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Page 560 - Lords and commons of England, consider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity can soar to.
Page 215 - British islands were declared to be in a state of blockade" thereby subjecting to capture and condemnation all vessels, with their cargoes, which should continue to trade with...
Page 53 - Image, so miscrcate oftentimes and deformed, with her French, her Spanish, and her foolish fashions, that he that made her, when he looks upon her shall hardly know her, with her Plumes, her Fans, and...
Page 655 - Lancers was hurled on their flank. Colonel Shewell, of the 8th Hussars, saw the danger, and rode his few men straight at them, cutting his way through with fearful loss. The other regiments turned and engaged in a desperate encounter. With courage too great almost for credence, they were breaking their way through the columns which enveloped them, when there took place an act of atrocity without parallel in the modern warfare of civilized nations.
Page 42 - ... ambition of the weakest or the worst of mankind. While the army of Edward was advancing to the charge, there happened a great fall of snow ; which driving full in the faces' of the enemy, blinded them, and this advantage, seconded by an impetuous onset, decided the victory in their favour.
Page 268 - The noise subsided, and he was asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him.
Page 357 - Huskisson some coolness had existed, made a sign of recognition, and held out his hand. A hurried but friendly grasp was given ; and before it was loosened there was a general cry from the bystanders of " Get in, get in ! " Flurried and confused, Mr. Huskisson endeavoured to get round the open door of the carriage, which projected over the opposite rail ; but in so doing he was struck down by the " Rocket," and falling with his leg doubled across the rail, the limb was instantly crushed. His first...
Page 584 - His teachers were the torn hearts' wail, The tyrant and the slave, The street, the factory, the jail, The palace — and the grave ! The meanest thing, earth's feeblest worm, He feared to scorn or hate ; And honoured in a peasant's form The equal of the great.