Half hours of English history, from James the first to queen Victoria, selected and ed. by mrs. Valentine

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Court Town and Country in James I s Ueign 0 Kxights Hist op
39
The Masque of Blackness Ben Joxson
43
Superstitions of the PeriodWitchcraft Sir Waiter Scott
48
Reign of Charles I Editor
55
Death of Buckingham and An Historical Ghost Story Clarendon
59
Trial of Lord Strafford Hdme
66
Part II Hujie
71
The Last Farewell Strafford
75
Setting up the Standard Eliot Warburto
76
The Civil War Lucy Hutchinso
81
Conduct of People and Parliament and First Victory of Claufnimiv Rupert
86
Death of Hampden Macaglay
90
Severe Rule of the Long Parliament and Sufferings of the Sogthey Clergy
93
Death of Archbishop Laud Wallace
95
Sonnet Wordsworth
96
Battle of Naseby Clarendon
97
Montroses Efforts for the King Sir Walter Scott
100
Betrayal of Charles by the Scotch Army Sir Walter Scott
105
An Account of the Taking of Pontefract Castle Clarendon
107
Cromwell and the King at Hampton Court Goizot
114
Trial of King Charles Goizot
119
Execution of Charles I Goizot
126
King Cavaliers and Ronndheads K Warbgrton
131
On the Death and Character of Charles I Hallam
134
The Masque P B Shelley
139
Troubles of Charles I Wordsworth
145
BOOK VL
146
Birth and Training of Oliver Cromwell Hcmk
151
Fate of Montrose Sir Walter Scott
153
The Battle of Dunbar Cromwell
157
Escape of Charles II from Worcester Field Chahlks II
159
Cause of the Dutch Wars Clarendon
173
BOOK VII
204
The Great Storm of 1703 Honk
370
Battle of Blenheim Coxk
373
Part II Coxk
376
Story of Captain Green Ds Fox 385 The Union Sir Walter Scott
385
Part II Sir Waltkr Scott
390
Fall of the Marlboroughs Swift
396
Sacheverell Wordswortu
400
Quarrels of Annes Ministers Swift
401
The Paggot Swift
406
The Characters of Annes Ministers Swift
407
Last Days of Queen Anne Strickland
410
On the Treaty of Utrecht Bolinobkoke
416
Origin of the Indian Empire Glkio
421
The state of Ireland from the Restoration to George II Hallam
427
Chronological Table
435
Reign of George I Editor
439
Lord Bolingbroke Lord Lytton
443
The Wee Wee German Lairdic Jacobite Relics
446
The Hnnting of Braemar Sir Waltkr Scott
447
Jacobite Rising 1715 Smollett
453
Treatment of Jacobite Prisoners Sir Walter Scott
457
Fate of the Jacobites Smollett
459
Escape of Lord Kithidale Lady Nithisdalk
461
Epistle to Lord Orford Pope
465
South Sea Bubble Lokii Mahox
466
Fate of South Sea Directors GlBBOX
472
The Bishop and his Dog Lord Mahon
473
4S1 Plot discovered by Bishop of Rochesters Dog Swift 482 Reign of George II Editor
482
Tears of Scotland Smollett
525
Trial of the Jacobite Lords Walpole
526
Execution of Jacobite Lords Walpole
530
Punishment of other Rebels Sir Walter Scott
532
Jemmy Dawson Shenstone
535
The English in the Black Hole Smollett
537
The Battle of Plaseey Maoaulav
540
British Victories in 1759 Bell
545
Conquest of Canada Bell
547
Reign of George III Editor
550
Beginning of George IILs Reign Walpole
556
The Great Commoner during two Reigns Macau
558
Battle of Bunkers Hill Burooy ne k Jesse
564
Battle of Saratoga Sir E Creasy
567
Lord George Gordon Riots Lord Mahon
570
Dr Johnsons Account of them Johnson and Boswell
574
The Glorious 1st of June Alison
576
Taking of Seringapatam James Mill
579
Mutiny in the Fleet Alison
583
Battle off Cape St Vincent Alison
588
Battle of Campcrdown Alison 592 The Irish Rebellion Hughes
592
Seige of St Jean dAcrc Alison
598
Kittle of Alexandria Maxwell
604
Battle of the Baltic Campbell
608
Battle of Trafalgar Southey
610
Death of Nelson Southey
614
Pitt 1806 Alison
615
Fox 1806 Alisoh
620
On the Death of Nelson Pitt and Fox Sir Walter Scott
625
Life and Manners in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century Lord Mahon
629
Agriculture in the Last Century Lord Mahon
633
The Regency Editor
635
Battle of Albuera H Clinton
638
The Assault of Badajos Napier
645
Part II Napier
646
Battle of Waterloo Various and Siborne
649
Incidents at Waterloo Siborne
653
65fi The Reign of George IV Eihtor
656
Slavery in the West Indies H Martineau
659
State of the Country in 18201826 H Martineau
665
Anecdotes of George IV T Raikes
671
Reign of William IV Editor
673
Accession of William IV and Events Preceding the Duke of Buckingham and Passing of the first Reform Bill i Chandos
675
Passing of the first Reform Bill and Cholera in England T Raikes
679
The Slaves set free H Martineau
683
Death of William IV and Accession of Victoria Justin McCarthy
685
The Reign of Victoria Editor
688
Part II Editor
694
Disaster in Afghanistan in 1841 H Martineau
699
Incidents of Crimean War in 1854 and 1856Balaclava A W Kinolake
703
Charge of the Heavy Brigade W H Russell
704
Charge of the Light Brigade W H Russell
706
Episodes at Inkerman A W Kinglakb
707
Scene at Inkerman Our Veterans
711
The Indian MutinyCawnpore Justin McCarthy
713
Character of the Prince Consort Lord Beacons?
719
The Progress of Science in the Reign of Victoria Justin McCarthy
721
The Penny Post Justin McCarthy
724
Chronological TableHouse of Hanover
728
Persecution of Covenanters and Jerviswood Plot
731
Jacobite Ballad

