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" England by lofty halls and by the constant waving of fans. The number of the prisoners was one hundred and forty-six. When they were ordered to enter the cell, they imagined that the soldiers were joking ; and, being in high spirits on account of the... "
Critical and historical essays - Page 511
by Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1883
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 36; Volume 70

1840
...can scarcely be rendered tolerable to natives of England by lofty halls, and the constant waving of fans. The number of the prisoners was one hundred...expostulated ; they entreated ; but in vain. The guards threcitened to cut down all who. hesitated. The captives were driven into the cell at the point of...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 70

1840
...The number of the prisoners was one hundred and forty-six. When they were ordered to enter the ceil, they imagined that the soldiers were joking ; and,...they entreated ; but in vain. The guards threatened (o cut down all who hesitated. The captives were driven into the cell at the point of the sword, and...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...of England by lofty halls, and by the constant waving of fans. The number of the prisoners was 146. When they were ordered to enter the cell, they imagined...entreated, but in vain. The guards threatened to cut all down who hesitated. The captives were driven into the cell at the point of the sword, and the door...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 70

1840
...can scarcely be rendered tolerable to natives of England by lofty halls, and the constant waving of fans. The number of the prisoners was one hundred...lives, they laughed and jested at the absurdity of the no don. They soon discovered their mistake. They expostulated ; they entreated ; but in vain. The guards...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 38

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1840
...relish the misery of his fellowcreatures. natives of England by lofty halls, and the constant waving of fans. The number of the prisoners was one hundred...the promise of the nabob to spare their lives, they aughed and jested at the absurdity of the notion. They soon discovered their mistake. They expostuated...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...can scarcely be rendered tolerable to natives of England by lofty halls, and the constant waving of fans. The number of the prisoners was one hundred...but in vain. The guards threatened to cut down all who hesitated. The captives were driven into the cell at the point of the sword, and the door was instantly...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 pages
...scarcely be rendered tolerable to natives of EnglanA by lolly halls and the constant waving of fana. jested at Temple's anger; and Shaftesbury was not...to do with the new administration ; and seriously who hesitated. The captives were driven into the cell at the point of the sword, and ihe door was instantly...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...of England by lofty halls, and by the constant waving of fans. The number of the prisoners was 146. When they were ordered to enter the cell, they imagined...entreated, but in vain. The guards threatened to cut all down who hesitated. The captives were driven into the cell at the point of the sword, and the door...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 21

1849
...of England by lofty halls, and by the constant waving of fans. The number of the prisoners was 146. When they were ordered to enter the cell, they imagined...entreated, but in vain. The guards threatened to cut all down who hesitated. The captives were driven into the cell at the point of the sword, and the door...
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Selections from English prose writers, for translation into Greek and Latin ...

Henry Wright Phillott - 1849
...of England by lofty halls, and by the constant waving of fans. The number of the prisoners was 146. When they were ordered to enter the cell, they imagined...entreated, but in vain. The guards threatened to cut all down who hesitated. The captives were driven into the cell at the point of the sword, and the door...
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