Guide to the army - competitive examinations

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Edward Stanford, 6, Charing Cross, 1861 - 100 pagina's
 

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Pagina 39 - Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden -flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year...
Pagina 72 - Nutrita faustis sub penetralibus Posset, quid Augusti paternus In pueros animus Nerones. Fortes creantur fortibus et bonis ; Est in juvencis, est in equis patrum Virtus...
Pagina 70 - In any right-angled triangle, the square which is described upon the side subtending the right angle, is equal to the squares described upon the sides which contain the right angle.
Pagina 24 - N'a rien d'humain que l'apparence ; Et d'ailleurs, il n'est pas si facile qu'on pense D'Ítre fort honnÍte homme , et de jouer gros jeu.
Pagina 43 - Fortunatus et ille, deos qui novit agrestes, Panaque Silvanumque senem Nymphasque sorores. Ilium non populi fasces, non purpura regum Flexit et infidos agitans discordia fratres, Aut coniurato descendens Dacus ab Histro, Non res Romanae perituraque regna : neque ille Aut doluit miserans inopem aut invidit habenti.
Pagina 27 - He bade them follow him, and rode forward. But it seemed to be decreed that, on that day, the Lowland Scotch should in both armies appear to disadvantage. The horse hesitated. Dundee turned round, stood up in his stirrups, and, waving his hat, invited them to come on. As he lifted his arm his cuirass rose, and exposed the lower part of his left side. A musket ball struck him : his horse sprang forward and plunged into a cloud of smoke and dust which hid from both armies the fall of the victorious...
Pagina 69 - If one side of a triangle be produced, the exterior angle is greater than either of the interior, and opposite angles.
Pagina 27 - At the beginning of the action he had taken his place in front of his little band of cavalry. He bade them follow him, and rode forward. But it seemed to be decreed that, on that day, the Lowland Scotch should in both armies appear to disadvantage. The horse hesitated. Dundee turned round, and stood up in his stirrups, and, waving his hat, invited them to come on.
Pagina 87 - BAC is cut off from the given circle ABC containing an angle equal to the given angle D : Which was to be done. PROP. XXXV. THEOR. If two straight lines within a circle cut one another, the rectangle contained by the segments of one of them is equal to the rectangle contained by the segments of the other.
Pagina 89 - Infandum, Regina, jubes renovare dolorem, Trojanas ut opes et lamentabile regnum Eruerint Danai ; quaeque ipse miserrima vidi, 5 Et quorum pars magna fui.

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