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Página 432 - Britain ; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons of Great Britain, in Parliament assembled, had, hath, and of right ought to have, full Power and Authority to make Laws and Statutes of sufficient Force and Validity to bind the Colonies and People of America, Subjects of the Crown of Great Britain, in all cases whatsoever.
Página 32 - EVEN such is time, that takes in trust Our youth, our joys, our all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days ; But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust.
Página 613 - O'er PITT'S the mournful requiem sound, And Fox's shall the notes rebound. The solemn echo seems to cry, — " Here let their discord with them die : Speak not for those a separate doom, Whom Fate made Brothers in the tomb ; But search the land of living men, Where wilt thou find their like agen...
Página 424 - Catholics of this kingdom shall enjoy such privileges in the exercise of their religion, as are consistent with the laws of Ireland ; or as they did enjoy in the reign of King Charles the Second ; and their Majesties, as soon as their affairs will permit them to summon a Parliament in this kingdom, will endeavour to procure the said Roman Catholics such further security in that particular, as may preserve them from any disturbance upon the account of their said religion.
Página 135 - So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are : for blood it defileth the land : and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.
Página 189 - Lord, though I am a miserable and wretched creature, I am in Covenant with Thee through grace. And I may, I will, come to Thee, for Thy People. Thou hast made me, though very unworthy, a mean instrument to do them some good, and Thee service...
Página 88 - Consecrate yourselves to-day to the Lord, even every man upon his son, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon you a blessing this day.
Página 386 - For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way : because we had spoken unto the king, saying, " The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him ; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him.
Página 228 - Paul's now a sad ruin, and that beautiful portico (for structure comparable to any in Europe, as not long before repaired by the late king) now rent in pieces, flakes of vast stone split asunder, and nothing remaining entire but the inscription in the architrave, showing by whom it was built, which had not one letter of it defaced.
Página 175 - It's you that have forced me to this, for I have -sought the Lord night and day, that he would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.

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