能够书写简单的公文。连自己名字都写不好的王二狗这辈子也只能够老老实实的做一个大头兵,再没什么出头的希望了。但是王二狗已经很满意了,以前的自己是好也一天,歹也一天的活着,家里连衣服都凑不出来一套没有补丁的,地里的农活都是分两拔干的。白天一拔是二狗子穿着家里那改了又改,补丁打了又打的破衣服去干,晚上则是换成二狗子的爹光着腚去地里干。就这,一家人往往没有几天能吃饱的时候,干的活越多越能吃,到了开春的时候,连槐花榆钱儿都是好东西,掺了粗面蒸成窝窝头,好歹也能糊弄一下肚子。只是仍然吃不饱,好像粮食总也不够吃一样。毕竟还要交税纳赋,还要交地租,不够吃是正常的,够吃才是奇怪的事儿。自打皇帝登基之后,最起码家里剩下的粮食多了一些,各种赋税是减了又减,免了又免,只要肯下力气,家里人也总能吃上一口饱饭。后来这日子又好过了一些,随着大量的百姓迁到了新明岛和辽东,地租也是一降再降——从最开始的六成地租降到了五成,然后是四成,到最后干脆降到了三成。大幅下降的地租让家里终于有了足够多的粮食,不仅仅能吃饱饭,还能在过年的时候割上二两肉,见一见荤腥。尤其是盐,现在花几文钱就能买到足够一家人吃上许久的细盐,远不是以前的粗盐能比的。盐吃的多了,再加上偶尔的荤腥,好像力气也比以前更实成了,干起活儿来都带着一股子劲。但是有句老话说的好,饱暖思**。肚子里吃的饱了,人的想法就多了起来。原本吃不饱的时候想着的是怎么能填饱肚子,现在想的则是怎么能弄到几个钱好娶一房媳妇。正好赶上南直隶在募兵,王二狗牙一咬心一横,就投了军。去辽东是不可能去的,虽然那些个去辽东的家伙们有不少都带着大把的银子回到了家乡,甚至于还有几个骚包的家伙买了几个新罗婢做小妾。但是一去不回的家伙们也不在少数,而且没回来就是没回来,连个名分都没有。对比官兵战死之后能进忠烈祠享受血食的待遇,王二狗觉得还是应该投军才是,哪怕饷银对比起去辽东赚到了大钱的家伙们依然少了很多也是一样,毕竟从了军就是皇上的人了。有些一根筋的王二狗认为当皇上的兵,吃皇上的粮,给皇上卖命,这是天经地义的事儿,更何况当今皇上登基之后,给自己家带来的好处那是实打实能感觉到的。至于那些个没卵子的监军所说的什么效忠皇帝和保家卫国,王二狗只记住了效忠皇帝,剩下的都随风而逝了。被陈彪一脚踹的回过神来的王二狗猛的摇了摇脑袋,便随着其他的兄弟们一起冲出了船舱。刚刚的走神,说不清楚是紧张还是害怕。军营训练是一回事儿,真正到了战场上面又是另外一回事儿,训练场上的精英,到了战场上未必就是英雄。尸山血海里走出来的杀才们能称一声好汉,平日里自带一股杀气,神惊鬼怕,没有上过战场的只能称之为菜鸟。哪怕是选兵标准参考了新军和京营的南北御林军也是一样,因为大部分是没有上过战场的菜鸟,远不如新军和京营那般令人生畏。王二狗就是这样儿的一个菜鸟,第一次上战场就是远征吕宋,随着刚才无休止的炮击,王二狗的魂也跟着炮弹一起飞了出去。王二狗觉得自己是紧张而不是害怕,毕竟炮火横飞的场面在训练场上也见过,没什么好怕的。但是不自觉捏紧的手指因为用力已经有些发白,还是透露出了王二狗心中紧张和害怕纠结到一起的忐忑感。其实都忐忑不安,不光是王二狗一个人这样儿,整个南御林军里面除了那些原本由京营和新军调过来的老兵油子之外,剩下的差不多都是一个德性。至于京营和新军调过来的那些个老兵油子,在跟着崇祯皇帝怒怼过建奴,北征过蒙古之后,早就不把自己的命当回事儿了。当然,这些个杀才更不会把别人的命当回事儿。看着身边的这些个在京营和新军眼中看来完全就是新兵蛋子的士卒们有些紧张,新军调过来的总旗刘武便笑道:“害怕?紧张?老子跟你们说,这都是瞎扯蛋,!想想你们训练过的东西,想想受的那些个折磨,老子向你们保证,在战场上你们只要听命令,让你们开火就开火,死的保准是对面儿的蛮子!”王二狗摸了摸脑袋,问道:“你咋知道?”刘武冷哼一声道:“当年,老子跟着陛下,在草原上亲手砍了五个蛮子!那时候老子还是用刀呢!现在瞧瞧你们手里的家伙什儿,比那些蛮子的火铳强到不知道哪儿去了,还没等他们射到你们呢,你们就能先射死他们了,怕个屁!”刘武一边大大咧咧的训斥着这些第一次上战场的菜鸟,一边毫不在乎的向前走着,根本连一丝注意防范的意思都没有。正所谓兵熊熊一个,将熊熊一窝,眼看着自家的总旗大人这副做态,剩下的士卒们心里也是大大的安定了下来。眼看着距离差不多了,再往前就快要到了舰队的射程之外,刘武才停下脚步吩咐道:“都他娘的注意点儿,抓紧时间构筑阵地,让后边的兄弟们上岸!”说完之后,便大大咧咧的寻了个不碍事的地方,根本就不管那些个“新兵蛋子”们苦逼的构筑工事,反而倒头睡了起来。京营中调来的另一个总旗眼见刘武这般模样,干脆有样学样,连踢带骂的赶着新兵蛋子们去干苦力之后,同样睡了起来。但是两个总旗毫不担忧的模样却给了南御林军的士卒们无比的信心——要是有危险,这两个家伙肯定不会睡成这鸟样儿!等着大概的构建好一个防御工事之后,或者说就是简单的弄了些掩体之后,福船上面的士卒开始源源不断的向着工事所在的方向而来。直到此时,这两个老兵油子总旗才算是从地上起身,去寻百户大人汇报去了。百户所之后,便是千户所登陆,继续构筑防御工事,直到后面所有的卫所士卒们都到齐了,才算是停下构筑防御工事。明军这边密集不停的炮火让桑切斯的心都是抽抽。太他妈败家了,打仗如果都像明军这般模样,就算是辛辛苦苦的打下来一大片殖民地又有个球用?得到的好处还不够打出去的炮弹钱呢!但是这些加深了桑切斯对于攻略明民东南沿海的决心——只要这一次能毁了这些明国野蛮人的海军,他们的东南沿海可就成了扒光衣服的美人儿了!至于明国那些野蛮人会不会再有第二支舰队,桑切斯表示这不太可能。整个西班牙一共才多少舰队?一支舰队正常只有三艘或者五艘战舰。而眼前的明国蛮子海军足足二十四艘战舰外加上一堆的补给船只,这已经是五个大规模的舰队了!只要能在吕宋把这些野蛮人的陆军给弄死,他们剩下的舰队哪怕是再如何可怕,其实也不足为虑。说白了,打仗这种事情打的还是人,而二十四艘战舰又能有多少人?更何况自己这边的海军舰队并不是只有被这些野蛮人击沉的那些——绕过吕宋还有三支舰队在隐藏着,西班牙海军更是还有五支舰队在赶过来支援,在战舰的数量上并不比野蛮人的海军战舰少。更何况,东印度那些闻到血腥味儿就会过来的鲨鱼们想必也不会放过这么好的机会,他们垂涎大明的东南沿海也不是一天两天了,大不了两家分就是了!唯一的问题就是要分给荷兰东印度公司那些贪婪的犹大们多少好处而已。眼见明军士卒们还在源源不断的登陆,桑切斯放下了心中这些乱七八糟的想法,对着站立在一旁等候自己命令的阿库尼亚吩咐道:“命令!”阿库尼亚精神一振,应道:“是!”桑切斯道:“命令第一线部队准备好,只要这些野蛮人的炮火一停,就立即主动出击,攻击他们!命令第二道防线准备好炮火,在第一道防线士兵们攻击的时候做好掩护,一旦攻击失败,在第一道防线士兵们退回来的时候做好接应!”阿库尼亚问道:“总督阁下,我们在防线等着那些野蛮人来送死不好吗?他们的炮火支援力度很大!”桑切斯摇头道:“炮火终究会有停下的时候,按照他们这种打法,再有一会儿,他们的炮弹就应该不够用了。第一道防线的士兵们要做的,就是在他们立足不稳的时候打乱他们的布置。我不奢望他们能够将这些野蛮人赶回海里去,但是能打乱他们的布置,就是成功!”PS:推一本大佬的书《逃离明启星》,昨天就答应了,然后给忘了……听说献祭一个大佬,能涨均订?第530章欺人太甚!当然,告状是不可能告状的,这辈子都不可能靠着告状来替自己出气。毕竟都是军中一脉,尤其是崇祯皇帝把五军都督府跟内阁彻底弄成了两条路之后,原本文官出身的南居益就跟朱燮元一样,被划到了五军都督府的军事系统中。而长时间带兵的南居益心里自然也清楚,军中丢了面子靠告状是行不通的,别说上司瞧不起,连自己的手下人都会瞧不起。军中信奉的是拳头为大,谁拳头硬,谁说话就硬气,比如这次郑芝龙抢先干掉了荷兰人跑来大琉球支援的舰队,郑芝龙就比南居益硬气,还派人到南居益跟前秀了一波。现在南老头要是跑去告郑芝龙装逼,唯一的可能就是五军都督府责备郑芝龙几句,然后再把南居益调去坐冷板凳,根本就没有第二种可能。但是南居益也不是什么省油的灯,在天启年间水师装备落后兵员素质差劲的时候能靠着蚁海战术把荷兰人给玩到投降退走,怎么可能会忍下被郑芝龙欺负到头上来的恶气。解决方法也很简单。东海舰队到了福建以后离着大琉球的距离可比南海舰队跑到吕宋去砍人近多了。先干掉大琉球的荷南蛮子,再跑去吕宋打着帮助郑芝龙干掉佛朗机蛮子的名头去炫耀一番,这种装逼手段可比郑芝龙这么简单的装逼有深度多了。南居益手下的大小头目们在回去跟手下马仔研究怒怼荷南人的时候也是把事情挑明了:“这次让姓郑的骑到头上来了,不能忍!必须得怼回去!”对于南海舰队和东海舰队的这些个破事儿,崇祯皇帝根本就不怎么在意,颇有些任由两支舰队斗争的意思。自古以来的军队不就是这德性么,哪怕是到了后世天朝,种花家的军队还互相看着不顺眼呢——谁都认为自己的拳头大,竞争就是这么产生的。文无第一,武无第二说的就是这种情况。不过这种竞争只要控制在一定的范围之内就是好事儿,而崇祯皇帝有绝对的信心,在自己没有挂掉以前,随便这些家伙怎么作妖也作不出大问题来。但是现在的崇祯皇帝显然没有心情理会南海舰队和东海舰队互相较劲的问题,以后还有北海舰队和西海舰队外加新明岛舰队,关注这几大舰队撕逼的话,自己也不用干别的了。现在有比这两支舰队更让自己操心的问题。因为在正月里南京城地震之后,七月份云南也跟着震了一波,接着在快到年底之时,四川不甘寂寞的也跟着震。关键是地震没问题,卫所士卒们拉出去救灾还是可以的,朝廷又不缺银子,赈济百姓也及时。但是四川的地震他跟别的地方不一样——连续震,根本就没有停的意思,今天大震明天小震,搞的整个四川地区鸡飞狗跳。原本怼那些西夷蛮子们正爽的崇祯皇帝心情很不爽,干脆在免了四川地区的民赋之后又把一大批既贪又不办事的官员们拉出来剥皮实草顺带抄家。而这些官员除了大部分是四川的,还有任丘、清苑、涞水、迁安、大城、定兴、通州等地的官员。一时之间刑部天牢人满人患,远在京城的温体仁和吏部尚书房壮丽干脆上书请罪。实在是崇祯皇帝的话太吓人了:“近畿尚且如此,远地可知。命部院申饬。”实在是这吏治太操蛋了,不管怎么杀,总不缺当官的人,也就更不缺这些第532章坑死人的损招徐弘基觉得自己这波操作没毛病,自己已经强烈赞成了开海,同时把文官系统所提出来的海防问题也给出了解决意见,这波应该稳了。但是当徐弘基悄悄抬了抬头之后,却没能从崇祯皇帝的脸上看出些什么来——依旧是刚才那副面瘫的样子。对于朝堂上的大臣们各自反应尽收眼底的崇祯皇帝根本就没有开口拍板定音的意思。现在的争论才哪儿到哪儿,太早结束了也太没意思了些,倒不如好好的看场戏,也好调剂一番心情。眼见朝堂上的大臣们因为刚才自己开口询问徐弘基而停下了争论,崇祯皇帝便将目光转向了南京内阁首辅徐钰山:“对于海禁之事,徐爱卿怎么看?”徐钰山躬身道:“启奏陛下,臣以为户部张部堂所言极是,佛朗机未平,若是佛朗机人趁着我大明开海之机前来报复,所受操作皆为大明百姓,反而不美。