The Military [afterw.] Royal military panorama or Officer's companion, Τόμος 3

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Σελίδα 596 - I am to acquaint you, that his royal highness the prince regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of his majesty, to approve and confirm the finding -and sentence of the court.
Σελίδα 313 - When the thanks of both houses of parliament were voted to the army, in consequence of the victory at Talavera, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the late Mr.
Σελίδα 229 - Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death?
Σελίδα 174 - A dispatch, of which the following is an extract, has been this day received at Lord...
Σελίδα 166 - ... me to assure your excellency that but one sentiment animated every breast, that of discharging to the utmost of their power their duty to their king and country : but one sentiment of regret and mortification prevailed, on being obliged to quit...
Σελίδα 586 - Campbell, and all the officers of my personal staff, and his serene highness the prince of Orange. The artillery which was in the field was of great use to us; and I cannot sufficiently acknowledge the intelligence and activity with which it was brought to the point of attack, under the direction of colonel Dickson, over the bad roads through the mountains, at this season of the year.
Σελίδα 614 - One while he formed the project of becoming Duke of Courland ; at another he thought of bestowing on himself the crown of Poland. He frequently gave intimations of an intention to make himself a bishop or even a simple monk. He built a superb palace, and wanted to sell it before it was finished.
Σελίδα 509 - ... both flanks : but on reconnoitring their position, and not being prepared to occupy it after it should be carried, prudence required that the troops who had behaved so bravely, and who were still willing to attempt any thing, however arduous, should not be exposed to a certain loss, when the extent of the advantage could not be ascertained.
Σελίδα 166 - At this point the further energies of. the troops became unavailing. Their block-house and stockaded battery could not be carried by assault, nor reduced by fieldpieces, had we been provided with them — the fire of the gunboats proved inefficient to attain that end — light and adverse winds continued, and our large vessels were still far off.
Σελίδα 551 - Europe at length approaches her deliverance, and England шау triumphantly look forward to reap, in conjunction with her Allies, that glory her unexampled and steady efforts in the common cause so justly entitle her to receive.

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