Social England Under the Regency, Τόμος 2

Scribner and Welford, 1890

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Σελίδα 215 - O wad some pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as others see us ! It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion : What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n Devotion ! ADDRESS TO EDINBURGH.
Σελίδα 7 - All territory, places and possessions whatsoever, taken by either party from the other, during the war, or which may be taken after the signing of this treaty, excepting only the islands hereinafter mentioned, shall be restored without delay...
Σελίδα 7 - ... or other private property And all archives, records, deeds and papers, either of a 'public nature or belonging to private persons, which, in the course of the war, may have fallen into the hands of the officers of either party, shall be, as far as may be practicable, forthwith restored and delivered to the proper authorities and persons to whom they respectively belong.
Σελίδα 126 - Our Sovereign Lord the King chargeth and commandeth all persons, being assembled, immediately to disperse themselves, and peaceably to depart to their habitations, or to their lawful business, upon the pains contained in the act made in the first year of King George, for preventing tumults and riotous assemblies. God save the King.
Σελίδα 45 - British faith will have been lost in the hospitality of the Bellerophon. " I appeal to history. It will say, that an enemy, who for twenty years...
Σελίδα 336 - and, obedient to the command, he rose up, and went through the ceremony again. Scarcely had he lain quietly down, when the call was again heard, and the well-pleased amateur was evidently prepared to enact a third death ; but Juliet now rose up from her tomb, and gracefully put an end to this ludicrous scene by advancing to the front of the stage and aptly applying a quotation from Shakspeare — " Dying is such sweet sorrow, That he will die again until to-morrow.
Σελίδα 25 - My political life is terminated, and I proclaim my son, under the title of Napoleon II., Emperor of the French. " The present ministers will provisionally form the council of the government. The interest which I take in my son induces me to invite the Chambers to form, without delay, the regency by a law. " Unite all for the public safety, in order to remain an independent nation. (Signed)
Σελίδα 64 - Arthur's and Graham's were less aristocratic than those I have mentioned ; it was at the latter, thirty years ago, that a most painful circumstance took place. A nobleman of the highest position and influence in society was detected in cheating at cards, and after a trial, which did not terminate in his favour, he died of a broken heart.
Σελίδα 42 - Emperor came out, the noise and gestures of so many people presented a most striking spectacle: it was, at the same time, very easy to perceive that nothing hostile was meant, and that if curiosity had brought them, they felt interested on going away; we could even see that the latter sentiment continued to increase ; — at first people merely looked towards the ship, they ended by saluting ; some remained uncovered, and occasionally went so far as to cheer. Even our symbols began to appear amongst...
Σελίδα 45 - Heaven and of men, against the violence done me, and against the violation of my most sacred rights, in forcibly disposing of my person and my liberty. I came voluntarily on board of the Bellerophon ; I am not a prisoner, I am the guest of England.

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