England's battles by sea and land, from the commencement of the French revolution, by lt. col. Williams, including our Indian campaigns [by W.C. Stafford] and the present expedition against Russian aggression in the East [by H. Tyrell]. Vol.1,2 [wanting all after p.312] 4,5,6 [wanting all after p.68. Issued in parts].
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England's battles by sea and land, from the commencement of the French ...
William Freke Williams
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PÓgina 233 - SIR, I HAVE the honour to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that the...
PÓgina 93 - If thy people go out to battle against their enemy, whithersoever thou shalt send them, and shall pray unto the LORD toward the city which thou hast chosen, and toward the house that I have built for thy name : then hear thou in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
PÓgina 35 - Roebuck announced that he should move for the appointment of a select committee ' to inquire into the condition of our army before Sebastopol, and into the conduct of those departments of the Government whose duty it has been to minister to the wants of that army.
PÓgina 105 - Majesty feels called upon, by regard for an ally, the integrity and independence of whose empire have been recognised as essential to the peace of Europe, by the sympathies of her people with right against wrong, by a desire to avert from her dominions most injurious consequences, and to save Europe from the preponderance of a Power which has violated the faith of treaties, and defies the opinion of the civilized world, to take up arms in conjunction with the Emperor of the French, for the defence...
PÓgina 302 - The Russians advanced down the hill at a slow canter, which they changed to a trot, and at last nearly halted. Their first line was at least double the length of ours — it was three times as deep. Behind them was a similar line, equally strong and compact. They evidently despised their insignificantlooking enemy ; but their time was come. The trumpets rang out again through the valley, and the Greys and Enniskilleners went right at the centre of the Russian cavalry.
PÓgina 303 - Greys and Enniskilleners went right at the centre of the Russian cavalry. The space between them was only a few hundred yards; it was scarce enough to let the horses " gather way ; " nor had the men quite space sufficient for the full play of their sword-arms.
PÓgina 92 - Oh! replied the Emperor, greatly to my surprise, but you must understand that when I speak of Russia, I speak of Austria as well; what suits the one suits the other; our interests as regards Turkey are perfectly identical.
PÓgina 305 - As they rushed towards the front, the Russians opened on them from the guns in the redoubt on the right with volleys of musketry and rifles. They swept proudly past, glittering in the morning sun in all the pride and splendour of war. We could scarcely believe the evidence of our senses ! Surely that handful...
PÓgina 91 - I never will permit an attempt at the reconstruction of a Byzantine empire, or such an extension of Greece as would render her a powerful state ; still less, will I permit the breaking up of Turkey into little republics, asylums for the Kossuths and Mazzinis, and other revolutionists of Europe ; rather than submit, to any of these arrangements, I would go to war, and as long as I have a man and a musket left would carry it on.
PÓgina 265 - ... directions, and to attend on the sick during the intervals between his visits. Here the French are greatly our superiors. Their medical arrangements are extremely good, their surgeons more numerous, and they have also the help of the Sisters of Charity, who have accompanied the expedition in incredible numbers.1 These devoted women are excellent nurses.