Loyalists


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Loyalists

Americans loyal to the British Crown.
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But the town knew worse troubles even than the floods,--troubles of the civil wars, when it was a continual fighting-place, where first Puritans thanked God for the blood of the Loyalists, and then Loyalists thanked God for the blood of the Puritans.
An interview in the mock heroic style, between the rebel warriors and the British commander-in-chief, was received with immense applause, which came loudest of all from the loyalists of the colony.
That was a moment when a loyalist and an aristocrat like Hutchinson might have learned how powerless are kings, nobles, and great men, when the low and humble range themselves against them.
After Jos went to Court, which we may be sure he did as a loyal subject of his Sovereign (showing himself in his full court suit at the Club, whither Dobbin came to fetch him in a very shabby old uniform) he who had always been a staunch Loyalist and admirer of George IV, became such a tremendous Tory and pillar of the State that he was for having Amelia to go to a Drawing-room, too.
Others of the more learned in songs also celebrated his praises in a sort of ballad, which I take to have been written by some Irish loyalist.
Branch President, Marg Hall UE, gave some background information on Canada/North America's first refugees and the importance of recognizing 16 June 1794 as the day the Loyalists landed at Adolphustown.
AN umbrella group involving loyalist paramilitaries is warning "all unionists and loyalists against voting for Alliance Party candidates".
Choosing Sides: Loyalists in Revolutionary America.
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 6 loyalists of ISIL terrorist group were killed in an airstrike in Eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
In this title, young readers are introduced to the story of the Black Loyalists of Birchtown, from slavery to the American Revolution to settlement and struggle on Nova Scotian soil in Birchtown, and finally to mass exodus to Freetown, Sierra Leone.
WITH THE WAR of Independence lost, some of the losers of the contest, the American loyalists (often called Tories), decided they had to leave their homes in the old thirteen colonies, now shorn off from the British Empire.
BACK IN THE 1970S, HISTORIANS SOMETIMES quipped that while the Loyalists had lost the American Revolution, they were on the verge of winning its Bicentennial.