Memoirs and Correspondence of Field-Marshal Viscount Combermere, G. C. B., Etc., from His Family Papers, Volym 1


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Sida 102 - She sings the wild songs of her dear native plains, Every note which he loved awaking — Ah! little they think, who delight in her strains, How the heart of the minstrel is breaking!
Sida 103 - She is far from the land where her young hero sleeps, And lovers around her are sighing; But coldly she turns from their gaze, and weeps, For her heart in his grave is lying.
Sida 324 - I am overloaded with people I have never seen before ; and it appears to be purposely intended to keep those out of my way whom I wished to have.
Sida 393 - Though this coffin, which it required seven or eight men to move, was thrown from its central place, and left in this remarkable position, yet the sand on the floor bore no trace of foot-print, or of having been in any way disturbed. The coffin of an infant had been hurled with such force against the opposite wall, near which it was lying, that a deep indentation had been made in the stone work by the corner which struck it. The Chase family immediately ordered the coffins to be removed and buried...
Sida 68 - The squadron stood on into the bay in the order of sailing, but the night coming on, and the rear being too far extended for action, I judged it expedient to come to an anchor within shot of the enemy's ships, and...
Sida 128 - Stewart being come to the House, Mr. Speaker acquainted him that the House had, upon...
Sida 350 - I shall take an early opportunity of transmitting to you, and have the honour to be, my Lord, " Your Lordship's " Most obedient humble Servant,
Sida 390 - The walls, when examined, proved to be thoroughly secure. No fracture was visible, and the three sides, together with the roof and flooring, presented a structure as solid as if formed of entire slabs of stone.

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