Our South African Empire, Volume 1

Capa
Chapman and Hall, limited, 1885
 

O que estão dizendo - Escrever uma resenha

Não encontramos nenhuma resenha nos lugares comuns.

Páginas selecionadas

Outras edições - Visualizar todos

Termos e frases comuns

Passagens mais conhecidas

Página 36 - Roused though it be full often to a mood Which spurns the check of salutary bands,* That this most famous Stream in bogs and sands Should perish ; and to evil and to good Be lost for ever. In our halls is hung Armoury of the invincible Knights of old : We must be free or die, who speak...
Página v - For ever silent ; even if they broke In thunder, silent ; yet remember all He spoke among you, and the Man who spoke ; Who never sold the truth to serve the hour, Nor paltered with Eternal God for power...
Página 36 - That this most famous Stream in bogs and sands Should perish ; and to evil and to good Be lost for ever. In our halls is hung Armoury of the invincible Knights of old : We must be free or die, who speak the tongue That Shakspeare spake; the faith and morals hold Which Milton held. — In every thing we are sprung Of Earth's first blood, have titles manifold.
Página 162 - It is agreed that no slavery is or shall be permitted or practised in the country to the North of the Vaal River by the Emigrant Farmers.
Página 228 - Seu navis Hispanae magister, Dedecorum pretiosus emptor. Non his juventus orta parentibus Infecit aequor sanguine Punico, Pyrrhumque et ingentem cecidit Antiochum Hannibalemque dirum ; Sed rusticorum mascula militum Proles, Sabellis docta ligonibus Versare glebas et severae Matris ad arbitrium recisos Portare fustes, sol ubi montium Mutaret umbras et juga demeret Bobus fatigatis, amicum Tempus agens abeunte curru.
Página 206 - A rising in the Transvaal has recently imposed upon me the duty of taking military measures with a view to the prompt vindication of my authority ; and has of necessity set aside for the time any plan for securing to the European settlers that full control over their own local affairs, without prejudice to the interests of the natives, which I had been desirous to confer.
Página 228 - Africa on fire with all these new aspirations, I thought again of what Horace said of the men of progress in the age of Augustus — ' Non his juventus orta parentibus Infecit sequor sanguine Punico Pyrrhumque et ingentem cecidit Antiochum Hannibalemque dirum ; ' Sed rusticorum mascula militum Proles, Sabellis docta ligonibus Versare glebas et severae Matris ad arbitrium recisos
Página 189 - The Boers resolved to shut up the interior, and I determined to open the country; and we shall see who have been most successful in resolution — they or I.
Página 173 - ... in some form of federation. The State Paper in which, in 1858, he submitted his views to the Home Government is one of the ablest documents in the history of our Colonial Empire. Grey had the support of the Boers of the Orange River Sovereignty. Their Volksraad resolved in 1858 " that a union or alliance with the Cape Colony, either on the plan of federation or otherwise, is desirable ". But the only reply of the Colonial Office was to recall Grey for exceeding his instructions.
Página 205 - I would say this : that, if those acquisitions were as valuable as they are valueless, I would repudiate them, because they are obtained by means dishonourable to the character of our country.

Informações bibliográficas