由此看来,倒不如暂缓开海之事,魏国公方才所言加强海防一事倒可先行,待万事无虞再行开海,则百姓受惠,天下受惠。”崇祯皇帝点头道:“徐爱卿也是老成谋国之言。”夸了徐钰山之后,崇祯皇帝又将目光扫向了其他的大臣们:“其余众位爱卿,可有不同意见的?”一时之间,朝堂上的大臣们都感觉有些懵。夸奖了徐钰山,也点头赞同了徐弘基,那到底是想开海还是不想开海?莫非真的被唬住了?要依着以前,这昏君还不是想开海就开海,根本不会问大家伙儿的意见?如今突然来这么一出,他到底想干什么?徐弘基却是心中冷笑一声,没再去观察朝堂上众臣的反应。皇帝,始终还是和咱们这些勋贵比较亲啊,尤其是自己,好歹也算得上是粘亲带故,知道的消息可比这些文官们多的多。最起码开海这事儿肯定是要办的,而且不会拖太长的时间,否则的话,这几天也不会出现皇帝试探自己的情况了。当然,也不能说是试探,确切的说是通知,或者说提点,陛下的关爱是你们这些渣渣能懂的?早就下定了决心的徐弘基干脆出班奏道:“启奏陛下,臣有一言,不知道当讲不当讲?”我有橘麻麦皮不知道当浆不当浆?崇祯皇帝脑海里首先浮现的就是这句话,然后才点头道:“徐爱卿有话直说便是。”徐弘基躬身道:“启奏陛下,昔汉武之时,匈奴入寇中原,汉孝武皇帝钦命冠军侯远征漠北,深入匈奴腹地,浮西河、绝大幕,破寘颜,袭王庭,穷极其地,追奔逐北,封狼居胥山,禅于姑衍,以临瀚海,始有匈奴震怖,益求和亲之事。我朝成祖永乐皇帝曾有言道,我朝国势之尊,超迈前古,其驭北虏西番南岛西洋诸夷,无汉之和亲,无唐之结盟,无宋之纳岁薄币,亦无兄弟敌国之礼。臣以为,我大明东海、南海两支舰队,舰多兵强,自可分出一支舰队远逐佛朗机之敌,灭其国,焚其祖庙,何来海上之患?”徐钰山刚刚抬起手指指向徐弘基准备开喷,却突然听到龙椅上传来一拍拍掌的声音,接着崇祯皇帝那肆意的笑声便回荡在大殿之上。过了好半晌之后,崇祯皇帝才止住了笑声,开口道:“朕还以为我大明的勋贵们都已经被养成了猪,再没了雄心壮志,只剩下混吃等死之辈。好!徐爱卿这番话说的好啊,让朕知道了我大明的勋贵们还没有彻底的沦落!”一番话说完,崇祯皇帝干脆从龙椅上站了起来,从御阶之上踱步下来,在朝堂之上众位大臣们跟前晃了一圈,这才接着道:“朕告诉你们,没有哪个蛮子是无辜的,既然敢来大明生事,就要做好回不去的准备!朕于京城之时,曾经对徐光启徐爱卿说过一句话,寇可往,我亦可往!”无视了殿上诸多大臣们躬身的姿态,崇祯皇帝却是在徐钰山向前停住了脚步:“爱卿在怕些什么?怕蛮子们扰乱沿海?倘若我大明南海舰队远征佛朗机,那佛朗机蛮子可还有什么精力来扰乱我大明?”徐钰山躬身应道:“陛下之言甚是,然则臣闻千日做贼,未闻千日防贼。我大明海疆广阔无比,沿海百姓更是多不胜数,倘若蛮子袭扰海疆报复,受苦的岂不还是我大明百姓?”崇祯皇帝却冷笑着问道:“倘若屠尽了蛮子,可还有人能来袭扰我大明海疆?”徐钰山接着道:“臣闻,兵者不祥之器,非君子之器,不得已而用之,恬淡为上。胜而不美,而美之者,是乐杀人。夫乐杀人者,则不可得志于天下矣。”崇祯皇帝干脆呵呵笑了两声:“吉事尚左,凶事尚右;偏将军居左,上将军居右。言以丧礼处之。杀人之众,以悲哀莅之;战胜,以丧礼处之。这句话呢?襄公复九世之仇而春秋大之之言,我大明近三百年国祚,有几人提过?徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山心中一突,暗道一声不好。当今天子在仕林中的声誉向来不怎么好,不仅仅是指这位皇帝对于儒学的不待见,还有这位爷不学无术,好讲歪理的名头——很多人都搞不懂当初的东林党会夸赞这位天子好学?自己提的,是《老子》第三十一篇里面的一段,而这位爷回的,同样是自己没说完的后半句,同时还把儒学里面的襄公复九世之仇这事儿给拎了出来。正思索间,却听崇祯皇帝又接着道:“君不见,竖儒蜂起壮士死,神州从此夸仁义。一朝虏夷乱中原,士子豕奔懦民泣。古来仁德专害人,道义素来无一真。”崇祯皇帝这几句不伦不类的诗句念完,徐钰山只感觉自己的后背已经湿透了。连竖儒蜂起这词都用上了,这位爷心里对名教的意见是得有多大!算了算了,自己家的那些个生意能照做也就是了,海上的这些个好处爱怎么样就怎么样吧。生意要紧,官位更要紧,狗命最要紧!再次躬身,徐钰山拱手道:“陛下英明,臣一时糊涂,望陛下恕罪。”崇祯皇帝倒也不为已甚,而是又踱到了南京军府的扛把子徐弘基身前,笑道:“左相国,任征虏大将军,武宁中山王徐达忠与副将忠武开平王常遇春一同挥师北伐,于洪武元年攻入大都,推翻伪元。以后,连年出兵打击伪元残余势力,官至太傅、中书右丞相、参军国事兼太子少傅,封魏国公。洪武十八年去世后,追封中山王,谥武宁,赐葬钟山之阴,御制神道碑文。又配享太庙,肖像功臣庙,堪称我大明开国第一功臣,朕说的没错吧?”徐弘基红着眼眶道:“陛下过奖,臣先祖泉下有知,也当感念陛下圣恩!”个个都他妈是影帝啊,这眼眶红的,真快!崇祯皇帝却又接着道:“后人何必不如先人?先人立下不世之功,世后当以为榜样,更加奋进才是。朕感念英国公张辅战死土木堡,已经许了英国公一脉海外开国,魏国公便没有这个雄心么?”不待徐弘基回答,崇祯皇帝又接着道:“不要担心什么鸟尽弓藏兔死狗烹,朕不屑为之。魏忠贤忠心于皇兄,忠心于朕,现在不也荣养天年去了?更不要担心什么功高盖主,有功难赏,朕赏得起!海外之地广袤无比,便是再许魏国公与定国公海外开国又能如何?”徐弘基干脆单膝跪地道:“臣愿为陛下效死!”崇祯皇帝也不在乎徐弘基有几分真诚几分表演,反正今天这些话是说过了,朝堂上这么多人,话总是会传出去的,只要有一个信的,那就多一个死忠份子。想了想,崇祯皇帝干脆又回到了御阶之上,却没有坐回龙椅,反而笑道:“朕在京城时曾有言在先,勋贵武将们可凭功勋得海外封地,文官可凭功劳和金银换取封地,今儿个这话同样送给诸位,望诸君共勉!”别管几人信,也别管几人不信,总之崇祯皇帝的话说了出来,这就是真的。一时间,朝堂上的文武大臣们皆是跪地道:“谢陛下隆恩!”淡淡的喊了一声平身之后,崇祯皇帝才又接着道:“说了这半天了,还是回到之前的话题之上,开海之事,诸卿以为如何?”徐弘基当先出班道:“臣请开福建之海禁,广东海禁则要延缓,待广东之海防完善之后再行开海。”想了想,为了避免崇祯皇帝误认为自己怂逼或者叛变到了文官一伙儿去,徐弘基干脆又接着道:“臣愿以半年为期,若半年内不能完善广东海防,臣愿以死谢罪!”崇祯皇帝笑眯眯的点了点头,又将目光转向了徐钰山:“徐爱卿以为如何?”徐钰山还是没有胆子再说个不字。坐到南京内阁首辅这个位置上,基本上就已经意味着官场之路到了顶峰,再进一步的可能性几乎为零。除非京城的内阁突然间被崇祯皇帝给全部弄死而没有后备的人选,否则自己根本就没希望进入京城内阁,京城内阁的那些家伙们也不会和自己一条心。官路登顶,剩下的路子也就只能多捞银子了,但是捞多少银子不是关键,关键是得有命花才行。大明立国三百年,除了开国的太祖洪武皇帝之外,还没有哪个皇帝有着像崇祯皇帝这般重的杀心。为了保命,更为了那一丝虚无缥缈的海外封地,徐钰山也躬身道:“臣赞成开海。”这一下,不待崇祯皇帝开口再问,朝堂上的群臣们皆是躬身道:“臣赞成开海!”赞成开海的声音回荡在大殿之中,崇祯皇帝也是笑眯眯的道:“既然诸位爱卿都赞成开海之议,那便开。内阁、诸部、大理寺、鸿胪寺共商,这海究竟该怎么个开法,何处设海关,海上之税当如何收取,朕要一套完整可行的方案。”等到众臣们躬身应是之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“另外,朕还有一事,想要与众位爱卿商量。朕有意重置太祖高皇帝所设之预备仓,立之于四乡和城中,众位爱卿以如如何?”不如何,这事儿其实还是从大家的口袋里抢银子。说白了,大家伙儿当这个官员的好处就在于有官身,想要弄到地是比较容易的事儿。有了地,就有了粮食,灾年的时候不高价卖粮简直都对不起自己的良心。而预备仓这东西,实在是太他妈坑人了,也不知道那个放牛娃怎么想出来的这么个损招——出官钞籴粮贮之以备赈济,荒年借贷于民,秋成偿还。之前全天下的预备仓有跟没有差不多,常平仓更是完犊子,崇祯皇帝也不得不拿着国库和内帑的银子来买粮食,对于大家伙儿来说都是有好处的事儿——反正银子能落到口袋里就行。但是现在情况不同了啊。以前是国库没钱,可谁要是还傻了巴唧的以为现在的国库和内帑没钱,那就是真正的二傻子!如果真让崇祯皇帝恢复了预备仓这玩意,可就真的坑死人了。丰年购粮,灾年借给百姓粮食,比之崇祯皇帝单纯的玩命赈灾还要高明一些。最起码只要这预备仓里的粮食还有,百姓们就不用担心自己会饿肚子的问题,而且还不用担心百姓们被养成懒汉。崇祯皇帝把殿中群臣的表现尽收眼底,却没有开口说话,只是觉得有些寒心。预备仓会伤了谁的利益,不言自明——正是朝堂上这些从海上,从商业上不断捞银子的文武大臣们。因为这些人手里的土地和粮食也是很惊人的数目。但是不收粮食是不可能的,起码自己这辈子都不会停止收粮食的举动——谁知道这该死的小冰河时期还有多久才能过去?过去了,皆大欢喜,过不去,吃不上饭的百姓们会干出什么事儿来可就真不好说了。徐弘基正打算出班喊一声臣附议的时候,却听着殿外传来一声高呼:“东海舰队捷报!”第533章求生欲都很强嘛当然,告状是不可能告状的,这辈子都不可能靠着告状来替自己出气。毕竟都是军中一脉,尤其是崇祯皇帝把五军都督府跟内阁彻底弄成了两条路之后,原本文官出身的南居益就跟朱燮元一样,被划到了五军都督府的军事系统中。而长时间带兵的南居益心里自然也清楚,军中丢了面子靠告状是行不通的,别说上司瞧不起,连自己的手下人都会瞧不起。军中信奉的是拳头为大,谁拳头硬,谁说话就硬气,比如这次郑芝龙抢先干掉了荷兰人跑来大琉球支援的舰队,郑芝龙就比南居益硬气,还派人到南居益跟前秀了一波。现在南老头要是跑去告郑芝龙装逼,唯一的可能就是五军都督府责备郑芝龙几句,然后再把南居益调去坐冷板凳,根本就没有第二种可能。但是南居益也不是什么省油的灯,在天启年间水师装备落后兵员素质差劲的时候能靠着蚁海战术把荷兰人给玩到投降退走,怎么可能会忍下被郑芝龙欺负到头上来的恶气。解决方法也很简单。东海舰队到了福建以后离着大琉球的距离可比南海舰队跑到吕宋去砍人近多了。先干掉大琉球的荷南蛮子,再跑去吕宋打着帮助郑芝龙干掉佛朗机蛮子的名头去炫耀一番,这种装逼手段可比郑芝龙这么简单的装逼有深度多了。南居益手下的大小头目们在回去跟手下马仔研究怒怼荷南人的时候也是把事情挑明了:“这次让姓郑的骑到头上来了,不能忍!必须得怼回去!”对于南海舰队和东海舰队的这些个破事儿,崇祯皇帝根本就不怎么在意,颇有些任由两支舰队斗争的意思。自古以来的军队不就是这德性么,哪怕是到了后世天朝,种花家的军队还互相看着不顺眼呢——谁都认为自己的拳头大,竞争就是这么产生的。文无第一,武无第二说的就是这种情况。不过这种竞争只要控制在一定的范围之内就是好事儿,而崇祯皇帝有绝对的信心,在自己没有挂掉以前,随便这些家伙怎么作妖也作不出大问题来。但是现在的崇祯皇帝显然没有心情理会南海舰队和东海舰队互相较劲的问题,以后还有北海舰队和西海舰队外加新明岛舰队,关注这几大舰队撕逼的话,自己也不用干别的了。现在有比这两支舰队更让自己操心的问题。因为在正月里南京城地震之后,七月份云南也跟着震了一波,接着在快到年底之时,四川不甘寂寞的也跟着震。关键是地震没问题,卫所士卒们拉出去救灾还是可以的,朝廷又不缺银子,赈济百姓也及时。但是四川的地震他跟别的地方不一样——连续震,根本就没有停的意思,今天大震明天小震,搞的整个四川地区鸡飞狗跳。原本怼那些西夷蛮子们正爽的崇祯皇帝心情很不爽,干脆在免了四川地区的民赋之后又把一大批既贪又不办事的官员们拉出来剥皮实草顺带抄家。而这些官员除了大部分是四川的,还有任丘、清苑、涞水、迁安、大城、定兴、通州等地的官员。一时之间刑部天牢人满人患,远在京城的温体仁和吏部尚书房壮丽干脆上书请罪。实在是崇祯皇帝的话太吓人了:“近畿尚且如此,远地可知。命部院申饬。”实在是这吏治太操蛋了,不管怎么杀,总不缺当官的人,也就更不缺这些第532章坑死人的损招

