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Memoirs of the Life of the Rt. Hon. Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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MEMOIRS

OF THE

LIFE OF THE RT. HON.

RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN

BY THOMAS MOORE

IN TWO VOLUMES

VOL. I.

TO

GEORGE BRYAN, ESQ.,

THIS WORK IS INSCRIBED,

BY

HIS SINCERE AND AFFECTIONATE FRIEND,

THOMAS MOORE.

PREFACE.

The first four Chapters of this work were written nearly seven years ago. My task was then suspended during a long absence from England; and it was only in the course of the last year that I applied myself seriously to the completion of it.

To my friend, Mr. Charles Sheridan, whose talents and character reflect hono...

Speeches of His Majesty Kamehameha IV. To the Hawaiian Legislature –by: King of the Hawaiian Islands Kamehameha IV

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Transcriber's note

Minor punctuation errors have been corrected without notice. Several words were spelled in two different ways and not corrected; they are listed at the end of this book. A few obvious typographical errors have been corrected, and they are also listed at the end.

SPEECHES

OF HIS

MAJESTY KAMEHAMEHA IV.

TO THE

HAWAIIAN LEGISLATURE,

WITH HIS MAJESTY'S

REPLIES TO THE REPRESENTATIVES OF FOREIGN NATIONS AND TO PUBLIC BODIES; ALSO WITH SUNDRY PROCLAMATIONS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO HIS ADVENT TO THE THRONE, ETC., WITH THE LAST PROCLAM...

La patrie franaise

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LA PATRIE FRANCAISE

L'OEUVRE DE "LA PATRIE FRANCAISE"

DISCOURS PROGRAMME prononcé à la salle des Agriculteurs de France

PAR JULES LEMAITRE DE L'ACAD'EMIE FRANCAISE PR'ESIDENT DE LA LIGUE DE LA "LA PATRIE FRANCAISE"

ALLOCUTION DE M. FRANCOIS COPP'EE

13 Novembre 1899

PARIS BUREAUX DE <> 97, RUE DE RENNES

La Ligue de la Patrie Francaise a repris, le 13 octobre 1899, la série de ses conférences avec l'important discours de M. J. Lema^itre, qu'elle offre à ses amis.

La Ligue s'était placée jusqu'ici sur le terrain des principes ...

State of the Union Address

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This eBook was produced by James Linden.

The addresses are separated by three asterisks:

Dates of addresses by Calvin Coolidge in this eBook: December 6, 1923 December 3, 1924 December 8, 1925 December 7, 1926 December 6, 1927 December 4, 1928

State of the Union Address Calvin Coolidge December 6, 1923

Since the close of the last Congress the Nation has lost President Harding. The world knew his kindness and his humanity, his greatness and his character. He has left his mark upon history. He has made justice more certain and peace more secure. Th...

The Life Story of an Old Rebel –by: John Denvir

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THE LIFE STORY OF AN OLD REBEL

BY JOHN DENVIR

AUTHOR OF "THE IRISH IN BRITAIN" "THE BRANDONS" ETC.

DUBLIN SEALY, BRYERS & WALKER 86 MIDDLE ABBEY STREET 1910

[Illustration: John Denvir]

CONTENTS.

CHAP.

I. Early Recollections "Coming Over" from Ireland

II. Distinguished Irishmen "The Nation" News paper "The Hibernians"

III. Ireland Revisited

IV. O'Connell in Liverpool Terence Bellew MacManus and the Repeal Hall The Great Irish Famine

V. The "No Popery" Mania The Tenant League The Curragh Camp

VI. The Irish Revolutionary Br...

James Madison –by: Sydney Howard Gay

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Giants of America

The Founding Fathers

[Illustration: James Madison]

JAMES MADISON

by

SYDNEY HOWARD GAY

[Illustration: The Home of James Madison ]

ARLINGTON HOUSE New Rochelle, N.Y.

CONTENTS

CHAP. PAGE

I. THE VIRGINIA MADISONS 1

II. THE YOUNG STATESMAN 15

III. IN CONGRESS 28

IV. IN THE STATE ASSEMBLY 45

V. IN THE VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE ...

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 09 (of 12)

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THE WORKS

OF

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

EDMUND BURKE

IN TWELVE VOLUMES

VOLUME THE NINTH

[Illustration: Burke Coat of Arms.]

LONDON JOHN C. NIMMO 14, KING WILLIAM STREET, STRAND, W.C. MDCCCLXXXVII

CONTENTS OF VOL IX.

ARTICLES OF CHARGE OF HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS AGAINST WARREN HASTINGS, ESQUIRE, LATE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF BENGAL: PRESENTED TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS IN APRIL AND MAY, 1786. ARTICLES VII. XXII.

ART. VII. CONTRACTS 3

VIII. PRESENTS 2...

The Facts of Reconstruction

After the American Civil War, John R. Lynch, who had been a slave in Mississippi, began his political career in 1869 by first becoming Justice of the Peace, and then Mississippi State Representative. He was only 26 when he was elected to the US Congress in 1873. There, he continued to be an activist, introducing many bills and arguing on their behalf. Perhaps his greatest effort was in the long debate supporting the Civil Rights Act of 1875 to ban discrimination in public accommodations.

In 1884 Lynch was the first African American nominated after a moving speech by Theodore Roosevelt t...

Bethink Yourselves! –by: Leo Tolstoy

As Russia goes to war against Japan, Tolstoy urges those at all levels of society, from the Tsar down to the common soldier, to consider their actions in the light of Christ's teaching. "However strange this may appear, the most effective and certain deliverance of men from all the calamities which they inflict upon themselves and from the most dreadful of all—war—is attainable, not by any external general measures, but merely by that simple appeal to the consciousness of each separate man which, nineteen hundred years ago, was proposed by Jesus—that every man bethink himself, and ask hi...
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