Europe
epub |eng | 2011-12-05 | Author:Adam Sisman [Sisman, Adam]

Hugh’s Historical Essays was published by Macmillan in the autumn of 1957.* Of the forty-two “essays” in the book, all had been previously published, most of them as book reviews ...
( Category: World War II July 11,2020 )
epub |eng | 2005-01-01 | Author:Roger Knight [Knight, Roger]

21 Separation 8 November 1800–March 1801 I want neither nursing, or attention, And had you come here, I should not have gone on Shore, Nor would you have come afloat. ...
( Category: Military July 11,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-07-08 | Author:Giacomo Casanova

Chapter XVIII M. Haller—My Stay at Lausanne—Lord Rosebury—The Young Saconai—Dissertation on Beauty—The Young Theologian M. Haller was a man six feet high and broad in a proportion; he was a ...
( Category: Europe July 10,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ron Geaves

Not all Muslims were happy with the proclamation, and Quilliam himself mentions the controversy in Muslim circles and a letter that he received from India which pleaded with him to ...
( Category: Europe July 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-15 | Author:Magnus Linklater

Massacre of Glencoe And so a company of trustworthy Campbell troops, from the Earl of Argyll’s Regiment of Foot, commanded, as it happened, by a relative by marriage of MacIan’s, ...
( Category: Rich & Famous July 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-04-30 | Author:Singer, Barry [Singer, Barry]

CIGARS A fascinating and largely unknown facet of Churchill’s enforced economization program in the 1930s involved cigars. Churchill’s expensive taste in cigars had always run to Cubanos, with Romeo y ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents July 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-15 | Author:Robert Southey

Before this occurred, and while the junction was as probable as it would have been formidable, Nelson was in a state of the greatest anxiety. "What a state am I ...
( Category: Military July 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-08-30 | Author:Flavia Arzeni [Arzeni, Flavia]

THE ART OF LOOKING HESSE, IN FACT, does not deny that on the way to love and joy, along with little things, there are also greater things—among them, art. The ...
( Category: Gothic & Romantic July 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-31 | Author:Siân Rees [Rees, Siân]

Then there was a handshake, Max told Lucie he looked forward to meeting her again tomorrow at a dinner arranged for after the meeting, and left. ‘There was never a ...
( Category: World War II July 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-04-07 | Author:Roy Hattersley [Roy Hattersley]

* * * fn1 Fox did not take his seat as Member for Westminster until the spring of 1785. Claims of malpractice – almost certainly malicious – delayed the declaration ...
( Category: Europe July 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2007-07-31 | Author:Major Colin Burgess [Burgess, Major Colin]

It was the Queen Mother who interested Charles in homoeopathic medicine. She was very keen on alternative treatments and I remember coming in with a bruise on my arm one ...
( Category: Europe July 3,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-31 | Author:Watson, Alaric;

The purpose and legacy of Aurelian’s walls The circumstances that inspired Aurelian to build the walls to a large degree dictated their nature. They had to be built in a ...
( Category: Rome July 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-04-10 | Author:Eileen Alexander

9 Limbo FRIDAY 1 MAY 1942Darling, you sounded never so weary, never so in woe. What you need is a course of Solace. Come to London, my love. That will ...
( Category: Letters June 30,2020 )
epub |eng | 2007-12-25 | Author:David Damrosch [Damrosch, David]

Shamash, great lord, give me a definite answer to what I ask you! … Will any of the eunuchs and the bearded officials, the king’s entourage, or any of his ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical June 30,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-03-07 | Author:Cicero [Cicero]

198 M. Valerius Messalla, who had been with young Cicero at Athens. See vol. iii., p.225. 199 Bucilianus and his brother Caecilius were induced by Brutus to join the assassins ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical June 28,2020 )