阿库尼亚匆匆忙忙的出去传达了桑切斯的命令。此时西班牙的底层军官们素质确实很好,也当得起欧洲第一强军的称呼,不管是海军还是陆军都是如此。在收到桑切斯的命令后,哪怕明知道会伤亡剧大,甚至于今天很多人都会在无声无息间悄然死去,这些底层的军官依然执行了桑切斯的命令。如果郑芝龙舰队的弹药不是那么充足,如果郑芝龙没有下令每前进一里都要进行火力覆盖,桑切斯的命令确实有用,最起码幸存下来的岸防炮会对大明南海舰队造成巨大的威胁和伤亡。因为岸防炮的口径和倍径都足够凶残,火力也足够凶残,只要有一发炮弹落到战舰的身上,都是一个巨大的窟窿。起码郑芝龙现在的判断就是佛朗机蛮子们肯定有岸防炮,而且会对舰队造成巨大威胁——哪怕自己手下全都是新式福船,也不敢说能硬抗岸防炮而无伤。但是郑芝龙有一点是预估错误的。郑芝龙把西班牙的岸防炮和大明的岸防炮放在了一起比较才得出了岸防炮可怕的结论,所以才会不停的火力覆盖。但是实际上的情况却是大明的岸防炮在崇祯皇帝登基的这十年里,几乎两三年就会更新换代一次,从最开始的不如佛朗机炮,到现在能指着佛朗机大炮大声嘲笑对方战五渣,威力自然不可同日而语。至于不停的火力覆盖所打出去的炮弹和补给问题,郑芝龙倒是不怎么担心,毕竟整个舰队之中除了二十四艘主战型的战舰之外,还有八艘福船上面装的全是满满的弹药。只要不是这二十四艘战舰全部一次性的把库存弹药给打光,那么就可以实现轮换补给,轮换开火,以达到无间隙火力覆盖的效果。所以桑切斯原本应该很有可能成功并给予南海舰队重创的命令,最后的结果只是把负责岸防的西班牙军队坑了。因为岸防炮为了保证火力,体积和重量都是在那儿明摆着的,想要移动是很困难的事儿,而且还有一部分为了牢固,干脆是固定式无法移动的。终于,一发从福船上射出的炮弹带着尖锐的呼啸声吻上了一枚西班牙岸防炮的炮弹。东西方两个强国的炮弹亲吻在一起,就如果干柴遇上了烈火,野鸡碰到了流氓。随着轰的一声巨响之后便是冲天的火光,然后是附近炮弹的殉爆声和火光。“呸”的一声吐出了嘴里的泥沙,晃了晃因为炮弹爆炸后引起的巨大震动而撞在墙上,到现在还有些发懵的脑袋,迭戈·贝拉斯克斯有些恼怒的喊道:“告诉总督大人,我们要求撤退!这不是坚守,这是送死!”但是周围根本就没有人响应贝拉斯克斯的命令,大怒之下,贝拉斯克斯再一次大声重复了自己的命令。然而回应他的只有明军舰队好像永无止境的火力倾泻带来的尖锐呼啸声和爆炸声。再一次晃了晃脑袋,贝拉斯克斯才发现周围的情况很不对劲。只有自己是坐起来的姿势,其他人根本就没有一点儿的反应,好像都死光了一样。贝拉斯克斯的脑袋依旧有些发懵,但是长久以来在战场上面养成的习惯还是让他伸手扒了起来,万一有活的呢?多一个人就多一份力量这句话,很多时候都是通用的,不论东方还是西方,明白这个道理的人很多,贝拉斯克斯就是其中一个。不断的扒,不断的挖,哪怕是挖到手指快要出血,贝拉斯克斯也没能挖出几个人来。就算挖出来的那五个,基本上也都被巨大的爆炸声给震成了傻子。颓然的瘫坐在地上,贝拉斯克斯连平日里最为注重的形象也不在意了。从来就没有这么憋屈过,还没有见到敌人的影子,自己这一方的兵力就已经完全的垮掉。哪怕是那些荷兰佬们闹独立的时候,西班牙虽然遭遇了失败,却也没像今天这样儿。这已经不是失败能形容的了,确切的说法应该是撒旦的力量降临了人间——这应该是上帝才能阻挡的毁灭,而不是西班牙的军人们所能做到的。眼下这种情况,还有什么必要再去跟总督大人提什么撤离不撤离么?整个岸防阵地活下来的估计就只剩下了这么几个人,除了自己还有几个白痴,防谁?脸上挤出了一丝比哭还要难看的笑容,贝拉斯克斯从身上翻出来一支手铳。这支从荷兰人那里买来的手铳当真是好东西,虽然发射方式比较原始,还需要点燃火绳才行,但是近距离已经足够杀死一个人了。自己一直都很第529章他们的炮弹,快不够用了吧?刚才正打算开喷怼皇帝一波的大臣们顿时闭上了嘴巴。喷皇帝肯定是要喷皇帝的,但是怎么喷,却是一门很大的学问。首先就是得找一个能够立于不败之地的立场才能开喷,其实得在合适的时间合适的场合才能开喷。否则的话,喷皇帝问题不大,狗命的问题可就很大了,而龙椅上的这位爷自从登基之后,砍掉的文武大臣们已经不知道有多少,随便喷,生命会有危险的。尤其是人心散了,队伍之中出现了大量的叛徒时,这种情况也就越发的明显了。比如徐弘基,这老东西把自己的儿子送进新军还不算,在刚才也是他带头捅了大家伙儿一刀。有了这老东西带头,朝堂上那些看不到捞银子的希望转而想着在崇祯皇帝面前博个好印象的家伙们会如何选择也就是可想而知的事儿了。更何况眼下捷报传来,在这个时候怒怼皇帝一波,除了激怒现在还笑眯眯的扮着面瘫的那位爷,根本就看不到别的希望。崇祯皇帝却根本没有想那么多,只是耐心的等着报捷的信使进殿。帽子上面插着红翎,一身盔甲上面不少弹眼的信使让崇祯皇帝想起了小马哥——真要是一身的弹眼,你还能硬撑着来报信?还能这么生成活虎的站在自己面前?穿过文武大臣们队列的信使来到御阶之前单膝跪地,朗声报道:“启奏陛下,赖陛下洪福,将士用命,大琉球全境平复!荷南佛朗机夷人败走多罗满,南提督已经率军追击!”崇祯皇帝挥了挥手,示意信使从地上站了起来,自己也从龙椅上站了起来,踱步道:“宜将剩勇追穷寇,不可沽名学霸王!传旨,命南居益提督东海舰队,追击佛朗机人的舰队。朕说过,佛朗机人屠我大明三十万百姓,朕便要屠他三百万!”崇祯皇帝的话一出口,朝堂上面就有人开始不乐意了。大家伙儿都知道您老人家杀心重,动不动就是屠啊屠的,但是您好歹考虑一下实际情况行不行?三百万!别说蛮子们有没有三百万,就算是有,难道您就要屠的干干净净?就算是对等报复,屠他三十万也就差不多了,剩下的二百七十万拉回来当苦力多好?与其他几部尚书各有各的小九九不同,南京交通部和南京铁道部这两部的尚书跟京城的尚书可是一条心的。洪承畴不可能接受南京铁道部的尚书跟自己不是一条心——拖累了铁路修建的进度,皇帝肯定会把板子拍到自己身上来。南京交通部的尚书也是如此,就算是老好人张瑞图也知道其中的利害关系。贪一点儿无所谓,陛下不会太过于在意,但是陛下交待的事情办不好,那可就成了要命的大事儿了。眼下崇祯皇帝一开口就是屠三百万的蛮子,南京铁道部和交通部的尚书要是能当没听见才是真的见了鬼。南京铁道部尚书伏允泉当先出班拜道:“启奏陛下,臣冒死请陛下收回成命。大琉球之荷南佛朗机人与吕宋佛朗机人原本便不是一个国家,屠我吕宋百姓者乃是吕宋佛朗机人,非荷南佛朗机人,屠其三百万,有失公允。再者,我大明如今大修铁路,正是用人之机,那荷南佛朗机人用之于铁路使其赎罪,总比杀了要强上许多。臣请陛下三思。”南京交通部尚书于炔心同样出班道:“臣附议。因人手不足之故,我大明数十条直道迟迟不得修建,仅京师至南直隶,南直隶至高州府的直道还在修建,余者迟迟不得开工。为我大明江山计,臣请陛下三思。”崇祯皇帝一脸懵逼的看着于炔心和伏允泉这两个家伙。原本还以为会是南京的内阁首辅徐钰山最先跳出来投反对票,可是没成想是这两个家伙先跳了出来。如果是徐钰山先跳出来表示什么兵者不详之器或者杀俘不祥之类的,已经熟读了《论语》、《孟子》、《韩非子》、《老子》等等典籍的崇祯皇帝有十万个信心怼到老头儿怀疑人生。但是伏允泉和于炔心这两个家伙跳出来就不一样了——因为人家说的有道理啊。不跟你提什么杀俘不祥,也不跟你扯什么义战不义战的,先是委婉的告诉你这荷南佛朗机人跟吕宋的佛朗机人不是一个国家的,然后再告诉你大明还缺苦力这个现实。您自个儿掂量吧,反正都是请您三思,您要是真任性,非得宰上三百万,那咱们也没啥好说的。一脸懵逼的愣了半晌之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“罢了,那荷南佛朗机人既然为曾屠杀我大明百姓,这三百万也就跟他们没什么关系。传旨南居益,荷南佛朗机蛮子不敬天朝上国,擅起边衅,着灭国,其国无论贵贱,发配铁道部与交通部为奴。”以前的天朝怼人都是属于吃葡萄吐肉光吃皮,要足了面子也就算是完事儿了。但是到了崇祯皇帝里就不一样了。后世的鹰酱是怎么干的?华尔街的精英们是怎么干的?吃葡萄光吐葡萄皮!好不容易穿越一回的崇祯皇帝决定吃葡萄不吐葡萄皮,肉也吃,皮也不放过,总之好处得往足了捞。至于说怼荷兰和西班牙涉及到远征的问题,这能叫问题?两百多年前就已经能玩大航海的大明海军用得着担心远征的问题?然后思维跑偏的崇祯皇帝突然间就想到了另一个问题——为什么大明没有重视发展海上力量也没有大力发展大航海呢?理论上来说,依着朱老四的貔貅性子,海上好处大的话不可能不去咬一口反而轻轻放过,偏偏大明的水师好像海上浪了几波之后就歇了?通过这次南居益怼死盘踞在台湾的荷兰人,崇祯皇帝觉得自己好像发现了点儿什么东西。郑和带着大明水师在海上浪了一波,然后发现整个海上一个能打的都没有,全是战五渣,还全是些穷乡僻壤的穷逼蛮子。没兴趣。这才是大明后来不玩海上争霸的原因——老子自己就是老大,跟谁争?难道说要福船一次造两艘,一艘打沉另一艘?后来的事儿比较操蛋,鞑靼人崛起,建奴崛起,实在是有点儿出乎意料的意思。这两家又都是北边陆地上的,跟海上没什么关系,朝廷自然也就不可能大力发展海军。等到荷兰人抖起来了,要在台湾立棍摇旗了,想要再一次把海军给搞起来的大明朝廷发现没钱了。当然,没钱的大明朝廷在天启二年的时候依然由南居益怒怼了荷兰人一波,只是被建奴给拖住了,没钱还要打仗的朝廷自然也就不可能再搞出福船这种大杀器出来——造价成本实在是太高了,有弄一支舰队的钱都够再召集四十万小弟去怼建奴了。不知道崇祯皇帝思维已经跑偏的于炔心和伏允泉正打算谢恩,却听崇祯皇帝忽然间又开口道:“我大明自有河南府,蛮子又怎可为妄称荷南?着改名为荷兰。国灭之后,择藩王守之。”这样儿总没毛病了吧?苦力的事儿解决了,荷南这个让崇祯皇帝别扭不已的称呼也算是解决了,剩下的还有什么?想了半天也没想出来还差什么的崇祯皇帝这才挥了挥手,对着王承恩吩咐道:“带信使下去好生休息。”该赏谁,该怎么赏,那是南京军府头疼的问题,自然不可能拿到大朝会上面来说,除非是彻底把荷兰和西班牙这两个国家给灭了,立下灭国之功,才有可能在大朝会上面讨论。