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able advance Afghan Afghanistan allowed Amir amongst appeared arms army arranged arrived Artillery assistance attack authorities battery Bengal body brigade British brought camp Captain carried Cavalry Chief close Colonel column command communication completely considerable considered Delhi determined difficulty direction duty early effect enemy enemy's European feeling Field fight fire Foot force four friends frontier further give given Government ground guard guns hand heard Herat hills hope Horse Artillery India Infantry interest joined Kabul Khan killed leave letter looked Lord miles military morning move Mutiny Native necessary never night officers once passed Peshawar position possible present Punjab reached rebels received regiment remained result road sent sepoys side soldiers soon staff success taken thought told took troops turned walls whole wounded
343 ページ - Master of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; Knight Grand Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India; Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint...
260 ページ - The Crown of England stands forth the unquestioned ruler and paramount power in all India, and is for the first time brought face to face with its feudatories. There is a reality in the suzerainty of the Sovereign of England which has never existed before, and which is not only felt but eagerly acknowledged by the Chiefs.
468 ページ - My intention, when I left Kabul, was to ride as far as the Khyber Pass, but suddenly a presentiment, which I have never been able to explain to myself, made me retrace my steps and hurry back towards Kabul — a presentiment of coming trouble which I can only characterise as instinctive.
236 ページ - the British Government would be guilty in the sight of God and man if it were any longer to aid in sustaining by its countenance an administration fraught with suffering to millions.
125 ページ - Edwardes had said to Lord Canning, " You may rely upon this, that if ever there is a desperate deed to be done in India. John Nicholson is the man to do it...
121 ページ - ... they got a gun to bear from a hole broken open in the long curtain wall; they sent rockets from one of their martello towers, and they maintained a perfect storm of musketry from their advanced trench, and from the city walls.
51 ページ - I am not so much surprised/ he wrote to Lord Canning, ' at their objections to the cartridges, having seen them. I had no idea they contained, or rather are smeared with such a quantity of grease, which looks exactly like fat. After ramming down the ball, the muzzle of the musket is covered with it.
55 ページ - ... every turn and corner of them, would, it appears to me, be in a very dangerous position. And if six or seven hundred were disabled, what would remain ? Could we hold it with the whole country armed against us ? Could we either stay in or out of it ? My own view of the state of things now is...
113 ページ - General Havelock has crossed the river to relieve Lucknow, which will be effected four days hence. He has a strong force with him, and he has already thrashed the Nana and completely dispersed his force.
22 ページ - For, oh, if there be an elysium on earth, It is this, it is this ! There's a bliss beyond all that the minstrel has told, When two, that are link'd in one heavenly tie, With heart never changing and brow never cold, Love on through all ills, and love on till they die ; One hour of a passion so sacred is worth Whole ages of heartless and wandering bliss : And oh...