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الصفحة 498 - I hope the people of England will be satisfied!" "I hope my country will do me justice!
الصفحة 498 - ... decisive vigour of his actions. He maintained the right with a vehemence bordering upon fierceness, and every important transaction in which he was engaged increased his reputation for talent, and confirmed his character as a stern enemy to vice, a steadfast friend to merit, a just and faithful servant of his country. The honest loved him, the dishonest feared him; for while he lived he did not shun, but scorned and spurned the base, and, with characteristic propriety, they spurned at him when...
الصفحة xli - French army; and all those who have continued in the exercise of their employments, or who have accepted situations under the French government, are placed under the protection of the British commanders ; they shall sustain no injury in their persons or property, it not having been at their option to be obedient or not to the French government: they are also at liberty to avail themselves of the stipulations of the 16th Article.
الصفحة 493 - Elvina, was struck on the left breast by a cannon shot ; the shock threw him from his horse with violence, but he rose again in a sitting posture, his countenance unchanged, and his steadfast eye still fixed upon the regiments engaged in his front, no sigh betraying a sensation of pain. In a few moments, when he was satisfied that the troops were gaining ground, his countenance brightened, and he suffered...
الصفحة xxxix - The French army shall carry with it all its equipments, and all that is comprehended under the name of property of the army...
الصفحة 1 - the wars of France were essentially defensive; for the bloody contest that wasted the Continent so many years, was not a struggle for preeminence between ambitious powers — not a dispute for some accession of territory — nor for the political ascendancy of one or other nation — but a deadly conflict to determine whether aristocracy or democracy should predominate — whether equality or PRIVILEGE should henceforth be the principle of European governments.
الصفحة 493 - Hardinge, a staff officer, who was near, attempted to take it off, but the dying man stopped him, saying, " It is as " well as it is. I had rather it should go out of the field with "me.
الصفحة 449 - I should feel unwilling to excite, but this much I must say, that if the British army had been sent abroad for the express purpose of doing the utmost possible mischief to the Spanish ^ cause, with the single exception of not firing a shot against their troops, they would, according to the measures now announced as about to be pursued, have completely fulfilled their purpose.
الصفحة xl - France shall have disembarked it in the harbours specified, or in any other of the ports of France to which stress of weather may force them, every facility shall be given them to return to England without delay ; and security against capture until their arrival in a friendly port. ART.