Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire
Autres éditions - Tout afficher
Address Admiral afterwards already American appears arms army Arnold attack Bill British brought Burke called carried cause charge chief Clive close Colonel command continued Cornwallis Council course Court desired Duke early effect enemy England English expected fleet followed force formed France French further George give Government Grattan hand Hastings honour hope House of Commons India Ireland King land least less letter London Lord John Russell Lord North majority March means measure mind Ministers never numbers object occasion officers once Opposition Parliament party passed peace perhaps period persons present principal prisoners proposed received remained says seemed sent Shelburne ships showed side Sir Henry speech spirit success taken thought took troops views Washington whole writes
Page 347 - Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck. Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us ; and to the hills, Cover us. For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry ? And there were also two other, malefactors, led with him to be put to death.
Page 128 - " the ocean — her boasted grand and substantial supe" riority, which made the world bend before her ! Oh " inestimable rights, that have taken from us our rank " among nations, our importance abroad, and our hap" piness at home ; that have taken from us our trade, our " manufactures, and our commerce ; that have reduced " us from the most flourishing empire in the world to be " one of the most compact, unenviable powers on the " face of the globe ! Oh wonderful rights that are likely " to take...
Page 210 - I will be very frank with you. I was the last to consent to the separation; but the separation having been made, and having become inevitable, I have always said, as I say now, that I would be the first to meet the friendship of the United States as an independent power.
Page 316 - An examination for a Degree at " Oxford was in my time a farce. I was examined in " Hebrew, and in History. ' What is the Hebrew for "'the place of a skull?' I replied,
Page 84 - formally before the Court, but for that very reason I " will bring him before the Court. He has placed these " men in the front of the battle, in hopes to escape under "their shelter, but I will not join in battle with them: " their vices, though screwed up to the highest pitch of " human depravity, are not of dignity enough to vindicate " the combat with ME. I will drag HIM to light who is " the dark mover behind this scene of iniquity.
Page 121 - Granted. It is understood that any property obviously belonging to the inhabitants of these States, in the possession of the garrison, shall be subject to be reclaimed.
Page 319 - Why did I sell my college life (He cries) for benefice and wife? Return, ye days! when endless pleasure I found in reading, or in leisure ! When calm around the common room I puff 'd my daily pipe's perfume!
Page 126 - As he would have taken a ball in his breast,' replied Lord George. 'For he opened his arms, exclaiming wildly, as he paced up and down the apartment during a few minutes: "O God! it is all over!
Page 30 - Sessions-House at the Old Bailey. There were not, I believe, a hundred ; but they did their work at leisure, in full security, without sentinels, without trepidation, as men lawfully employed, in full day.