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  • 03:13, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+7,668). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/197(Not proofread: Created page with " On the 12th of February 1892 letter cards bearing an imprinted penny stamp, and made to be fastened against inspection, were issued to the public at a charge Letter and pos...") (current)
  • 03:11, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+7,857). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/196(Not proofread: Created page with " speedily gave a more vigorous impulse to the progress of the net revenue than had theretofore obtained. During the seven years 1845-1851 inclusive the average was but £8IO,...") (current)
  • 03:10, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,124). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/195(Not proofread: Created page with " occasion loss to the revenue, without in any material degree diminishing the present amount of letters irregularly conveyed, or giving rise to the growth of new corresponde...") (current)
  • 03:10, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,377). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/194(Not proofread: Created page with " twenty years previous to Rowland Hill's reforms by a stationary revenue. The following table will show the gross receipts, the charges of collection and management, and the...") (current)
  • 03:09, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,234). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/193(Not proofread: Created page with " The postal revenue of Great Britain, meanwhile, stood thus:- Gross and Net Income, 1724-1774. {{missing table}} Gross Produce. Net Revenue. I, Q S. 11. g S. a. 1724 17810...") (current)
  • 03:08, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,611). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/192(Not proofread: Created page with " rejected by the Lords. But the indenture enrolled with the letters-patent contained a proviso for the free carriage of all letters to or from the king, the great officers of...") (current)
  • 03:08, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,090). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/191(Not proofread: Created page with " jointly, the I5tl'1 of March 16 3 3.1 Witherings took the labouring oar, and ranks as the first of many conspicuous postal reformers. WM" r, ngs Under him one Richard Boole o...") (current)
  • 03:07, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,214). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/190(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>regular posts in the 16th century in England, they served two purposes, the carrying of the king's letters and the exclusive supply of horses for his cour...") (current)
  • 03:05, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,862). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/189(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>were confined to the simple dramatic imitation of the voice of the dead king, whose soul was believed to give counsel in this manner to his successor. b....") (current)
  • 03:02, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+10,927). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/188(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>The right of a party to recover possession is enforced by a writ of possession. Possession gives in English law, speaking generally, much the same rights...") (current)
  • 03:01, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,399). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/187(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>In France the Comtian tradition was maintained with important reservations and the abandonment of the religious aspect by Littré (gm), Taine and others....") (current)
  • 02:57, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,863). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/186(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>became the seat of a Christian bishopric about the middle of the 10th century. The original settlement was on the right bank of the Warthe, but the new to...") (current)
  • 02:53, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+10,847). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/185(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>the military drafts were without schooling. The province returns IS members to the Reichstag, 29 to the Prussian Lower House of the Prussian Diet, and is...") (current)
  • 02:51, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,451). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/184(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>fountains to spring from them. But, while he caused storms and shipwrecks, he could also send favouring winds; hence he was known as Solér, “the preser...") (current)
  • 02:48, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+10,106). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/183(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>Guinea: Land und Leute, " in Deutsche Rundschau. (1905), vol. xxvii.; E. de Vasconcelles, As Colonias porluguesas (Lisbon, 1896-1897); and ]. Machat, Les...") (current)
  • 02:44, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+10,717). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/182(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>see W. B. Worsfold, Portuguese Nyassaland (London, 1899); Major ]. Stevenson-Hamilton's paper in Geog. Journ. (Nov. 1909); V. A. d'Eca, “ Esbogo geograp...") (current)
  • 02:44, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,829). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/181(Not proofread: Created page with " Towards the end of the 16th century the Portuguese posts on the Zambezi were attacked by hordes of /savages known as Muzimba, and Tete and Sena were destroyed. The captain g...") (current)
  • 02:43, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,733). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/180(Not proofread: Created page with " whole of the region north of Delagoa Bay to the Zambezi and inland to and beyond the Portuguese frontier is auriferous, and ancient gold workings abound. Many writers have s...") (current)
  • 02:42, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,685). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/179(Not proofread: Created page with " several varieties of vitex and of ficus, notably the sycamore, which bears an edible fruit. Excellent hardwood is obtained from a species of grewia. Other characteristic tre...") (current)
  • 02:30, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+11,458). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/178(Not proofread: Created page with " shape, being about 400 m. long by 360 m. broad. South of the Zambezi the province consists of a strip of land along the coast varying from 50 to zoo m. in depth. Along the...") (current)
  • 02:27, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,660). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/177(Not proofread: Created page with "<section begin="s1"/>His stories, particularly As Pupillas~ do Snr. Reitor, depict country life and scenery with loving sympathy, and hold the reader by the charm of the chara...") (current)
  • 02:24, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,871). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/176(Not proofread: Created page with " field of poetry. Garrett read the masterpieces of contemporary foreign literature during his exiles in England and France, and, The imbued with the national spirit, he produc...") (current)
  • 02:24, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,763). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/175(Not proofread: Created page with " are largely due the reforms which were by degrees inaugurated in every branch of letters. Their names were among others Alexandre de Gusmao, the Cavalheiro de Oliveira, Ribe...") (current)
  • 02:23, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,823). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/174(Not proofread: Created page with " the preceding age. In 1536 the Inquisition began its work, while between 1552 and 1555 the control of higher education passed into the hands of the Jesuits. Following the Inq...") (current)
  • 02:23, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,823). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/173(Not proofread: Created page with " lack that serene atmosphere of critical appreciation which is looked for if history is to take its place as a science. In the four mth- decades of his Asia, Joao de Barros, t...") (current)
