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Page 73 - I smell the blood of an Englishman, Be he alive or be he dead, I'll grind his bones to make my bread.
Page 65 - The short squat figure,' as an eye-witness paints him, ' the clothes that for shape might have been cut in a village in his native Pomerania ages ago ; the broadbrimmed straw hat; the great face beneath it, with that sinister eye ' ; and beside him the active little figure and gay young face of Harry Parkes on his cantankerous old pony.
Page 42 - It is to be hoped that the next few years may see a railway from Rangoon to Southern China, and from Calcutta to the Yangtsekiang, a river upon which there are ample stores of coal which would supply the manufacturing wants of India.