眼下却没有必要讨论这个问题。等到信使下去了之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“东海舰队该如何封赏,朕要看看军府的意见,尽快报与朕知。”徐弘基应了之后,崇祯皇帝又接着道:“剩下的就是吕宋那边儿的佛朗机蛮子了吧?”徐弘基躬身道:“启奏陛下,除了上一次郑芝龙献给陛下的一艘佛朗机战舰,目前还没有捷报传来。”崇祯皇帝嗯了一声示意自己已经知道了,也就不再关心这个问题。就西班牙的那些个渣渣,最牛逼的战舰也无非是从荷兰人手里买的三桅舰队,跟福船硬拼的后果只有一个,那就是沉到海里去喂鱼。至于说陆地上的战争,那就更没有什么问题了。参考新军和京营搞出来的南北御林军的南军虽然没有过实战的经验,真正上战场也不过是跟着大军去辽东武装游行了一波,但是要说这些家伙还有调拨过去的南边这些卫所会打输,这简直就是天方夜谭。最起码从火铳和火炮方面来说,这些家伙手里的装备是完全碾压西班牙人而没有任何疑问的。自己登基十年,往皇家学院里砸了近万万里的白银是白砸的?墨家和其他野生的大牛都是吃干饭的?射程多一米就已经足以决定一场战争的胜负了,更何况多的还不止一米。放下以来的崇祯皇帝又把话头转回了刚才的问题上面:“现在接着说刚才的事儿。朕欲重置太祖高皇帝所设之预备仓,立于四乡和城中,众位爱卿以如如何?”户部尚书张桂昌当下便躬身道:“启奏陛下,臣赞成。只是如今粮食不足以铺开全国,臣请择地行之。”这才像话嘛,好好的多为国考虑,难道大明还会亏了你们不成?朕不是已经给你们加薪了?好好做事,总是能升职加薪,出任尚书,当上首辅,迎娶第十八房小妾的。只不过张桂昌说的也有道理。自从自己登基之后,抄家得来的银子大部分都换成了粮食,连内帑里那些卖福寿膏的银子也有不少都换成了粮食然后赈济大明受灾的百姓。操蛋提哪怕红薯这玩意已经在陕西铺开了也是一个鸟样儿——就现在这交通条件,等红薯铺开到整个大明,起码在崇祯十五年以前是没什么指望。而且这是大明,不是螨清。螨清开局才六千万人,当然,这是人家螨清自己杀出来的数字,这得服。然后又有地瓜玉米土豆等等好东西都铺开种植。可是大明早在万历年间,人口就已经过了万万之数,到了自己登上皇位,估计都得达到一亿六千万了,眼下达到两亿估计也是很正常的事儿。没有杂交水稻,养活两亿人?如果不是扔了一大批人去新明岛和辽东还有奴尔干都司,现在的粮食更他娘的不够用!而且很操蛋的一个问题就是,大明的百姓被朝廷养的有些找不到北了?新明岛,没人愿意去;爪哇和满者伯夷,也没人愿意去,哪怕是去了免税三年给农具耕牛,土地动不动就是分配个百十亩也是一样。新明岛和爪哇还有满者伯夷这些地方离着大明太远,还要走海路,不愿意去是正常的,毕竟去了有可能死路上或者一辈子都没机会再回来了。可是辽东和奴尔干都司呢?都是陆地上,还就在大明的境内,就是因为远了点儿,结果也没有人愿意去!直到辽东传出来有金矿的消息又加上朝廷开始发小妾了才有一些人愿意去……都是惯出来的臭毛病——这要是换个要脸的皇帝,不玩了命的卖福寿膏,哪儿来的这么多银子买粮食养百姓啊。都饿着,吃不饱也死不了,然后再说去辽东给地还免税,估计去的人就比现在要积极的多了。暗恨自己开局玩的太浪以至于把自己给坑了的崇祯皇帝纠结半晌之后才开口道:“以陕西之地试行吧。”张桂昌躬身应了之后,身为文臣方面扛把子的徐钰山也躬身道:“陛下嘉大惠于天下,乃是仁政,臣请布告天下,使万民咸知。”徐钰山的话仿佛打开了朝堂上其他大臣嘴上的封条,纷纷附和了崇祯皇帝之后表示应该布告天下,让百姓都知道崇祯皇帝的好儿。东海舰队的捷报来的很及时,傻子都知道这时候该怎么选择。毕竟大家伙儿的求生欲都很强不是?心情大爽的崇祯皇帝干脆在大朝会之后又出宫出去了。浪,必须得浪,不浪是不可能的,当皇帝不微服私访怎么行?第534章不太好办啊阿库尼亚匆匆忙忙的出去传达了桑切斯的命令。此时西班牙的底层军官们素质确实很好,也当得起欧洲第一强军的称呼,不管是海军还是陆军都是如此。在收到桑切斯的命令后,哪怕明知道会伤亡剧大,甚至于今天很多人都会在无声无息间悄然死去,这些底层的军官依然执行了桑切斯的命令。如果郑芝龙舰队的弹药不是那么充足,如果郑芝龙没有下令每前进一里都要进行火力覆盖,桑切斯的命令确实有用,最起码幸存下来的岸防炮会对大明南海舰队造成巨大的威胁和伤亡。因为岸防炮的口径和倍径都足够凶残,火力也足够凶残,只要有一发炮弹落到战舰的身上,都是一个巨大的窟窿。起码郑芝龙现在的判断就是佛朗机蛮子们肯定有岸防炮,而且会对舰队造成巨大威胁——哪怕自己手下全都是新式福船,也不敢说能硬抗岸防炮而无伤。但是郑芝龙有一点是预估错误的。郑芝龙把西班牙的岸防炮和大明的岸防炮放在了一起比较才得出了岸防炮可怕的结论,所以才会不停的火力覆盖。但是实际上的情况却是大明的岸防炮在崇祯皇帝登基的这十年里,几乎两三年就会更新换代一次,从最开始的不如佛朗机炮,到现在能指着佛朗机大炮大声嘲笑对方战五渣,威力自然不可同日而语。至于不停的火力覆盖所打出去的炮弹和补给问题,郑芝龙倒是不怎么担心,毕竟整个舰队之中除了二十四艘主战型的战舰之外,还有八艘福船上面装的全是满满的弹药。只要不是这二十四艘战舰全部一次性的把库存弹药给打光,那么就可以实现轮换补给,轮换开火,以达到无间隙火力覆盖的效果。所以桑切斯原本应该很有可能成功并给予南海舰队重创的命令,最后的结果只是把负责岸防的西班牙军队坑了。因为岸防炮为了保证火力,体积和重量都是在那儿明摆着的,想要移动是很困难的事儿,而且还有一部分为了牢固,干脆是固定式无法移动的。终于,一发从福船上射出的炮弹带着尖锐的呼啸声吻上了一枚西班牙岸防炮的炮弹。东西方两个强国的炮弹亲吻在一起,就如果干柴遇上了烈火,野鸡碰到了流氓。随着轰的一声巨响之后便是冲天的火光,然后是附近炮弹的殉爆声和火光。“呸”的一声吐出了嘴里的泥沙,晃了晃因为炮弹爆炸后引起的巨大震动而撞在墙上,到现在还有些发懵的脑袋,迭戈·贝拉斯克斯有些恼怒的喊道:“告诉总督大人,我们要求撤退!这不是坚守,这是送死!”但是周围根本就没有人响应贝拉斯克斯的命令,大怒之下,贝拉斯克斯再一次大声重复了自己的命令。然而回应他的只有明军舰队好像永无止境的火力倾泻带来的尖锐呼啸声和爆炸声。再一次晃了晃脑袋,贝拉斯克斯才发现周围的情况很不对劲。只有自己是坐起来的姿势,其他人根本就没有一点儿的反应,好像都死光了一样。贝拉斯克斯的脑袋依旧有些发懵,但是长久以来在战场上面养成的习惯还是让他伸手扒了起来,万一有活的呢?多一个人就多一份力量这句话,很多时候都是通用的,不论东方还是西方,明白这个道理的人很多,贝拉斯克斯就是其中一个。不断的扒,不断的挖,哪怕是挖到手指快要出血,贝拉斯克斯也没能挖出几个人来。就算挖出来的那五个,基本上也都被巨大的爆炸声给震成了傻子。颓然的瘫坐在地上,贝拉斯克斯连平日里最为注重的形象也不在意了。从来就没有这么憋屈过,还没有见到敌人的影子,自己这一方的兵力就已经完全的垮掉。哪怕是那些荷兰佬们闹独立的时候,西班牙虽然遭遇了失败,却也没像今天这样儿。这已经不是失败能形容的了,确切的说法应该是撒旦的力量降临了人间——这应该是上帝才能阻挡的毁灭,而不是西班牙的军人们所能做到的。眼下这种情况,还有什么必要再去跟总督大人提什么撤离不撤离么?整个岸防阵地活下来的估计就只剩下了这么几个人,除了自己还有几个白痴,防谁?脸上挤出了一丝比哭还要难看的笑容,贝拉斯克斯从身上翻出来一支手铳。这支从荷兰人那里买来的手铳当真是好东西,虽然发射方式比较原始,还需要点燃火绳才行,但是近距离已经足够杀死一个人了。自己一直都很第529章他们的炮弹,快不够用了吧?阿库尼亚匆匆忙忙的出去传达了桑切斯的命令。此时西班牙的底层军官们素质确实很好,也当得起欧洲第一强军的称呼,不管是海军还是陆军都是如此。在收到桑切斯的命令后,哪怕明知道会伤亡剧大,甚至于今天很多人都会在无声无息间悄然死去,这些底层的军官依然执行了桑切斯的命令。如果郑芝龙舰队的弹药不是那么充足,如果郑芝龙没有下令每前进一里都要进行火力覆盖,桑切斯的命令确实有用,最起码幸存下来的岸防炮会对大明南海舰队造成巨大的威胁和伤亡。因为岸防炮的口径和倍径都足够凶残,火力也足够凶残,只要有一发炮弹落到战舰的身上,都是一个巨大的窟窿。起码郑芝龙现在的判断就是佛朗机蛮子们肯定有岸防炮,而且会对舰队造成巨大威胁——哪怕自己手下全都是新式福船,也不敢说能硬抗岸防炮而无伤。但是郑芝龙有一点是预估错误的。郑芝龙把西班牙的岸防炮和大明的岸防炮放在了一起比较才得出了岸防炮可怕的结论,所以才会不停的火力覆盖。但是实际上的情况却是大明的岸防炮在崇祯皇帝登基的这十年里,几乎两三年就会更新换代一次,从最开始的不如佛朗机炮,到现在能指着佛朗机大炮大声嘲笑对方战五渣,威力自然不可同日而语。至于不停的火力覆盖所打出去的炮弹和补给问题,郑芝龙倒是不怎么担心,毕竟整个舰队之中除了二十四艘主战型的战舰之外,还有八艘福船上面装的全是满满的弹药。只要不是这二十四艘战舰全部一次性的把库存弹药给打光,那么就可以实现轮换补给,轮换开火,以达到无间隙火力覆盖的效果。所以桑切斯原本应该很有可能成功并给予南海舰队重创的命令,最后的结果只是把负责岸防的西班牙军队坑了。因为岸防炮为了保证火力,体积和重量都是在那儿明摆着的,想要移动是很困难的事儿,而且还有一部分为了牢固,干脆是固定式无法移动的。终于,一发从福船上射出的炮弹带着尖锐的呼啸声吻上了一枚西班牙岸防炮的炮弹。东西方两个强国的炮弹亲吻在一起,就如果干柴遇上了烈火,野鸡碰到了流氓。随着轰的一声巨响之后便是冲天的火光,然后是附近炮弹的殉爆声和火光。“呸”的一声吐出了嘴里的泥沙,晃了晃因为炮弹爆炸后引起的巨大震动而撞在墙上,到现在还有些发懵的脑袋,迭戈·贝拉斯克斯有些恼怒的喊道:“告诉总督大人,我们要求撤退!这不是坚守,这是送死!”但是周围根本就没有人响应贝拉斯克斯的命令,大怒之下,贝拉斯克斯再一次大声重复了自己的命令。然而回应他的只有明军舰队好像永无止境的火力倾泻带来的尖锐呼啸声和爆炸声。再一次晃了晃脑袋,贝拉斯克斯才发现周围的情况很不对劲。只有自己是坐起来的姿势,其他人根本就没有一点儿的反应,好像都死光了一样。贝拉斯克斯的脑袋依旧有些发懵,但是长久以来在战场上面养成的习惯还是让他伸手扒了起来,万一有活的呢?多一个人就多一份力量这句话,很多时候都是通用的,不论东方还是西方,明白这个道理的人很多,贝拉斯克斯就是其中一个。不断的扒,不断的挖,哪怕是挖到手指快要出血,贝拉斯克斯也没能挖出几个人来。就算挖出来的那五个,基本上也都被巨大的爆炸声给震成了傻子。颓然的瘫坐在地上,贝拉斯克斯连平日里最为注重的形象也不在意了。从来就没有这么憋屈过,还没有见到敌人的影子,自己这一方的兵力就已经完全的垮掉。哪怕是那些荷兰佬们闹独立的时候,西班牙虽然遭遇了失败,却也没像今天这样儿。这已经不是失败能形容的了,确切的说法应该是撒旦的力量降临了人间——这应该是上帝才能阻挡的毁灭,而不是西班牙的军人们所能做到的。