British Colony

Famous quotes containing the words british and/or colony:

    There’s nothing the British like better than a bloke who comes from nowhere, makes it, and then gets clobbered.
    Melvyn Bragg (b. 1939)

    “Tall tales” were told of the sociability of the Texans, one even going so far as to picture a member of the Austin colony forcing a stranger at the point of a gun to visit him.
    —Administration in the State of Texa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)