Great Britain and Ireland 1689-1887

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Walter Scott Dalgleish
T. Nelson and sons, 1892 - 320 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 142 - I know the price of my conduct Our friendship is at an end.
الصفحة 154 - Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark, when she no longer resists. The line of defence which covered her shores has struck to the British flag : but if the firing is continued on the part of 20 Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English.
الصفحة 218 - And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her... let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.
الصفحة 127 - THE power of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished...
الصفحة 167 - That such rejection is an additional proof of the shameful inadequacy of the representation of the people in the Commons House of Parliament, and more forcibly demonstrates the necessity of a speedy and substantial reform in that Honourable House.
الصفحة 295 - Seal, the First Lord of the Admiralty, the President of the Board of Trade, the...
الصفحة 124 - It was proved that, with the help of some slight field-works, it was possible for undisciplined patriots to meet on equal terms the best troops England could send against them. Henceforth the success of the Revolution was assured. " Thank God," said Washington, when he heard of the battle, "the liberties of the country are safe.
الصفحة 123 - Every man took his steady aim, and when they gave forth their volley few bullets sped in vain. The slaughter was enormous. The English recoiled in some confusion, a pitiless rain of bullets following them down the hill.
الصفحة 105 - Campbell, one of the officers who supported him on the field of battle and on whose shoulder he was leaning exclaimed, ' They run, they run ! ' The dying hero asked with emotion, ' Who runs ?' ' The enemy, sir ; they give way everywhere.
الصفحة 227 - December 1886 he was Chancellor of the Exchequer and leader of the House of Commons...

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