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" At length, I well remember, after a conversation in the open air, at the root of an old tree at Holwood, just above the steep descent into the vale of Keston, I resolved to give notice, on a fit occasion, in the House of Commons, of my intention to bring... "
Notes and Queries - Seite 311
1915
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The Boy's Own Book of Stories from History, &c

Mary E. Bennett - 1848 - 212 Seiten
...in the open air at the root of an old tree at Halwood, just above the steep descent into the vale at Keston, I resolved to give notice on a fit occasion...in the House of Commons, of my intention to bring the subject forward." This was done on May the llth, 1789, in a speech which Burke styled " masterly,...
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The Modern British Essayists: Talfourd, T.N. Critical and miscellaneous ...

1852
...old tree at Holwood, just above the steep descent into the valley of Keston," that Mr. Wilberforce resolved " to give notice, on a fit occasion, in the House of Commons, of his intention to bring the subject forward." The experience of the next twenty years was, however,...
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The Life of William Wilberforce

Caspar Morris - 1857 - 782 Seiten
...remember, after a conversation in the open air at the root of an old tree at Holwood, (Pitt's residence,) just above the steep descent into the vale of Keston,...in the House of Commons, of my intention to bring the subject forward." His public avowal of this determination was followed by the organization of a...
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Life of ... William Pitt, Band 1

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1862
...talents. At length, I well remember, after a conversation in the open air, at the root of an old tree at Holwood, just above the steep descent into the...in the House of Commons, of my intention to bring the subject forward." I may add that this very tree, conspicuous for its gnarled and projecting root,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Band 116

1862
...talents. At length, I well remember after a conversation in the open air, at the root of an old tree at Holwood, just above the steep descent into the...in the House of Commons, of my intention to bring the subject forward.".' ' I may add that this very tree, conspicuous for its gnarled and projecting...
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A Century of Anecdote from 1760-1860, Band 1

John Timbs - 1864 - 378 Seiten
...remember, after a conversation with Mr. Pitt, in the open air, at the root of an old tree at HolwooJ, just above the steep descent into the vale of Keston,...to bring forward the Abolition of the Slave Trade." ERECTED BY EARL STANHOPE, 1862. After quoting the above passage in his Life of Pitt, Lord Stanhope...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd: Author of "Ion."

Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1864 - 368 Seiten
...old tree at Holwood, just above the steep descent into the valley of Keston," that Mr. Wilberforce resolved " to give notice, on a fit occasion, in the House of Commons, of his intention to bring the subject forward." The experience of the next twenty years was, however,...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Band 49

1865
...statesmen and their friend sitting in cheerful talk ' in the ' open air, at the root of an old tree at Holwood, just above the ' steep descent into the Vale of Keston,' holding ' debate, a band Of vouthful friends on mind and art And labour and the changing mart, And...
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Hours at Home, Band 11

1870 - 588 Seiten
...remember," wrote Wilberforce, "after a conversation in the open •ir with him, at the root of an old tree at Holwood, just above the steep descent into the...occasion in the House of Commons of my intention to bring the subject forward." "The old tree," says his son, "has been identified by the careful scrutiny of...
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A Century of Anecdote from 1760 to 1860

John Timbs - 1873 - 597 Seiten
...Holwood, just above the steep descent into the vale of Kestnn, I resolved to give notice on a lining occasion, in the House of Commons, of my intention...to bring forward the Abolition of the Slave Trade." ERECTED BY EARL STANHOPE, 1862. After quoting; the above passage in his Life of Pitt, Lord Stanhope...
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