How to use Flag in a sentence
A small Colombian flag was neatly tucked in his open mouth.
Still, it was a red flag to what could have happened.
The people seemed to regard the American flag as the harbinger of a new era.
She placed the letter inside and lifted the flag.
That's the whole agenda; just rally 'round the flag, boys, chin held high.Advertisement
When the bitter truth was at length realized, the British flag was dragged through the dust of Pretoria streets by outraged Englishmen.
A few of the medicinal plants are ginseng, pleurisy root, snake root, blood root, blue flag and marshmallow.
A few days later, he received at this camp the British, French and Italian admirals, who came under a flag of truce to negotiate a settlement between the insurgents and the Turks.
The flag of the United States was raised over Santa Cruz in July 1846.
The ages were not dark in which Christianity could gather itself together in a common cause, and carry the flag of its faith to the grave of its Redeemer; nor can we but give thanks for their memory, even if for us religion is of the spirit, and Jerusalem in the heart of every man who believes in Christ.Advertisement
No harbour or light dues are charged to vessels of any flag.
Collect medals and get your puppy to the red flag in each level.
Standing at the mailbox, it occurred to her that the red flag would be exactly that for Yancey.
A majority of the ports, from which these roads are built, are small and difficult of access, and the coasting trade is restricted to vessels carrying the Brazilian flag.Advertisement
From Cape Town it was now hinted that the movement in which Jameson was to co-operate should, in Rhodes's view, be carried out under the British flag.
The English flag was flown side by side with the Neapolitan, and England actually renewed war with France sooner than give up Malta.
The same day he charged his fellow-citizens to keep the national flag flying on their houses.
On the 12th of May 1652 an English officer, Captain Young, stopped a Dutch convoy near the Start in order to enforce the salute to the English flag, which England then demanded from all who used the seas round her coast.
Sandwich, who had taken some prizes, unlawfully seized part of their cargoes for the benefit of himself and the other flag officers.Advertisement
During this movement the "Prince" (100) carrying the flag of Admiral Sir Robert Ayscue, ran on the Galloper Sand, and was lost.
The two admirals engaged in a species of personal conflict, and each was compelled to shift his flag to another vessel.
His naval officers insisted on making prize of all Dutch-built vessels found under the English flag.
The German squadron consisted of the armoured cruisers " Scharnhorst " (flag) and " Gneisenau " (both 1908, 11,420 tons, 8 8-in., 6 5.9-in., 202 knots) and the light cruisers " Leipzig " (1906, 3,200 tons, io 4.1-in., 20 knots), " Nurnberg " (1908, 3,39 6 tons, 10 4.1-in., 22 knots) and " Dresden " (1908, 3,544 tons, 12 4.1-in., 25 knots).
The " Nurnberg " ceased firing for several minutes to allow her to surrender, then gave her a final broadside, and she went down at half-past nine with flag flying.Advertisement
On the outbreak of the war of Greek independence refugees from Chios, after being scattered throughout Tenos, Spezia, Hydra, &c., and rejected by the people of Ceos, took up their residence at Syra under the protection of the French flag.
Jackson, a hotel proprietor, from whose building Ellsworth had removed a Confederate flag.
He replied saying he would come if all the expenses were guaranteed and the British flag accepted.
A new treaty was made, and the British flag flew over the capital, while the French party were given a proportion of chiefships and assigned the province of Buddu.
In December 1654 Penn and Venables sailed for the West Indies with orders to attack the Spanish colonies and the French shipping; and for the first time since the Plantagenets an English fleet appeared in the Mediterranean, where Blake upheld the supremacy of the English flag, made a treaty with the dey of Algiers, destroyed the castles and ships of the dey of Tunis at Porto Farina on the 4th of April 1655, and liberated the English prisoners captured by the pirates.Advertisement
He added also to their chiefships, and on the 1st of April hoisted the British flag, made a new treaty with Mwanga, and sent Major Roderick Owen to enlist 400 Sudanese from the Toro colonies.
To Germany were assigned all the territory and islands to the north of the British boundary under the name of Kaiser Wilhelms Land, while all to the west of the 141st meridian remained under its old flag as Dutch New Guinea.
Through some misunderstanding, he reported on his return that the count had accepted all the terms offered, including the retention of the tricolour flag; and the count published a formal denial.
The defenders of Los Angeles fled at the approach of the troops, and on the 13th of August 1846 the American flag was raised over the city.
In 1775 he attained his flag rank, and in 1778 became a vice-admiral.Advertisement
In June 1874 he was appointed to the command of the "Monarch" in the Channel Fleet, from which he was relieved in March 1876 by his promotion to flag rank.
This he did at the end of 1597, after a vain attempt to find asylum under his country's flag' in Newfoundland.
Blue flag, snake root, ginseng, lobelia, tansy, wormwood, wintergreen, pleurisy root, plantain, burdock, sarsaparilla and horehound are among its medicinal plants.
She continued naval operations and occupied all Turkish islands not under the Italian flag; and on Jan.
The Committee was all-powerful in the Government, and a small group of leaders - Enver, Talaat, Djemal Pasha and others, supported by the presence at Constantinople of two German warships, the "Goeben" and "Breslau," were able to commit the country to hostilities, by the bombardment of Russian Black Sea ports by these vessels under the Turkish flag.Advertisement
A convention recognizing the independence of the country was signed at Bloemfontein on the 23rd of February by Sir George Clerk and the republican committee, and on the r 1 th of March the Boer government assumed office and the republican flag was hoisted.
Kruger came to Boshof's camp with a flag of truce, the " army " of Pretorius returned north and on the 2nd of June a treaty of peace was signed, each state acknowledging the absolute independence of the other.
Poland retained its flag, and a national army based on that which had been raised by and had fought for Napoleon.
