A History of the World with All Its Great Sensations: Together with Its Mighty and Decisive Battles and the Rise and Fall of Its Nations from the Earliest Times to the Present Day, Volum 1

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P. F. Collier, 1887 - 1492 pÓgines
 

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PÓgina 120 - No freeman shall be taken or imprisoned, or be disseised of his freehold, or liberties, or free customs, or be outlawed or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed, nor will we pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.
PÓgina 273 - ... fortunes and their own at the end! of the fifteenth, and the beginning of the sixteenth centuries in all the courts of western Europe.
PÓgina 293 - I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too...
PÓgina 259 - For I assure you I have often kneeled before him in his privy chamber...
PÓgina 260 - Pluck up thy spirit, man, and be not afraid to do thine office. My neck is very short. Take heed therefore that thou strike not awry for saving of thine honesty.
PÓgina 262 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
PÓgina 445 - The paths of glory lead but to the grave " — must have seemed at such a moment fraught with mournful meaning. At the close of the recitation Wolfe added, "Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec.
PÓgina 293 - ... midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust. I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman...
PÓgina 509 - After various messages, a convention for the surrender of the army was settled, which provided that " The troops under General Burgoyne were to march out of their camp with the honors of war, and the artillery of the intrenchments, to the verge of the river, where the arms and artillery were to be left.
PÓgina 440 - Kensington, in the fiftieth year of her age, and the thirteenth of her reign. Her easy temper and her faultless domestic life gained her the epithet of

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