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An Island Story: A History of England for Boys and Girls
Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Affichage du livre entier - 1920
Our Island Story: A History of England for Boys and Girls
Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Affichage d'extraits - 1905
afraid Alban Alfred Amphibalus angry army asked Aurelius Ambrosius barons battle beautiful became began brave Britain British Britons brother called Canute castle CHAPTER Charles Church conquered cried crown Danes dead death died dreadful Duke Earl Edward III Elizabeth enemies English father fierce fight fled fought French friends Germany glad Harold hated heard heart Hengist Henry Henry VIII horse Hubert de Burgh island James John killed King Edward King of England King of France King's kingdom knew knights lady Lambert Simnel land lived Lord loved married Mary never nobles Norman Osburga Parliament peace Picts Pope Prince Princess prisoner promised quarreled Queen reign replied Richard rode rose rule sailed Saxons Scotland Scots sent ships soldiers soon STORY sword tell terrible things Thomas à Becket thought throne told took town tried Uther Pendragon Vortigern wicked William wise
Page 439 - The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds...
Page 485 - Half a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of death Rode the six hundred. "Forward, the Light Brigade! Charge for the guns!" he said; Into the valley of death Rode the six hundred. "Forward, the Light Brigade!
Page 368 - May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place but as the House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here; and humbly beg your Majesty's pardon, that I cannot give any other answer than this to what your Majesty is pleased to demand of me.
Page 483 - And slow, as in a dream of bliss, The speechless sufferer turns to kiss Her shadow, as it falls Upon the darkening walls. As if a door in heaven should be Opened and then closed suddenly, The vision came and went, The light shone and was spent. On England's annals, through the long Hereafter of her speech and song, That light its rays shall cast From portals of the past. A Lady with a Lamp shall stand In the great history of the land, A noble type of good, Heroic womanhood.
Page 485 - Then they rode back, but not Not the six hundred. Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon behind them Volley'd and thunder'd; Storm'd at with shot and shell, While horse and hero fell, They that had fought so well Came thro...
Page 375 - While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands ; He nothing common did, or mean, Upon that memorable scene, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor called the gods with vulgar spite To vindicate his helpless right, But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed.
Page 69 - Ye Mariners of England That guard our native seas, Whose flag has braved a thousand years The battle and the breeze ! Your glorious standard launch again To match another foe, And sweep through the deep, While the stormy winds do blow ; While the battle rages loud and long, And the stormy winds do blow.
Page 485 - Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon in front of them Volleyed and thundered; Stormed at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of Death, Into the mouth of Hell Rode the six hundred.