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Page 127 - but in the sea. My dear friend Mr. Anderson, and likewise Mr. Scott, are both dead; but though all the Europeans who are with me should die, and though I were myself half dead, I would still persevere; and if I could, not succeed in the object of my journey, I would at last die on the
Page 101 - Danes.—Lord Nelson has directions to spare Denmark, when no longer resisting ; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson must be obliged to set on fire all the floating batteries he has taken, without having the power of saving the brave Danes who have defended them.
Page 304 - and had its right thrown back to a ravine near Merke Braine, which was occupied; and its left extended to a height above the hamlet Ter la Haye, which was likewise occupied. In front of the right centre, and near the Nivelles road, we occupied the house and garden of
Page 305 - 1 determined to attack the enemy, and immediately advanced the whole line of infantry, supported by the cavalry and artillery The attack succeeded in every point; the enemy was forced from his position on the heights, and fled in the utmost confusion, leaving behind him, as far as I could
Page 119 - you will have an opportunity of shewing your zeal at the head of your regiment. It will be the duty, of every man to stand forward on such an occasion ; and I shall certainly think it mine to set an example in defence of every thing that is dear to
Page 119 - My dear Son—Though I applaud your zeal and spirit, of which, I trust, no one can suppose any of my family wanting, yet, considering the repeated declarations I have made of my determination on your former applications to the same purpose, I had flattered myself to have heard no further
Page 210 - revoke their Orders in Council, and renounce the new principles of blockade which they have attempted to establish ; or that the United States shall cause their rights to be respected by the English
Page 304 - to add, that it was maintained throughout the day with the utmost gallantry by these brave troops, notwithstanding the repeated efforts of large bodies of the enemy to obtain possession of it This attack upon the right of our centre was accompanied by a very heavy cannonade upon
Page 305 - having taken many prisoners and an eagle These attacks were repeated till about seven in the evening, when the enemy made a desperate effort with the cavalry and infantry, supported by the fire of artillery, to force our left centre, near the farm of La Have