A few words of advice to cadets ... proceeding to India

1842 - 120 pàgines

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Pàgina 140 - With Tables of Distances between the principal Towns and Military Stations On one sheet — size, 2 ft. 3 in. wide ; 2 ft. 9 in. high, 9s.
Pàgina 35 - The brave man is not he who feels no fear, . For that were stupid and irrational, But he, whose noble soul its fear subdues, And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.
Pàgina 23 - ... you, because he is going elsewhere ; and when he gets there, he is too late for his business, or he must hurry away to another before he can finish it. It was a wise maxim of the Duke of Newcastle —
Pàgina 33 - He, then, who fights a duel, does not fight from passion against his antagonist, but out of self-defence ; to avert the stigma of the world, and to prevent himself from being driven out of society. I could wish there was not that superfluity of refinement; but while such notions prevail, no. doubt a man may lawfully fight a duel.
Pàgina 23 - In precipitate moments, we should learn to say, " I am not now the man to give an opinion, or to take a single step!" METHOD, as Mrs. More says, is the very hinge of business : and there is no method without PUNCTUALITY.
Pàgina 23 - Punctuality gives weight to character. " Such a man has made an appointment : then I know he will keep it." And this generates punctuality in you : for, like other virtues, it propagates itself: servants and children must be punctual, where their leader is so.
Pàgina 112 - All ladies to take place according to the rank herein assigned to their respective husbands, with the exception of wives of Peers, and of ladies having precedence in England, independently of their husbands, and who are not in rank below the daughters of Barons; such ladies to take place according to their several ranks, with reference to such precedence in England, immediately after the wives of Members of Council at the Presidencies in India.
Pàgina 112 - All Officers not mentioned in the above table, whose rank is regulated by comparison with rank in the army, to have the same rank with reference to civil servants as is enjoyed by Military Officers of equal grades. All other persons who may not be mentioned in this table to take rank according to general usage, which is to be explained and determined by the Governor-General in Council in case any question shall arise.
Pàgina 88 - It is, however, to be understood, that superior attainments in one of the departments of literature or science, comprised in the foregoing plan of examination, shall, at the discretion of the Examiners, be considered to compensate for comparative deficiency in other qualifications.
Pàgina 99 - ... entering the seminary. No person who has been dismissed the Army or Navy, the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, the Royal .Military Academy at Woolwich, or...

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