In the War of 1812 Frederick, Havre de Grace, and Frenchtown were burned by the British; but particularly noteworthy were the unsuccessful movements of the enemy by land and by sea against Baltimore, in which General Robert Ross (c. 1766-1814), the British commander of the land force, was killed before anything had been accomplished and the failure of the fleet to take Fort McHenry after a siege of a day and a night inspired the song The Star-spangled Banner, composed by Francis Scott Key who had gone under a flag of truce to secure from General Ross the release of a friend held as a prisoner by the British and during the attack was detained on his vessel within the British lines.
It needed a second insult - the firing on " La Provence," a vessel carrying a flag of truce, in the harbour of Algiers (August 3, 1829) - to spur the French government to further action than an ineffectual blockade.Advertisement
The natives gained some successes, and it became necessary to avenge the honour of the flag.
The coastwise trade is principally under the Mexican flag, but the steamers are owned abroad.
The Aztec numerals, which were vigesimal or reckoned by scores, were depicted by dots or circles up to 20, which was represented by a flag, 400 (a score of scores) by a feather, and 8000 (a score of scores of scores) by a purse; but for convenience these symbols might be halved and quartered, so that 534 might be shown by one feather, one quarter of a feather, one flag, one-half of a flag, and four dots.
By 1864 the proportion had fallen to 27.5%, and except for a temporary slight recovery after the close of the war there has been a steady progress downward since that time, until in 1908 only 9.8% of the commerce of the country was carried on under its own flag.
Probably there was as much foundation for this legend as for the more rationalistic explanation of William Newton (Display of Heraldry, p. 145), that the fleur-de-lis was the figure of a reed or flag in blossom, used instead of a sceptre at the proclamation of the Frankish kings.Advertisement
At the Restoration he returned, and became one of the commissioners of the navy, but on the outbreak of the second Dutch War in 1664 he once more hoisted his flag as rear-admiral of the Blue, and took part in the battle of Lowestoft (June 3rd, 1665).
It seems doubtful whether he ever again flew his flag at sea, and the date of his death is supposed to be 1671.
On Prospect Hill on the, 8th of July 1775 Israel Putnam raised the "Appeal to Heaven" flag, and here also is said to have been raised on the 1st of January 1776 one of the earliest of the Continental standards, the Union Jack and Stripes.
He settled the affair in his usual downright manner, telling the commissioners bluntly that they must take back their legitimate king, and refusing - perhaps with more questionable wisdom - to allow the retention of the tricolour flag,which to him was a "symbol of rebellion."
In Germany patriotic waving of the flag, as a political method, is directed more especially to the strengthening of imperial, as distinguished from local, patriotism.
Within the plaza are a monument to the soldiers who fell in New Mexico during the Civil War and the Indian wars, a stone marking the spot where the first American flag was raised by General Kearny in 1846, and a bronze drinking fountain erected as a memorial to John Baptist Lamy (1814-1888), the first Roman Catholic bishop (1853) and archbishop (1815) of Santa Fe.
The formal transfer of sovereignty took place on the 12th of August 1898, when the flag of the United States (the same flag hauled down by order of Commissioner Blount) was raised over the Executive Building with impressive ceremonies.
He then became vice-rector, and afterwards rector, of the Irish National College in Rome; and during the Mazzini revolution of 1848 he was rector of the Urban College, saving the property under the protection of the American flag.
A year later Captain Hood was employed in Trinidad as a commissioner, and, upon the death of the flag officer commanding the Leeward station, he succeeded him as Commodore.
Promoted rear-admiral a few days after this action, Hood was in 1807 entrusted with the operations against Madeira, which he brought to a successful conclusion, and a year later went to the Baltic, with his flag in the "Centaur," to take part in the war between Russia and Sweden.
The two ships were of equal force, but the "Hercule" was newly commissioned, and after over an hour's fighting at close quarters she struck her flag, having lost over three hundred men.
At Salem he was a member of the congregation of Roger Williams, whom he resolutely defended in his trouble with the New England clerical hierarchy, and excited by Williams's teachings, cut the cross of St George from the English flag in token of his hatred of all symbols of Romanism.
The Rear Admiral's flag flew in the destroyer "Warwick."
Edgings may also be formed of narrow slips of sandstone flag, slate, tiles or bricks.
Since 1871 Bavaria has shared to the full in the marvellous development of Germany; but her "particularism," founded on traditional racial and religious antagonism to the Prussians, was by no means dead, though it exhibited itself in no more dangerous form than the prohibition, reissued in 1900, to display any but the Bavarian flag on public buildings on the emperor's birthday; a provision which has been since so far modified as to allow the Bavarian and imperial flags to be hung side by side.
In the ditches and pools common yellow and white water-lilies are seen, as well as water-soldier (Stratiotes aloides), great and lesser reed-mace, sweet flag and bur-reed.
The Dutch conceded the 5 P 54 striking of the flag and compensation for English claims against the Dutch in the East Indies and elsewhere.
He had transferred his flag from his own ship the "St George" (98) to the "Elephant" (74), commanded by Captain Foley, because the water was too shallow for a threedecker.
The leading British ship, the "Defiance" (74), carrying the flag of Rear-Admiral Graves, anchored just south of the Trekroner.
The first demands of Cromwell were impossible, for they aimed at the absorption of the two republics into a single state, but at last in the autumn of 1654 peace was concluded, by which the Dutch made large concessions and agreed to the striking of the flag to English ships in the narrow seas.
The city ships large quantities of building and flag stones quarried in the vicinity.
Numerous ocean-going liners, most of which fly the Brazilian or the Argentine flag, ply on the Paraguay and the Parana; smaller vessels ascend the tributary streams, which are also utilized for floating lumber down to the ports.
He was at first opposed to the war with Germany, but when satisfied that it had been forced upon France he did not, like some of his colleagues, refuse to vote supplies, but took the patriotic line of supporting the flag.
