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King Henry Vi, Part Iii

By: William Shakespeare

...bout 1591 1592) DRAMATIS PERSONAE KING HENRY : the Sixth. EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES : his son. (PRINCE ED WARD:) KING LEWIS XI : King of France. (KING...

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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...gency would then settle (ipso facto of that incapacity) upon the Prince of Wales; overlooking altogether the case in which there should be no Prince o... ...les; overlooking altogether the case in which there should be no Prince of Wales, and the case in which such a Prince might be as incapable, from yout... ...the office, as his father from dis- ease. Mr. Pitt denied that a Prince of Wales simply as such, and apart from any moral fitness which he might posse... ...pted neither view; for by offering the regency of Ireland to the Prince of Wales, they negatived Mr. Fox’s view, who held it to be the Prince’s by inh...

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself : Book Three

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...shall henceforth call Viscount Castlewood here, was H. R. H. the Prince of Wales, born in the same year and month with Frank, and just proclaimed at S... ...to arrest him in a midnight prank; he gave a dinner-party on the Prince of Wales’s birthday, which was within a fortnight of his own, and the twenty y...

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What Is Coming a Forecast of Things after the War

By: H. G. Wells

...e, in which rents are to be sent up and wages down, while the old feuds of Wales and Ireland, ancient theological and sec- tarian jealousies and babyi...

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Mark Twain

...the wherewithal to feed it?” How curious. The same thing had happened in the Wales of my day, under this same old Established Church, which was suppos...

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The History of Tom Jones

By: Henry Fielding

...Here ford, whence he might find some conveyance to one of the seaports in Wales, and thence might make his escape abroad. In all which expedition Mrs...

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William Shakespeares King Henry Iv, Part 1

By: William Shakespeare

...ATIS PERSONAE KING HENRY : the Fourth. (KING HENRY IV:) HENRY, Prince of Wales: (PRINCE HENRY:) and J OHN of Lancaster: LANCASTER : Sons of Henry... ... charge set down But yesternight: when all athwart there came A post from Wales loaden with heavy news; Whose worst was, that the noble Mortimer, Lea... ...CT I SCENE II: London. An apartment of the Prince’s. [Enter the PRINCE OF WALES and FALSTAF F.] FALSTAFF: Now, Hal, what time of day is it, lad? PRI... ...gall and pinch this Bolingbroke: And that same sword and buckler Prince of Wales, But that I think his father loves him not And would be glad he met w... ...take it already upon their sal vation, that though I be but the prince of Wales, yet I am king of courtesy; and tell me flatly I am no proud Jack, l... ... flock of wild geese, I’ll never wear hair on my face more. You Prince of Wales! PRINCE HENRY : Why, you whoreson round man, what’s the matter? FALS... ...ourt in the morning. That same mad fel low of the north, Percy, and he of Wales, that gave Amamon the bastinado and made Lucifer cuckold and swore th... ...iving, clipp’d in with the sea That chides the banks of England, Scotland, Wales, Which calls me pupil, or hath read to me? And bring him out that is ... ...d Severn hitherto, By south and east is to my part assign’d: All westward, Wales beyond the Severn shore, And all the fertile land within that bound, ...

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Young Folks, History of England

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...name that meant strangers, and we call them Welsh still, and their country Wales. They made a great many grand stories about their last brave chief, A... ...owned as their over-lord by all the kings of the remains of the Britons in Wales and Scotland. Once, eight of these kings came to meet him at Chester,... ...t was made prisoner by his brother, who sent him off to Cardiff Castle, in Wales, where he lived for twenty-eight years, and then died, and was buried... ...that time, the eldest son of the King of England has always been Prince of Wales. There was a plan for the little Prince Edward of Caernarvon being ma... ... prince against his father. Edward and his friends were hunted across into Wales; but they were tracked out one by one, and the Despencers were put to... ...great battle by land—so long, that the king’s eldest son, Edward Prince of Wales, was sixteen years old. He is generally called the Black Prince—no on... .... They were Edward, Lionel, John, Edmund, and Thomas. Edward was Prince of Wales; Lionel, Duke of Clarence; John, Duke of Lancaster; Edmund, Duke of Y... ...as sent to fight with the Welsh: and with the king’s son, Henry, Prince of Wales—a brave boy of fifteen or sixteen—under his charge, to teach him the ... ...ud Percy so angry that he gave up the cause of King Henry, and went off to Wales, taking his prisoners with him; and there—be- ing by this time nearly...

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Travels in England during the Reign of Queen Elizabeth

By: Paul Hentzner

...r but God. It is divided into thirty-nine coun- ties, to which thirteen in Wales were added by Henry VIII., the first who distributed that principalit... ...WA S THE SON of Sir Henry Sidney, Lord Deputy of Ireland, and President of Wales, a person of great parts, and of no mean grace with the Queen; his mo...

