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" Others there were, against whom there could be no complaint for want of length of service, although it might be difficult to see how their experience was improved by it. It was no uncommon thing for a commission to be obtained for a child in the cradle... "
The Naval and Military Magazine - Page 3
1827
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A Biographical Memoir of His Late Royal Highness Frederick, Duke of York and ...

John Watkins - 1827 - 600 pages
...whatsoever; the boy, let loose from school the last week, might in the course of a month be a field officer, if his friends were disposed to ,be. liberal of money...young ladies, when pensions could not be had. We know one fair dame who drew the pay of a cap-' tain in the Dragoons, and was probably not much less fit...
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The Inspector, Literary Magazine and Review, Volume 2

English literature - 1827
...experience whatsoever ; the boy let loose from school the last week, might in the course of a month be a field-officer, if his friends were disposed to be....bestowed upon young ladies, when pensions could not be bad. We know ourselves one fair dame who drew the pay. of Captain in the dragoons, and was probably...
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The miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827
...unimpeded ; the boy let loose from school the last week, might in the course of a month be a field officer, if his friends were disposed to be liberal of money...catalogue of abuses, commissions were in some instances betowed upon young ladies, when pensions could not be had. We knew ourselves one fair dame who drew...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. ...: Biographical ...

Sir Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1827
...unimpeded ; the boy let loose from school the last week, might in the course of a month be a field officer, if his friends were disposed to be liberal of money...catalogue of abuses, commissions were in some instances betowed upon young ladies, when pensions could not be had. We knew ourselves one fair dame who drew...
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An account of the death & funeral procession of ... Frederick duke of York ...

John Sykes, Frederick Augustus (duke of York and Albany.) - 1827
...service, although it might be difficult to see how their experience n и improved by it. it \v.<- no uncommon thing for a commission to be obtained...commissions were in some instances bestowed upon young 1ndies, when pensions could not be had. We know ourselves one fair dame who drew the pay of captain...
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An account of the death & funeral procession of ... Frederick duke of York ...

John Sykes, Frederick Augustus (duke of York and Albany.) - 1827
...their experience was improved by it. It was no- uncommon thins for a commission to be obtained fora child in the cradle; and when he came from college,...commissions were in some instances bestowed upon young tallies, when pensions could not be had. We know ourselves one fair dame who drew the pay of captain...
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A Biographical Memoir of His Late Royal Highness Frederick, Duke of York and ...

John Watkins - 1827 - 600 pages
...uncommon thing for a commission to be obtained for a child in the cradle ; and when he came from coh>g, the fortunate youth was at least a lieutenant of some...dint of fair promotion. To sum up this catalogue of abnses, commissions were in some instances bestowed upon young ladies, when pensions eould not be had....
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 9

Reuben Percy, John Timbs - 1828
...whatsoever ; the boy let loose from school the last week, might in the course of a month be a field officer, if his friends were disposed to be liberal of money...upon young ladies, when pensions could not be had. We knew ourselves one fair dame who drew the pay of captain in the dragoons, and was probably not much...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 12

Great Britain - 1828
...experience whatever; the boy, let loose from school the last week, might in the course of a month be a field-officer, if his friends were disposed to be...sum up this catalogue of abuses, commissions were uysome instances bestowed upon young ladies, when pensions could not be had. We know ourselves one...
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An essay on Junius and his letters: embracing a sketch of the life ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Waterhouse - History - 1831 - 449 pages
...conquest of Canada wtis earnestly recommended lo the Earl of Chatham, when Mr. Pitt, by Dr. Franklin. of service, although it might be difficult to see...upon young ladies, when pensions could not be had. We knew ourselves," says Sir Walter Scott, " one fair dame who drew the pay of captain in the dragoons,...
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