The leaves are vertical, and arranged in two rows as in the garden flag; they are very thick, stiff and leathery, dark green above, paler below, with the margin and nerve reddishorange.
Water-cress, sweet flag, flowering rush, several potamogetons, water milfoil, water ranunculus, and the reedy sweet watergrass (Glyceria aquatica) rank amongst the criteria of excellence.
Since 1868 all German ships have carried a common flagblack, white, red; but formerly Oldenburg, Hanover, Bremen, Hamburg, LUbeck, Mecklenburg and Prussia had each its own flag, and Schleswig-Holstein vessels sailed under the Danish flag.
Since 1st October 1867 all its ships have carried the same flag, of the national colorsblack, white, red, with the Prussian eagle and the iron cross.
Relations between Spain and the United States became strained, and war seemed imminent; but on the 8th of December the Spanish government agreed to surrender the "Virginius" on the 16th, to deliver the survivors of the crew and passengers to an American war-ship at Santiago, and to salute the American flag at Santiago on the 25th if it should not be proved before that date that the "Virginius" was not entitled to sail under American colours.
In that country was a large party which, under the name of the " Irredentists," demanded that those Italian-speaking districts, South Tirol, Istria and the t rea Trieste, which were under Austrian rule, should be joined to Italy; there were public meetings and riots in Italy; the Austrian flag was torn down from the consulate in Venice and the embassy at Rome insulted.
A few extreme nationalists continued to obstruct the estimates, and it appeared as though their energy would soon flag.
In 1871 he was sent to Santo Domingo as a member of the commission appointed by President Grant to examine the condition of the island, the government of which desired annexation; and when that scheme was defeated through Sumner's opposition he returned (1872) as the representative of the Samana Bay Company, which proposed to take a lease of the Samana peninsula; but though in 1874 he revisited the island, it was only to see the flag of the company hauled down.
The bay is well protected by St Vincent, Flag, Sand, and St George's islands; and the shipping of lumber, naval stores and cotton, which reach the city by way of the river, forms the principal industry.
On the 2nd of September the khalifa attacked the British-Egyptian troops at Kerreri (near Omdurman), and being routed, his men dispersed; Khartum was occupied, and on the i9th of September the Egyptian flag was rehoisted at Fashoda.
They were enlisted by Thruston and brought back under the British flag to Uganda.
In consequence of the Franco-Congolese Treaty of 1894, Major Cunningham and Lieutenant Vandeleur were sent from Uganda to Dufile, where they planted the British flag on the 15th of January 1895.
The khalifas black flag was captured and sent home to Queen Victoria.
Fashoda, to find the French Captain Marchand, with 120 Senegalese soldiers, entrenched there and the French flag flying.
He arranged with Marchand to leave the political question to be settled by diplomacy, and contented himself with hoisting the British and Egyptian flags to the south of the French flag, and leaving a gunboat and a Sudanese battalion to guard them.
In 25 states the display of a red flag was a specified offence.
In November 1897, when the Austro-Hungarian flag was insulted at Mersina, he threatened to bombard the town if instant reparation were not made, and by his firm attitude greatly enhanced Austrian prestige in the East.
In his speech to the delegations in 1898 he dwelt on the necessity of expanding Austria's mercantile marine, and of raising the fleet to a strength which, while not vying with the fleets of the great naval powers, would ensure respect for the Austrian flag wherever her interests needed protection.
On arriving at the Galapagos Islands the flag of Ecuador was replaced by that of Japan and the vessel handed over to the representatives of that nation sent for the purpose.
By the treaty of Paris, 1763, France ceded to Great Britain her claims to the country between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, but on account of the resistance of Pontiac, a chief of the Ottawas who drew into conspiracy most of the tribes between the Ottawa river and the lower Mississippi, the English were not able to take possession of the country until 1765, when the French flag was finally lowered at Fort Chartres.
In 1492 Christopher Columbus set sail under the Spanish flag to seek India beyond the Atlantic, bearing with him a letter to the great khan of Tartary.
At the present time the Dutch flag flies nowhere on the mainland of India, though the quaint houses and regular canals at Chinsura, Negapatam, Jaffna, and many petty ports on the Coromandel and Malabar coasts remind the traveller of familiar scenes in the Netherlands.
Mazzini's approval, from Genoa, and landed at Sapri in Calabria, where he hoped to raise the flag of revolution; but.
In June part of the Swiss Guard mutinied because the Bernese government not having renewed the convention with Naples the troops were deprived of their cantonal flag.
The British flag was insulted.
She managed to visit England every year, and it was at her special request that when she died her husband laid an English flag upon her coffin.
Instead of obeying he pitched his camp near the summit of a mountain overlooking Monterey, fortified his position, and raised the United States flag.
In this office he continued for six years, till, in February 1801, he, a vice-admiral of 1799, hoisted his flag on board the "Neptune," of 98 guns, as third in command of the Channel Fleet under Admiral Cornwallis, where, however, he remained for but a year, when he was appointed governor of Newfoundland and commander-in-chief of the ships on that station.
C. Jones (1789-1858) of the United States navy, believing that war had broken out between his country and Mexico and that a British force was about to seize California,raised the American flag over Monterey (October 21st), but finding that he had acted on misinformation he lowered the flag next day with due ceremony and warm apology.
This episode is known as the " Bear Flag War," inasmuch as there was short-lived talk of making California an independent state, and a flag with a bear as an emblem (California is still popularly known as the Bear Flag State)flew for a few days at Sonoma.
It was a very small, very disingenuous, inevitably an anomalous, and in the vanity of proclamations and other concomitant incidents rather a ridiculous affair; and fortunately for the dignity of history - and for Fremont - it was quickly merged in a larger question, when Commodore John Drake Sloat (1780-1867) on the 7th of July raised the flag of the United States over Monterey, proclaiming California a part of the United States.
