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England and France were rivals, not only on the continent,
by Albert Bushnell Hart

England and France were rivals, not only on the continent,
but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In each colony in 1750 were to be found two sets of governing organizations,
- the local and the general.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the
House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Each colony became accustomed to planting new settlements
and to claiming new boundaries.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

 

Many attempts had been made by colonial legislatures
to cut off or to tax the importation of slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Few characters in history are indispensable.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active
military preparations on both sides.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

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From William of Orange to William Pitt the younger
there was but one man without whom English history
must have taken a different turn,
and that was William Pitt the elder.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted
to strengthen their power,
and the resistance to that effort caused an immense
growth of Parliamentary influence.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered,
notwithstanding the constant loss.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a
class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years,
and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In any event, colonization and the grant of lands were provincial matters.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent
direct royal prerogative.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia,
and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory
extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

One of the strongest and most persistent elements in
national development has been that inheritance of political
traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

More emphasis was thus thrown upon the local governments than in England.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In 1763 the English were the most powerful nation in the world.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands,
and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies,
had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly
wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The participation of the people in their own government
was the more significant,
because the colonies actually had what England only seemed to have,
- three departments of government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In comparison with other men of their time,
the Americans were distinguished by the possession
of new political and social ideas,
which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In some of the middle colonies the towns and counties
were both active and had a relation with each other
which was the forerunner of the present system of local
government in the Western States.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The growth of constitutional government,
as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment
of two different sets of machinery for making laws
and carrying on government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude,
and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was
to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

To eat well in England, you should have a breakfast three times a day.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The air of England has long been too pure for a slave,
and every man is free who breathes it.
- James Mansfield

I feel I have had a very interesting life,
but I am rather hoping there is still more to come.
I still haven't captained the England cricket team,
or sung at Carnegie Hall!
- Jeffrey Archer

I played for 30 years, 20 with England and I did it by setting goals.
- Peter Shilton

Yeah, we went to England to do a show and I got off
the plane and I couldn't write my name or hold my hand up.
- Johnny Winter

I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time,
after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher,
a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.
- Kate Adie

Why on earth do we want closer connection with England?
We have little in common with English people except our language.
We are fast becoming an entirely different people.
- Henry Lawson

In England, there are so many TV commercials with nudity in them,
and there are so many TV programs that show nudity on a regular basis.
It's becoming more of a norm.
- Mark Roberts

Christianity is part of the Common Law of England.
- Matthew Hale

There is a huge responsibility on all of us to get England through.
It would be one of the biggest disasters in sports
history if we blew it and we must make sure it does not happen.
- Rio Ferdinand

I divide my time between homes in Arizona and England,
six months a year in each place.
- Terri Windling

I knew that I had a following here in England,
and if I came over here maybe I could cultivate it,
but I never dreamt it would be as great as it has been.
- Edwin Starr

I am quite prepared, if we can do it without any disrespect to the Crown of England,
to bring our titles to the marketplace and make a bonfire of them.
- Wilfrid Laurier

In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge;
nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation,
unless he has never read them.
- George Mikes

A family with the wrong members in control;
that,
perhaps, is as near as one can come to describing England in a phrase.
- George Orwell

It is said, that in Holland Interest is lower than in England.
- Dudley North

I received an OBE from the Queen, which probably doesn't
mean anything in America but is quite nice in England -
the Order of the British Empire for services to drama.
- Joan Collins

I think the best place to work in football is England.
- Jose Mourinho

On the Continent people have good food;
in England people have good table manners.
- George Mikes

At the Imperial Conference on December 1,
it was decided to make war against England and the United States.
- Hideki Tojo

We opened a design center in the South of England last
year as part of our strategy for being close to our
customers and developing innovative products for exciting new markets.
- David Milne

Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.
- Charles Churchill

Our New England climate is mild and equable compared with that of the Platte.
- Francis Parkman

I got private lessons in keyboard at Julliard,
before New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
- Bernie Worrell

A man builds a house in England with the expectation
of living in it and leaving it to his children;
we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

My introduction to track racing was through the background
of cross country running,
which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England.
- Roger Bannister

The poet laureate of England talked about murdering Jews on the West Bank.
- Steven T. Katz

At the present moment the people of England are only three-quarters fed,
and the result of this improvement in the export of
our manufactures would be,
that they would be entirely fed.
- Joseph Hume

Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.
- Stephen Gardiner

Y'all are so cute and y'all talk so proper over here.
I love England.
- Beyonce Knowles

In England, David and I are big fish in a small pond.
But in L.A., we are tiny, tiny, tiny fish in a big pond.
- Victoria Beckham

Around the property I have here, I'm about to put an all weather race track.
I'm about to build stables.
I'm about to ship over a couple of my thoroughbreds from England.
- Davy Jones

I was born in Middlesex, England, which is really London.
- Charles Keating

I like Target.
I like the ones in the Midwest, personally.
We don't really have those in England yet.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

I am in Boston right now, in fact, to do work at the
New England Historical Genealogical Library,
where I'm trying to finish up tracing my lineage back
to the seventeenth century.
- Rick Moody

The academy awards in England; it's a classy affair as well.
- Brenda Blethyn

The Gentlemen of England serve under the greatest cad in Europe.
- John Burns

My experiences in film and theatre in the States have
been much more rigorous-in England there's an environment of,
Let's try this.
- Kim Cattrall

I was always ready to leave England for some absurd reason.
- Claire Forlani

The Full Monty, ah, it's superb.
The Full Monty showed how life really is in certain cities of England.
- Mark Roberts

Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long
way from being forced to sit in the colored section
of the bus going into downtown Wilmington,
North Carolina.
- Althea Gibson

If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England
with the fire of the Elizabethans,
the correct taste of the Georgians, and the refinement
and pure ideals of the Victorians.
- H. P. Lovecraft

An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year,
spent in England and Europe in 1937.
- Philip Warren Anderson

Then my own TV chat show in England in 1989.
- Suzi Quatro

Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England.
- Stephen Gardiner

In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune,
whose name was Merton.
- Thomas Day


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