United Service Magazine and Naval Military Journal, Part 3
H. Colburn, 1835 - Military art and science
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Page 68 - Was freedom's home or glory's grave ! Shrine of the mighty! can it be, That this is all remains of thee ? Approach, thou craven crouching slave: Say, is not this Thermopylae?
Page 127 - That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, praying that he will be graciously pleased to issue a Commission for inquiring into the defects, occasioned by time and otherwise, in the Laws of this realm, and into the measures necessary for removing the same.
Page 69 - Per me si va nella citta dolente, Per me si va nell' eterno dolore, Per me si va tra la perduta gente.
Page 113 - SCENES and CHARACTERISTICS of HINDOSTAN, with Sketches of Anglo-Indian Society. By EMMA ROBERTS, Author of " Memoirs of the Rival Houses of York and Lancaster," " Oriental Scenes,
Page 509 - These [p. 79.] free-will Offerings being received from the People, the Priest takes his painted stick on his Shoulder, having a Cloth tied about his mouth to keep his breath from defiling this pure piece of Wood, and gets up upon an Elephant all covered with white Cloth, upon which he rides with all the...
Page 276 - The Queen has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal, granting the dignities of Baron and Earl of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland unto the Right Hon.
Page 92 - In October 1805 he accompanied the expedition to Hanover ; in July 1807 he went to Zealand, and was present at the siege of Copenhagen.
Page 158 - It only remains that I give you the answer I would make to our suggesting friend, when he asks me why I do not print my observations ? "Tis, first, I do not find myself under any obligations to receive instructions what to do, or be governed by him and his associates.
Page 159 - I have had another contest with the President of the Royal Society, who had formed a plot to make my instruments theirs ; and sent for me to a Committee, where only himself and two physicians (Dr. Sloane, and another as little skilful as himself) were present. The President ran himself into a great heat, and very indecent passion. I had resolved aforehand his kn — sh talk should not move me : showed him that all the instruments in the Observatory were my own ; the mural...
Page 158 - I have no esteem of a man who has lost his reputation, both for skill, candour, and ingenuity, by silly tricks, ingratitude, and foolish prate : and that I value not all, or any of the shame of him and his infidel companions ; being very well satisfied that if Christ and his apostles were to walk again upon earth, they should not escape free from the calumnies of their venomous tongues.