Corinto is the headquarters of shipping; it is visited by two-thirds of the 2100 vessels of 550,000 tons (including coasters) which annually enter the ports of the republic. The coasting trade is restricted to vessels under the Nicaraguan flag.
In the problems of government raised by the organization of the British dominions beyond the seas the system of colonization has been developed to an extent unknown under any other national flag.
Isliamov hoisted the Russian flag on Franz Josef Land in anticipation of any claim that Austria might sustain by right of discovery.
At the close of the first day's bombardment of Fort Sumter (April 12th, 1861) Leroy P. Walker (1817-1884), the Confederate Secretary of War, boasted that before the 1st of May the Confederate flag would float over the Capitol.
In May 1860 he became postmaster of New York city, and from January until March 1861 he was secretary of the treasury of the United States, in which capacity he issued (January 29, 1861) to a revenue officer at New Orleans a famous order containing the words, "if any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot."
About the year 1893 he began to publish short stories, some of which, such as Enris, The Fortress of Matthias, The Old Man of Korpela and Finland's Flag, are delicate works of art, while they reveal to a very interesting degree the temper and ambitions of the contemporary Finnish population.
The British flag was hoisted on the 12th of June, and the conditions of the occupation were explained in an annex to the convention, dated the 1st of July.
When, however, the Norwegian Storthing, for the third time, passed a bill for a national or " pure " flag, which King Oscar eventually sanctioned, Count Douglas resigned in his turn and was succeeded by the Swedish minister at Berlin, Lagerheim, who managed to pilot the questions of the union into more quiet waters.
An alteration in the Swedish flag was also decided upon, by which the mark of union was to be replaced by an azure-blue square.
Shipping and Navigation.Shipping under the Persian flag is restricted to vessels belonging to the Persian Gulf ports.
In May 1722 a flotilla descended the Volga commanded by Tsar Peter and on the 19th of July the Russian flag first waved over the Caspian.
While in itself acknowledging no single form of government as the only suitable form, and whilst acknowledging the form of government existing at present [the Bond] means that the aim of our national development must be a united South Africa under its own flag.
He fully admitted that the cry which had become so popular since 1881 of " Africa for the Afrikanders " expressed a reasonable aspiration, but he constantly pointed out that its fulfilment could most had from the 16th century onward maintained a Y advantageously be sought, not, as the Kruger party and extremists of the Bond believed, by working for an independent South Africa, but by working for the development of South Africa as a whole on democratic, self-reliant, self-governing lines, under the shelter of the British flag.
As Charles Leonard's manifesto stated, the reformers as a body, desired to maintain the autonomy of the Transvaal and the republican form of government; Rhodes wished the revolution to be accomplished under the British flag.'
This divergence of views manifested itself on Christmas Day 1895, and although, under pressure, Rhodes did not insist on the British flag, it was determined to postpone the rising.
It also gave a much desired opportunity for the intrusion of other powers in the affairs of the Transvaal; 3 and it led Kruger to revive the scheme for a united South Africa under a Dutch republican flag.
Henceforth, save for the German and Portuguese possessions, on the west and east coasts respectively, there was but one flag and one allegiance throughout South Africa.
Such are Pioneer Hall, the home of the Society of California Pioneers (1850), endowed by James Lick; Portsmouth Square, where the flag of the United States was raised on the 8th of July 1846, and where the Committee of Vigilance executed criminals in 1851 and 1856; Union Square, a fashionable shopping centre, decorated with a column raised in honour of the achievements of the United States Navy in the Spanish-American War of 1898;; also the United States Branch Mint, associated with memories of the early mining days (the present mint dates only from 1874).
In 1840 there were only a handful of inhabitants; in 1846, when (on the 9th of July) the flag of the United States was raised over the town, its prosperity already marked it as the future commercial " metropolis " of the coast.
The right of consuls to exhibit their national arms and flag over the door of the bureau is not disputed.
The question was raised in France in 1843 by the case of the Spanish consul Soller at Aix, and in America in 1854 by the case of Dillon, the French consul at San Francisco, who, on being arrested by Judge Hoffmann for declining to give evidence in a criminal suit, pulled down his consular flag.
When the flag captain pointed out to Byng that by standing out of his line he could bring the centre of the enemy to closer action, he declined on the ground that Thomas Mathews had been condemned for so doing.
Mahommedanism was partly adopted by the upper classes in the 18th century, if not earlier, and the son of a Mahommedan native ruler, educated at Sokoto, accepted the flag of Dan Fodio and conquered the country for the Fula.
The resolutions recommended the complete exclusion of foreign war vessels from United States ports and the suppression of illegal trade carried on by foreign merchants under the American flag.
To the end of the First Civil War, Batten continued to patrol the English seas, and his action in 1647 in bringing into Portsmouth a number of Swedish ships of war and merchantmen, which had refused the customary salute to the flag, was approved by parliament.
An expedition was sent from England in May, under the command of Richard Nicolls, and in the following August the English flag floated over New Amsterdam.
The 1 As early as 1613, Captain Samuel Argall, on his way to Virginia, after breaking up some Jesuit settlements at Port Royal, and Mount Desert, passed through the Narrows near the mouth of the Hudson, and finding a group of Dutch traders, made them haul down their flag and replace it with that of England.
Defeated by a hostile combination of parties in the House of Commons on the question of the Chinese war in 1857 and the alleged insult to the British flag in the seizure of the lorcha " Arrow," he dissolved parliament and appealed to the nation.
The Dutch claimed independence, and on the block-house at Durban hoisted the flag of the " Republic of Natalia."
Mumford, who had torn down a United States flag placed by Farragut on the United States mint; and for this execution he was denounced (Dec. 1862) by President Davis as "a felon deserving capital punishment," who if captured should be reserved for execution.
