English history for the use of public schools, Bind 3



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Side 1343 - An Act to subject certain Publications to the Duties of Stamps upon Newspapers, and to make other Regulations for restraining the Abuses arising from the Publication of Blasphemous and Seditious Libels...
Side 1215 - Vice-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 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.
Side 1293 - the mighty mass, breaking off like a loosened cliff, went headlong down the steep; the rain flowed in streams discoloured with blood, and 1800 unwounded men, the remnant of 6000 unconquerable British soldiers, stood triumphant on the fatal hill.
Side 1222 - Really,' said Pitt with a sly severity, and it was almost the only sharp thing I ever heard him say of any friend, ' I had not the curiosity to ask what I was to be.
Side 1402 - He was not only not prepared to bring forward any measure of this nature ; but he would at once declare that, as far as he was concerned, as long as he held any station in the government of the country, he should always feel it his duty to resist such measures, when proposed by others.
Side 975 - Suppose him next possessed of great wealth, the plunder of the nation, with a Parliament of his own choosing, most of their seats purchased, and their votes bought at the expense of the public treasure.
Side 1355 - if a declaration of any such determination should be made at Verona, come what might, he should refuse the king's consent to become a party to it, even though the dissolution of the alliance should be the consequence of the refusal.
Side 1039 - I rejoice that America has resisted. Three millions of people, so dead to all the feelings of liberty as voluntarily to submit to be slaves, would have been fit instruments to make slaves of the rest.
Side 1136 - How much is it the greatest event that ever happened in the world and how much the best," said Fox after the taking of the Bastille.
Side 1074 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?

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