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Howards End

By: E. M. Forster

...ard of Oniton? Do come and see us—right away from ev- erywhere, up towards Wales.” “What a change!” said Margaret. But the change was in her own voice... ... and make it an English stream, and the sun, sinking over the Sentinels of Wales, was straight in their eyes. Having picked up another guest, they tur... ...h laughter, and for the second time the sun retreated towards the hills of Wales. Henry, who was more tired than he owned, came up to her in the castl... ..., and lulled by the murmurs of the river that descended all the night from Wales. She felt her- self at one with her future home, colouring it and col...

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Five Works of : Areopagitica, Comus, Lalegro, Il Penseroso, And Lycidas

By: John Milton

...ED AT LUDLOW CASTLE, 1634, BEFORE THE EARL OF BRIDGEWATER, THEN PRESIDENT OF WALES. The Persons The ATTENDANT SPIRIT, afterwards in the habit of THYRS...

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Pygmalion

By: George Bernard Shaw

...ths, he could choose between a seat in the Cabinet and a popular pulpit in Wales. PICKERING. What do you say to that, Doolittle? DOOLITTLE. Not me, Go...

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Mrs. Warrens Profession

By: George Bernard Shaw

...are, Sam! FRANK. Yes, it’s all right, gov’nor. He built that place down in Wales for the Duke. Caernarvon Castle they call it. You must have heard of ...

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices : No Thoroughfare ; The Perils of Certain English Prisoners

By: Charles Dickens

...ce of sea coast to be found within the limits of England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, and the Chan nel Islands, all summed up together...

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John Keble's Parishes a History of Hursley and Otterbourne

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...t, after vehement passionate en- treaties on the part of George, Prince of Wales, and even a demonstration of suicide, she was wrought upon to consent...

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North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

...The coast is not fine. To those who know the best portions of the coast of Wales or Cornwall—or better still, the west- ern coast of Ireland, of Clare... ... transit must, I should say, be very joyous. I was told that the Prince of Wales desired to go down a rapid on a raft, but that the men in charge woul...

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The Longest Journey

By: E. M. Forster

...r, and what a to-do he made; and from him to our own king (still Prince of Wales), who had lived while an undergraduate at Madingley Hall. Here it was...

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The French Revolution a History Volume One

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ng English Fashions; this he, as hand-and- glove with an English Prince of Wales, is surely qualified to do. Carriages and saddles; top-boots and redi...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Three

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...eve, with air-boxes, in the manner of some life-boats used on the coast of Wales. After searching in vain for about the period of time just men- tione...

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Cashel Byron's Profession

By: George Bernard Shaw

.... “But ain’t he the gentle- man! Just look at him. It’s like the Prince of Wales walking down Pall Mall.” Lydia, hearing this, looked again, and saw C...

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To Build a Fire : And Other Stories

By: Jack London

...w in his palmy days — he had once been the heavy weight champion of New South Wales — he would have ridden in a cab to the fight, and how, most likely...

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...o our haughty and defying Duke of Buckingham. But a year ago the Prince of Wales was in Spain, and he also was welcomed with triumph and great joy, bu...

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Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

By: Thomas Urquhart

...a competent dimension of its beams, as if they had been the ribs and chain-wales of the keel; which was a pleasant sight. The physeter then giving up ... ...vering, the poor dog fled to Friar John, who was then sitting by the chain-wales of the starboard side of the ship, and prayed him heartily to take pi...

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Sons and Lovers

By: D. H. Lawrence

...thing. He frowned peevishly as he went. Many men passed into the Prince of Wales or into Ellen’s. Morel, feeling sufficiently disagreeable to resist t...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...g English Fashions; this he, as hand-and-glove with an En- glish Prince of Wales, is surely qualified to do. Carriages and saddles; top-boots and redi...

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

By: John Locke

...ESIDENT OF HIS MAJESTY’S MOST HONOURABLE PRIVY COUNCIL; AND LORD LIEU- TENANT OF THE COUNTY OF WILTS, AND OF SOUTH WALES. MY LORD, THIS T REATISE, whi...

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

...is about the easiest thing to draw. By the time you have drawn twenty one wales and written “William I.—1066 1087—twenty one years” twenty one times... ...lborough House they saw a crowd gathering and were told that the Prince of Wales was about to drive out, so they stopped to get a sight Mark T wain 1... ...public school, we select the following mosaic: Abraham Lincoln was born in Wales in 1599. In the chapter headed “Intellectual” I find a great num ber...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... has not yet managed to assimilate the islands whence she sprang. Ireland, Wales, and the Scottish moun- tains still cling, in part, to their old Gael... ...of Japan to be uneatable – a staggering pretension. So, when the Prince of Wales’s mar- riage was celebrated at Mentone by a dinner to the Mentonese, ...

...foreign parts of England; and the race that has conquered so wide an empire has not yet managed to assimilate the islands whence she sprang. Ireland, Wales, and the Scottish mountains still cling, in part, to their old Gaelic speech. It was but the other day that English triumphed in Cornwall, and they still show in Mousehole, on St. Michael?s Bay, the house of the last Co...