Germany was the next great power after the United States to recognize the flag of the International Association as that of a friendly state, doing so on the 8th of November 1884, and the same recognition was subsequently accorded by Great Britain on the 16th of December; Italy, 19th of December; Austria-Hungary, 24th of December; Holland, 27th of December; Spain, 7th of January 1885; France and Russia, 5th of February; Sweden and Norway, 10th of February; Portugal, 14th of February; and Denmark and Belgium, 23rd of February.
The International Association not having possessed, at the date of the assembling of the Conference, any recognized status, was not formally represented at Berlin, but the flag of the Association having, before the close of the conference, been recognized as that of a sovereign state by all the powers, with the exception of Turkey, the Association formally adhered to the General Act.
When the Falkland Island dispute occurred in 1770 he was to have commanded the fleet to be sent against Spain, but a settlement was reached, and he had no occasion to hoist his flag.
It was a further misfortune that when Keppel hoisted his flag one of his subordinate admirals should have been Sir Hugh Palliser (1723-1796), who was a member of the Admiralty Board, a member of parliament, and in Keppel's opinion, which was generally shared, jointly responsible with his colleagues for the bad state of the navy.
Keppel was ordered to strike his flag in March 1779.
The sitting of parliament is signified by a flag on Victoria Tower in daytime and by a light at the summit of the clock tower at night.
The existence of these plantations was kept secret, and it was with that object that they were destroyed by fire by the French on the appearance in the harbour in 1778 of a vessel flying the British flag.
Sinan Pasha returned to Constantinople to die, it is said, of vexation; and in 1597, the sultan, weary of a disastrous contest, sent Michael a red flag in token of reconciliation, reinvested him for life in an office of which he had been unable to deprive him, and granted the succession to his son.
The British government keep on talking about a confederation under the British flag, but that will never be brought about.
There is just one obstacle in the way of confederation, and that is the British flag.
Let us, the inhabitants of the Cape Colony, be swift to recognize that we are one people, cast together under a glorious flag of liberty, with heads clear enough to appreciate the freedom we enjoy, and hearts resolute to maintain our true privileges; let us desist from reproaching and insulting one another, and, rejoicing that we have this goodly land as a common heritage, remember that by united action only can we realize its grand possibilities.
Schreiner objected that the Bond aimed ultimately at the overthrow of British rule and the expulsion of the British flag from South Africa.
In 1883, during a debate on the Basutoland Dis-annexation Bill, Rhodes openly charged Mr Hofmeyr in the House with a desire to see a " United States of South Africa under its own flag."
The Progressive party, the name taken by those who sought a permanent settlement under the British flag, lost their leader, and South Africa its foremost statesman by the death, in May 1902, of Cecil Rhodes, a few weeks before the end of the war.
He therefore insisted that England should be required not merely to pay damages for the havoc wrought by the " Alabama " and other cruisers fitted out for Confederate service in her ports, but that, for " that other damage, immense and infinite, caused by the prolongation of the war," the withdrawal of the British flag from this hemisphere could " not be abandoned as a condition or preliminary of such a settlement as is now proposed."
He refused altogether to haul down the flag of Tariff Reform; it was his policy to give British workmen a preference, both in the home and in the colonial market; but he said that a Unionist Government did not intend themselves to impose food duties.
Soon after this decisive success, it was found that a French expedition under Major Marchand had reached the upper Nile and had hoisted the French flag at Fashoda.
When she died one square mile in four of the land in the world was under the British flag, and at least one person out of every five persons alive was a subject of the queen.
The percentage of steamers under the British flag was 37.1; of tonnage, 45.9.
It was much more than a joke that Palmerston sheltered Conservative principles under the Liberal flag.
On the Algerian coast, however, boats not flying the French flag have to pay heavy dues for the right to fish, and in the early years of the 10th century the once flourishing fisheries at La Calle were almost entirely neglected.
Its leaves have each a long sheath encircling the stem, and at the junction of the blade or "flag" with the sheath a small whitish outgrowth or "ligula."
In 1903 Sweden finally renounced its claims. Wismar still retains a few relics of its old liberties, including the right to fly its own flag.
The prince was also grand master of the Order of Christ, the successor of the Templars in Portugal; and most of his Atlantic and African expeditions sailed under the flag of his order, whose revenues were at the service of his explorations, in whose name he asked and obtained the official recognition of Pope Eugenius IV.
The Dutch Government had in an informal way claimed the possession of the islands since 1829; but they refused to allow Ross to hoist the Dutch flag, and accordingly the group was taken under British protection in 1856.
By birth and marriage he was a Southerner, and the citizens of Norfolk counted on his throwing in his lot with them; but professional pride, and affection for the flag under which he had served for more than fifty years, held him true to his allegiance; he passionately rejected the proposals of his fellow-townsmen, and as it was more than hinted to him that his longer stay in Norfolk might be dangerous, he hastily quitted that place, and offered his services to the government at Washington.
It was the end of July 1864 before he was joined by these monitors; and on the 5th of August, undismayed by the loss of his leading ship, the monitor "Tecumseh," sunk by a torpedo, he forced the passage into the bay, destroyed or captured the enemy's ships, including the ram "Tennessee" bearing Admiral Buchanan's flag, and took possession of the forts.
In 1867, with his flag flying in the "Franklin," he visited Europe.
Napper Tandy, who was drunk during most of the expedition, took possession of the village of Rutland, where he hoisted an Irish flag and issued a bombastic proclamation; but learning the complete failure of Humbert's expedition, and that Connaught instead of being in open rebellion was perfectly quiet, the futility of the enterprise was apparent to the French if not to Tandy himself; and the latter having been carried on board the "Anacreon" in a state of intoxication, the vessel sailed round the north of Scotland to avoid the English fleet, and reached Bergen in safety, whence Tandy made his way to Hamburg with three or four companions.
All the Croats capable of service were enrolled under the French flag; their country was divided for administrative purposes into Croatie civile and Croatie militaire.
