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

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Longman, Green, and Company, 1881 - India - 457 pages
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Page 99 - God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea ; though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof.
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 68 - 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 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 469 - Hints to Mothers on the Management of their Health during the Period of Pregnancy and in the Lying-in Room. By T.
Page 413 - Once fairly SEEN, all our doubts and fears regarding them were ended: and then the garrison's long pent-up feelings of anxiety and suspense burst forth in a succession of deafening cheers; from every pit, trench, and battery — from behind the sand-bags piled on shattered houses — from every post still held by a few gallant spirits, rose cheer on cheer — even from the hospital!
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 393 - Havelock and his brave troopa have so long and so gloriously fought, will now, under the blessing of Providence, be accomplished. "The Major-General therefore, in gratitude for, and admiration of, the brilliant deeds...
Page 308 - Stirling and my aide-de-camp, who had placed himself in their front, were not to be denied. Their rear showed the ground strewed with wounded ; but on they steadily and silently came ; then with a cheer charged, and captured the unwieldy trophy of their valour. " The enemy lost all heart, and after a hurried fire of musketry gave way in total rout. Four of my guns came up, and completed their discomfiture by a heavy cannonade ; and as it grew dark the roofless barracks of our artillery were dimly...
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.

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