Sentence Examples

  • He was too late for the attack on the Taku forts, but was present at the occupation of Peking and destruction of the Summer Palace.
  • Thus the Stikine river continues Sumner Strait and the Taku continues Cross Sound.
  • The Stikine, Taku and Alsek rivers all cross the mountains in deepcut canyons.
  • General van der Heyden appeared to have subdued them in 1878-81, but they broke out again in 1896 under the traitor Taku Umar, who had been in alliance with the Dutch.
  • Five years later Lord Elgin, accompanied by the representative of France, steamed up the Peiho, after having forced the barriers at Taku, and took peaceable possession of the town.

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