A system of regulating promotion to flag rank, which has been in the main followed ever since, was introduced.
On Fort Johnson, on James Island in Charleston harbour, he raised what is said to have been the first American battle-flag - blue, with a white crescent in the dexter corner, inscribed with the word "Liberty"; the flag was devised by him in September 1775.
It is carried on exclusively under the Spanish flag.
The national colors are red and yellow- The flag is divided into three horizontal stripes, two red stripes with a yellow one between bearing the royal arms.
A lively trade had grown up between Great Britain and the revolted colonies; but since this commerce, under the colonial laws of Spain, was technically illegitimate, it was at the mercy of the pirates, who preyed upon it under the aegis of the Spanish flag, without there being any possibility of claiming redress from the Spanish government.
The young anti most impatient adherents of Carlism vainly pleaded that such an opportunity would not soon be found again, and threatened to take the law into their own hands and unfurl the flag of Dios, Patria, y Rey in northern and central Spain.
The prolonged controversies to which this gave rise were settled on the 18th of March by a compromise passed by the Cortes; under this act all cases of press attacks on officers were to be tried by the courts martial, while those against the army generally and the national flag were still to be reserved for the civil courts.
Though at once denounced by Seor Moret as a democratic flag being used to cover reactionary merchandise,f the name of Canalejas was in.
Its red, blue and black flag was the standard of revolution in Italy until substituted by the red, white and green in 1831.
The Flag Battery is the "platform before the castle" where the ghost appears in Hamlet.
On the decease of Filippo Maria Visconti in 1447 he joined the Aragonese against Venice and Florence; but, presently changing his flag, fought valiantly against Alphonso of Aragon and forced him to raise the siege of Piombino.
I rode shotgun in an ancient Ford with a flag of Nigeria painted on the dashboard while Howie hung over the seat amid a month's supply of fast food wrappers and not a few empty beer cans.
It'd be easy for her to flag the newbies for Czerno's men.
When using attribute value, each access point has a flag to indicate whether it is the master or a shadow reference.
The format of pdb files generated by antechamber using the flag " -o pdb " is correct.
The Flag Officer's Pennant is just visible below the radar antenna.
The output bad-pixel flag is set to indicate no bad values in the data and variance arrays.
In Roger's absence, Dave took over control of erecting the area banner and flag whilst Ant supervised putting up the gazebo.
There was a flag on every house, crackers going off, drums beating, singing and crying " Viva Pacheco " .
Ward had a goal chalked out for offside and to be honest we were relieved to see the flag, it looked very close.
Spare a thought and some silver coinage for them next time you see a collecting box or a flag day.
Don't set this flag unless you want to debug the compiler!
Compiling the C program with the -ps flag will ensure that the requisite STDCALL calling convention is used.
In gratitude we ought to take the cudgels and wave his guitar like a flag after some private conquest, screaming at the sky.
At the Closing Ceremony the flag was carried by Frank Duffy, skip of the wheelchair curling team.
Once they have been hunted for 2 to 3 days they become decoy, call and flag shy.
Colors - Does anyone know what color the cab detonator and flag tin boxes were painted when DMUs were first delivered?
Campaigning points to think about 1. We need to flag up the anomaly created by the earnings disregard.
The welsh dragon does not appear on the Union flag.
How dare he have his coffin draped with a Union Flag at his funeral.
My national flag is a somewhat rarer example of a popular theme - Watford FC proudly emblazoned across the Cornish flag of St Piran.
If you feel particularly extroverted, Brother Bimbo has a wonderful design for an outfit best described as Swiss Guard meets Rainbow Flag.
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Chadwick just fended off Hutchinson by two-tenths of a second at the flag.
Ferguson then fended off John Loebell and Stuart Kestenbaum to the flag.
A short distance ahead, Edgar took the checkered flag to confirm his second victory of the season.
Adam, Swansea, Wales I fly the union flag from my desk at work.
Either zero or its contract with billion or more grabbed the checkered flag.
Instead of waving the white flag, the Government should be seeking a new deal with France.
Please choose a country by clicking on the appropriate flag.
McBride was looking lively in attack and it took an offside flag to halt his progress as both teams sought that vital early goal.
However, the configure.py script takes a -c command line flag which concatenates each module's C++ source files into one large file.
Redhill incidentally, boasts the most bizarrely sited stand in the League, next to the corner flag.
I notice you have two flagpoles above No 10, will you fly the flag?
The ordinary citizen can already fly the national flag anytime they like from a vertical flagpole without the need to request consent from anyone.
A national flag flown on a single vertical flagpole provided there is nothing added to the flag or the pole.
When collecting for the society he flies our flag on a 10 meter flagpole in his garden.
Also available are wall mounted lightweight aluminum flagpoles or full size cast aluminum flag poles.
The marshy areas of these fields stand out with colorful flag iris, ragged robin and water forget-me-nots.
He is flanked by 2 knights of the realm displaying the " rascist " st George 's flag. wonderful!
But then suddenly one of them was up there in his gray greatcoat and waving a white flag.
Finally, which knot would a Scout usually use to tie the halyard to the Union Flag?
This attractive package consists of an illustrated hardcover and a long, colorful Tibetan prayer flag, packaged together in a lovely gift box.
The 29 residents and visitors donned union flag hats and enjoyed a party at the housing scheme in Barley Croft.
The bog area has wetland plants including hemp agrimony, purple loosestrife, bullrush and yellow flag.
It is possible to do non-blocking Io on sockets by setting the O_NONBLOCK flag on a socket file descriptor using fcntl(2 ).
Look out for orchids, yellow flag iris, ferns.
Christopher Columbus planted the Spanish flag on San Salvador upon his first landfall in the Americas in 1492.
The Reds had the ball in the net two minutes later only to see the linesman with his flag up.
