How Britannia Came To Rule The Waves

Excerpt from the book THE SCHOOL, THE MASTER, AND HIS BOYS.It was a half holiday One of our fellows who had lately taken hisdegree and passed as Senior Wrangler had asked it for us He had justcome down for a few hours to see the Doctor and the old place How wecheered him
How Britannia Came To Rule The Waves Excerpt from the book THE SCHOOL THE MASTER AND HIS BOYS It was a half holiday One of our fellows who had lately taken hisdegree and passed as Senior Wrangler had asked it for us He had justcome dow

  • Title: How Britannia Came To Rule The Waves
  • Author: W.H.G. Kingston
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  • Page: 106
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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    W.H.G. Kingston

    Writer of tales for boys, William Henry Giles Kingston was born in London, but spent much of his youth in Oporto, where his father was a merchant.His first book, The Circassian Chief, appeared in 1844 His first book for boys, Peter the Whaler, was published in 1851, and had such success that he retired from business and devoted himself entirely to the production of this kind of literature, in which his popularity was deservedly great and during 30 years he wrote upwards of 130 tales.

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    • Patrick Redmond said:
      Sep 24, 2018 - 13:11 PM

      Despite the title and a huge amount of swamping detail, this book is a real eye opener. Demonstrates particular at this time, that as an island, we did rule the World - did I mention the EU question?

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