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" SOUTHBY, i. 499. In the midst of this disgraceful scene of unbridled license and military devastation, there is one trait of heroic presence of mind, which in some degree redeems the character of the British soldier. Several thousand infantry slept in... "
History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC ... - Page 650
by Archibald Alison - 1843
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 1

William Francis Patrick Napier - France - 1828 - 2 pages
...above the bridge with six hundred horsemen of the imperial guards, he advanced into the plain. The • Several thousand infantry slept in the long galleries of an immense convent built round a square ; the lower corridors were filled with the horses of the cavalry and artillery, so thickly stowed that it...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 29; Volume 47

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1828
...the lock. Jackson escaped death during the retreat, and finally recovered from his wounds.' ****** * Several thousand infantry slept in the long galleries of an immense convent built round a square ; the lower corridors were filled with the horses of the cavalry and artillery, so thickly stowed that it...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 1

William Francis Patrick Napier - France - 1828 - 2 pages
...above the bridge with six hundred horsemen of the imperial guards, he advanced into the plain. The * Several thousand infantry slept in the long galleries of an immense convent built round a square ; the lower corridors were tilled with the horses of the cavalry and artillery, so thickly stowed that it...
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Lives of the Most Eminent British Military Commanders: Robert Lord Clive ...

George Robert Gleig - Generals - 1832
...account of that affair from the first volume of colonel Napier's History of the Peninsular War: — ** Several thousand infantry slept in the long galleries of an immense convent built round a square ; the lower corridors were filled with the horses of the cavalry and artillery, so thickly stowed, that it...
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Hints to a soldier on service, Volume 1

William Hamilton Maxwell - 1845
...a singular instance of personal intrepidity, and presence of mind, averted a frightful catastrophe. "Several thousand infantry slept in the long galleries...of an immense convent, built round a square ; the lower corridors were filled with the horses of the cavalry and artillery, so thickly stowed, that it...
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History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 12

Sir Archibald Alison - 1847
...masters, were heaped together as fuel. Fortunately the archives of the family escaped."— SOUTH EY, i. 499. In the midst of this disgraceful scene of...the British soldier. Several thousand infantry slept CHAP. relaxed during the retreat, though only of three days' LV- duration, from Sahagun ; the spirit...
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The patriot warrior: an historical sketch of the life of the duke of ...

Mary Atkinson Maurice - 1853
...Lloyd. This event is worth recording, to show the importance of cultivating the habit of self-control. " Several thousand infantry slept in the long galleries...of an immense convent, built round a square ; the lower corridors were filled with the horses of the cavalry and artillery, so thickly stowed that it...
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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC ...

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1854
...fatigues of the march and gether as fuel. Fortunately the archives of the family escaped."— SODTHEY, i. 499. In the midst of this disgraceful scene of...galleries of an immense convent built round a square ; thehorses of the cavalry and artillery, scarcely less numerous, were in the corridor below, so closely...
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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 8

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1860
...masters, were heaped together as fuel. Fortunately the archives of the family escaped." — SOUTHEY, i. 499. In the midst of this disgraceful scene of...scarcely less numerous, were in the corridor below, BO closely jammed together that no one could pass between them, and there was but one entrance. Two...
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History of Europe, from the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 8

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1870
...fatigues of the march and gether as fuel. Fortunately the archives of the family escaped." — SOUTHEY, i. 499. In the midst of this disgraceful scene of...square ; the horses of the cavalry and artillery, scarce!;' less numerous, were in the corridor below, so closely jammed together that no one could pass...
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