  • 02:22, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,988). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/172(Not proofread: Created page with " there existed no educated middle class to support a national theatre. At the same time the old dramatists had to face the opposition of the classical school, which appealed t...") (current)
  • 02:22, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,995). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/171(Not proofread: Created page with " ab Ararnadia, while, though the MS. is lost, we have abundant evidence of the existence of a primitive Portuguese prose redaction of Anzadis de Goulo anterior to the present...") (current)
  • 02:21, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,004). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/170(Not proofread: Created page with " remain to prove that the early love songs of the whole Peninsula were written in Portuguese, while the primitive prose redaction of Amadis, the prototype of all romances of c...") (current)
  • 02:21, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,731). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/169(Not proofread: Created page with " cortes met, on the 29th of September, the opposition accused King Carlos of complicity in grave financial scandals. It was admitted that he had borrowed largely from the trea...") (current)
  • 02:20, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,724). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/168(Not proofread: Created page with " Shiré highlands in order to forestall their annexation by the British, and the British government demanded satisfaction. Public opinion rendered compliance difficult unti...") (current)
  • 02:20, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,640). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/167(Not proofread: Created page with " Captain Charles Napier, who had succeeded Sartorius, effected a daring and successful diversion which resulted in the capture of Lisbon (July 24, 1833). Maria II. arrived fro...") (current)
  • 02:19, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,861). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/166(Not proofread: Created page with " D. Pedro, he swore to obey the constitution (thenceforward known as the “constitution of 1822 ”). But his younger son, D. Miguel, and the queen, Carlota Joaquina, refuse...") (current)
  • 02:18, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,793). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/165(Not proofread: Created page with " required all continental states to close their ports to British ships. As Portugal again refused to obey, another secret Franco-1-he Spanish treaty was signed at Fontaineblea...") (current)
  • 02:18, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,982). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/164(Not proofread: Created page with " Great Britain was reduced, by the formation of chartered companies, the first of which (1753) was given control of the Algarve sardine and tunny fisheries. The Oldembourg Com...") (current)
  • 02:17, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,881). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/163(Not proofread: Created page with " became king. His reign (1683~-1706) is a period of supreme importance in the economic and constitutional history of Porme Cortes tugal. The goldfields of Minas Geraes in Braz...") (current)
  • 02:17, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,649). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/162(Not proofread: Created page with " history had inspired among the Portuguese, the union of 1581 might have endured if the terms of the Thomar compact had been observed. But few of the promises made in 1581 wer...") (current)
  • 02:15, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,244). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/161(Not proofread: Created page with " prerogative. He even sent ambassadors to Rome to protest against ecclesiastical corruption, as well as to checkmate the Venetian Dgggdeuge diplomatists who threatened Europe...") (current)
  • 02:13, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,937). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/160(Not proofread: Created page with " about 1,080,000 in 1586. The process of decay was hastened by frequent outbreaks of plague, sometimes followed by famine; a contemporary manuscript estimates that no fewer th...") (current)
  • 02:12, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,834). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/159(Not proofread: Created page with " salaries were paid, the perquisites attached to official positions were enormous; at the beginning of the 17th century, for example, the captain of Malacca received notquite...") (current)
  • 02:11, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,838). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/158(Not proofread: Created page with " Pedro Alvares Cabral, sailing to India, but steering far westward to avoid the winds and currents of the Guinea coast, reached Brazil (1500) and claimed it for his sovereign....") (current)
  • 02:11, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,839). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/157(Not proofread: Created page with " chiefly by the Arabs. They began where the Arabs left off, by penetrating far into the Atlantic. The long littoral of their country, with its fine harbours and rivers flowing...") (current)
  • 02:10, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,601). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/156(Not proofread: Created page with " (Lenor) to Pedro IV. of Aragon. The later years of his reign were darkened by the tragedy of Inez de Castro (q.v.). He died in 1357, and the first act of his successor, Pe...") (current)
  • 02:10, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,813). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/155(Not proofread: Created page with " Pope Honorius III., and Portugal remained under interdict until Alphonso II. died in 1223. Sancho II. succeeded at the age of thirteen. To secure the removal of the interdic...") (current)
  • 02:09, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,866). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/154(Not proofread: Created page with " 1109 Alphonso VI. died, bequeathing all his territories to his legitimate daughter Urraca, and Count Henry at once invaded Leon, hoping to add to his own dominions at the e...") (current)
  • 02:09, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+10,028). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/153(Not proofread: Created page with " by those of three powers-Great Britain, France and Germany. Their total area was about 803,000 sq. m., of which 794,000 sq. ni. are in Africa. They comprised, in Africa, the...") (current)
  • 02:08, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+10,361). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/152(Not proofread: Created page with " treasury was deeply indebted, had a capital of £I,500,000, and a monopoly of note issue in continental Portugal, but the notes of the Ultramarine Bank circulated in the col...") (current)
  • 02:08, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+11,098). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/151(Not proofread: Created page with " railways meet the Spanish at Valenga do Minho on the northern frontier, at Barca d'Alva, at Villar Formoso, near Valencia de Alcantara, and near Badajoz on the eastern fronti...") (current)
  • 02:07, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+9,317). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/150(Not proofread: Created page with " trees are extensively cultivated, Barbary oaks (Quercus ballota, Port. azfinheira) furnish edible acorns and excellent timber for! charcoal, and carob-trees (Ceratonia siligu...") (current)
  • 02:06, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+11,624). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/149(Not proofread: Created page with " (3511 ft.), between the Vouga and the Dao; and the Serra da Lapa (3215 ft.), which gives rise to the Paiva, Tavora, Vouga and Dao. South of these ranges, but nominally inc...") (current)
  • 02:03, 5 July 2015 (diff | hist) . . (+8,698). . N Page:EB1911 - Volume 22.djvu/143(Not proofread: Created page with " generally rows of portraits ranged in double or single lines, without much attempt at grouping or composition. Later, in the hands of painters like Rembrandt, Frans Hals and...") (current)

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