Memoirs of Major-General Sir Henry Havelock, K.C.B.

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Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1867 - India - 457 pages
 

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Page 74 - But I will deliver thee in that day, saith the Lord : and thou shalt not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou art afraid. For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the Lord.
Page 441 - For more than forty years,' was his remark to Sir James, — ' for more than forty years I have so ruled my life that when death came I might face it without fear.
Page 74 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring my words upon this city for evil, and not for good; and they shall be accomplished in that day before thee. 17 But I will deliver thee in that day...
Page 133 - I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.
Page 414 - ... from every pit, trench and battery - from behind the sandbags piled on shattered houses - from every post still held by a few gallant spirits, rose cheer on cheer — even from the hospital! Many of the wounded crawled forth to join in that glad shout of welcome to those who had so bravely come to our assistance. It was a moment never to be forgotten.
Page 311 - He has never seen steadier or more devoted troops; but your labours are only beginning. Between the 7th and the 16th you have, under the Indian sun of July, marched 126 miles, and fought four actions.
Page 385 - To you shall be left the glory of relieving Lucknow, for which you have already struggled so much. I shall accompany you only in my civil capacity as Commissioner, placing my military service at your disposal should you please, and serving under you as a volunteer.
Page 393 - The Major-General therefore, in gratitude for, and admiration of, the brilliant deeds in arms achieved by General Havelock and his gallant troops, will cheerfully waive his rank on the occasion ; and will accompany the force to Lucknow in his civil capacity as Chief Commissioner of Oudh, tendering his military services to General Havelock as a volunteer.
Page 68 - sa God of holiness, And jealous for his name. 100. FIRST VERSION. LM Praise to our Creator. 1 YE nations round the earth, rejoice Before the Lord, your sovereign King : Serve him with cheerful heart and voice ; With all your tongues his glory sing. 2 The Lord is God ; 'tis he alone Doth life, and breath, and being give ; We are his work, and not our own ; The sheep that on his pastures live.
Page 378 - If you hope to save this force, no time must be lost in pushing forward. We are daily being attacked by the enemy, who are within a few yards of our defences. Their mines have already weakened our post, and I have every reason to believe they are carrying on others. Their...

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