The Annual Register, 120 tomas
Continuation of the reference work that originated with Robert Dodsley, written and published each year, which records and analyzes the years major events, developments and trends in Great Britain and throughout the world. From the 1920s volumes of The Annual Register took the essential shape in which they have continued ever since, opening with the history of Britain, then a section on foreign history covering each country or region in turn. Following these are the chronicle of events, brief retrospectives on the years cultural and economic developments, a short selection of documents, and obituaries of eminent persons who died in the year.
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affairs Afghan Afghanistan afterwards Ameer announced appointed army Article Asia Austrian Bill British Bulgaria Cabinet Cabul Captain Chancellor Church command Congress Constantinople court Cyprus death declared despatch died Duke duty Earl ecclesiastical elected Emperor Empire England English Europe European favour force foreign France frontier Gladstone honour House Imperial India interests King late Liberal Lord Beaconsfield Lord Derby Lord Lytton Lord Northbrook Lord Salisbury Majesty Majesty's Government Marquis ment military Minister mission nation occupation officers opinion Ottoman Parliament party Pasha passed peace persons Peshawur political Porte position present President Prince Bismarck Princess proceeded proposed provinces Queen question received regard reply Royal Russia San Stefano Secretary sent Shere Shere Ali ship Sir Stafford Northcote speech Sultan telegram territory tion to-day took Treaty of Berlin Treaty of San troops Turkey Turkish vote
381 psl. - Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways: 11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath that they should not enter into my rest.
264 psl. - Beaconsfield, the Secretaries of State for the Home and War Departments, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the First Lord of the Admiralty, the President of the Local Government Board, and Lord George Hamilton (vice-president) to be a Committee of Council on Education.
208 psl. - Here's the smell of the blood still: all the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand.
216 psl. - For Mr Whistler's own sake, no less than for the protection of the purchaser, Sir Coutts Lindsay ought not to have admitted works into the gallery in which the ill-educated conceit of the artist so nearly approached the aspect of wilful imposture. I have seen, and heard, much of cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for flinging a pot of paint in the public's face.
150 psl. - Let us, then, unite to put an end to a system which has been proved to be the blight of commerce, the bane of agriculture, the source of bitter divisions among classes, the cause of penury, fever, mortality, and crime among the people.
56 psl. - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law.
57 psl. - Except for preventing or repelling actual invasion of her majesty's Indian possessions, or under other sudden and urgent necessity, the revenues of India shall not, without the consent of both houses of parliament, be applicable to defray the expenses of any military operation carried on beyond the external frontiers of such possessions by her majesty's forces charged upon such revenues.
224 psl. - The immunities and privileges of foreigners, as well as the rights of Consular jurisdiction and protection as established by the Capitulations and usages, shall remain in full force so long as they shall not have been modified with the consent of the parties concerned.
252 psl. - Ardahan, Kars, or any of them shall be retained by Russia, and if any attempt shall be made at any future time by Russia to take possession of any further territories of His Imperial Majesty the Sultan in Asia, as fixed by the Definitive Treaty of Peace, England engages to join His Imperial Majesty the Sultan in defending them by force of arms.