Quotations on EnglFirst
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The first organised opposition by women to women's suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women.
- Millicent Fawcett
(Keywords: Women, EnglFirst, Ladies, Opposition)
If you make a treaty first with the United States and settle the matter of the opium trade, England cannot change this, though she should desire to do so.
- Townsend Harris
(Keywords: Change, Desire, EnglFirst, Opium, states, Trade, United)
It will be quite satisfactory if you open them gradually, as the circumstances may require; but the President assures you that this will not be the case if you make a treaty with England first.
- Townsend Harris
(Keywords: Circumstances, EnglFirst, May, Open, President, Will)
I discovered freedom for the first time in England.
- Emperor Hirohito
(Keywords: Time, EnglFirst, Freedom)
When I was at Stratford, the very first thing that I was commissioned to work on was trying to make a musical out of the documentary material about the General Strike, which was the next big historical event in England, after the First World War.
- Trevor Nunn
(Keywords: War, Work, EnglFirst, Trying, World, World war)
I was born in London, England, in 1938, a few months before the war, and spent the first years of my life there, although I was evacuated a couple of times for short periods. My schooling was very interrupted, both by frequent moves and by ill health.
- Anne Perry
(Keywords: Health, Life, War, EnglFirst, London, Months, Years)
I was born in Liverpool in England, and I lived there for the first nine years of my life.
- Peter Shaffer
(Keywords: Life, EnglFirst, Years)
Furthermore, the spirit of enterprise which had its first intellectual development in England has especially flourished here as well as throughout all of Canada, while the same spirit has become less virile in the land of its origin.
- Charles E. Wilson
(Keywords: Development, Canada, EnglFirst, Land, Spirit)