A History of Our Own Times: From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the Berlin Congress

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Página 414 - Canada, acceding to this confederation, and joining in the measures of the United States, shall be admitted into, and entitled to, all the advantages of this Union ; but no other colony shall be admitted into the same, unless such admission be agreed to by nine States.
Página 442 - Thy rival was honour'd, while thou wert wrong'd and scorn'd, Thy crown was of briers, while gold her brows adorn'd ; She woo'd me to temples, while thou lay'st hid in caves, Her friends were all masters, while thine, alas ! were slaves ; Yet cold in the earth, at thy feet, I would rather be, Than wed what I lov'd not, or turn one thought from thee.
Página 516 - Her Majesty's Government, in order to evince its desire of strengthening the friendly relations between the two countries and of making satisfactory provision for the future...
Página 334 - ... the banner which we now carry in this fight, though perhaps at some moment it may droop over our sinking heads, yet it soon again will float in the eye of Heaven, and it will be borne by the firm hands of the united people of the three kingdoms, perhaps not to an easy, but to a certain and to a not far distant victory.
Página 350 - The Queen desires to congratulate the President upon the successful completion of this great international work, in which the Queen has taken the deepest interest. The Queen is convinced that the President will join with her in fervently hoping that the electric cable which now connects Great Britain with the United States will prove an additional link between the nations whose friendship is founded upon their common interest and reciprocal esteem.
Página 602 - We don't want to fight, but by jingo if we do We've got the ships, we've got the men, we've got the money, too; We've fought the Bear before, and while Britons shall be true The Russians shall not have Constantinople.
Página 110 - I'll read you matter deep and dangerous ; As full of peril and adventurous spirit, As to o'er-walk a current, roaring loud, On the unsteadfast footing of a spear.
Página 515 - A neutral Government is bound — First. — To use due diligence to prevent the fitting out, arming, or equipping, within its jurisdiction, of any vessel which it has reasonable ground to believe is intended to cruise or to carry on war against a Power with which it is at peace...

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