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Page 63 - And Caesar's spirit, ranging for revenge, With Ate by his side come hot from hell, Shall in these confines with a monarch's voice Cry 'Havoc!' and let slip the dogs of war; That this foul deed shall smell above the earth With carrion men, groaning for burial.
Page 373 - Measure the length of the vessel in a straight line along the upper side of the tonnage deck, from the inside of the inner plank, average thickness, at the side of the stem to the inside of the...
Page 139 - Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Page 225 - A mind bold, independent, and decisive — a will despotic in its dictates — an energy that distanced expedition, and a conscience pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character — the most extraordinary, perhaps, that, in the annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned, or fell.
Page 220 - Ireland in which such Death, Stroke, Poisoning, or Hurt shall happen, in the same Manner in all respects as if such Offence had been wholly committed in that County or Place.
Page 287 - The Queen has been graciously pleased to signify her intention to confer the decoration of the Victoria Cross...
Page 40 - Or to see it by moonlight, — when mellowly shines The light o'er its palaces, gardens, and shrines; When the waterfalls gleam like a quick fall of stars, And the nightingale's hymn from the Isle of Chenars Is broken by laughs and light echoes of feet From the cool shining walks where the young people meet.
Page 112 - Thus having said, the gallant Chiefs alight, Their Hands they join, their mutual Faith they plight, Brave Glaucus then each narrow Thought resign'd, 290 (Jove warm'd his Bosom and enlarg'd his Mind) For Diomed's Brass Arms, of mean Device, For which nine Oxen paid (a vulgar Price) He gave his own, of Gold divinely wrought, A hundred Beeves the shining Purchase bought.