The War Of 1812

Author: Gilbert Auchinleck
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The Lady of the Lake, (a flag sent to Kingston) has just returned. The whaling we
gave them we find to have been much more serious than we then expected. Sir
James Yeo acknowledges to have been beaten by us in each rencounter, and
thinks himself lucky that we could not follow the victory up. He says the fighting
was done ; and that he had given orders to his men to escape from their vessels
as soon as they grounded, and that their trains were already laid, for blowing
them up.

The War Of 1812 The Real Facts

Publisher: Bob Townsend
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... no longer visible because shattered on the strand, or because with sails
lowered and topmast housed, they were riding out the gale at anchor in the
breakers, he miles to the leeward of him, at the fading end of a late September
afternoon. To make out details at a league's distance was impossible, as he went
storming back to Niagara. The days following the Burlington Races had been
sullen, windless, and smooth except for the groundswell of the broken gale. The
Lady of the Lake ...

The Life Of Sir Walter Scott Vol 2 1804 1812

Author: John Gibson Lockhart
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849645479
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As this friend happened to dine with me at Ashestiel one day, I took the
opportunity of reading to him the first canto of the Lady of the Lake, in order to
ascertain the effect the poem was likely to produce upon a person who was but
too favourable a representative of readers at large. His reception of my recitation,
or prelection, was rather singular. He placed his hand across his brow, and
listened with great attention through the whole account of the staghunt, till the
dogs throw themselves ...

The Lady Of The Lake

Author: Walter Scott
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... Lady of the Lake," which was so eminently successfu], and that of " Rokeby," in
1813, three years had intervened. I shall not, I believe, be accused of ever having
attempted to usurp a superiority over many men of genius, my contemporaries;
but, in point of popularity, not of actual talent, the caprice of the public had
certainly given me such a temporary superio- 1 l Sir Waller Scott commenced the
composition of Rokeby at Abbotsford□, on the 1 5th of Septemher 1812, and
finished It ...

A Signal Victory

Author: David Skaggs
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612512267
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This book draws on British, Canadian, and American documents to offer a totally impartial analysis of all sides of the struggle to control the lake.

The Owl The Raven And The Dove

Author: G. Ronald Murphy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198031123
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The stories are numbered independently in each volume, beginning with number
1 and then to 70 in the second (1815) volume, 1 to 85 in the first (1812). The
quotation from Walter Scott (1810) from "The Lady of the Lake" is cited in a short
addition to the introduction, p. xxiv, Zeugnisse fur Kindermärchen, but not the
excerpt from the newspaper. This earliest version of "Testimonials for Fairy Tales"
has only Strabo, Luther, Johannes Mueller, Sir Walter Scott, and Eloi Johanneau.


Author: Duncan Wu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118256573
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I'll butt striteriter to tw. years' imprisonment far in article against the flügging of five
English militia-mer by German rriercenaries in his Political Register Prince of
Wales declared 1811 Regent, his father having been recognized as insane First
Luddie riots in Nuttingharn 1812 Scull's The Lady of the Lake published sells
20,300 copies! Basil Maritagu tells Coleridge of remarks made by Wordsworth
about Coleridge's opium addiction, suggesting that Wordsworth had
commissioned him to ...