The Battle of Waterloo: With Those of Ligny and Quatre Bras, Described by Eye-witnesses and by the Series of Official Accounts Published by Authority. To which are Added, Memoirs of F. M. the Duke of Wellington, F. M. Prince Blücher, the Emperor Napoleon, Etc. Etc. Illustrated by Maps, Plans and Views of the Field and Thirty-four Etchings from Drawings by George Jones
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Seite 216 - And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies ; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them ; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.
Seite li - The powers consequently declare, that Napoleon Buonaparte has placed himself without the pale of civil and social relations, and that as an enemy and disturber of the tranquillity of the world, he has rendered himself liable to public vengeance.
Seite lxxxviii - William Frederick, Earl of Clarendon, Baron Hyde of Hindon, a Peer of the United Kingdom, a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Her...
Seite liii - I cannot express to you the regret and sorrow with which I look round me, and contemplate the loss which I have sustained, particularly in your brother. The glory resulting from such actions, so dearly bought, is no consolation to me, and I cannot suggest it as any to you and his friends ; but I hope that it may be expected that this last one has been so decisive, as that no doubt remains that our exertions and our individual losses will be rewarded by the early attainment of our just object. It...
Seite 368 - Frenchmen ! — In commencing war for maintaining the national independence, I relied on the union of all efforts, of all wills, and the concurrence of all the national authorities. I had reason to hope for success, and I braved all the declarations of the powers against me. " Circumstances appear to me changed.
Seite 384 - However this may be. a complete panic at once spread itself throughout the whole field of battle, and they threw themselves in the greatest disorder on the line of communication : soldiers, cannoneers, caissons, all pressed to this point ; the Old Guard, which was in reserve, was infected, and was itself hurried along. " In an instant, the whole army was nothing but a mass of confusion ; all the soldiers, of all arms, were mixed pell-mell, and it was utterly impossible to rally a single corps.
Seite xliii - We must look, therefore, for the existing evils, and for the situation in which we now find the army, to some cause besides those resulting from the operations in which we have been engaged.
Seite 423 - Regiment being permitted to bear on its colours and appointments, in addition to any other badges or devices which may heretofore have been granted to the regiment, the words —