The Assistant Referee or club linesman must then redirect their flag signal immediately to correspond to the direction given by the Referee.
Lion Rampant Store " Scotland's other flag ", the heraldic lion Rampant Store " Scotland's other flag ", the heraldic lion has stood for Scots glory for over 800 years.
After our first game against Paraguay we had a strange mix-up with our day care bus and national flag bunting being removed.
Our team was in the blue flag category of fast monohulls.
Meetings start with the traditional Flag Break and each child is given their own neckerchief for the evening.
Before then the flag, affectionately nicknamed the Red Duster, was flown by Royal Navy warships as far back as 1627.
Instead of one " god flag " we have a whole pantheon of them, each with its own sphere of influence.
A discrete union flag appeared on the Rovers to show a quiet patriotism, followed by the welcome resurrection of MG.
For once the Honda Cadet final was fairly processional with Sean Babington leading from lights to flag with Nick Evans in his wheel tracks.
On its highest pinnacle floated a large red flag with a yellow sickle and hammer in one corner.
I cycled with a Norwegian flag on my large rucksack.
The fallout from the Sandra White MSP slur on the Union flag continues to cause ructions in the ranks of the Scottish National Party.
Summary flag 0 is given if all the cameras [PN,M1,M2] which detected the source have flag  T rue.
The Japanese rider emerged victorious after passing the checkered flag more than 11 seconds ahead of the championship runner-up.
This flag was used until the union with Ireland in 1801, when a red saltire was added to represent Ireland.
And in Dundee, lads even gave it a two-finger salute - silly really, as the flag can't answer back.
What is the risk to wheat of applying Cerone beyond flag leaf sheath opening stage?
Select the Right check box to slightly slant the flag to the right.
Within its shade we'll live and die, Tho cowards flinch and traitors sneer, We'll keep the red flag flying here.
It is possible to do non-blocking IO on sockets by setting the O_NONBLOCK flag on a socket file descriptor using fcntl(2 ).
The green Flag Award scheme is the national standard for parks and green spaces.
An American space shuttle has crashed, killing all the crew, and this flag is lowered in sympathy.
To further distinguish the new scooter, an electronic sticker replaced the ink splat / checkered flag on the leg shields.
From the hall the stone flag stairway takes you to the two bedrooms.
He now flies the evangelical flag in the UK, a rightwing religious zealot in the mold of American televangelists.
The buffered serial interface has a flag reset timing, which sets aside additional buffer space to " catch " the data overflow.
If you miss the turning into Flag lane South then turn right at the traffic lights and then first right after about 200 yards.
The invasion was a blatant attempt to use the flag waving patriotism of war to quell unrest in the working classes.
Within a particular knowledge attribute value, each Access Point has a flag to indicate whether it is the master or a shadow reference.
The college flag was flown earlier this week to celebrate the victory.
The King of Naples sent a warship to replace the flag, and a French party also landed.
The children were really impressed by the flag wavers who visited the school recently.
The prisoner was carrying a white flag and was unarmed but the Countess was armed.
They include an old woman with a bullet wound -- still clutching a white flag when aid workers found her.
The Field-Marshal received him most courteously and offered not only to waive the demand for a part of Piedmontese territory, but to enlarge the kingdom, on condition that the constitution should be abolished and the blue Piedmontese flag substituted for the tricolor.
A cry went up that national bankruptcy had been declared, and thousands of the lower class of ouvrier began the rally to Babeuf's flag.
He had by this time rendered himself somewhat unpopular, and in the evening the Transvaal flag, which flew over the landdrost's house, was pulled down.
Two messengers were that night despatched to interview Rhodes, who then gave the assurance that the flag question might be left to a plebiscite of the inhabitants of the Transvaal' (see Blue-book, 1897, 165, p. 21).
On the use of the flag and uniform of an enemy for purposes of deception there has been some controversy, but it is supported by high military authority..
On returning to South Africa after the Raid inquiry at Westminster in 1897, ' In his evidence before the House of Commons Select Committee which inquired into the Raid, Rhodes did not object to the continued existence of the republic " for local matters," but desired a federal South Africa under the British flag; see Blue Book (165) 1897 p. 21; also Sir Lewis Michell's Life of Rhodes, vol.
He realized that one of the most potent factors in the Milner situation was the attitude of the Cape Dutch, and in March 1898 at Graaff Reinet Milner called upon the Dutch citizens of the Cape, " especially those who had gone so far in the expression of their sympathy for the Transvaal as to expose themselves to charges of disloyalty to their own flag " to use all their influence, not in confirming the Transvaal in unjustified suspicions, not in encouraging its government in obstinate resistance to all reform, but in inducing it gradually to assimilate its institutions, and the temper and spirit of its administration, to those of the free communities of South Africa, such as Cape Colony or the Orange Free State.
During the whole time the British flag flew defiantly on the roof of the residency.
Let them remove that, and in less than a year the confederation would be established under the Free Afrikander flag."
Victor Emmanuel repaired to Radetzky's camp, where he was received with every sign of respect, and the field-marshal offered not only to waive the claim that Austria should occupy a part of Piedmont, but to give him an extension of territory, provided he revoked the constitution and substituted the old blue Piedmontese flag for the Italian tricolour, which savoured too much of revolution.
They played the National air called "The Oz Spangled Banner," and behind them were the standard bearers with the Royal flag.
His health is ever good, his lungs are sound, his spirits never flag.
And having got rid of this young man who did not know how to behave, she resumed her duties as hostess and continued to listen and watch, ready to help at any point where the conversation might happen to flag.
Ah well, I'll show that in action, and for me the honor of the flag...
A computer ' flag ' is attached to each amended blunder and a cumulative record maintained for each participant.
In her office she hung a red flag with a hammer and sickle on it.
Please click on a region flag to search for children 's clothing which is in stock now in your chosen size.