眼下这种情况,还有什么必要再去跟总督大人提什么撤离不撤离么?整个岸防阵地活下来的估计就只剩下了这么几个人,除了自己还有几个白痴,防谁?脸上挤出了一丝比哭还要难看的笑容,贝拉斯克斯从身上翻出来一支手铳。这支从荷兰人那里买来的手铳当真是好东西,虽然发射方式比较原始,还需要点燃火绳才行,但是近距离已经足够杀死一个人了。自己一直都很第529章他们的炮弹,快不够用了吧?理想很丰满,现实很骨感这句话用来形容桑切斯实在是再恰当不过了。如果按照常理来说,桑切斯的推断并没有错,大明远征吕宋,二十四艘新式福船外加一堆辅助舰队组成的强大阵容确实很牛逼。一艘福船上面就有百十门炮,十艘就是一千多门大炮,一轮齐射下来,基本上把土地都给翻一遍也没什么问题——毕竟一次集射就是一千多发炮弹。假设每艘福船上面携带一千发炮弹,也不过是十轮集射的数量,根本就不可能持续太久。而南御林军的登陆行为让桑切斯以为自己的判断是正确的——如果不是炮弹不够了,他们会这么着急登陆作战?刚刚炮火打连天的那支舰队哪儿去了?也正是基于以上两点,桑切斯才决定趁着明军立足未稳的时候先行发起攻击,起码也要把前面被动挨打的局面扳回一城。桑切斯的判断还是出错了。桑切斯的判断是基于之前的情报还有基于自己遭遇过的那些个海战经验得出来的。但是大明和桑切斯之前遇到过的对手一样么?西方的那些个蛮子刚刚从树上下来的时间还不够长,几万人的战争就能称之为一场大型战役。而大明传承自中原农耕堂口,开片都是以十万为单位的,就连百万大军开片这种事儿也不是没干过。最重要的是,自打崇祯皇帝开始大肆搜罗那些个能说人话的传教士还有西方蛮子,原本替西班牙和荷兰等西方蛮子们打探消息的人手便遭遇到了毁灭性的打击。懂大明官话能与大明人进行交流的那些个蛮子可能有机会弄到情报却没有一丁点儿的机会送出去,毕竟皇家学院里三层外三层的防护实在是让人找不到空子可钻。而没有被弄到皇家学院的那些个普通蛮子又不懂大明官话,更没有机会接触到大明的军事信息,再加上锦衣卫的监控,就算是玩了命传递出来的消息也是属于那种大明根本就不在乎的信息。而且五军都督府为了保证这一次能够完美的一次性怼死吕宋蛮子,南海舰队除了二十四艘主力战舰自己携带了大量的弹药以外还有八艘专门携带炮弹的补给舰,两艘专门携带火铳弹丸的补给舰。如果说主力战舰加上补给舰所携带的炮弹数量要把整个吕宋给犁一遍有点儿困难,那么轰平几座山头或者把半个吕宋给炸一遍却是没有问题的。正是在这种错误的状况下,新兵蛋子王二狗等人终于迎来了自己人生中第一场实战。不紧张是不可能的,不害怕也是不可能的,但是两个总旗还有百户大佬们那副吊儿郎当的样子让那些新兵蛋子莫名的放松了下来。当尖锐的哨子声响起时,王二狗已经完全不记得害怕了。再厉害的敌人估计也不如那两个活阎王一样的总旗更吓人?打死我二狗子也不信!至于对面开始隐隐约约冒出头来的敌人,王二狗此时已经顾不上了——先保证自己的动作在哨声中不变形才是最重要的,否则等到两个活阎王的鞭子落到身上的时候,还不如直接让对面的敌人弄死来的痛快!第一声哨响,王二狗开始机械的开始了自己已经训练过无数次的动作——检查火铳,打开膛盖,上弹丸,合盖,端起枪,然后等着下一声的哨声响起。第二声哨响,王二狗便扣动了手指,将火铳中的弹丸击发出去,然后再重复上一次的动作。第三声哨响,击发,第四声哨响,再次装弹,就这么一直重复下去,直到哨声停止为止。哨声没有彻底的停止,哪怕是天上下起刀子,地上开始地震,该完成的动作一样要完成,否则就会被罚。李云龙说过,狭路相逢勇者胜,这句话适用于很多时候,但是却不适用于这场大明帝国与西班牙的战争之中。从装备到人数再到士卒的训练,完全被大明碾压的西班牙士兵们不能说没有勇气,哪怕是顶着巨大的伤亡也敢于前进。然而这并没有什么卵用。事实证明,当伤亡大到一定程度之后,很少有军队能够硬扛着不崩溃的,西班牙的军队也是如此。被南御林军和其他南直隶诸卫一顿猛怼的西班牙军队在扔下一地尸体之后,选择了战略撤退,打算死守第一道防线。佛朗机的军队撤了,百户刘武笑呵呵的喊道:“咋样儿?那些个佛朗机蛮子不可怕吧?”刘武的话迎来的是一阵哄笑声,尤其是王二狗的声音最为突出——那些个佛朗机蛮子也太不中用了,一个个长的红眉毛绿眼睛,再加上眼窝深陷,看起来倒像是地狱中的小鬼一般吓人。可是实际上,这些个佛朗机蛮子一样会中弹倒地,一样会惨叫,虽然不知道他们在叽里呱啦的鬼叫些什么。不仅如此,原来还担心会被蛮子火铳射中的王二狗现在彻底不担心了。论射程,蛮子的火铳不如自己手里的火铳远;论射速,自己这边只要两排人轮射,就能形成密集的弹幕,压的蛮子们难以前进。就算是有那么一两发蛮子的流弹过来,基本上也是起不到什么鸟用,根本就无法打穿身上的盔甲,还担心个毛线。远远的待在山坡上观察这边的桑切斯也通过望远镜看到了刚才交战的一幕,也让桑切斯的心已经凉了半截。身旁的阿库尼亚小声嘀咕道:“这到底是什么样儿的军队?难道上帝已经放弃了他忠诚的子民?”远在台湾的杜克·凡·艾森尔也发出了同样的感叹。艾森尔与大明的海军交手不是一回两回,早期在澎湖的时候就跟南居益交过手。当时的明国海军比叫花子强一些,但是强的有限——船小,火炮威力不够,如果不是仗着数量太多,艾森尔甚至于有把握攻下大明的东南沿海。但是这一切都没有什么卵用,当初败了就是改了,最好的拿下大明东南沿海的机会已经失去,自己这才不得已转而占领了台湾。后来南居益没什么消息了,艾森尔刚打算再一次占领澎湖然后再进一步去大明的东南沿海捞好处的时候,却又跟郑芝龙的南海舰队直接对上了。当然,郑芝龙的南海舰队虽然比起南居益在福建沿海的时候强了许多倍,但是真要是拼命的话,还是有些不够看。只是本着和气生财的原则,尤其是人数和战舰数量并不占优的情况下,艾森尔还是选择了忍让一些。但是这一次因为西班牙人横插了一手,尤其是西班牙人在吕宋屠杀了大明百姓的消息传到台湾之后,艾森尔知道自己的机会来了。跟大明接触的时间多了,哪怕是互相怼的时间比贸易的时候更多,艾森尔也渐渐的摸清楚了一些大明的状况,更知道大明的国王是个不肯吃亏的主儿。吕宋的大明百姓被屠杀,大明的王肯定会报复回去,那么郑芝龙的舰队肯定会被调走。在得到了大明南海舰队二十四艘主力战舰和一大堆的辅助战舰誓师征伐吕宋后,艾森尔更加坚定了自己的判断。主力尽出,明国的东南沿海还有什么力量能够拦得往自己?只要拼着一定的伤亡把明国的岸防炮给打掉几门,夺取一个登陆口之后,剩下的可就是自己说了算了。艾森尔甚至于打算通知东印度公司一声,让他们跟吕宋的西班牙人一起通力合作,最起码也要把郑芝龙的舰队拖在吕宋。与桑切斯一样的是,艾森尔的情报其实也有些落后——日本闭关锁国后,荷兰往北方就没有船队再过去,自然也就不知道大明还有一支东海舰队驻扎在登莱。主要是东海舰队更多的还是在朝鲜以东的海域晃悠,根本就没有来过福建这边。而这两年因为没有跟郑芝龙的舰队真正的硬怼过,所以艾森尔虽然知道郑芝龙的舰队难缠,却也没有想到明国海军的武器装备会更新换代的如此之快。而为了稳妥起见,自己早早的就向荷兰国内请求了武力支援,新来的舰队加上台湾现有的力量,怎么着也能大捞特捞一次。自己应该吞下多少呢?这是一个问题。吞的太多,不管是国内还是那些东印度公司的家伙们都不会满意,但是吞的少了,自己不满意。总之这是个很让人纠结的问题。东海舰队提督南居益也在纠结,精瘦的小老头儿扶着椅子的右手因为用力隐隐有些发白,左手则是在袖子中不断的变幻着鹰爪虎爪一类的功夫招式。实在是太气人也太欺负人了,郑芝龙那个混帐东西不光抢在自己前面干掉了一支荷南人的舰队,而且还大摇大摆的派人送了一艘回来献给天子。如果单纯只是这样儿的话也就算了,可是这个王八蛋居然还派人来告诉自己不用谢谢他?你姓郑的要打的是吕宋的佛朗机蛮子,不是大琉球的荷南蛮子,抢了老夫的人头还派人来说不用谢?老夫谢你一脸!但是眼前这个被派来传信的只是一个百户,自己堂堂东海提督难道要为难一个百户不成?说出去也太丢人了些!强制忍下了这口气的南居益挥挥手命传信的信使滚蛋,然后对着舱中的一众东海舰队将领们道:“这一次没什么好说的,姓郑的既然抢先一步,那也是他的本事,咱们东海舰队的人算是丢定了!但是只是一场海战并不能决定什么,早点儿把大琉球的荷南蛮子灭了,只要抢在他郑芝龙灭掉吕宋的佛朗机蛮子之前就行,到时候老夫带着尔等去吕宋帮助他郑芝龙!”舱中的一众将领都很理解南居益此时的想法,被人上门打脸的滋味实在是不好受。如果郑芝龙现在是海盗或者其他的什么身份,东海舰队会很高兴的教他做人,但是偏偏这郑芝龙跟自己这伙人一样,都是大明的海军。这就没办法了,如果怒怼郑芝龙一波,五军都督府肯定不会饶了自己这些人——东海舰队攻击同为大明海军的南海舰队,想要干什么?造反么?过了好半晌之后,南居益才算是勉强压制住心中的怒火,对着舱中的将领们问道:“现在说说看,该如何进取大琉球?澎湖已下,是直接从鹿耳门登陆?还是如何?”东海舰队游击将军钱浩成躬身道:“禀大人,卑职以为可以兵分三路,甚至于兵分四路,合围大琉球。”南居益唔了一声道:“说下去。”钱浩成道:“大人,我东海舰队现有新式福船二十四艘,一艘可当荷南蛮子两艘。而荷南蛮子们在大琉球的舰队仅剩十余艘,远不及我东海舰队。但是小琉球头,多罗满,沙马岐头,竹堑等地却能够让荷兰蛮子们逃离大琉球。故而卑职以为,不如十则围之,困住荷南蛮子们可能出海的港口,然后调遣卫所士卒登陆做战为上?”南居益点了点头,却又接着问道:“其他人呢?都有什么看法?不妨直接说出来?”同为游击将军的周良志显然不太同意钱浩成的搞法,反对道:“启禀提督大人,卑职以为澎湖既在我手,倒不如直接攻击北港,等拿下北港港口之后再派遣卫所士卒登陆,之后可兵分两路,一南一北,清剿掉岛上的蛮子。”讨论了半天也没有个最终的结果,南居益心中愈发的不爽,干脆吩咐道:“既然如此,兵分两路。一路直取北港,另一路巡航于海上,防止这些荷南蛮子们从海上逃跑!”等到将领们都出了船舱之后,南居益才一把将自己身前桌子上面的杯子扫到了地上,怒骂道:“姓郑的不当人子!欺人太甚!彼其娘之!”南居益的亲兵们干脆低下了头,仿佛没有听到南居益这通乱骂一般——提督大人堂堂一个文人被那郑芝龙气成这番模样,骂人都骂的乱七八糟的,足见郑芝龙这事儿干的有多过分了。气咻咻的南居益甚至于想过是不是应该上书皇帝和五军都督府,告那姓郑的一状。第531章求生欲很强的魏国公

