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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. "
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av Birmingham historical society - 1881
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Memoir of the life of admiral sir Edward Codrington, with ..., Volum 1

sir Edward Codrington - 1873
...'em alone.' Another epigram going ahout at this time : — Lord Chatham with his sword undrawn, Was waiting for Sir Richard Strachan. Sir Richard, longing to be at 'em, Was waiting too — for whom '( — Lord Chatham. From, Mrs. C. Walraer: September 17, 1809. I hear...
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Anecdote Lives of the Later Wits and Humourists, Volum 1

John Timbs - 1874
...defence, luckily for Mr. Canning the odium of that miserable expedition against Holland — in which " Lord Chatham, with his sword undrawn, Stood waiting...be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham," an expedition equally disgraceful to ministers and commanders — fell chiefly on his colleagues, who...
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The Great Triumphs of Great Men

James Mason - 1875 - 624 sider
...conduct on this occasion gave rise to the famous epigram — ' Great Chatham, with his sabre drawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, longing to be at 'cm, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham.' We shall pass over the youth of William Pitt, and the...
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Memoir of the life of admiral sir Edward Codrington, ed. and abridged by ...

sir Edward Codrington - 1875
...'em alone.' Another epigram going about at this time : — Lord Chatham with his sword undrawn, Was waiting for Sir Richard Strachan. Sir Richard, longing to be at 'em, Was waiting too — for whom ? — Lord Chatham. From Mrs. C. Walmer : September 17, 1809. I hear to-day...
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Historical Characters: Mackintosh, Talleyrand, Canning, Cobbett, Peel

Henry Lytton Bulwer Baron Dalling and Bulwer - 1876 - 591 sider
...miserable expedition against Holland — in which " Lord Chatham, with his sword undrawn, Stood waitinz for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, longing 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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History of England, A.D. 1800-1815; an intr. to The history of the peace

Harriet Martineau - 1878 - 548 sider
...afterwards. In the Autumn, an epigram of unknown origin was in every body's mouth, all over England: " Lord Chatham, with his sword undrawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan; Sir Eichard, longing to be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham." The fleet set sail on the 28th...
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A Ride in Egypt, from Sioot to Luxor in 1879: With Notes on the Present ...

William John Loftie - 1879 - 399 sider
...Pitt's elder brother — the dilatory hero of the epigram — " 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 castle, indeed, is there, with its rough yellow keep, its pointed arches, and the walls, with their...
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A Ride in Egypt, from Sioot to Luxor in 1879: With Notes on the Present ...

William John Loftie - 1879 - 399 sider
...Pitt's elder brother — the dilatory hero of the epigram — " 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 castle, indeed, is there, with its rough yellow keep, its pointed arches, and the walls, with their...
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Great achievements of military men, statesmen, and others, selected by the ...

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer.) - 1879
...conduct on this occasion gave rise to the famous epigram — 'Great Chatham, with his sabre drawn, Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard,...be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham.' We shall pass over the youth of William Pitt, and the laborious studies by which he prepared himself...
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The life and correspondence of Henry John Temple, viscount Palmerston, Volum 1

Anthony Evelyn M. Ashley (hon.) - 1879
...? If you did not it is a pity you should miss it, and I send it to you ; it is by Jekyll 1 : — ' 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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