The civil service history of England, revised and enlarged by H.A. Dobson
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Common terms and phrases
Acquired Admiral afterwards Anne army Battle became Bill Britain British called Catherine cause ceded Charles Charter chief Church Civil claim colony Commons completed Count of Anjou Court crown daughter death defeated died Duke Dutch Earl East Edition Edward Elizabeth England English established executed Exercises finally followed forces formed France French gained George German hands Henry VII Henry's History House India Ireland island James John killed king king's kingdom Lancaster land language London Lord Louis March married Mary murdered Parliament passed peace period persons Philip popular possession present Prince prisoner Province Queen Rebellion received Reform reign returned Richard Robert Roman rule Saxon Scotch Scotland Scots Service South Spain Spanish Statute Stuart subjects succession taken taking Thomas took towns Treaty United victory VIII wife William writer York
Page 7 - Fivas to furnish a selection suited to youth of both sexes have been crowned with success, and we most warmly recommend it to all who are studying the French language, and to those to whom the education of youth is more particularly entrusted.' LA BELLE ASSEMBLEE. ' Exceedingly good samples of the French style, and of elegance and purity of language. We recommend the work as both amusing and instructive.
Page 5 - De Fivas' New Guide to Modern French Conversation ; or, the Student and Tourist's French Vade-Mecum ; containing a Comprehensive Vocabulary, and Phrases and Dialogues on every useful or interesting topic; together with Models of Letters, Notes, and Cards; and Comparative Tables of the British and Froiu'h Coins, Weights, and Measures: the whole exhibiting, in a distinct manner, the true Pronunciation of the French Language.
Page 118 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
Page 2 - At once the simplest and most complete Grammar of the French language. To the pupil the effect is almost as if he looked into a map, so well-defined is the course of study as explained by M. de Fivas.
Page 3 - COLLIS, Honorary Canon of Worcester ; late Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford ; Head Master of the Grammar School of King Edward the Sixth, Bromsgrove. From Professor MARCEL. — ' J'ai parcouru votre dernier ouvrage, " Grammaire des Grammaires," et, frappé de sa clarté et de sa concision, je lui ai reconnu sous ce rapport une grande supériorité sur les autres grammaires, aussi me suis-je empressé de la recommander à tous ceux qui désirent se pénétrer des vrais principes de notre langue.
Page 6 - VIII et l'Evêque Le Marquis de Custine Le Coq et la Perle Conaxa ou les deux Gendres Invention de l'Imprimerie Commerce des Tulipes en Hollande Alexandre et le Chef de Bataillon Toilette de Bal Le...