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Colburn's United Service Magazine and Naval and Military Journal, Partie 3
Affichage du livre entier - 1836
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Page 319 - Oh, Christ! it is a goodly sight to see What Heaven hath done for this delicious land: What fruits of fragrance blush on every tree! What goodly prospects o'er the hills expand!
Page 166 - He has left a very numerous artillery in the several works, and a large quantity of stores and powder ; and although most of the ordnance has been rendered useless, he appears to have retired from his position with more precipitation than I should have expected. A considerable...
Page 129 - The advantage of time and place in all martial actions is half a victory, which being lost is irrecoverable, wherefore, if your Majesty will command me away with those ships which are here already, and the rest to follow with all possible expedition, I hold it in my poor opinion the surest and best course...
Page 249 - I have frequently observed, that in these cases, the faces of the spectators assumed a look of disgust ; there was always a low whispering sound, scarcely audible, issuing from the apparently stern and silent ranks, — a sound arising from lips that spoke not...
Page 162 - There was never anything pleased me better than the seeing the enemy flying with a southerly wind to the northwards. God grant you have a good eye to the Duke of Parma ; for with the grace of God, if we live, I doubt it not but ere it be long so to handle the matter with the Duke of Sidonia as he shall wish himself at St. Mary Port among his orange trees.
Page 198 - I have not seen a dapper Jack so brisk; He wears a short Italian hooded cloak Larded with pearl, and, in his Tuscan cap, A jewel of more value than the crown. While others walk below, the king and he From out a window laugh at such as we, And flout our train, and jest at our attire.
Page 71 - that the practice of punishing soldiers of the native army by the cat-o' -nine-tails, or rattan, be discontinued at all the presidencies ; and that henceforth it shall be competent to any regimental, detachment, or brigade court-martial, to sentence a soldier of the native army to dismissal from the service for any offence for which such soldier might now be punished by flogging, provided such sentence of dismissal shall not be carried into effect unless confirmed by the general or other officer...
Page 527 - But that that he tells me of worst consequence is that he himself, I think he said, did hear many Englishmen on board the Dutch ships speaking to one another in English ; and that they did cry and say, "We did heretofore fight for tickets ; now we fight for dollars...