One Hundred Years of Conflict Between the Nations of Europe, the Causes and Issues of the Great War: A Graphic Story of the Nations Involved, Their History and Former Wars, Their Rulers and Leaders, Their Armies and Navies, Their Resources, the Reasons for Conflict and the Issues at Stake

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G.F. Lasher, 1914 - Dummies (Bookselling) - 400 pages
 

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Page 205 - Half a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death Rode the six hundred. Forward, the Light Brigade ! Charge for the guns ! " he said. Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.
Page 205 - Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon in front of them Volleyed and thundered ; Stormed at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of Death, Into the mouth of Hell Rode the six hundred.
Page 205 - Theirs but to do and die, Into the valley of death Rode the six hundred. Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon in front of them Volleyed and thundered...
Page 297 - You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side. The great social forces which move onwards in their might and majesty, and which the tumult of our debates does not for a moment impede or disturb—those great social forces are against you : they are marshalled on our side...
Page 365 - Let the Turks now carry away their abuses in the only possible manner, namely by carrying off themselves. Their Zaptiehs and their Mudirs, their Bimbashis and their Yuzbachis, their Kaimakams and their Pashas, one and all, bag and baggage, shall, I hope, clear out from the province they have desolated and profaned.
Page 297 - The great social forces which move onwards in their might and majesty, and which the tumult of our debates does not for a moment impede or disturb — those great social forces are against you: they are marshalled on our side; and the banner which we now carry in this fight, though perhaps at some moment it may droop over our sinking heads, yet...
Page 114 - There is no if in the case," replied the Admiral : " that we shall succeed, is certain : who may live to tell the story is a very different question.
Page 179 - A stranger who was told that this country is unparalleled in wealth and industry, and more civilized and more enlightened than any country was before it — that it is a country that prides itself on its freedom, and that once in every seven years it elects representatives from its population to act as the guardians and preservers of that freedom...
Page 179 - Such a person would be very much astonished if he were taken to a ruined mound and told that that mound sent two representatives to Parliament; if he were taken to a stone wall and told that three niches in it sent two representatives to Parliament...
Page 122 - As soon as the news of his victory arrived, he was raised to the peerage by the titles of Baron Douro of Wellesley, and Viscount Wellington of Talavera, and of Wellington in the county of Somerset.

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