In the event of any starting lights failure the Starter will revert to use of the National Flag.
The King and Queen came through and the King saluted the flag !
And in Dundee, lads even gave it a two-finger salute - silly really, as the flag ca n't answer back.
Small wonder that EMI slapped a sticker on the front to flag up to the unwary that this was the Floyd 's latest.
Some think the St George flag is the province of a certain section of society, like inflatable snowmen at Christmas.
The Green Flag Award scheme is the national standard for parks and green spaces.
To make matters worse, Johansson was called in for a stop-and-go penalty by IMSA officials for passing lapped traffic before the green flag.
The carry flag is always set to the value of the carry out of the byte after an addition or subtraction operation.
It is said that underneath her jacket was found a suffragette flag tied round her body.
Stuck on a twig, they waved in the wind like a tattered flag for years.
He is known for his work on the transgression of boundaries, characteristically seen in his World Flag Ant Farm.
It was bound, after this election, boldly to unfurl the yellow flag in all municipal elections.
An Italian delegate sitting behind an EU flag was engaged in a furious argument with a well-groomed American woman.
The flag that you are standing under now is the white flag of surrender.
Triumph-This stroller features a sailing flag theme and is suitable for three months and up with multiple seat positions.
Another red flag that there may be a problem is if your child is not understood by almost everyone he encounters by the age of three.
If there is no support, this is a red flag.
Yelp also got rid of a feature that let advertisers flag their favorite reviews and prioritize their placement.
Whether you are bidding on an Americana wooden flag or an Oriental rug, taking the time to immerse yourself in the bidding culture will help ensure you don't get burned.
An invalid or expired security certificate or lack of security explanation is a red flag for a potentially dangerous transaction.
If they don't have proof, it should raise a red flag.
Again, it is important to start this process as early as possible, preferably before you've even hit that first red flag on your report.
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The card issuer will immediately flag your account.
The Country Porch selection even includes cookie cutters in the shapes of the American flag, stars, and the yellow ribbons frequently used to pay homage to those individuals who are fighting to defend our freedom.
Don't forget the stuffed parrot or Jolly Roger flag!
However, a younger interior designer without formal certification may be a red flag that they are not particularly trained or committed to their profession.
Typically this style decor coincides best with a country style interior and what better way to celebrate the American lifestyle than with an antique American flag, a handmade quilt, or a vintage tin sign.
Patriotic colors of red, white and blue inspired by the American flag will lend authenticity to your kitchen design.
Americana crosses often have the American flag colors or patriotic documents such as the Pledge of Allegiance.
For many people, the flag cake is an important part of the Fourth of July tradition.
There are many different ways to make a flag cake.
Yellow cake - another version of the tradition, yellow cake is a great choice for flag cake.
This flag cake recipe will give you an impressive-looking Independence Day dessert, while still being easy enough to have your little ones help with the decorating.
If you're looking for something other than the traditional flag cake, parfaits are both an easy and attractive finish to your meal.
Flag Cake - Perhaps one of the most patriotic desserts ever, the flag cake is an amazing centerpiece for your table until it's time to slice it up.
If the listing doesn't include pictures of the cartridge or uses a stock photo, let this be a red flag.
Once you have an exotic background, include some flag stickers and some pictures of your kids eating sushi or watching Mexican folk dancing.
Consider it a red flag in a relationship if the other person is pressuring you to conform to a certain image they have of who you should be.
School sports include basketball, bowling, cheerleading, flag football, soccer, tennis, volleyball, and wrestling.
Finally out of nowhere an old town car pulled up while I was attempting to flag down a different cab.
A wedding salon that hesitates regarding any of their purchase or pricing policies is waving a red flag and should be avoided.
I had my final drunk and the next day the white flag went up and I was off to the detox center, scared to death.
Having a strong compulsion to drink and becoming irritable or downright volatile when drinking alcohol is another red flag.
A flag cake is one of the easiest 4th of July cakes to prepare.
The rectangular flag shape looks more natural on a square or rectangular sheet cake, but it's also possible to make a flag shape on a round cake.
Begin by using a thin round frosting tip and a pastry bag to pipe a white rectangular border in the size of the flag you want to create.
Use the same frosting tip with blue frosting to outline a small blue rectangle in the upper-left corner of the flag.
With a medium round frosting tip and red frosting, add several horizontal stripes to the remainder of the flag.
A flag cake is the quintessential 4th of July design, and it's easy enough that even decorators who are just starting out can pull it off without a hitch.
Next, place blueberries in a rectangle in the upper left corner of the cake, to represent the blue rectangle at the corner of the American flag.
Finish the cake by laying raspberries or sliced strawberries in several stripes on the cake to look like the rest of the flag.
If you wish, consider making an American flag cake using fondant instead of buttercream or whipped cream frosting.
Even if you're not going with a flag design, use blueberries, blackberries, cherries, strawberries, or raspberries to accent the design you choose and bring some natural sugar to the dessert.
Finally, an American flag patch is often found on the upper right corner of the tunic.
The American flag patch and insignia tab is the same as Daisy life, and troop numerals are added to the top right end of the sash.
Along with the standard insignia tab, trefoil pin and American flag, there are now proficiency badges where girls complete projects, as opposed to the Brownie "try its" where merits are easier and more of an experience than accomplishment.
Fourth of July - American flag ties and ties with fireworks fit this holiday well.
For boys, look for color coordinating outfits such as white T-shirts with flag designs paired with red or blue shorts.
An illustrated flag code tie is a smart addition to a child's wardrobe.
You can also get the standard Corvette T-shirt for kids with the word "Corvette" as it's written on the cars and the flag logo.
They are mostly white with red or black trim on the sleeves and collars and the flag logo in the corner.
Passengers then sail back to California or Vancouver, but must stop in a place like Mexico's Ensenada, in order to fulfill the foreign fla