The dynasts : a drama of the Napoleonic wars in three parts, nineteen acts & one hundred and thirty scenes
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The dynasts : a drama of the Napoleonic wars in three parts, nineteen acts & one hundred and thirty scenes

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THE DYNASTS THE DYNASTS A DRAMA OF NAPOLEONIC WARS,THE PARTS, NINETEENIN THREE ACTS, &f ANDONE HUNDRED THIRTY SCENES BY HARDYTHOMAS FIRSTPART And I he»rd sounds of insult, shame, and wrong. And trumpets blownfor wars. CO., LimitedMACMILLAN AND COMPANYNEW YORK : THE MACMILLAN 1904 r$tirv$AAH righti Copyright in the Unitid States Americaof Vi PREFACE The Drama here presented is concerned with the Great Historical Calamity, or Clash of Peoples, artificially brought about some hundred years ago. mainlyThe choice of such a subject was due to three accidents of locality. It chanced familiar with a part ofthat the writer was England that lay within hail of the watering- in which King George the Third hadplace his favourite summer residence during the with the Napoleon, and where hewar first and others whowas visited by ministers bore the weight of English affairs on their more or competent shoulders at thatless stressful time. Secondly, this district, being also near the coast which had echoed with rumours of invasion in their intensest form while the descent threatened, was formerly animated by memories and traditions of the vi THE DYNASTS preparations that con-desperate military for tingency. Thirdly, the same countryside village whichhappened to include the was the birthplace of Nelson's flag-captain at Trafalgar.

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THE DYNASTSTHE DYNASTS
A DRAMA
OF NAPOLEONIC WARS,THE
PARTS, NINETEENIN THREE
ACTS, &f ANDONE HUNDRED
THIRTY SCENES
BY
HARDYTHOMAS
FIRSTPART
And I he»rd sounds of insult, shame, and wrong.
And trumpets blownfor wars.
CO., LimitedMACMILLAN AND
COMPANYNEW YORK : THE MACMILLAN
1904
r$tirv$AAH rightiCopyright in the Unitid States Americaof
Vi