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The British Army: Its Origin, Progress, and Equipment, Volume 2
Sir James Sibbald David Scott (bart.)
Volledige weergave - 1868
The British Army: Its Origin, Progress, and Equipment, Volume 3
Sir James Sibbald David Scott
Volledige weergave - 1880
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Pagina 531 - K. Hen. What's he that wishes so ? My cousin Westmoreland ? No, my fair cousin : If we are marked to die, we are enough To do our country loss ; and if to live, The fewer men, the greater share of honour. God's will ! I pray thee, wish not one man more.
Pagina 448 - as law. The necessity of order and discipline in an army is the only thing which can give it countenance; and therefore it ought not to be permitted in time of peace, when the King's Courts are open for all persons to receive justice according to the law of the land.
Pagina 107 - he would have clapped i' the clout at twelve score, and carried you a forehand shaft a fourteen and fourteen and a half, that it would have done a man's heart good to see,
Pagina 453 - it pertaineth to have cognizance of contracts touching deeds of arms, and of war out of the realm, and also of things which touch arms or war within the realm, which cannot be determined nor discussed by the common law ; with other usages and customs to the same matters pertaining,
Pagina 531 - enough To do our country loss ; and if to live, The fewer men, the greater share of honour. God's will ! I pray thee, wish not one man more.
Pagina 83 - On Holy-rood day, the gallant Hotspur there, Young Harry Percy, and brave Archibald, That ever valiant and approved Scot, At Holmedon met, Where they did spend a sad and bloody hour.
Pagina 294 - man having a pouch full. They had furred caps, with coped crownes, like Janizaries, which made them look very fierce ; and some had long hoods hanging down behind, as we picture fools. Their clothing being likewise pybald yellow and red.
Pagina 223 - or wild-fire ; whereof the bigger sort for the same had screws of iron to receive a match to carry fire kindled, that the fire-work might be set on fire, for to break in small pieces the same hollow shot, whereof the smallest piece hitting any man would kill or spoil him.
Pagina 491 - was considerably interrupted with trees ; and an extensive marsh, still visible, in some places rendered it inaccessible, and in all of difficult approach. More to the northward, where the natural impediments were fewer, Bruce fortified his position against cavalry, by digging a number of pits so close together, says Barbour, as to
Pagina 531 - Oh, that we now had here But one ten thousand of those men in England, That do no work to-day ! K. Hen. What's he that wishes so ? My cousin Westmoreland ? No, my fair cousin : If we are marked to die, we are enough To do our country loss ; and if to live, The fewer men, the greater share of honour. God's will ! I pray thee, wish not one man more.