The Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir William Parker...: From 1781-1866, Том 2

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Стр. 165 - Merciful Heaven, Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt Split'st the unwedgeable and gnarled oak Than the soft myrtle: but man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assured, His glassy essence, like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven As make the angels weep; who, with our spleens, Would all themselves laugh mortal.
Стр. 17 - Satan except, none higher sat, with grave Aspect he rose, and in his rising seemed A pillar of state; deep on his front engraven Deliberation sat and public care; And princely counsel in his face yet shone, Majestic though in ruin: sage he stood, With Atlantean shoulders fit to bear The weight of mightiest monarchies; his look Drew audience and attention still as night Or summer's noontide air...
Стр. 478 - I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that at 5 o'clock PM on the 6th of August last, in latitude 24° 44...
Стр. 493 - Lasting peace and friendship between the two empires. 2. China to pay twenty-one millions of dollars in the course of the present and three succeeding years. 3. The ports of Canton, Amoy, Foo-chow-foo, Ningpo, and Shanghai to be thrown open to British merchants, consular officers to be appointed to reside at them, and regular and just tariffs of import and export (as well as inland transit) duties to be established and published.
Стр. 426 - Having deemed it necessary to send to the coast of China a naval and military force, to demand reparation and redress for injuries inflicted upon some of my subjects by the officers of the Emperor of China, and for indignities offered to an agent of my crown, I at the same time appointed plenipotentiaries to treat upon these matters with the Chinese Government.
Стр. 575 - Hongkong and its dependencies, her majesty's plenipotentiary and chief superintendent of the trade of British subjects in China, with the advice of the Legislative Council of Hongkong. "An ordinance for the suppression of the Triad and other secret Societies within the island of Hongkong and its dependencies.
Стр. 487 - Richards were at this time halted for temporary rest, on another part of the ramparts, but immediately advanced in the direction of the firing ; and in passing along a narrow street in the Tartar city, received a volley from a considerable body of those troops, who had posted themselves at a gateway, where they seemed inclined to make a determined stand. But on the advance of our men, and the discharge of a few rockets, they retired, leaving several men dead ; and many others, who had the temerity...
Стр. 426 - Then the progeny that springs From the forests of our land, Armed with thunder, clad with wings, Shall a wider world command. Regions Caesar never knew Thy posterity shall sway; Where his eagles never flew, None invincible as they.
Стр. 487 - I regret to say, that Lieut. Fitzjames, one seaman, and one marine of the C'ornwallis, were severely wounded. The operations of this day were executed under a burning sun, with the thermometer above 90°, and the loss of life in consequence has been serious. In addition .to those killed and wounded in action, I have to lament the loss of Brev.
Стр. 486 - ... little flotilla having joined the boats of the Blonde, took up an excellent position and opened their fire with good effect in checking that of the Chinese at the west gate.

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