Some articles on english, english garrison:
... Day, and Joan urged an attack on the largest English outwork, the bastille of St ... that the best course of action was to clear the English bastions on the south bank, where the English were weakest ... Jean-le-Blanc from the west, but the English garrison commander, William Glasdale, sensing the intent of the French operation, had already hurriedly destroyed the St ...
... right which we will never tolerate, and we demand the evacuation of our country by the English Garrison ... ” Differing meanings were given to the occupying 'English garrison' ...
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“Our country is the worldour countrymen are all mankind.”
—William Lloyd Garrison (18051879)
“This seems a long while ago, and yet it happened since Milton wrote his Paradise Lost. But its antiquity is not the less great for that, for we do not regulate our historical time by the English standard, nor did the English by the Roman, nor the Roman by the Greek.... From this September afternoon, and from between these now cultivated shores, those times seemed more remote than the dark ages.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)