Annual Register, Volume 21 (Google eBook)

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1800 - History
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Page 288 - írinds, tenements, hereditaments, penfions, offices, and perfonal eftates, in that part of Great - Britain, called England, Wales, and the town of Berwick upon Tweed ; and that a proportionable cefs, according to the ninth article of the treaty of union, be laid upon that part of Great-Britain called Scotland, 1,500,000!.
Page 21 - ... of a speedy summer ; and we fondly anticipate a long continuance of gentle gales and vernal serenity. But winter returns with redoubled horrors ; the clouds condense...
Page 19 - Markham being brought to the scaffold, was much dismayed, and complained much of his hard hap, to be deluded with hopes, and brought to that place unprepared.
Page 73 - The morning after the capitulation was signed, as soon as day broke, the whole garrison, now consisting of about two thousand men, besides women and children, were drawn up within the lines, and on the point of marching off, when great numbers of the Indians gathered about, and began to plunder.
Page 177 - Drummond in a hobby horse, and Brakin the recorder of the town, under the name of Ignoramus, a common lawyer, bare great parts. The thing was full of mirth and variety, with many excellent actors (among whom the Lord Compton's son, though least, was not worst), but more than half marred with extreme length.
Page 186 - ... to regulate the trials of controverted elections, or returns of members to serve in parliament...
Page 269 - The ball was opened by the knights and their ladies, and the dances continued till ten o'clock, when the windows were thrown open, and a magnificent bouquet of rockets began the fire-works.
Page 14 - ... whereas, when he saw him first, he was so led with the common hatred, that he would have gone a hundred miles to have seen him hanged, he would, ere he parted, have gone a thousand to have saved his life. In one word, never was a man so hated and so popular, in so short a time.
Page 224 - His brother, Sir George, was at the same time the president of the highest court of civil law, as dean of the Arches and judge of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury...
Page 73 - French general rejoined at the same time delivering the packet into the colonel's hand, " By this authority do I make the requisition.

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