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" Prussia was unknown ; and, in order that he might rob a neighbour whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on the coast of Coromandel, and red men scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America... "
Lessons from My Masters, Carlyle, Tennyson and Ruskin - Page 145
by Peter Bayne - 1879 - 449 pages
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 75

English literature - 1842 - 592 pages
...years and in every quarter of the globe — the blood of the column of Fontenoy, the blood of the brave mountaineers who were slaughtered at Culloden. The...scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America. Silesia had been occupied without a battle ; but the Austrian troops were advancing to the relief of...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 226

1917 - 434 pages
...but perhaps never more appropriately than to-day, said that in order that a former King of Prussia might rob a neighbour whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on the coast of Coromandel, red men scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America, and a whole world sprang to arms. Were...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1843 - 438 pages
...Fontenoy, the blood of the brave mountaineers who were slaughtered at Culloden. The evils produced by this wickedness were felt in lands where the name of Prussia...scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America. Silesia had been occupied without a battle; but the Austrian troops were advancing to the relief of...
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The Living Age, Volume 19

1848 - 640 pages
...were felt in lands where the name of Prussia was unknown ; and, in order that he might rob a neighbor whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on...scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America. Silesia had been occupied without a battle . but the Austrian troops were advancing to the relief of...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 19

Literature - 1848 - 634 pages
...were felt in lands where the name of Prussia was unknown ; and, in order that he might rob a neighbor whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on...scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America. Silesia had been occupied without a battle ; but the Austrian troops were advancing to the relief of...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 3

Theology - 1846 - 818 pages
...were felt in lands where the name of Prussia was unknown ; and in order that he might rob a neighbor whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on...and red men scalped each other by the great lakes of Canada ;" the scattered villages of New England were laid in ashes by the savages, men butehered, children...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1853 - 596 pages
...difficulty of dismembering the Austrian monarchy. The whole world sprang to arms. On the head of Frederic is all the blood which was shed in a war which raged...Coromandel, and red men scalped each other by the Groat Lakes of North America. Silesia had been occupied without a battle ; but the Austrian troops...
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Critical and historical essays, contributed to The Edinburgh review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1854 - 452 pages
...difficulty of dismembering the Austrian monarchy. The whole world sprang to arms. On the head of Frederic is all the blood which was shed in a war which raged...scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America, Silesia had been occupied without a battle ; but the Austrian troops were advancing to the relief of...
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Biographical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1857 - 340 pages
...difficulty of dismembering the Austrian monarchy. The whole world sprang to arms. On the head of Frederic is all the blood which was shed in a war which raged...scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America. Silesia had been occupied without a battle; but the Austrian troops were advancing to the relief of...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 10

1858 - 516 pages
...wickedness were felt in lands where the name of Prussia was unknown ; and in order that he might rob whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on...scalped each other by the great lakes of North America." The author of such calamities must be justly reckoned among the scourges and curses of mankind. That...
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