A Looker on in London (Classic Reprint)

A Looker on in London Classic Reprint Excerpt from A Looker on in London That period between the opening of Parliament in August and the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee in must be recorded as a peculiarly interesting epoch

  • Title: A Looker on in London (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Mary Hannah Krout
  • ISBN: 9781330895399
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from A Looker on in London That period between the opening of Parliament in August, 1895, and the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee in 1897 must be recorded as a peculiarly interesting epoch in English history In that interval the Conservative party was returned to power with such a majority as it had not boasted for two generations after twenty years of parleExcerpt from A Looker on in London That period between the opening of Parliament in August, 1895, and the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee in 1897 must be recorded as a peculiarly interesting epoch in English history In that interval the Conservative party was returned to power with such a majority as it had not boasted for two generations after twenty years of parley the reduction of Ashantee was effected in which the life of Prince Henry of Battenberg was sacrificed the controversy which had been pending between Great Britain and Venezuela relative to their boundary lines was submitted to arbitration, after than fifty years of controversy the invasion of the Transvaal by Dr Jameson with an armed force was followed by the arrest of the leaders, their return to England, their trial and conviction The Jubilee year, marked by important state ceremonials, brilliant pageantry and universal public rejoicing, was specially set apart as a season of profound interest the national and international congratulation and veneration of a sovereign, whose long reign had been one of unusual splendor, and whose greatness as a ruler had been equaled only by her virtues as a woman The Jubilee year was also a marvelous reminder of the extent, the power and wealth of an empire whose possessions girdled the globe About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooks This book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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