The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: History of England

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الصفحة 539 - Remember, O Lord, what is come upon us: consider and behold our reproach. Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
الصفحة 74 - A few days later it was moved that all subjects of England had equal right to trade to the East Indies unless prohibited by Act of Parliament...
الصفحة 190 - ... by the anvil and by the loom, on the billows of the ocean and in the depths of the mine. Nothing could be purchased without a dispute. Over every counter there was wrangling from morning to night. The workman and his employer had a quarrel as regularly as the Saturday came round.
الصفحة 162 - I am where it is my duty to be ; and I may without presumption commit my life to God's keeping: but you " While they were talking a cannon ball from the ramparts laid Godfrey dead at the King's feet.
الصفحة 124 - House, but which has done more for liberty and for civilisation than the Great Charter or the Bill of Rights. Early in the session a select committee had been appointed to ascertain what temporary statutes were about to expire, and to consider which of these statutes it might be expedient to continue.
الصفحة 190 - But the ignorant and helpless peasant was cruelly ground between one class which would give money only by tale and another which would take it only by weight. Yet his sufferings hardly exceeded those of the unfortunate race of authors. Of the way in which obscure writers were treated we may easily form a judgment from the letters, still extant, of Dryden to his bookseller Tonson.
الصفحة 248 - He devoted himself to his task with an activity which left him no time to spare for those pursuits in which he had surpassed Archimedes and Galileo. Till the great work was completely done, he resisted firmly, and almost...
الصفحة 555 - I never 1 feared death : there have been times when I should have wished it : but, now that this great new prospect is opening before me, I do wish to stay here a little longer.
الصفحة 556 - King's mouth. The lips of the dying man moved; but nothing could be heard. The King took the hand of his earliest friend, and pressed it tenderly to his heart. In that moment, no doubt, all that had cast a slight passing cloud over their long and pure friendship was forgotten. It was now between seven and eight in the morning. He closed his eyes, and gasped for breath. The bishops knelt down and read the commendatory prayer. When it ended William was no more.
الصفحة 24 - Ajax beating down the Trojan leader with a rock which two ordinary men could scarcely lift, Horatius defending the bridge against an army, Richard the Lion-hearted spurring along the whole Saracen line without finding an enemy to...

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