History of France & Normandy, from the accession of Clovis, to the battle of Waterloo

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Whittaker, Treacher & Company, 1830 - 404 páginas
 

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Página 258 - And there was a great cry in Egypt — lamentation and bitter weeping — for there was not a house in which there was not one dead.
Página 49 - O'ER the glad waters of the dark blue sea, Our thoughts as boundless, and our souls as free, Far as the breeze can bear, the billows foam, Survey our empire, and behold our home ! These are our realms, no limits to their sway — Our flag the sceptre all who meet obey.
Página 228 - His foes' derision and his subjects' blame, And steals to death from anguish and from shame.
Página 306 - This pow'r has praise, that virtue scarce can warm, Till fame supplies the universal charm. Yet Reason frowns on War's unequal game, Where wasted nations raise a single name, And mortgag'd states their grandsires...
Página 371 - FAREWELL to the Land, where the gloom of my Glory Arose and o'ershadowed the earth with her name — She abandons me now, — but the page of her story, The brightest or blackest, is filled with my fame.
Página 302 - She presented her son to the several nobles one by one. They all swore to defend and protect him. At last they drew their swords, and cried out unanimously, " Moriamur pro rege nostro Maria Theresa " — Let us die for our king Maria Theresa.
Página 333 - Nor lawes of men, that common- weales containe, Nor bands of nature, that wilde beastes restraine, Can keepe from outrage and from doing wrong, Where they may hope a kingdome to obtaine : No faith so firme, no trust can be so strong, No love so lasting then, that may enduren long.
Página 172 - The King of France with twenty thousand men, • Marched up the hill, and then marched down again.
Página 111 - AD 1341. 13. Philip having entered into alliance with the king of Castile, obtained from him the aid of a fleet, which, united with his own, dreadfully ravaged the coasts of England ; but being soon after met by Edward, near the Scheldt, a fierce engagement ensued, in which the French were defeated, with the loss of half their vessels and twenty thousand men. 14. Edward followed up this victory by attacking several towns on the borders of Flanders ; but in the midst of his successes he consented...
Página 303 - Cossacs often excited more terror than the better disciplined part of the army, entered and laid waste the whole of Bavaria. The king of Prussia made a treaty for himself, by which he secured the possession of Silesia. The French were expelled from Bohemia, and were also defeated in a battle at Dettingen by an army from England, which had taken the part of the empress-queen.

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