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The World’s Story A History of the World in Story, Song and Art Volume 23 British Isles Part 1: England, Wales Edited by Eva March Tappan

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The World’s Story A History of the World In Story, Song and Art Volume 23 British Isles Part 1: England, Wales Copyright © 2020 by Libraries of Hope, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission of the publisher. International rights and foreign translations available only through permission of the publisher. The World’s Story, A History of the World in Story, Song and Art, edited by Eva March Tappan. (Original copyright 1914) Cover Image: The Marriage of Princess Maud of Wales and Prince Carl of Denmark, by Laurits Tuxen (1897). In public domain, source Wikimedia Commons. Libraries of Hope, Inc. Appomattox, Virginia 24522 Website www.librariesofhope.com Email: librariesofhope@gmail.com Printed in the United States of America


CONTENTS ENGLAND I. THE STUART KINGS

Sir Walter Scott

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• David Hume

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Thomas Wentworth Higginson From "Studies in History and Letters."

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I A�D HIS GOLDSMITH From "The Fortunes of Nigel."

KING }AMES

THE GUNPOWDER PLOT

From "The History of England."

A CHARGE WITH PRINCE RUPERT

SIR NICHOLAS AT MARSTON MOOR THE BATTLE OF NASEBY •

Winthrop Mackworth Praed Thomas Babington Macaulay

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II. THE RULE OF OLIVER CROMWELL THE TRIAL AND EXECUTION OF KING CHARLES I

Jacob Abbott

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Samuel Butler

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Fran{ois Pierre G11illaume Guizot From "The Life of Oliver Cromwell."

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From "History of Charles the First." A ROYALIST DESCRIPTION OF CROMWELL'S MEN

From "Hudibras." How CROMWELL DISSOLVED

PARLIAMENT

PRAISE-GOD BAREBONE'S PARLIAMENT

Edward, Earl of Clarendon From "A History of the Great Rebellion."

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III. FROM THE RESTORATION TO THE HOUSE OF HANOVER IN THE DAYS OF THE PLAGUE •

From "A Journal 0£ the Plague Year." 1

Daniel Defoe

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CONTENTS THE FA LL OF "KING MONMOUTH " . . . . Charles Di c kens 90 From" A Child's History of England." TuE SoNG OF THE WESTERN MEN • . Robert Stephen Hawker 97 A CA MPA IGN UNDER MARLBOROUGH William Makepeace Tha c keray 101 From "The History of Henry Esmond." THE GOVERNMENT IN QUEST OF A POET William Makepeace Thac keray 111 From "The History of Henry Esmond." SUNDA Y WITH SIR ROGER . • . • • . • Joseph Addison 124 From "The Spectator." IV. ENGLAND UNDER THE FIRST THREE GEORGES THEA VICA R OF BR Y . . • . . . Unknown 131 THE "BUBBLES,, OF THE REIGN OF KING GEORGE I Charles Mac kay 134 From "Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions." WHEN GEORGE II BECA ME KING

William Makepeace Thac keray From "The History of Henry Esmond." THE FUNERA L OF GEORGE II . . . II orace lValpole From "The Letters of Horace Walpole." George Banc roft WILLIA M PITT A ND THE STA MP ACT . . From "History of the United States." TnE QUA RREL OF SQUIRE BULL A ND ms SoN James Kirke Paulding From "History of John Bull and Brother Jonathan." A MA ID OF HONOR A T THE COURT OF GEORGE III Madame D'Arblay THE ROYA L VISIT TO OXFORD . . . . . Madame D'Arblay From "Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay."

140 142 147 152 156 162

V. THE NAPOLEONIC WARS THE BATTLE OF THE BALTIC Thomas Camp�ell 175 TRA FA LGA R . . . . . . • . • . • . William C. Bennett 178 THE BURIA L OF SIR ]OIIN MOORE . . . . Charles Wolfe 183 JusT BEFORE WATERLOO William J,fakepeace Thac keray 187 From "Vanity Fair." Douglas Brooke Wlzeelton Sladen 195 WATERLOO . . • . • 11


CONTENTS VI. THE LAST HUNDRED YEARS IN ENGLAND WHEN VICTORIA BECAME QUEEN •

Benjamin Disraeli

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THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE Alfred, Lord Trnnyso,i SANTA FILOMENA • • • • • . Henry Wadsworth Longfellow BENJAMIN DISRAELI • . . • • • L. F. Jennings GLADSTONE'S FIGHT FOR HOME RULE

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TuE LATEST ENGLISH REVOLUTION

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From "Sybil."

From the "Atlantic Monthly."

From "The Outlook."

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Sydney Brooks

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Bessie Raynor Parkes

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THE CORONATION OF GEORGE V

WALES I. LEGENDS OF WALES KING ARTHUR . . . . • • . THE DREAM OF MAXEN WLEDIG

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From the Mabinogion. Translated by Lady Charlotte Guest.

BETH G E LERT; OR THE GRAVE OF THE GREYHOUND

William Robert Spencer • • • • An old song From "The,Songs of Wales," by Ceiriog Hughes and Brinley Richards.

THE WEARING OF THE LEEK

255 260

IL STORIES OF THE WELSH REBELLIONS How THE WELSH KEPT THE CHRISTMAS OF II 15

From "Pabo, the Priest."

"WHEN THE EIGHTEEN FELL" • THE REBELLION OF OWEN GLYNDWR

From "Flame-Bearers of Welsh History."

Sabine Baring-Got4ld 265 . Owen Rlzoscomyl 273 . Owen Rhoscomyl 281

. A,1 old war-song From "The Songs of Wales," by Ceiriog Hughes and Brinley Richards. How A WELSHMAN BECAME KING OF ENGLAND Owen Rlzoscomyl From "Flame-Bearers of Welsh History." THE MARCH OF THE MEN OF HARLECH

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I II. SCENES OF WELSH LIFE .

THE EISTEDDFOD

From "Gallant Little Wales." lll

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Jeam1elle Marks

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