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Page 11 - Arranged to meet the requirements of the Syllabus of the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education, South Kensington.
Page 155 - I am bordering upon seventyseven years of age passed in honour. " I hope that the Almighty may protect me from being the witness of the tragedy which I cannot persuade my contemporaries to take measures to avert.
Page 155 - ... war, of the works constructed for the defence of the dockyards and naval arsenals, without leaving a single man disposable. "The measure upon which I have earnestly entreated different administrations to decide, which is constitutional, and has been invariably adopted in time of peace for the last eighty years, is to raise, embody, organise, and - discipline the militia, of the same numbers for each of the three kingdoms, united as during the late war.
Page 299 - One who stood by his side in an arduous and unequal struggle ; who often shared his councils and sometimes perhaps soothed his cares ; who knew well the greatness of his nature and esteemed his friendship among the chief of worldly blessings ; has stepped aside from the strife and passion of public life to draw up this record of his deeds and thoughts, that those who come after us may form some conception of his character and career, and trace in these faithful though imperfect pages the portraiture...
Page 90 - ... having been imputed to her. They compared what they had heard of the wife with what they had seen of the husband, and they came to their determination accordingly. As far as related to the question of guilt or innocence they...
Page 178 - I am highly flattered by your Royal Highness's approbation, and gratified by your attention to this army. " Your Royal Highness will see, from what happens every day, that our victory is decisive, and I hope we shall bring the concerns of this country to a satisfactory close, without striking another blow. " I will immediately recommend to your Royal Highness certain officers for the third class of the Order of the Bath.
Page 17 - Mayhew — Paved with Gold ; Or, THE ROMANCE AND REALITY OF THE LONDON STREETS. An Unfashionable Novel. By AUGUSTUS MAYHEW (one of the Brothers Mayhew). With Twenty-six Illustrations by "PHIZ." Demy Svo, cloth. 14*. Melincourt ; Or, SIR ORAN HAUT-TON. By the Author of ' Headlong Hall,
Page 174 - I have had the honour of receiving your lordship's letter of the 18th instant.