Bradshaw's hand-book to the Bombay presidency and North-western provinces of India

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W.J. Adams, 1864 - 544 pages
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Page 340 - ... and seizing a musket by the muzzle, rushed into the middle of the Arabs, striking them down right and left, until a second ball through his body completely disabled him. Lieutenant Pattinson had been nobly seconded ; the sepoys, thus led, were irresistible, the gun was retaken, and the dead Arabs, literally lying above each other, proved how desperately it had been defended.
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Page 340 - ... choultry, where three of the officers were lying wounded. Assistant-Surgeon Wingate, one of their number, got up, and went out, but was immediately stabbed by the Arabs, and his body cruelly mangled. Lieutenant Swanston, who had two severe wounds, had the presence of mind to advise his remaining companion to suffer the Arabs to rifle them unresistingly, which they did, but committed no further violence ; and in the meantime, a party of the battalion under Lieutenant Jones and Assistant-Surgeon...
Page 340 - Pattinson, adjutant of the battalion, lying mortally wounded, being shot through the body, no sooner heard that the gun was taken, than getting up, he called to the grenadiers, ' once more to follow him,' and seizing a musket by the muzzle, rushed into the middle of the Arabs, striking them down right and left, until a second ball through his body completely disabled him. Lieutenant...
Page 344 - Mahta; surmounting the whole there is a strong stone wall with towers. The fort is of a triangular shape, its interior upwards of two miles in circumference, and the exterior presents, on all sides, the stupendous barrier already mentioned ; so that, except by the gates, entrance seems impossible. From the summit, when the atmosphere is clear, is seen to the east the narrow and beautiful valley of the...
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Page 344 - Poornudhur hills branch off into the Deccan ; with these hills it communicates only on the east and west by ridges of a prodigious height, and extremely narrow ; on the south and north it presents the appearance of a huge rugged mountain, with an ascent of half a mile, in many parts perpendicular. After arriving at this ledge, there is an immense craggy precipice of black rock, upwards of forty feet high...

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