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The Magna Carta

By: Various

...s, or other things, without a legal verdict of their peers, in England or in Wales, they shall be immediately restored to them; and if any dispute sha... ... a tenement of England, ac cording to the law of England; for a tenement of Wales, according to the law of Wales; for tenement of the Marches, accord... ..., we shall immediately do complete justice therein, according to the laws of Wales, and the parts aforesaid. 58 We will immediately deliver up the so... ... We will immediately deliver up the son of Llewelin, and all the hostages of Wales, and release them from their engagements which were made with us, f...

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History of the Britons

By: Nennius

...l never accomplish your purpose.” 2 V .R. Guined, Guoienet, Guenez, North Wales. 3 V.R. Heremi, Heriri, or Eryri, signifying eagle rocks, the mounta... ...loppum, that is Catgwaloph.* V ortigern reigned in Brit- 3 Gwynedd, North Wales. 4 Bede says at Denis’s brook. 5 The British chronicles assert that...

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

...n; this was a real casualty of the sea. The indigna- tion of the New South Wales Premier flashed tele- graphically to Canada is perfectly uncalled-for... ...if it wanted to. And there is another thing the angry Premier of New South Wales does not know. It is this: that for a ship to float for fifteen minut... ...ing of irritation, such as the hon. gentleman at the head of the New South Wales Government has discharged in a telegraphic flash upon the world. But ...

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...shall henceforth call Viscount Castlewood here, was H. R. H. the Prince of Wales, born in the same year and month with Frank, and just proclaimed at S... ...to arrest him in a midnight prank; he gave a dinner-party on the Prince of Wales’s birthday, which was within a fortnight of his own, and the twenty y... ...d him. Castlewood, I have said, was born in the same year as the Prince of Wales; had not a little of the Prince’s air, height, and figure; and, espec... ...hat which the leaders here were only talking about; to bring the Prince of Wales into the country openly in the face of all, under Bolingbroke’s very ... ... And galloping by the Prince’s side the Colonel explained to the Prince of Wales what his movements had been; who the friends were that knew of the ex... ...bove stairs, and spoke confi- dently of having him proclaimed as Prince of Wales and heir to the throne before that day was over. The Bishop had enter... ...ur again; and had the King not chosen to ride to Castlewood, the Prince of Wales might have slept at St. James’s.” “‘Sdeath! gentlemen,” says the Prin... ...greatest names of this kingdom were as- sembled to accompany the Prince of Wales, who might have been the acknowledged heir of the throne, or the poss...

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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...usand acres, in a ring fence in Norfolk; a county in Scotland, a castle in Wales, a villa at Richmond, a corner house in Belgrave Square, and eighty t... ... uniform is now. The last time we were out was in 1803, when the Prince of Wales reviewed us, and when we wore French gray jackets, leathers, red moro... ... victory over the English fleet under the command of Admiral the Prince of Wales, whose ship, the “Richard Cobden,” of 120 guns, was taken by the “Bel... ...ip (because, forsooth, she was the daughter of the Minister, and Prince of Wales’s great friend, the Earl of Portansherry) thought fit to reject. I do...

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Letters on England

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778

..., at her return to England, communicated the experiment to the Princess of Wales, now Queen of En- gland. It must be confessed that this princess, abs...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

...ntry into great constituencies such as London or Ulster or Wessex or South Wales, each return- ing a score or more of members, and the establishment o... ...t by the representa- tives of, let us say, twenty great provinces, Ulster, Wales, Lon- don, for example, each returning from twelve to thirty mem- ber...

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Proposed Roads to Freedom

By: Bertrand Russell

...noble ladies bidden to the ball in honor of the newly-imported Princess of Wales. Mary Anne Walkley had worked without intermission for 26 1/2 hours, ...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Four

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...y,” with a portrait of the proboscis. —That sad little rake, the Prince of Wales, in- vited me to dinner. We were all lions and recherchés. There was ...

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Man and Superman a Comedy and a Philosophy

By: George Bernard Shaw

...bridge, Durham, Dublin or Glasgow. Not even those Non- conformist holes in Wales. No, T avy. Regent Street, Chelsea, the Borough—I don’t know half the...

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

By: Gilfillan

.... 126 King’s. 127 ‘Religion:’ an allusion perhaps to Frederick Prince of Wales. 128 ‘First Book of Horace:’ attributed to Pope. 129 The person her...

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Considerations on Representative Government

By: John Stuart Mill

...o England than to France; but, while they enjoy, like Canada and New South Wales, com plete control over their internal affairs and their taxation, e...

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The History of the Thirty Years' War in Germany

By: Friedrich Schiller

..., and with it the policy of Henry the Great. The marriage of the Prince of Wales with Henrietta of France, established a close union between the two c...

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Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana

...elow. Soon after, John came aft, with his bare back covered with stripes and wales in every direction, and dread- fully swollen, and asked the stewa...

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The Federalist Papers

By: Alexander Hamilton

...ve its navigation and fleet—let Scotland have its navigation and fleet—let Wales have its navigation and fleet— let Ireland have its navigation and fl...

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