十月寒衣至,大雪漫白头。每年到了寒衣节的时候,南京总是会下上一场倾城的大雪,把整个南京城都给染成白色。过了寒衣节之后就更不用说了,小冰河时期的冬天下大雪实在是再正常不过,不下雪才是怪事儿。崇祯皇帝跑出宫去浪的时候,正是扬扬洒洒下着小雪的时候,路上的行人都不是很多,不少人已经满头尽白,连身上也是披着一层雪花,道路两旁栽种的老树上面也是裹了银白的一层,偶尔几片还没有飘落的枯叶随着微风摇曳,告诉人们这已经是冬天了。但是像这种小雪和不算太大的风并不能影响小商贩们出来赚那几文钱的银子养家,各种叫卖声在街上此起彼伏,倒是赶跑了一些冬天的萧瑟。像醉仙楼、怡红院这种高大上的地方,则是不存在什么冬天不冬天的问题,哪怕是外面已经飘着鹅毛大雪,也不会对客人们造成什么影响。当然,好的享受需要好的银子来支撑,没有银子的话还是趁早滚蛋为上,免得被人丢出去。鲁迅曾经说过,再穷不能穷后宫,再苦不能苦皇帝。身为堂堂的大明皇帝,自然不存在有没有银子这种搞笑的问题,就算自己身上没带,王承恩那个狗奴才身上也肯定没少带崇祯宝钞。但是去怡红院这种地方是不可能去的,再怎么高大上,再怎么卖艺不卖身,或者说再怎么****也是不可能去的。质量比起后宫来不知道差多远,也就螨清那些饥不择食的色中饿鬼才下得去口。风月场所排除掉之后,剩下的唯一选项也就是醉仙楼这种高大上的酒楼了。而且选择酒楼的好处多多。既不用在街上体验挨冻的滋味,顺便还能在酒楼上面听着大量的读书人吹牛逼。没错,这个时节有心情在酒楼吹牛逼的基本上都是一些读书人,至于那些个商人,多半都是没什么心情出来浪的。跟后世苦逼的学生狗不同,大明朝的学生狗们可是有钱的很——哪怕是个秀才,混个衣食无忧都没有问题,更何况是举人进士一类的。不出崇祯皇帝所料,刚刚登上醉仙楼二楼,就听到了一片嗡嗡声,其中不乏一些人在讨论吕宋和大琉球的问题。挑了个靠窗位置坐下来的崇祯皇帝也不以为意,反而自顾的招呼了小二点了酒菜,然后就静静的听着这些个书生们大吹牛逼,指点江山。吹牛逼好啊,有心情吹牛逼就没心情考虑别的,只要不上书谏言,也别想着什么抗税冲击衙门,随便怎么吹牛逼都没问题。崇祯皇帝正胡思乱想间,几个果碟和一壶温酒就已经先端了上来,其他的菜倒还需要等上一会儿。外面的雪渐渐的大了,酒楼中的火盆也烧的越发的旺,裹着厚厚的裘衣,倒也不觉得冷。但是那些个书生们看起来就有些死鸭子嘴硬的意思了——冷是肯定会冷的,但是不说,硬抗。心中正暗笑,崇祯皇帝就听到邻桌上有个书生神秘兮兮的道:“前些日子传过来的消息听说了么,濠镜澳那边几千个蛮子,说杀就全给杀了,血流成河啊。”另一个书生不以为意的道:“还濠镜澳呢,都改称澳门了,濠镜澳已经是旧称了。李兄这消息可不够及时啊。”李姓书生道:“改称之事早就知道了,方才我说的是那几千个蛮子的事儿,那符指挥使可是真够狠的啊?”旁边的书生呷了一口酒之后才道:“你们这都什么消息啊。没听说么,大琉球的蛮子们也被杀光了,一个都没留下。”李姓书生道:“不知二太先生是如何想的,全都杀光了,如何献俘太庙?莫非再随便抓几个充数么?”坐在李姓书生对面的人却笑道:“那蛮子总得有蛮子窝才是,二太先生率兵追击蛮子,不可能全都杀光。”李姓书生摇头道:“孙兄之言太过乐观了。那蛮子们有蛮子窝是必然的,但是要说追杀到蛮子窝么,却也不见得。”孙姓书生好奇的道:“愿闻其详?”李姓书生笑道:“距离!那荷南佛朗机国离我大明何止万里之遥,单只凭福船去攻打佛朗机国,打肯定是能打,但是这损失也不见得会小。先不说这海上的风浪如何,单凭是运兵过去就是一个很大的问题,毕竟是远征他国,不同于大琉球和吕宋属于在家门口做战。就算一次运过去几万士卒又能如何?占据一个地方,然后再往返运兵?这个时间可不是按天计算的,而是按月算的。”听到这话,刚刚喝了一口酒的崇祯皇帝暗自点了点头,看起来这些读书人一旦把脑子用在正事儿上还是很好用的。放下酒杯,向着对面的几个书生拱了拱手之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“诸位兄台,小可李信,不知可否请诸位兄台共饮一杯?”李姓书生也没客气,两桌并成一桌便坐到了一起。一番流程化的互相介绍吹捧过后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“方才听李兄说到远征佛朗机之事,心中难免有些不解,还望李兄能够解疑?”李承彦笑道:“五百年前是一家,有何不解之处,李公子尽管问便是,小可知无不言,言无不尽。”崇祯皇帝道:“好!等的就是李兄这句话了。方才听李兄说运兵之事是个大问题,小可左思右想也没有什么好的解决办法,不知李兄可有教我?”李承彦道:“这又有何难?那荷南佛朗机虽距我大明万里之遥,可也是一个国家,一如之前的琉球国。”崇祯皇帝还没有把琉球国跟荷兰国中间的关系捋明白,就听李承彦接着道:“我大明可租借琉球的奄美诸岛,自然也可租借那荷南佛朗机的地方以为舰队基地。但是又有谁能规定我舰队基地里面不能驻扎卫所士卒了?待基地兵多将广之后,区区荷南佛朗机小国,自可一鼓而下。”崇祯皇帝敬了李承彦一杯后才拍手道:“好!李兄的想法可谓是一个新的思路,倒是颇有些参考价值。”李承彦笑着摆手道:“过奖了,过奖了。只是这其中还有一个问题存在,若是不解决,依旧不太好办。”崇祯皇帝道:“愿闻其详?”李承彦道:“何来苏、张?”崇祯皇帝闻言也是一愣。苏、张这两个字代表了什么,如今已经不能算是不学无术的程序猿皇帝自然也是知道的。苏秦在赵国提出合纵六国以抗秦的战略思想,并最终组建合纵联盟,任“从约长”,兼佩六国相印,使秦十五年不敢出函谷关。张仪游说入秦,两度为秦相,后来出使游说各诸侯国以“横”破“纵”,使各国纷纷由合纵抗秦转变为连横亲秦。这两个纵横家的大牛自然是牛逼的,靠着一张嘴就搅动天下风云,比之后世那些黑话连篇的外交官们也是只强不弱。但是问题在于,这样儿的大牛,眼下的大明国没有。当然,也不能说是没有,起码施凤来这个转头去研究公羊学说的家伙肯定是能够胜任外交官这个伟大职业的。但是施凤来的年纪在那儿摆着呢,再弄出去当外交官,哪怕是已经没有多少良心的崇祯皇帝也有些于心不忍。但是转念一想,崇祯皇帝就把目光投向了李承彦。再次端起酒杯劝李承彦等三人饮了之后,崇祯皇帝才开口道:“若李兄为使,出使荷兰,该当如何?”李承彦一愣:“荷兰?”崇祯皇帝笑道:“昨儿个传来的消息,陛下因为荷南佛朗机妄称荷南而大发雷霆,令更名为荷兰。”李承彦点了点头道:“这倒也是应有之意。陛下雄视天下,自然不会容许那些番邦蛮夷妄称中华地名。”不知不觉中被拍了一记马屁的崇祯皇帝自然是心中大爽,笑道:“李兄还没回答小可的问题呢?”李承彦摇头道:“说不得,说不得。陛下有旨意,凡军民利病,独不许诸生建言。”崇祯皇帝不以为意的道:“何来建言之说?今日不过是我等在些小酌,自然与陛下旨意无碍。”李承彦闻言,倒也不再矫情,反而直接开口问道:“那李公子可知苏、张二人为何鼓动唇舌便可搅动天下风云?单靠三寸不烂之舌么?”见崇祯皇帝一副虚心求教的样子,李承彦心中也是大爽,也不再关子,而是接着道:“苏秦佩六国相印以抗秦,乃是因为秦强而六国弱;张仪连横破纵,同样是因为秦强而六国弱。倘若秦国不强,与六国相同,则苏、张皆无用武之地,倒是孙、庞有了大展身手之机。方今形式,其实与之相差不远。陛下圣明,德被苍生而又虎视天下,远迈秦皇汉武,我大明自可比之为秦,我大明之外便可比之于六国。当今大明需要的不是苏秦,而是张仪,或者说王玄策。有大明的水师舰队在身后,那荷兰蛮子若是从了,便是割地于我,所割之地,便为我大明水师舰队基地,增兵于彼,兵足则灭荷兰。若荷兰蛮子不从,我大明自然可以就近联络其他受荷兰欺压的蛮子,以割荷兰之地的好处支持其灭荷兰,好处同样少不了我大明。至于灭了荷兰的蛮子,本身就是因为我大明的支持,自然可供我大明驱使,旦有二心,我大明水师基地已成,灭之可也。”一番话说完,李承彦这才端起酒杯饮了一口,笑眯眯的道:“李公子以为如何?”崇祯皇帝拍手道:“不错,李兄所言极是。莫非李兄所学乃是纵横之术?”李承彦道:“不错。当今天子鼓励百家学说,除不许诸生建言以外,余者不禁,倒是让李某看到了纵横术的用处。正所谓学成文武艺,货与帝王家,李某正打算开春之后往京师一行,参加今年的春闱。”崇祯皇帝笑了笑,端起酒杯道:“那就先祝李兄旗开得胜!我等共饮一杯!”小透明一般的孙希元和另一个到现在都没怎么说话的周洪昌闻言,便与李承彦一起端起酒杯道:“共饮!”崇祯皇帝却又突然间起起来一个问题,问道:“依李兄之见,那荷兰之地当如何治之?”李承彦斟酌着道:“若是归我大明直管,只怕与周边那些蛮子们摩擦会越发的多,会牵扯我大明的兵力与精力。依我之见,倒不如依开国塞王分封之例,坐视塞王与之争斗。只是可惜了,我大明千辛万苦打下的地方,却又要分封给塞王,未免不够尽善尽美。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“分封塞王又能如何?如何不够尽善尽美了?新明岛之地不是一般的封给了诸藩王么?”李承彦摇头道:“新明岛之地与荷兰之地如何相同?新明岛之地尽为我大明百姓迁移而去,一应制度与我大明无二,加上孤悬于海上,自然也翻不起什么浪花来。那荷兰之地则不同,哪怕是我大明迁民实之,又如何保证其他的蛮子不会前往?再加上分封过去的塞王必然会与周边的蛮子争斗,早期因为要依靠我大明的支持自然是无碍,可是当塞王实力增强之后呢?宁王之鉴不远,不可不慎。”崇祯皇帝依旧是不以为意的道:“尚有推恩令在,又何必担忧?”李承彦依旧摇头不已:“推恩令可用之于新明岛,却不可用之于荷兰之地,否则周边的蛮子未平,荷兰国却又四分五裂,最后伤的是我大明百姓,必然为陛下所不喜。”虽然已经与朝堂和军府讨论过这个问题,心里也大概有些把握,可是崇祯皇帝依然想要听听李承彦的看法:“那依李兄之见呢?”李承彦道:“李某也没有什么太好的办法,只能说是走一步看一步。除非我大明的战舰能够比现在更快,更强,足够压制分封到荷兰的塞王才行。”崇祯皇帝笑道:“这又有何难?福船虽强,可是我大明的皇家学院不也是一直在改进之中么?依之见,军府那边必然不会同意给塞王们最新最强的舰队,而是只会给他们一些不弱于蛮子的战舰。”第535章三道难题阿库尼亚匆匆忙忙的出去传达了桑切斯的命令。此时西班牙的底层军官们素质确实很好,也当得起欧洲第一强军的称呼,不管是海军还是陆军都是如此。在收到桑切斯的命令后,哪怕明知道会伤亡剧大,甚至于今天很多人都会在无声无息间悄然死去,这些底层的军官依然执行了桑切斯的命令。如果郑芝龙舰队的弹药不是那么充足,如果郑芝龙没有下令每前进一里都要进行火力覆盖,桑切斯的命令确实有用,最起码幸存下来的岸防炮会对大明南海舰队造成巨大的威胁和伤亡。因为岸防炮的口径和倍径都足够凶残,火力也足够凶残,只要有一发炮弹落到战舰的身上,都是一个巨大的窟窿。起码郑芝龙现在的判断就是佛朗机蛮子们肯定有岸防炮,而且会对舰队造成巨大威胁——哪怕自己手下全都是新式福船,也不敢说能硬抗岸防炮而无伤。但是郑芝龙有一点是预估错误的。郑芝龙把西班牙的岸防炮和大明的岸防炮放在了一起比较才得出了岸防炮可怕的结论,所以才会不停的火力覆盖。但是实际上的情况却是大明的岸防炮在崇祯皇帝登基的这十年里,几乎两三年就会更新换代一次,从最开始的不如佛朗机炮,到现在能指着佛朗机大炮大声嘲笑对方战五渣,威力自然不可同日而语。至于不停的火力覆盖所打出去的炮弹和补给问题,郑芝龙倒是不怎么担心,毕竟整个舰队之中除了二十四艘主战型的战舰之外,还有八艘福船上面装的全是满满的弹药。只要不是这二十四艘战舰全部一次性的把库存弹药给打光,那么就可以实现轮换补给,轮换开火,以达到无间隙火力覆盖的效果。所以桑切斯原本应该很有可能成功并给予南海舰队重创的命令,最后的结果只是把负责岸防的西班牙军队坑了。