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" A large body of fine daring zemindari men brought two guns into the open and attacked us in the rear. I have seen many battles in India, and many brave fellows fighting with a determination to conquer or die, but I never witnessed anything more magnificent... "
Gazetteer of the province of Oudh - Page 259
1877
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History of the Indian mutiny, 1857-(1859) commencing from the ..., Volume 3

George Bruce Malleson - 1880
...fought very gallantly. " A large body of fine daring zamindari men," wrote Sir Hope in his journal,* " brought two guns into the open and attacked us in...anything more magnificent than the conduct of these zamindaris." They attacked Hodson's horse, who * Incidents of the Sepoy War, by Sir Hope Grant and...
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Soldiers of the Victorian Age, Volume 2

Charles Rathbone Low - Biography - 1880
...the 60th Rifles. With the admiration of a soldier for a brave foe, Grant says in his journal : — " I have seen many battles in India, and many brave...anything more magnificent than the conduct of these zemindarees; around the 2 guns alone there were 125 corpses." After 3 hours' hard fighting, the enemy,...
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The Imperial Gazetteer of India, Volume 2

Sir William Wilson Hunter - India - 1885
...and these chivalrous chiefs were devoted to her cause. ' I have seen,' wrote the British general, ' many battles in India, and many brave fellows fighting...anything more magnificent than the conduct of these zaminddrs.' Order was re-established in July 1858. In 1859 the head-quarters were removed from Daryabdd,...
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The Revolt in Hindustan 1857-59

Sir Evelyn i. e. Henry Evelyn Wood - India - 1908 - 367 pages
...engagement with Oudh yeomen and peasants, reported : " I have seen many battles in India and many brave men fighting with a determination to conquer or die, but...magnificent than the conduct of these Zamindars." Mr. (later Sir) Richard Temple has pithily summed up the salient characteristics of the Lawrences :...
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The revolt in Hindustan 1857-59

Sir Evelyn Wood (i.e. Henry Evelyn) - India - 1908 - 367 pages
...bodies, fought so as to extort the recorded admiration of their conqueror, who wrote : " I have seen many brave fellows fighting with a determination to conquer or die, but I never saw anything more magnificent than the conduct of these Zamindars (Yeomen)." They attacked with great...
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