Life of Sir Henry Lawrence, Volume 1

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Page 148 - The tawny lion, pawing to get free His hinder parts, then springs, as broke from bonds, And rampant shakes his brinded mane; the ounce, The libbard, and the tiger, as the mole Rising, the crumbled earth above them threw In hillocks: the swift stag from under ground Bore up his branching head...
Page 148 - As from his lair the wild beast where he wons In" forest wild, in thicket, brake, or den...
Page 235 - All the King's horses and all the King's men Could not put Humpty Dumpty together again.
Page 234 - The Governor-General confidently hopes that the Shah will be speedily replaced on his throne by his own subjects and adherents ; and when once he shall be secured in power, and the independence and integrity of Afghanistan established, the British army will be withdrawn.
Page 25 - Returned the Chief his haughty stare, His back against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his foot before : — " Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From ita firm base as soon as I.
Page 111 - God ; I will also destroy the idols, and I will cause their images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I will put a fear in the land of Egypt.
Page 165 - The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her — she will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.
Page 439 - Jellalabad), should we not then have a more difficult game to play than Clive had at Plassey, or Wellington at Assaye ? We should then be literally striking for our existence, at the most inclement season of the year, with the prestige of our name...
Page 458 - Queen a corpse, and dreadfully spotted with the small pox he became frantic. He cursed his kingdom, her doctors, and the Gods of Nepaul, vowing vengeance on all. He first sent for the unfortunate Benares doctors, denounced them as liars and impostors, and ordered them to be soundly flogged, and each to have his right ear and nose cut off in his presence. This was duly performed, and they were afterwards started to the British dominions as a warning to all future impostors.
Page 251 - MY DEAR SIR, — I have the pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of yesterday.

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