因为岸防炮为了保证火力,体积和重量都是在那儿明摆着的,想要移动是很困难的事儿,而且还有一部分为了牢固,干脆是固定式无法移动的。终于,一发从福船上射出的炮弹带着尖锐的呼啸声吻上了一枚西班牙岸防炮的炮弹。东西方两个强国的炮弹亲吻在一起,就如果干柴遇上了烈火,野鸡碰到了流氓。随着轰的一声巨响之后便是冲天的火光,然后是附近炮弹的殉爆声和火光。“呸”的一声吐出了嘴里的泥沙,晃了晃因为炮弹爆炸后引起的巨大震动而撞在墙上,到现在还有些发懵的脑袋,迭戈·贝拉斯克斯有些恼怒的喊道:“告诉总督大人,我们要求撤退!这不是坚守,这是送死!”但是周围根本就没有人响应贝拉斯克斯的命令,大怒之下,贝拉斯克斯再一次大声重复了自己的命令。然而回应他的只有明军舰队好像永无止境的火力倾泻带来的尖锐呼啸声和爆炸声。再一次晃了晃脑袋,贝拉斯克斯才发现周围的情况很不对劲。只有自己是坐起来的姿势,其他人根本就没有一点儿的反应,好像都死光了一样。贝拉斯克斯的脑袋依旧有些发懵,但是长久以来在战场上面养成的习惯还是让他伸手扒了起来,万一有活的呢?多一个人就多一份力量这句话,很多时候都是通用的,不论东方还是西方,明白这个道理的人很多,贝拉斯克斯就是其中一个。不断的扒,不断的挖,哪怕是挖到手指快要出血,贝拉斯克斯也没能挖出几个人来。就算挖出来的那五个,基本上也都被巨大的爆炸声给震成了傻子。颓然的瘫坐在地上,贝拉斯克斯连平日里最为注重的形象也不在意了。从来就没有这么憋屈过,还没有见到敌人的影子,自己这一方的兵力就已经完全的垮掉。哪怕是那些荷兰佬们闹独立的时候,西班牙虽然遭遇了失败,却也没像今天这样儿。这已经不是失败能形容的了,确切的说法应该是撒旦的力量降临了人间——这应该是上帝才能阻挡的毁灭,而不是西班牙的军人们所能做到的。眼下这种情况,还有什么必要再去跟总督大人提什么撤离不撤离么?整个岸防阵地活下来的估计就只剩下了这么几个人,除了自己还有几个白痴,防谁?脸上挤出了一丝比哭还要难看的笑容,贝拉斯克斯从身上翻出来一支手铳。这支从荷兰人那里买来的手铳当真是好东西,虽然发射方式比较原始,还需要点燃火绳才行,但是近距离已经足够杀死一个人了。自己一直都很第529章他们的炮弹,快不够用了吧?郑芝龙无奈的道:“这些破玩意有什么用,劈了烧火倒是好木材,剩下的也就是那么回事儿。火炮没咱们的多,射程没咱们的远,准头也不如咱们的火炮,还能有啥用?倒不如全沉了算了!”赵庆咂巴着嘴道:“浪费了,留一艘献给天子,剩下的倒不如扔给那些个海盗算了,废物利用嘛。”郑芝龙点点头:“那就依你所言,郑某这就派人送一艘回去,顺便告诉南居益那老头子,说郑某替他打发了一波强敌,让他不用谢了。”赵庆对于郑芝龙和南居益之间的纷争也是颇感无奈,实际上,连五军都督府也知道这两个家伙互相看着不顺眼,但是从来都不管不问,放任东海舰队与南海舰队互相较劲。东海舰队驻地登莱,呈报五军都督府后便在南直隶建立了类似办事处一般的府衙——南京城和京城都有,京城的处于五军都督府治下,南京城的则处于南京军府的辖下。然后驻地本来就在泉州,离着南京城极近的南海舰队就提出了同样儿的要求,顺便把南京国子监辖下供那些蛮子留学生临时学习住宿的弘文馆给砸了。理由就是地方挺好,离着军府很近,最重要的是东海舰队已经砸了正式的弘文馆,南海舰队一样能砸临时的。这笔烂账最后也没扯明白到底是谁的责任,觉得丢了面子的南京国子监一怒之下把官司打到了南京内阁和军府,理由是这些个丘八有辱斯文,把大明的脸都给丢到属国去了。基本上已经没有什么正式权力的南京内阁和军府把事儿推给了京城内阁和五军都督府。最后的处置结果就是被东海舰队砸了的弘文馆和被南海舰队砸了的临时弘文馆由五军都督府拨款,南京工部重建。至于那些个因此而倒霉耽误了学习的留学生,或者说遣明使,则是默默的哭晕在厕所,根本就没有人关心。仅仅是两家舰队都已经搞出来这么多的妖蛾子,等到北海舰队成立后,谁也说不清楚这三家到底会搞出多少事儿来。尤其是当今圣上很有可能再弄一个西海舰队出来,毕竟搞定了建奴和奴尔干都司大部分地区后就弄出来了北海建奴,那吕宋之地光复了之后,西海舰队也是可以预期的。就算是西海舰队一时半会儿的还没有影儿,但是可以预见的是,以后互相较劲的可能还要加上毛文龙部的北海舰队——哪怕之前毛文龙部多次依靠东海舰队和南海舰队运送补给和武器弹药。眼下郑芝龙大鸣大放的把荷南人的舰队给屠了个干净,战舰扔给李吖子那些个海盗们使用不说,顺便还要告诉南居益一声,这摆明了就是在挑事儿。不过这也没什么,反正自己是南海舰队的监军太监,又不是东海舰队的监军太监,南居益气成什么样儿是他自己的问题,自己可是一片好心。二十四艘新式福船加上一堆各种各样儿的辅助战舰组成的南海舰队拖着五艘被俘虏过来的荷兰战舰浩浩荡荡的向着满者伯夷而去——得先把这五艘荷南战舰分出去四艘给李吖子她们。而此时已经得到了消息的李吖子等海盗基本上已经把满者伯夷给清剿干净,正打算带着手下人去找郑芝龙汇合。但是李吖子等人运气不算太好,最起码眼下的运气不算太好。东印度公司原本打算坑哇爪人一下,挑拨了爪哇人去跟大明为敌,然后方便贩卖各种卖武器和战舰给爪哇。但是不成想爪哇实在是太不争气了一些,区区几个月的时间过去,连东印度公司打算卖给爪哇人的战舰和装备都还没有到货呢,整个爪哇便不复存在,顺带着连离的极近的满者伯夷也遭了殃。狗急跳墙,兔子急了咬人,荷兰人再怎么废物,也不可能比狗和兔子还差劲。被反复打脸的荷兰东印度公司大怒之下,开始散布大明即将进攻吕宋的谣言,又向国内请求支援,要求国内派出海军舰队来台湾支持东印度公司与大明开战。《美国往事》里面麦克斯曾经对主角面条说过一句话:“只要你有足够的钱,哪怕你只是一条狗,美国人也愿意对你顶礼膜拜!”事实上,如果有足够的钱,一条狗当选为美国总统也不是不可能的事儿,后世天朝驻白宫办事处的处长们有多少是拿钱砸上去的?因为东印度公司有钱,而且能给荷兰当局带来足够多的钱,所以东印度公司的要求很快就得到了批准。也就有了威廉森带着五艘军舰前往大琉球支援的事情发生,更导致了郑芝龙舰队迎面撞上威廉森的舰队然后屠杀殆尽的事情发生。但是在这个没有无线电没有卫星信号的时代,身在吕宋的西班牙舰队原本就已经打算好了要重启攻打大明的计划,得到荷兰东印度公司传出来的大明海盗要来找麻烦的消息,自然选择了先下手为强。但是本着尽量少给自己惹麻烦,也因为荷兰人背叛了西班牙爸爸,西班牙吕宋总督桑切斯在派出了舰队同时,也命令舰队挂上了东印度公司的旗帜。然后运气不算是太好的李吖子等海盗团伙就在海上遇到了西班牙舰队冒充的荷兰东印度公司舰队。对于李吖子等海盗团伙来说,西班牙舰队和荷兰舰队基本上都是一回事儿——反正都是佛朗机人,都叫做佛朗机舰队,只是挂的旗帜不同罢了,剩下的没什么分别。一方有意,一方无心,以有意埋伏无心,自然就是海上相遇,然后互相开火。东海舰队和南海舰队装备的新式福船和其他各类辅助舰只,让他们看西班牙和荷兰的战舰就像是大白鲨看战五渣的罗非鱼一般。只是李吖子等人则根本就没有那么强大的装备,就算是装备最为奢侈的李吖子的队伍中,最厉害的也不过是一艘老式福船,装备也就是那么回事儿。如果单纯的用火力来对比的话,一艘新式福船就足以把五艘老式的福船送到海底去喂鱼而不需要太长的时间。双方在交火的瞬间,西班牙舰队就开心的发现,眼前这些明国的海盗火力就是战五渣,自己这边的胜算很大。由此可得,大明的海军也未必会强到哪儿去,攻打大明的计划又多了一分胜算。李吖子所在的旗舰上,李吖子脸色阴沉的对着其他海盗头目们道:“现在这般局面,跑是跑不赢了,干脆靠近过去,跳帮战吧!”聚在李吖子所在旗舰之上的一众海盗头目里,一个典型的独眼龙海盗哈哈大笑道:“那就跳帮,这他娘的,许多年不跳帮,骨头都快生锈了!”另一个打扮的有些妖艳的男人接着冷笑道:“一只眼说的没错,好久没在海上做买卖,什么阿猫阿狗的都敢跳出来捋爷们的虎须了!”独眼龙怒道:“一枝梅你个娘娘腔能不能正常一点儿!老子忍你很久了!先把你的兰花指放下去!”一枝梅冷哼了一声,却是老老实实的把刚才翘起来的兰花指在其他海盗头子们的哄笑声中放了下去,嘀咕道:“凶什么凶!”李吖子见状也不禁打了个寒颤。这个比自己更像一个女人的一枝梅虽然没胸没屁股,但是每次这个家伙露出来这种柔柔弱弱的表情时,基本上都意味着这个家伙要大开杀戒了,而且手段血腥。揉了揉眉头,李吖子道:“既然大家伙儿都没什么反对意见,那就这么办,告诉那些个蛮子,什么叫做大明的血性!”李吖子敢赌,因为这些佛朗机蛮子们的战舰虽然火力和速度都要比自己这方的更强一些,但是比之郑芝龙所部南海舰队的可就差太多了。因为这些佛朗机蛮子们的战舰根本就没办法做到无间隙火力集射,而大明的南海舰队的火力轮射是无间隙的,连绵不绝,炮弹就跟箭雨一样没完没了的倾泻出去,直到对面的目标消失或者己方弹药告罄。事实上,李吖子确实赌对了——虽然付出的代价大了一些,自己这一方损失了大量的小船和三艘大船,但是也成功的钩到了对面佛朗机蛮子们的船。然后就没有什么然后了,论到冷兵器杀人,大明的海盗们可以当佛朗机蛮子的祖宗!最终的结果是李吖子一方元气大伤,但是西班牙舰队的战舰则损失更大——如果不是有几艘船见机不对提前跑路,估计差不多也就是个两败俱伤的结果。再一次的聚到了李吖子所在的旗舰之后,众多海盗头子们连酒都从各自的船队中搬了过来,准备好好的热闹一场。李吖子伸手拍开一坛子酒上面的封泥,直接仰起头,咕咚咕咚的饮了好几口,才放下坛子,伸手抹去了嘴边残留的酒水,笑道:“今儿个杀的痛快!”一枝梅叹道:“痛快什么呀,连一个能打的都没有!害的人家白激动了半天,哎!”独眼龙瞪了一枝梅一眼,喝道:“你个娘娘腔的脑子里整天就这么些东西,也不想想这些个佛朗机蛮子怎么敢出来挑事儿?”一枝梅媚笑道:“管那么多干什么,蛮子敢来咱们就敢杀,杀到他们不敢来为止!”独眼龙却对李吖子道:“李大当家的,你跟南海舰队的郑提督交好,又是见过天子的,不如您老人家去跟南海舰队商量一下,让他们弄几艘新式福船来给大家伙儿用用?”李吖子还没有开口说话,一枝梅就讥讽道:“还说我,你的脑子呢?新式战舰是你能用的?陛下放心么?就算是陛下放心,你上哪儿弄这么多的人手来操控一艘福船?别忘了,那福船那么大,需要的人手可不是一百两百,操控一艘福船,需要的人手都够操纵两艘李大当家的福船了!”李吖子抬起手虚按了一把,开口道:“先别吵,咱们这一次弄到的佛朗机蛮子战船也有五艘,不如大家伙儿先分一下。至于说再跟郑提督那么要些战舰的事儿,回头再说,不急于这一时半会儿。”说完之后,李吖子的脸色就变的极为难看:“有道是来而不往非礼也,这些个该死的佛朗机蛮子既然敢在海上伏击我等,我等自然要好好的报答一番才是!”独眼龙道:“计将安出?”一枝梅登时嘲笑道:“计将安出?扁担倒了你都未必识得那是个一字,还学人家拽文?得了,还是听听李大当家的怎么说吧。”李吖子清了清嗓子道:“简单,堵他吕宋的门,让这些该死的佛朗机蛮子们连吕宋都出不了,等着南海舰队大军回来了再打上门去!”小白龙赵子星疑道:“吕宋的佛朗机蛮子们挂的旗帜与今天这些什么东印度公司的蛮子们挂的旗子根本就不一样,堵人家吕宋佛朗机蛮子干什么?”