The Magazine of History, with Notes and Queries: Extra number, Issue 18

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W. Abbatt, 1911 - History

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Page 346 - Next, Camus, reverend sire, went footing slow, His mantle hairy, and his bonnet sedge, Inwrought with figures dim, and on the edge Like to that sanguine flower inscribed with woe.
Page 202 - A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, late a Surgeon on board an American privateer, who was captured at sea by the British, in May, 1813, and was confined, first at Melville Island, Halifax, then at Chatham, in England, and last at Dartmoor Prison.
Page 202 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 269 - Euphrates' stream, We wept, with doleful thoughts oppressed, And Zion was our mournful theme. 2 Our harps that, when with joy we sung, Were wont their tuneful parts to bear, With silent strings neglected hung On willow trees that withered there.
Page 431 - ... reached the ears of Shortland on his return home, and he must then have determined on the diabolical plan of seizing the first slight pretext to turn in the military to butcher the prisoners, for the gratification of his malice and revenge. It unfortunately happened that in the afternoon of the 6th of April some boys who were playing ball in No. 7 yard, knocked their ball over into the barrack yard, and on the sentry in that yard refusing to throw it back to them, they picked a hole through the...
Page 422 - Kemp who being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God, did depose and say That on the...
Page 202 - DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT. DISTRIcT CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that on the...
Page 451 - ... justifiable in a military point of view, in order to intimidate the prisoners, and compel them thereby to desist from all acts of violence, and to retire as they were ordered, from a situation, in which the responsibility of the agent and military could not permit them with safety to remain.
Page 451 - ... witnesses, levelled over the heads of the prisoners, a circumstance in some respects to be lamented, as it induced them to cry out
Page 438 - That a number of the prisoners were over the railing erected to prevent them from communicating with the centinels on the walls, which was of course forbidden by the regulations of the prison, and that in the space between the railing and those walls they were tearing up pieces of turf, and wantonly pelting each other in a noisy and disorderly manner. That a much more considerable number of the prisoners...

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