The War Of 1812

Author: Gilbert Auchinleck
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... and 1814 Gilbert Auchinleck. One can scarcely wonder at the mistakes into
which the too credulous citizens of the Union were led, when the systematic lying
of the Government is taken into consideration. The following morceaux will show
whether we have affixed too harsh a term to the tissue of misrepresentation that
was so sedulously woven round the inhabitants of the Union. They are taken from
the principal source of the fictions — The Government Organ. " The Lady of the
Lake, ...

The War Of 1812 The Real Facts

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... no longer visible because shattered on the strand, or because with sails
lowered and topmast housed, they were riding out the gale at anchor in the
breakers, he miles to the leeward of him, at the fading end of a late September
afternoon. To make out details at a league's distance was impossible, as he went
storming back to Niagara. The days following the Burlington Races had been
sullen, windless, and smooth except for the groundswell of the broken gale. The
Lady of the Lake ...

The Life Of Sir Walter Scott Vol 2 1804 1812

Author: John Gibson Lockhart
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ISBN: 3849645479
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As this friend happened to dine with me at Ashestiel one day, I took the
opportunity of reading to him the first canto of the Lady of the Lake, in order to
ascertain the effect the poem was likely to produce upon a person who was but
too favourable a representative of readers at large. His reception of my recitation,
or prelection, was rather singular. He placed his hand across his brow, and
listened with great attention through the whole account of the staghunt, till the
dogs throw themselves ...

The Lady Of The Lake

Author: Walter Scott
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... Lady of the Lake," which was so eminently successfu], and that of " Rokeby," in
1813, three years had intervened. I shall not, I believe, be accused of ever having
attempted to usurp a superiority over many men of genius, my contemporaries;
but, in point of popularity, not of actual talent, the caprice of the public had
certainly given me such a temporary superio- 1 l Sir Waller Scott commenced the
composition of Rokeby at Abbotsford□, on the 1 5th of Septemher 1812, and
finished It ...

Scott Dramatized

Author: H. Philip Bolton
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DRAMA PLAYWRIGHT: ANON (FRI) 17 JAN 1812 AT THEATRE-ROYAL,
NEWCASTLE BL BILLS (VOL 260) "For the only Time this Season," insists the bill
, which also boasts of "all the original Scenery, Dresses, Decorations, and Music,"
and mentions that the story is "taken from Walter Scott's celebrated poem of The
Lady of the Lake." Highland Warrior by William Macready; Earl Douglas by
Gomersal; Norman by Russell; Red Murdoch by Fenton; Ellen by Miss Rivers;
Fitzjames by ...

The Boy Officers Of 1812

Author: Everett Titsworth Tomlinson
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The course was at once changed, and the “Lady of the Lake” began to follow the
strange vessel. Not many minutes had passed before it was evident that she was
gaining upon her, and when she ran in closer it became clear that the schooner
they were pursuing was the one for which they were searching, the “Lady Murray.
” The deck was at once cleared for action, and David felt a strange excitement as
he watched the gunner preparing for his work. How cool he seemed ! And how ...

A Signal Victory

Author: David Skaggs
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612512267
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This book draws on British, Canadian, and American documents to offer a totally impartial analysis of all sides of the struggle to control the lake.

The Naval War Of 1812

Author: William S. Dudley
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September 1814. Sir. On the llth. Inst. having the wind from the Northward and a
fine breeze and a clear day, I detached the Lady of the Lake for the Harbour and
beat (with the four ships) close in with Kingston, hove too and hoisted our
Colours, the enemy shewed his colours and sprung his ships in line to receive us
, but evinced no disposition tO come out altho Superior. We had a fine view of his
works which appeared extensive, particularly the one on Sugar loaf Hill. The
Town and ...