The phrase "the empire on which the sun never sets" has been used with
variations to describe .... R. P. Buddicom said, "It had been said that the sun
never set on the British flag; i...
Jul 24, 2015 ... This Canadian stamp from Xmas 1898 should help explain the meaning of the
term: If you prefer words, here's the pertinent quote from the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 phrase "the sun never sets on this empire" or words to that effect have been
used to describe the Spanish colonial empire of the sixteenth ...
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.
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
Explain the phrase "The Sun Never Sets on the British Empire" and its global
implications. The Rough Road of Independence Time: A five-minute introduction
Oct 19, 2007 ... The phrase "The Empire on which the sun never sets" (Spanish: El imperio en el
que nunca se pone el sol) was first used to describe the ...