Antigua and the Antiguans: a Full Account of the Colony and Its Inhabitants from the Time of the Caribs to the Present Day, Interspersed with Anecdotes and Legends: Also, an Impartial View of Slavery and the Free Labour Systems; the Statistics of the Island, and Biographical Notices of the Principal Families ...

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Saunders and Otley, 1844
 

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الصفحة 188 - Pembroke's mother. Death, ere thou hast slain another Fair and learn'd and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
الصفحة 71 - I have not time to say more but to beg you will give my duty to the Queen and let her know her army has had a glorious victory. Monsieur Tallard and two other generals are in my coach and I am following the rest. The bearer, my aide-de-camp Colonel Parke, will give Her an account of what has passed. I shall do it in a day or two by another more at large.
الصفحة 175 - QUEEN of the silver bow ! — by thy pale beam, Alone and pensive, I delight to stray, And watch thy shadow trembling in the stream, Or mark the floating clouds that cross thy way. And while I gaze, thy mild and placid light Sheds a soft calm upon my troubled breast; And oft I think — fair planet of the night, That in thy orb, the wretched may have rest: The sufferers of the earth perhaps may go, Released by death — to thy benignant sphere, And the sad children of despair and woe Forget in thee,...
الصفحة 48 - Great seeming joy was there at their meeting ; but how far it was real the Event shewed ; for the English Warner providing plenty of liquor, and inviting his half-brother to be merry with him, in the midst of his Entertainment ordered his Men upon a signal given to Murder him and all his Indians ; which was accordingly performed.
الصفحة 166 - There the crystalline stream, bursting forth from the throne, Flows on, and for ever will flow : Its waves, as they roll, are with melody rife, And its waters are sparkling with beauty and life, In the land which no mortal may know.
الصفحة 9 - Written with his sword's poynt but what is man midst of his glory and who can this Life A moment since that hee by Sea and Land so longe kept free mortal strokes at length did yeeld ace) to conquering Death the field, fine Coronat.
الصفحة 72 - I have not time to say more, but to beg you will give my duty to the queen, and let her know her army has had a glorious victory. M. Tallard and two other generals are in my coach, and I am following the rest. The bearer, my aide-de-camp, Colonel Parke, will give her an account of what has passed. I shall do it in a day or two, by another more at large. — MARLBOROUGH."* The fate of the troops posted in Blenheim still remained undecided.
الصفحة 247 - Popham in 1606. Afterwards he succeeded to an estate in Devonshire on the death of his elder brother, Sir John Gilbert, President of the Virginian Company. Can any of your correspondents kindly inform me from what source I can complete the line of descent, by filling up the interval of three or four generations between the above Raleigh Gilbert and the Hon. Nathaniel Gilbert mentioned by Mrs. Flannigan ? The present Sir George Colebrook and Sir "William...
الصفحة 92 - Provided, such sum or sums be settled on you and your successors in that government ; at least on you during the whole time of your government there, and that the same be done by the first respective assemblies of our said island after your arrival there.
الصفحة 143 - ... what perversion of human reason, and still more, by what perversion of human feeling, any jury could have given a verdict of acquittal for punishments, in the course of which, I believe, it appeared, on incontrovertible evidence, that three hundred lashes of cart-whips, or nearly that number, had been inflicted in the public market-place, without the sentence of a magistrate, upon a considerable proportion of a gang of thirtytwo negroes, who were all, more or less, severely punished, without...

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