Memoir of the Illustrious and sovereign order of st. John of Jerusalem, from the capitulation of Malta in 1798

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Page 212 - The Letters and Official Documents of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, collected from the original MSS. preserved in the State Paper Office of London, and the principal archives and Libraries of Europe, together with a Chronological Summary : By Prince Alexander Labanoff.
Page 66 - Suabia, which fell into the hands of the grand-duke of Baden. Of the eight languages abovementioned, the English became extinct in the sixteenth century; the three French languages perished during the revolution ; those of Castile and Arragon were separated from Malta at the peace of Amiens, and the Italian and German languages have since been abolished. Thus the order of St. John is to be regarded as extinct, and its restoration is the less to be looked for, as the island of Malta has been formally...
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Page 119 - Jerusalem ; the central one is a cast from the original marble statue of Villiers de 1'Isle Adam in the attitude of prayer, the piers of the arches and the intervals of the wall between the pictures are filled with escutcheons bearing the respective names and dates.
Page 10 - Brew Good Beer : A complete Guide to the Art of Brewing Ale, Bitter Ale, Table Ale, Brown Stout, Porter, and Table Beer. To which are added Practical Instructions for Making Malt. By JOHN PITT, Butler to Sir William RP Geary, Bart. Fcp. Svo. 4s. 6d. Porter.— History of the Knights of Malta, or the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem.
Page 28 - ... life doth stream, We bless the faith that bids us trust The heaven that we dream. In death there is no fear, There's radiance through the gloom, While love and hope are here, The angels of the tomb. Then, hallowed memories of the past, Or legends old and fair, Still be your light upon us cast, Your music on the air, In vain shall man deny, Or bid your mission cease ; The stars yet prophesy Of love, and hope, and peace.
Page 182 - ... position was taken up, for which service he was promoted to the rank of Colonel. In May following, was engaged on the 4th in covering the construction of a Pontoon bridge for the advance of the Spanish troops to take up a new position ; on the 5th, with a strong redoubt occupied by the enemy ; on the...
Page 196 - Temple, to be kept in deposit in the treasury thereof, from whence it originally came into King Richard's hands, and to be worn by the Grand Master and his successors in perpetuity.
Page 208 - Founder of the Royal National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck...
Page 119 - In the middle of this gallery is the entrance to the Salle des Croisades, a series of five splendid rooms in the Gothic style, forming a gallery of pictures relating to those interesting periods. The ceilings and walls are covered with armorial bearings of French knights who fought in the Holy Land ; the 3d room, bisected by a series of three arches, contains colossal pictures of battles fought during the crusades.

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