Captain Black, attended by his officers, entered the fort, caused the British standard to be erected, broke a bottle of wine and declared, in a loud voice, that he took possession of the establishment and of the country, in the name of his Britannic
Majesty, changing the name of Astoria to that of Fort George.
Mazarin seemed to divine the thought of the Frondeur, for he smiled upon him with triumph, and immediately, -- "Sire," said he to the king, "I have the honor of presenting to your majesty, Monsieur le Comte de la Fere, ambassador from his Britannic
He was of pale complexion, with clear blue eyes, rather deeply set; his mouth, fine and well cut, remained motionless in its correct lines; his chin, strongly marked, denoted that strength of will which in the ordinary Britannic
type denotes mostly nothing but obstinacy; a brow a little receding, as is proper for poets, enthusiasts, and soldiers, was scarcely shaded by short thin hair which, like the beard which covered the lower part of his face, was of a beautiful deep chestnut color.
The dignified old gentleman turned out to be Lord Lancaster Stiltstalking, who had been maintained by the Circumlocution Office for many years as a representative of the Britannic
At about this period Mr Boffin had become profoundly interested in the fortunes of a great military leader known to him as Bully Sawyers, but perhaps better known to fame and easier of identification by the classical student, under the less Britannic
name of Belisarius.
The mammoth 38-ton bronze propeller, still turning maximum rotations, in an attempt to beach the stricken ship, rose above the waterline as the HMHS Britannic
began to list heavily bow down to starboard.
entry ed war S Britannic
, A one-line entry in her archived war record reads H S Britannic
THE centenary of launching SS Britannic
, the third and largest sister of White Star Line's famous superliner trio of Olympic and Titanic, happened last week on February 26.
The collection amassed by 39-yearold Carl Spencer, of Bloxwich, who died on a diving expedition to the Britannic
, the Titanic's sister ship, in May 2009 attracted global interest.
," I said again with as much emphasis as I could, "the great new ship.
Under its new name, The Lord's Taverners John Bright Trophy, the tournament features 15 sides this summer playing 33 fixtures at the picturesque Britannic
Park ground in Moseley, just a short drive from the Edgbaston Test ground.
Carl Spencer, 37, collapsed in the sea during an expedition to World War One hospital craft the Britannic