独眼龙嘲笑道:“瞧瞧,又一个傻蛋!这片海面上除了咱们和南海舰队,就只剩下了吕宋的佛朗机蛮子,那些东印度公司的蛮子现在自顾不瑕,哪儿来的胆子跑到这里来伏击咱们?至于旗子,只要你高兴,你也能挂上跟佛朗机蛮子一样儿的旗子,不过是花点儿时间做几面罢了,又有什么了不起?”李吖子点头赞成道:“不错,祸水东引罢了,咱们去打那什么东印度的佛朗机蛮子,这吕宋的佛朗机蛮子就能趁机捡个大便宜。再者说了,冤了他们又能如何?反正不管是什么东印度公司的蛮子,还是这些佛朗机的蛮子,一样都是要清理掉的,不过是个早晚的事儿罢了。”小白龙闻言,颇有些无所谓的耸耸肩,笑道:“那就依李大当家所说的,反正都是早晚的事儿罢了。”阴差阳错之下,或者说在李吖子有意为之的情况下,众多海盗们最后决定组团去堵西班牙的门,然后再研究荷兰东印度公司的问题。第527章江山之固在德不在险喝着小酒听着曲儿,看着窗外淋淋洒洒的雪花,这是一种意境,远不是去什么怡红院倚翠楼能比的。毕竟是文人么。再一次共饮了几杯之后,崇祯皇帝才向李承彦等人告辞而去。只是等崇祯皇帝的身影彻底从醉仙楼这里消失,醉仙楼的一楼大堂和二楼的座位上又有许多人才选择离开之后,李承彦才慢慢的端起酒杯道:“二位,共饮!”孙希元好奇的道:“李兄怎么这番模样?”不怪孙希元好奇,现在的李承彦根本就看不出来刚刚还在这里指点江山,反而是一头冷汗的模样,看起来有些吓人。李承彦道:“刚才那位李信李公子,你们真当他是一个普通的公子哥儿不成?我纵横家是成是败,这几日便可知分晓。”周洪昌疑惑的道:“莫非还有什么了不得的来头?”李承彦摇头道:“总之是贵不可言,两位兄弟也不要再问,问了我也不会说。”李承彦觉得自己没有那个胆子去研究这位李岩李公子的身份。之前崇祯皇帝在南京城里骂死老童生的时候,李邦彦恰好就在旁边看到了整个过程。这位骂死了人的李公子大摇大摆的跑到酒楼喝酒,想要插手的应天府捕头被这家醉仙楼的掌柜的给劝走的时候,李承彦正好也看到了一些。这样儿的大人物,哪怕是魏国公府都不曾有过,李承彦自然是有意结交一番的。但是禀着安全第一,少惹祸上身的要求,李承彦还是派人打探了一些这位李公子的消息。只是任凭自己怎么派人察探却也查不到这位李公子的根脚,仿佛凭空在金陵城中出现,又凭空消失了一般,而所有的线索都明确指向了河南那边一个不起眼的官宦家庭。问题就在于,这些线索都太过于明确,这就很不正常了——就好像是有人故意把这些线索给摆在那里等人去查探一样。再想想后来崇祯皇帝一离开南京城之后就再没了这位李公子的消息,这位李信李公子的身份就有些呼之欲出了。也正是因为如此,在崇祯皇帝到了醉仙楼之后,一直暗暗记在心中的李承彦才有意说出了那番话,以期望能够得到这位李公子的注意。而后来崇祯皇帝对于不许诸生建言的禁令视若无物,则是让李承彦更加的肯定了自己心中的猜测——敢拿崇祯皇帝的旨意不成回事儿的人不是没有,但是那些都已经成了冢中枯骨了。话里话外的拍了几记皇帝马屁的李承彦觉得自己应该豪赌一场。赢了,自然没什么好说的,什么升职加薪出任首辅都不是没可能的事儿。输了,可就存在两种可能了。一种是这位李岩李公子的身份不是自己想象中的那位,这种情况其实还算是好的,起码自己的学识能得到这位公子的赏识,不怕传不到上面去。另一种则是自己说的这些并没有得到这位李公子的认可,刚才的一番话只是和自己打哈哈。这样儿一来,自己以后的仕途基本上也就完了。但是这场赌却完全值得,哪怕是赌的有点儿大,后背都被冷汗湿透还得恍若无事的谈笑风生。出了酒楼的崇祯皇帝打算继续在街上逛,只是对着王承恩吩咐道:“查一下方才那个李承彦还有另外两人,回头告诉朕。”王承恩低声应了后,崇祯皇帝继续在街上闲逛。这他娘的不正常,朕出宫浪一波而已,居然能碰到纵横家的学子?不过这倒也是正常,毕竟醉仙楼身为南京城中有数的大酒楼,能去喝酒的学子必然也是有几分本事的。问题在于这李承彦居然真有些知无不言又言无不尽的意思。这才是问题之所在。哪怕这是一个看脸的世界,哪怕自己长得比较帅,也不可能达到男女通杀的地步吧?而且还让人能冒着被锦衣卫盯上的风险掏心掏肺的说这么多话?崇祯皇帝自认为还没有帅到崇祯宝钞那么人见人爱的地步。说到崇祯宝钞,崇祯皇帝又想起来刚才自己貌似还没有结帐?蹭了别人一顿饭?想了想,崇祯皇帝也就没有放在心上,反而往聚宝山的方向逛了过去。聚宝山可是个好地方啊,万一要是让自己发现了哒哒哒冒蓝火的神器呢?崇祯皇帝跑路之后,李承彦会了账,便与孙希元和周洪昌告辞往家去了。但是接下来的几天都很平静,平静到有些诡异。自己想象中的有人找上门来宣旨或者说有人找上门来延请自己的事情并没有发生,日子还是一如继往的过着。连孙希元和周洪昌也是嘲笑了一番李承彦,觉得这货完全就是白日做梦,妄想一步登天想的疯了。但是在离着李承彦家不远的地方,一袭夜行衣的关步放下了手中的望远镜,打了个哈欠道:“应该是没什么事儿了,这家伙完全就是走狗屎运,或者说他脑子够灵活。”朱刚点头道:“他家族中亲眷呢?尤其是妻族那边如何?”关步道:“都查过了。他妻子家里也没什么异常,不算什么大富大贵的人家,倒也算是诗书传家,跟他李家一样。至于他族中的关系么,倒是有些仗势欺人的破事儿,但是强占土地和强抢民女什么的事儿倒是没有,还算是不错吧。”朱刚点头道:“那就好,既然没问题,咱们便如实回报陛下。”崇祯皇帝对于李承彦确实很感兴趣。这家伙的水平比之后世外交部黑话连篇的那些大佬们如何不好说,但是这股不要脸皮也要占好处的劲头实在是太合崇祯皇帝的胃口了。起码朝堂上面也只有一个施凤来是这般模样,连堂堂的首辅温体仁都做不到完全的不要面皮。这种人只要放对地方用的好了,那绝对是一个合格的外交官。尤其是背靠着大明给他撑腰,他能讹诈荷兰人多少好东西出来还真是令人期待。是时候见一见这个胆大包天的家伙了——敢暗自揣摩自己的身份然后投己所好,这份胆子绝对不小。当李承彦自己都开始隐隐约约的怀疑是不是自己想多了时,终于有人找上门来了。看着眼前这些锦衣卫,李承彦就知道自己果然没有想多,自己的猜测是正确的,起码这一次,稳了。再一次见到了李信李公子,或者说崇祯皇帝之后,李承彦第一件事就是赶忙跪倒在地请罪:“学生不识陛下天颜,御前失仪,祈望陛下开恩!”崇祯皇帝笑道:“起来吧,前几日指点江山的豪气哪儿去了?说说看,倘若以你为使,则荷兰之事当如何?”李承彦先是谢了恩,起身后才正色道:“启奏陛下,学生今日之言一如往日,当先割其地,再灭其国。”崇祯皇帝道:“倘若朕想要毕其功于一役呢?”李承彦道:“陛下三思,纵然我大明卫所士卒能够纵横于天下,东海舰队与南海舰队无敌于海上,却也无法一次投送数十万士卒到荷兰之地。而荷兰距我大明千万里之遥,不可不慎!”崇祯皇帝呵呵笑了笑,这才接着道:“既然如此,那便罢了。朕赐你同进士出身,先去鸿胪寺行走吧,出使荷兰之事,便由你来主持。”李承彦心中只是略微纠结一番,便谢恩道:“臣,遵旨。”正儿八经的进士出身和被皇帝赐下来的同进士出身,在士林里面的名声可是完全不一样的。但是现在如果纠结这个问题,万一错过了出使荷兰之事,再想赶上下一次的机会可就很难了。很多时候,机会只有那么一次,而且是一闪而逝,抓不住,可就只能徒呼奈何了。对于李承彦的知情识趣,崇祯皇帝显然也很是满意,挥挥手便命李承彦退下了。荷兰的事儿还真就像是李承彦说的那样儿,打到他们疼,然后割块地过来,弄个海外军事基地才是真的。至于真的通过两支海军舰队投送个十万二十万的陆军过去把荷兰彻底从地图上抹去,明显就有些不现实了。很简单,福船不够用。现在的福船虽然经过这近十年间的改进,比之永乐年间的福船还要牛逼一些。如果仅仅是靠两支舰队要投送十万大军过去,咬咬牙还是能办到的,但是实际上,远不是光把十万大军投送过去那么简单。就算是不考虑这十万大军一路上的吃喝问题,也得考虑到了荷兰之后的作战问题吧?补给?弹药?大炮?尤其是大炮,那破玩意占的地方可不小,而荷兰人手里也有大炮,如果这十万大军不装备上大炮就去硬怼,结果很可能是被怼。但是在没有东风快递,连火箭炮都没有的年代,别说快递核平了,能做到大炮洗地就已经是大明皇家学院的大佬们牛逼了。实际上,大明皇家学院的大佬们,尤其是以墨铧为首的大佬们也在大眼瞪小眼。墨铧认为金尼阁一个蛮子有些学问不容易,正是应该好生学习的时候,干脆把九章算术扔给了金尼阁。然后金尼阁就被墨铧扔过来的九章算术折磨的欲仙欲死。出于对等原则,金尼阁也挑了一道难题交给了墨铧——用没有刻度的直尺和圆规将任意一个角三等分;已知任意一个圆,画一个面积和它相等的正方形;已知任意一个立方体,画另一个体积是它2倍的立方体。然后两伙人就开始大眼瞪小眼了。金尼阁既搞不定三大几何难题,也搞不定九章算术。至于墨铧,九章算术里面的大部分难题都能搞定,却同样搞不定三大几何难题。尤其是看着眼前一堆堆的纸张上面写的鬼画符一般的东西,除了几个歪七八扭的汉字还能看的明白以外,剩下的是些什么玩意,根本就搞不懂。蛋疼无比的墨铧死死的盯着比自己也小不了多少的金尼阁,瞪着眼睛道:“这上面到底是些什么玩意?莫非还要找些牛鼻子过来解释一番不成?”在大明已经待了许多年,基本上已经变成一个大明通的金尼阁当然知道牛鼻子是什么意思,不就是那些道士么。但是这些文字他就是这么个玩意,你再怎么弄他也没办法变成汉字啊。就算是变成了汉字,那也是音译过来的,到时候好几个字代表一个符号,还能搞的明白?无奈之下,金尼阁也只得开口道:“要不然怎么办?每一个符号都有它特定的含义,替换一个,这后面的几千本书里面的就需要全部进行替换,短时间内根本就不可能完成?”墨铧也清楚金尼阁说的是事实,但是看着这些歪七扭八的符号也实在是太令人头疼了——还不如看道士们的符箓呢!想了半天之后,也没想出来个好办法的墨铧问道:“若是简化一些呢?好歹方便书写不是?再不济也不要这些歪七扭八的鬼画符?”金尼阁道:“替换呢?所有的全部替换掉,需要的人手和时间可是很多的?”墨铧斟酌着道:“若说人手么,倒是不缺,随便从哪儿都能弄来些识字的,替换不是什么太大的问题。唯有时间令人头疼了些。”超乎于墨铧的预料,原本以为七千本书翻译起来应该会很快——哪怕是崇祯皇帝都是这么认为的。毕竟来大明传教的传教士就没有几个是不懂汉字汉字的,就算是不懂,这么多年传教下来,也总是学会了一些。但是实际上的情况跟预料之中的恰恰相反,除了金尼阁带来的这七千本书之外,锦衣卫还在通过各种路子不断的往皇家学院里面送书。本着新书里面新技术的原则,新书的翻译往往是优先的,金尼疼所带的七千本则是慢慢的在翻译。然后问题就来了。新书里面不涉及到那些鬼画符的还好,一旦涉及到鬼画符,就足够让人头疼了。最坑人的就是那些个鬼画符用毛笔画起来很费劲,一不小心就会废掉整张的纸。然后就是接着吵——墨铧要求把那些鬼画符的玩意替换本来就已经让金尼阁不爽,结果为了什么符号代表什么含义又是一通好吵。不过也不是没有好消息,最起码墨铧等人对于阿拉伯数字是接受的,而且保持肯定的态度。第536章火炮准备!

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