Megan spoke with a gentle British lilt, and her dark eyes took in everything as they walked.
In 1814-1815, before the decrees of the Vienna Congress were known, an extraordinary attempt was made by Philippe d'Auvergne of the British navy, the cousin and adopted son of the last duke, to revive the ancient duchy of Bouillon.
With the emperor in their camp, the Mahrattas were threatening the province of Oudh, and causing a large British force to be cantoned along the frontier for its defence.
On the arrival of the news that Hyder had descended from the highlands of Mysore, cut to pieces the only British army in the field, and swept the Carnatic up to the gates of Madras, he at once adopted a policy of extraordinary boldness.
The centre of interest now shifts to the India House and to the British parliament.
During the War of Independence Norfolk was bombarded on the 1st of January 1776 by the British under John Murray, 4th earl of Dunmore (1732-1809); much of the town was burned by the American troops to prevent Dunmore from establishing himself here.
Forsaking the priesthood about 1864, he was employed as a diplomatist by the British government in Egypt, Asia Minor, the West Indies, and Bulgaria, being appointed resident minister in Uruguay in 1884; he died at Montevideo on the 30th of September 1888.
Of the British Museum and entitled Chevelere assigne.
Is the well-protected Gulf of Terranova, a part of which, Golfo degli Aranci, is the port of arrival for the mail steamers from Civitavecchia, and a port of call of the British Mediterranean squadron.
On each side of this is a curve formed of two rows of -HH a From Papers of the British School at Rome, v.
(Leipzig, 1909); and " Dolmens, Tombs of the Giants and Nuraghi of Sardinia," in Papers of the British School at Rome, v.
CHARLES PRITCHARD (1808-1893), British astronomer, was born at Alberbury, Shropshire, on the 29th of February 1808.
Ashby in Papers of the British School at Rome, iii.
He subsequently undertook the preparation of a new edition of the Hebrew Bible for the British and Foreign Bible Society.
His throne and life had not been saved for him by the British, as was the case with his father.
Of 1889), and the steamers of the British India Navigation Company call there once a week going and coming between Rangoon and Calcutta.
The largest British species, E.
THOMAS HOOD (1799-1845), British humorist and poet, the son of Thomas Hood, bookseller, was born in London on the 23rd of May 1799.
They took him to the British camp.
"Ully, you're not supposed to be down here!" she called without turning in a distinct British accent.
Katie smiled in return, deciding she liked the Amazon with the British accent and wild tribal tattoos.
"By gosh, I think I've got it," she spoke in a poor imitation of British accent.
Of the largest pair in the possession of the British Museum, which belonged to an elephant killed in 1866 by Colonel G.
A tusk in the British Museum measures io ft.
Albuera is celebrated on account of the victory gained there on the 16th of May 1811 by the British, Portuguese and Spaniards, under Marshal Beresford, over the French army commanded by Marshal Soult.
The impossibility of reconciling the financial requirements of the national party with the demands of the British and French controllers of the public debt, compelled him to resign in the following February.
INSEIN, a town of British India, in the Hanthawaddy district of Burma, Io m.
CHANDAUSI, a town of British India, in the Moradabad district of the United Provinces, 28 m.
When the stress came, and he retreated to the British legation, he took an active part in the defence, and spared neither risk nor toil in his exertions.
The retreat of the British force gave Chauncey time to complete this vessel, the "General Pike," which was so far superior to anything under Yeo's command that she was said to be equal in effective strength to the whole of the British flotilla.
The American commodore was now able to blockade the British flotilla at Kingston.
There is in the British Museum a poem printed in 1666, entitled Letter to the bishop of Munster containing a Panegyrick of his heroick achievements in heroick verse.
And iv., are still valuable and contain nearly all that is known of the fifty British species.
From 1639 to 1768 there was an agency of the Levant Company here; there is now a British consul.
Calling at Talamone to embark arms and money, he reached Marsala on the 11th of May, and landed under the protection of the British vessels "Intrepid" and "Argus."
A few species, however, like the common British forms Chelifer cancroides and Chiridium museorum, frequent human dwellings and are found in books, old chests, furniture, &c.; others like Ganypus littoralis and allied species may be found under stones or pieces of coral between tide-marks; while others, which are for the most part blind, live permanently in dark caves.
Of Edinburgh by the North British railway.
Representations of apotheoses occur on several works of art; the most important are the apotheosis of Homer on a relief in the Townley collection of the British Museum, that of Titus on the arch of Titus, and that of Augustus on a magnificent cameo in the Louvre.
DINAPUR, a town and military station of British India, in the Patna district of Bengal, on the right bank of the Ganges, 12 m.
The work of fortifying the place has been carried on by the British government, which possesses here a naval hospital, military prison and other necessary institutions.
Since the British occupation Valletta has been a naval and military station of the first importance.
It was reoccupied by the British in March 1900.
From Papers of the British School at Rome, v.
AMRITSAR, or Umritsar, a city and district of British India, in the Lahore division of the Punjab.
From it the exact time is conveyed each day at one o'clock by electric signal to the chief towns throughout the country; British and the majority of foreign geographers reckon longitude from its meridian.
There was much fighting; and several great battles took place between the British and the Americans.
One day as he was riding through the woods, some British soldiers saw him.
The British soldiers soon returned to Charleston, and he was allowed to go home.
British music is known and loved around the world, as is its comedy and royalty.
He was described as chasing the British squadron all round the lake, but his encounters did not go beyond artillery duels at long range, and he allowed his enemy to continue in existence long after he might have been destroyed.
MfTRtS From Papers of the British School at Rome, v.
But in process of time he learnt to understand the importance of British counsels.
"I am going to help drive those red-coated British out of the country," he said to his mother.
"What is your name, young rebel?" said the British captain.
Maybe you think the British ban on fox hunting with dogs is ridiculous.
More than 70 percent of the British have passports, as do 50 percent of Canadians and 25 percent of Japanese.
Not long since I read his epitaph in the old Lincoln burying-ground, a little on one side, near the unmarked graves of some British grenadiers who fell in the retreat from Concord--where he is styled "Sippio Brister"--Scipio Africanus he had some title to be called--"a man of color," as if he were discolored.
In 1892 he became a member of the British House of Commons as an Irish Nationalist, being elected for South Longford.
The British government obtained no satisfactory answer to its remonstrances, and Sir Robert Hart, finding himself placed in a subordinate position after his long service, retired in July 1907.
WARREN HASTINGS (1732-1818), the first governor-general of British India, was born on the 6th of December 17 3 2 in the little hamlet of Churchill in Oxfordshire.
Chait Sing, raja of Benares, the greatest of the vassal chiefs who had grown rich under the protection of the British rule, lay under the suspicion of disloyalty.
When the Revolutionary War began he was one of the first to hurry to Boston to help the people defend themselves against the British soldiers.
He received formal leave of absence in January 1908, when he received the title of president of the board of customs. Both the Chinese and the British governments from time to time conferred honours upon Sir Robert Hart.