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able advance affairs allowed appeared appointed army arranged arrived attack attempted authorities became British brought Canton capital carried cause China Chinese command complete condition considerable Court death defeat demanded desire determined difficulty directed districts dynasty effect Emperor Empire Empress enemy English established existence father fleet followed force foreign frontier further gained given Government hands head Heaven honour hundred Imperial important issued Japanese land late leaving Lord Manchu mandarins marched matters ministers mission missionaries native nature necessary negotiations object occasion offered officials once palace peace Peking port position possession possible present Prince prisoners province rank reached rebellion rebels received reign remained result returned river rule sent ships showed side soldiers sovereign subjects success taken thousand throne took town trade treaty troops victory walls
PÓgina 120 - The lovely Thais by his side, Sat like a blooming eastern bride, In flower of youth and beauty's pride. — Happy, happy...
PÓgina 214 - The merchants of Great Britain wish to trade with all China on principles of mutual benefit; they will never relax in their exertions till they gain a point of equal importance to both countries, and the viceroy will find it as easy to stop the current of the Canton river, as to carry into effect the insane determinations of the hong.
PÓgina 364 - ... sectaries drank up the blood, greedily tore asunder the quivering members, and pledged themselves to eternal secrecy by a mutual consciousness of guilt. It was as confidently affirmed that this inhuman sacrifice was succeeded by a suitable entertainment, in which intemperance served as a...