1770


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1770Fail to Provide Necessities of Life (police radio code; New Zealand)
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Our boat lay along some miles from the redoubtable bank on which Cook's vessel was lost, 10th June, 1770. The boat in which Cook was struck on a rock, and, if it did not sink, it was owing to a piece of coral that was broken by the shock, and fixed itself in the broken keel.
It was now the 8d of March, 1770. The sunset music of the British regiments was heard as usual throughout the town.
William Wordsworth was born at Cockermouth in Cumberland in 1770. He was the second son of John Wordsworth, a lawyer, and law agent for the Earl of Lonsdale.
The words, "my heart," "my jewel," "my little pet," "my queen," and the amorous diminutives of 1770, had a grace that was quite irresistible when they came from his lips.
We remained there undisturbed during the Winter; and on the first day of May, 1770, my brother returned home to the settlement by himself, for a new recruit of horses and ammunition, leaving me by myself, without bread, salt or sugar, without company of my fellow creatures, or even a horse or dog.
1770 I came to Paris with a Spanish name, and led as brilliant a life as may be.
Nevertheless, SB 1770 establishes a clearinghouse aimed at reducing the number of policies at Citizens.
It will be put up for auction alongside two antique wooden clubs that were given to Cook following a close encounter with aborigines in Botany Bay in 1770.
Wheeler identifies the 1770s as the pivotal decade in this century's process of British racialization.
Dr Paul Rainbird, of University of Wales, Lampeter, studied Cook's voyages throughout the Pacific, including his 1770 expedition along Australia's east coast, which led to the continent's colonisation 18 years later.
His reputation was established with a verse translation of Virgil's Georgics (1770).