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" The Earl of Chatham, with his sword drawn Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, longing to be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham. "
Transactions for the first (-third) session - Side 33
av Birmingham historical society - 1881
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Historical Records of the Forty-third Regiment, Monmouthshire Light Infantry ...

Sir Richard George Augustus Levinge - 1868 - 352 sider
...been invaluable in Spain The miserable event gave rise to a caustic epigram : — " Lord Chatham, with sword undrawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan...be at "em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham." After Walcheren, the second battalion of the 43rd remained in England to recruit for the first in the...
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Historical Characters: Talleyrand, Cobbett, Mackintosh, Canning

Henry Lytton Bulwer Baron Dalling and Bulwer - 1868
...Canning, the odium of that miserable expedition against Holland — in which "Lord Chatham, with Ms sword undrawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan...to be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham ; " an expedition equally disgraceful to ministers and commanders — fell chiefly on his colleague,...
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volum 2

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1869
...proceedings, was put forth by a witty writer of the penod : ' The Earl of Chatham, with sword drawn. Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard,...be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham.' the superannuated admirals, captains, and lieutenants put together have but £1012 more than Earl Camden's...
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Notes and Queries

1870
...Henry Bulwer, in his Historical Character!, 1868, ii. 269, gives the epigram thus : — " Lord Chathnm, with his sword undrawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard...be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham." Thie is exactly as given in " N. & Q." I1' S. xi. 52, with the exception of " stood" for " is" in the...
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The life of Henry John Temple, viscount Palmerston, with selections ..., Volum 1

William Henry L.E. Bulwer (baron Dalling and Bulwer.) - 1870
...you did not it is a pity you Leiters. should miss it, and I send it you ; it is by Jekyll :* — " ' Lord Chatham, with his sword undrawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, eager to get at 'em, Stood waiting — but for what ? — Lord Chatham !' " It is very good, I think,...
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What shall my son be? Hints to parents

Francis Davenant - 1870
...and giving occasion for the doggerel which is often quoted — " Lord Chatham, with his sword drawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, longing to be at 'im, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham." The amount of education necessary to qualify a lad for...
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English Premiers from Sir Robert Walpole to Sir Robert Peel, Volum 2

John Charles Earle - 1871
...river. The naval and military captains were alike paralysed : — " Lord Chatham with his sahre drawn Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard,...be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham." But by the end of August the earl was tired of waiting, and returned quietly home. Two hundred men...
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Notes and Queries

1871
...Chronicle? if you did not it is a .pity you should mUs it, and I send it to you ; it is by Jekyíl : — ' Lord Chatham with his sword undrawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, eager to get at 'cm, Stood waiting— but for what ? — Lord Chatham '. ' " It is very good, I think,...
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The Life of Henry John Temple, Viscount Palmerston: With Selections ..., Volum 1

Henry Lytton Bulwer Baron Dalling and Bulwer - 1871
...Chronicle'? If you did not, it is a pity you should miss it, and I send it you ; it is by Jekyll :* " ' Lord Chatham, with his sword undrawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, eager to get at 'em, Stood waiting — but for what? — Lord Chatham I" " It is very good, I think,...
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Chambers's supplementary reader, selected from Miscellany of ..., Utgave 1

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1872
...proceedings, was put forth by a witty writer of the period : ' The Earl of Chatham, with sword drawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard,...be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham.' the superannuated admirals, captains, and lieutenants put together have but .£1012 more than Earl...
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