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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of ..., Volume 4
Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope
Visualizzazione completa - 1853
History of England Comprising the Reign of Queen Anne Until the ..., Volume 4
Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope
Visualizzazione completa - 1844
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Pagina 12 - If I was surprised to find him there, I was still more astonished when he acquainted me with the motives which had induced him to hazard a journey to England at this juncture. The impatience of his friends who were in exile had formed a scheme which was impracticable...
Pagina 224 - Indian race, from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to the mouth of the Mississippi, had become estranged from the English and friendly to the French.
Pagina 316 - The procession through a line of foot-guards, every seventh man bearing a torch, the horse-guards lining the outside, their officers with drawn sabres and crape sashes on horseback, the drums muffled, the fifes, bells tolling, and minute guns, all this was very solemn.
Pagina 52 - Graced as thou art, with all the power of words, So known, so honour'd, at the house of lords : Conspicuous scene ! another yet is nigh (More silent far,) where kings and poets lie : Where Murray (long enough his country's pride) Shall be no more than Tully or than...
Pagina 316 - Attending the funeral of a father could not be pleasant ; his leg extremely bad, yet forced to stand upon it near two hours ; his face bloated and distorted with his late paralytic stroke, which has affected, too, one of his eyes ; and placed over the mouth of the vault, into which in all probability he must himself so soon descend ; think how unpleasant a situation ! He bore it all with a firm and unaffected countenance.
Pagina 60 - Came on the election, which I lost by the injustice of the returning officer. The numbers were, for lord Egmont 119, for Mr Balch 114, for me 105.
Pagina 133 - not want men in a good cause. I remember " how I employed the very rebels in the service " and defence of their country. They were re" claimed by this means ; they fought our battles ; " they cheerfully bled in defence of those liberties " which they had attempted to overthrow but a " few years before !"t Another measure of public defence was the newmodelling of a national Militia.
Pagina 141 - Cela est incontestable , lui répliqua-t-on; mais dans ce pays-ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les autres.
Pagina 95 - To all these repeated advices the Ministers in London were unwilling to give credit, and long insisted that this was but a feint to divert their attention from their own shores. " I say it with concern," writes Horace Walpole, " considering who was Newcastle's associate...