Queries; Devoted to Literature, Art, Science, Education Volume 1

Queries; Devoted to Literature, Art, Science, Education Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...place on the fortifications when he was shot? 31. What general first led the Russians across the Balkans? 32. What great and successful general was blind? 33. What great military leader was subject to epilepsy? 34. What American patriot was called, "The Liberator?" 35. What is the greatest capitulation known in modern history? 36. Who led the most famous cavalry charge in modem history? 37. What leader was called, "The Terror of France?" 38. Who was called, "The Flower of Chivalry V 39. What king of England was called, "The Wool Merchant," and why? 40. Who was the last person in England to yield to the parliamentary forces at the end of the civil war? 41. What general did Napoleon always designate as, "The Old Devil?" 42. What was the name of the Cid's war-horse? 43. Who brought the first intelligence of the battle of Waterloo to England? 44. What English king was made captive and chained in a castle in the Tyrol? 45. What was the name of the sword of (a) King Arthur, (b) Charlemagne, (c) Campeador, (d) Edward the Confessor, (e) Siegfried? 46. What three great military leaders were born in 1769? 47. To whom did Napoleon surrender after his defeat at Waterloo? 48. Who is called England's greatest military historian? 49. What marshal of France founded a royal line? 50. What great leader of the of the seventh century was called "The Hammer?" COMMERCE AND MANUFACTURE. 26. What was the first commercial transaction on record? 27. Which is the chief commercial city of the Dominion of Canada? 28. Name the two leading commercial cities M the Pacific coast of America. 29. What are the most famous quicksilver mines in the world? 30. Where is amber found on the surface of the earth? 31. Which is the...show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236651413
  • 9781236651419