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s connection to seek examples outside the House of Bedford, since the name of Lord William Russell in the seventeenth century and that of Lord John in the nineteenth stand foremost amongst the champions of civil and religious liberty. Hugh du Rozel, according to the Battle Roll, crossed from Normandy in the train of the Conqueror. In the reign of Henry III. the first John Russell of note was a small landed proprietor in Dorset, and held the post of Constable of Corfe Castle. William Russell, in

TYRONE REBELLION. INSURRECTION OF EARL OF ESSEX. MOUNTJOY IN IRELAND. THE LAST DAYS OF ELIZABETH. CHAPTER I. (M1) The wealth and importance of the City of London are due to a variety of causes, of which its geographical position must certainly be esteemed not the least. The value of such a noble river as the Thames was scarcely over-estimated by the citizens when, as the story goes, they expressed to King James their comparative indifference to his threatened removal of himself, his court and

ries; and was at length given to our King, Charles the Second, aspart of the dowry of his consort Catharine, We did not keep it long;for, owing to the little harmony that subsisted between that Monarchand his Parliament, it was ceded to the Moors in 1684, after we hadblown up all the fortifications, and utterly destroyed theharbour. Since that event, it seems to have been gradually dwindlinginto its present insignificance.I have before observed, that the situation of Tangiers is well adaptedto

vered during advance of 42nd Division, 1918, facing 143 CHAPTER I. Holding up the Turk. In September, 1914, the 7th Bn. Manchester Regiment set out for active service in the East in goodly company, for they were a part of the 42nd (East Lancashire) Division, the first territorials to leave these shores during the Great War. After many interesting days spent on garrison duty in the Sudan and Lower Egypt they journeyed to Gallipoli soon after the landing had been effected, and took a continuous

eft bank of the Thames are delightful terraces, planted with trees, and those new tasteful buildings called the Adelphi. On the Thames itself are countless swarms of little boats passing and repassing, many with one mast and one sail, and many with none, in which persons of all ranks are carried over. Thus there is hardly less stir and bustle on this river, than there is in some of its own London's crowded streets. Here, indeed, you no longer see great ships, for they come no farther than

anner, is much less in France than in England. The French have probably more relish for true wit than any other people; but their perception of humour is certainly not nearly so strong as that of our countrymen. Their ridicule is seldom excited by the awkward attempts of a stranger to speak their language, and as seldom by the inconsistencies which appear to us ludicrous in the dress and behaviour of their countrymen.These causes, operating gradually for a length of time, have probably produced

-PHILOSOPHERDINING-TABLE AND COUCHESCOVERINGS FOR THE FEETARTICLES OF THE ROMAN TOILETRUINS OF THE COLOSSEUM, SEEN FROM THE PALATINE HILLA COLUMBARIUMTHE STORY OF ROME.I.ONCE UPON A TIME.Once upon a time, there lived in a city of Asia Minor, not far fromMount Ida, as old Homer tells us in his grand and beautiful poem, aking who had fifty sons and many daughters. How large his family was,indeed, we cannot say, for the storytellers of the olden time were notvery careful to set down the actual and

ter written by Lord Cochrane to the Secretaryof State of Brazil on the 3rd of May, 1824. - 400THE LIFEOF THOMAS, TENTH EARL OF DUNDONALD. CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION.--LORD COCHRANE'S ANCESTRY.--HIS FIRST OCCUPATIONS INTHE NAVY.--HIS CRUISE IN THE "SPEEDY" AND CAPTURE OF THE "GAMO."--HISEXPLOITS IN THE "PALLAS."--THE BEGINNING OF HIS PARLIAMENTARYLIFE.--HIS TWO ELECTIONS AS MEMBER FOR HONITON.--HIS ELECTION FORWESTMINSTER.--FURTHER SEAMANSHIP.--THE BASQUE ROADS

unnecessary."As some of the Franciscan friars who have come to the Philippineshave preferred to labor in China, Peรฑalosa orders (March 2, 1582)that no person shall leave the islands without his permission. In aletter dated June is of that year, he complains to the king that hehas not received the expected reรซnforcements of men from New Spain;that the Audiencia of that country (in which is now Sande, supersededby Peรฑalosa as governor of the Philippines) meddles with his governmentand