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He struck the attitude of Wellington where he is made to ape Achilles, at Hyde-Park entrance, and was superb in it, without the shield.
All down Wellington Street people could be seen fluttering out the pink sheets and reading, and the Strand was suddenly noisy with the voices of an army of hawkers following these pioneers.
Another day I ascended Mount Wellington; I took with me a guide, for I failed in a first attempt, from the thickness of the wood.
He didn't understand politics himself,--thought they were a natural gift,--but by what he could make out, this Duke of Wellington was no better than he should be.
The pictures of George Whitefield and the Duke of Wellington hung there, one on each side of the mirror, and frowned so sternly at me all the time I was in, especially if I dared peep in the mirror, which was the only one in the house that didn't twist my face a little.
However, fortune at length took pity on me; for as we were got a little beyond Wellington, in a narrow lane, my guards received a false alarm, that near fifty of the enemy were at hand; upon which they shifted for themselves, and left me and my betrayer to do the same.
Such a Corsican wretch as that withstand the armies of Europe and the genius of the immortal Wellington! Amelia held him in utter contempt; for it needs not to be said that this soft and gentle creature took her opinions from those people who surrounded her, such fidelity being much too humble-minded to think for itself.
He then proceeded to meet him, and gave the Wellingtons a rub or two with his wool.
It would excuse theft in Washingtons and Wellingtons, and unchastity in women as well.
"Anyone who saw a small group of males behaving suspiciously in the Wellington Street area at around 2pm is asked to contact Kirklees CID on 101 referencing police log 0866 of November 7."
As well as exceeding the national average, Wellington School students have also bucked the trend in other areas.
As a finalist in the government's Great British High Street awards, Wellington is a big step closer to winning with one of the top accolades, having been shortlisted for the Rising Star category.