Cuba in 1851: Containing Authentic Statistics of the Population, Agriculture and Commerce of the Island for a Series of Years, with Official and Other Documents in Relation to the Revolutionary Movements of 1850 and 1851

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Stringer & Townsend, 222 Broadway, Corner of Ann Street, 1851 - Cuba - 73 pages

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Page 82 - THE SPORTSMAN'S VADE MECUM. By " DINKS." Edited by FRANK FORESTER. Containing full Instructions in all that relates to the Breedins-, Rearing, Breaking, Kenneling, and Conditioning of Doos.
Page 85 - Reveille. lie goes through the whole catalogue of game, describes the character, haunts, and peculiarities of each ; assumes the tone of a companion and instructor, and in a hundred ways, keeps the reader upon the scent as keenly as the best trained setter.
Page 85 - The Sportsman's Vade Mecum; | By "Dinks," | Edited By Frank Forester. Containing | Full Instructions | In All That Relates To The Breeding, Rearing, Breaking, Kennelling, | And Conditioning Of | Dogs ; | Together With Numerous Valuable Receipts For | The Treatment Of The Various Diseases | To Which The Canine Race Is Subject.
Page 85 - This is the third edition, revised and corrected, of a favorite work, and is brought out in the finest mechanical style. It is enriched with a great number of admirable illustrations, and also with eighty pages of valuable supplementary matter. The engravings are most excellent, and we deem it impossible to have a more complete work.
Page 65 - No,' said the chivalrous Crittenden, 'an American kneels only to his God, and always faces his enemy ! ' They stood up, faced their executioners, were shot down and their brains then knocked out by clubbed muskets. After being stripped and their bodies mutilated, they were shoved, six or seven together, bound as they were, into hearses, which were used last year for cholera cases. No coffins were allowed them.
Page 85 - The Spirit of the Times' weekly sporting and literary journal, the following review of the volumes, which we cordially endorse, and commend to the attention of our readers: ' Here we have all the learning touching the game of the country happily compressed, with the fruits of the observation of an enthusiastic sportsman.
Page 64 - Key, in a speech to the soldiers and the people, expressed himself in strong and worthy terms, saying that the punishment inflicted was merited by these men, who, without a God, without a law, without a flag, came in order to attack our nationality, our religion, our Queen, and all other objects dear to our hearts. The vivats to the Queen and to the country were repeated with more energy, the troops defiled, and the people went to the place of execution, where they looked for what the criminals had...
Page 59 - I never saw men — and could scarcely have supposed it possible — conduct themselves at such an awful moment with the fortitude these men displayed under such trying circumstances. They were shot, six at a time, ie, twelve men were brought to the place of execution, six made to kneel down and receive the fire of the soldiers, after which the remaining six were made to walk around their dead comrades and kneel opposite to them, when they were also shot. They died bravely, those gallant and unfortunate...
Page 64 - The troops formed a square. They had on their war uniform — the blusa and straw hat. On the arrival of the troops (the cavalry and the civic guard), the multitude on foot and on horseback, placed on the heights, on the plain, on the sea, and a great distance upon the edifices of Jesus del Monte and el Cerro, incessantly cheered the Queen of Spain — eternal idols of that army and of this people, so much calumniated by the United States.
Page 64 - Senor Mayor de Plazo read the usual edict; and the criminals appeared by ten at a time, and after being shot, were taken away from the place of execution to make room for their companions. The first chief was shot alone, the two second chiefs were shot together. Ten funeralcars were waiting to convey to the cemetery the mortal remains of the GO pirates.

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