A biographical sketch of sir Henry Havelock. Copyright ed

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Page 276 - And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men.
Page 196 - He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God ; And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
Page 105 - 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 268 - Havelock replied that he never should be any better, "but," he added, " for more than forty years I have so ruled my life that when death came I might face it without fear.
Page 256 - Their cheers echoed through the courts of the palace, responsive to the bugle sound, and on they rushed to assured victory. The enemy could nowhere withstand them. In a few minutes the whole of the buildings were in our possession, and have since been armed with cannon, and steadily held against all attacks.
Page 27 - The situation of the prisoners was now distressing beyond description. It was at the commencement of the hot season. There were above a hundred prisoners shut up in one room, without a breath of air excepting from the cracks in the boards. I sometimes obtained permission to go to the door for five minutes, when my heart sickened at the wretchedness exhibited. The white prisoners, from incessant perspiration and loss of appetite, looked more like the dead than the living. I made daily applications...
Page 201 - Brigadier-General Havelock, in making known to the column the "kind and generous determination of General Sir James Outram, " KCB, to leave to him the task of relieving Lucknow and rescumg " its gallant and enduring garrison, has only to express his hope that " the troops will strive, by their exemplary and gallant conduct in " the field, to justify the confidence thus reposed in them.
Page 275 - They shall look on him whom they pierced. And after these things, Joseph of Arimathea (because he was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews) besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus.
Page 15 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.
Page 105 - 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.

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