In 1821, the Caledonian Mercury wrote of the British Empire, "On her dominions
the sun never sets; before his evening rays leave the spires of Quebec, his ...
The sun never set on the British Empire because the sun sets in the West and .....
Hobson wished to explain the recent Boer War as the effect of £400 million of ...
Feb 17, 2009 ... Best Answer: the british used to have A LOT of land and empires around the
world. so, when they said that the sun never set on the british ...
At its peak the British Empire was the largest empire the world had ever known. It
was said 'the sun never sets on the British Empire' because its span across the ...
It meant that the British Empire was so huge and covered so many parts of the
globe that it was always daylight somewhere in the empire.
Sep 18, 2014 ... The toy, which doubles as an ad for the encyclopedia, takes the old saying “The
sun never sets on the British empire” and represents it ...
The saying "The sun never sets on the British Empire" means that the British
Empire was once so expansive that there was always some part of it that was
www.originofnations.org/British_Empire/The Sun Never Set on the British Empire/The Sun Never Set on the British Empire.htm
The Sun Never Set on the British Empire, circa 1937 ... My source for the 1937
zones (in the Atlas of the British Empire, edited by Christopher Bayly, .... Hobson
wished to explain the recent Boer War as the effect of £400 million of investment
The world's largest empire. The British Empire spanned the globe. This led to the
saying that the Sun never set on it, since it was always daytime somewhere in ...
The saying is true. The phrase 'the sun never sets on the British Empire' was a
poetical way of saying that the Empire was sufficiently global that, at any g...