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الصفحة 248 - Through rampart, trench, and palisade, and bullets showering fast; And on the open plain above they rose, and kept their course, With ready fire and grim resolve, that mocked at hostile force : Past Fontenoy, past Fontenoy, while thinner grow their ranks — They break, as broke the Zuyder Zee through Holland's ocean banks.
الصفحة 358 - Majesty's navy on full pay authorizing him to order courts-martial to be held for the trial of such offences : (10.) An officer holding a commission from the Admiralty to order courts-martial shall not be empowered to do so if there is present at the place where such court-martial is to be held any officer superior in rank to himself on full pay and in command of one or more of...
الصفحة 282 - In a holy community there is no more reason why sexual intercourse should be restrained by law, than why eating and drinking should be — and there is as little occasion for shame in the one case as in the other.
الصفحة 73 - The number of Lives saved either by the Life-boats of the Society, or by special exertions, for which it has granted Rewards, since its formation, is 20,593 ; for which Services 9O Gold Medals, 825 Silver Medals, and £36,257 in cash have been paid in Rewards.
الصفحة 6 - ... soil. These plains occupy about one-fourth of the island, and occur principally on the north side. The rocks, which are all igneous, are nowhere exposed, save where they dip perpendicularly into the sea ; they are covered with a layer of volcanic mud, of from...
الصفحة 154 - The Queen has been graciously pleased to signify her intention to confer the decoration of the Victoria Cross...
الصفحة 445 - Peninsular war from 1808 to 1814, and has received the War Medal with eight Clasps for the battles of Busaco, Fuentes d'Onor, Salamanca (wounded), Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, and Nive, in which lust battle he was wounded and taken prisoner.
الصفحة 182 - James, bart. to commemorate that gallant officer's achievements in the East Indies, during his command of the company's marine forces in those seas ; and in a particular manner to record the conquest of the castle of Severndroog, on the coast of Malabar, which fell to his superior valour and able conduct on the Id day of April, M,DCC,LV.
الصفحة 133 - He served afterwards in the campaigns with the Duke of Wellington's army, from 1812 to the end of that war in 1814, and was at the investment of Pampeluna, and in several cavalry rencontres in the Pyrenees and South...
الصفحة 358 - Majesty's Ships or Vessels, although such last-mentioned Officer may not hold a Commission to order Courts-martial; and in such a Case such last-mentioned Officer may order a Court-martial, although he does not hold any Commission for the Purpose: (11) If any Officer holding a Commission from the Admiralty to order Courtsmartial, having the Command of a Fleet or Squadron, and being in Foreign Parts, die, be recalled, leave his Station, or be removed from his Command, the Officer upon whom the Command...