The Second Usurpation of Buonaparte: Or, A History of the Causes, Progress and Termination of the Revolution in France in 1815: Particularly Comprising a Minute and Circumstantial Account of the Ever-memorable Victory of Waterloo. To which are Added Appendices, Containing the Official Bulletins of this Goloious and Decisive Battle ...
S. Leigh, 1816
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Strona 407 - This attack upon the right of our centre was accompanied by a very heavy cannonade upon our whole line, which was destined to support the repeated attacks of cavalry and infantry — occasionally mixed, but sometimes separate — which were made upon it. In one of these the enemy carried the...
Strona 370 - I come, like Themistocles, to throw myself upon the hospitality of the British people. I put myself under the protection of their laws, which I claim from your royal highness, as the most powerful, the most constant, and the most generous of my enemies.
Strona 5 - Madmen ! one moment of prosperity has bewildered them. The oppression and the humiliation of the French people are beyond their power. If they enter France they will there find their grave.
Strona 404 - The Prince of Orange immediately reinforced this brigade with another of the same division, under General Perponcher, and in the morning early regained part of the ground which had been lost, so as to have the command of the communication leading from Nivelles and Bruxelles, with Marshal Blucher's position.
Strona 100 - Billow upon the enemy's flank was a most decisive one; and, even if I had not found myself in a situation to make the attack which produced the final result, it would have forced the enemy to retire if his attacks should have failed, and would have prevented...
Strona 393 - Bellerophon to receive me as well as my suite, only intended to lay a snare for me, it has forfeited its honour and disgraced its flag. " If this act be consummated, the English will in vain boast to Europe of their integrity, their laws, and their liberty.
Strona 98 - WHILE History's Muse the memorial was keeping Of all that the dark hand of Destiny weaves, Beside her the Genius of Erin stood weeping, For hers was the story that blotted the leaves. But oh ! how the tear in her eyelids grew bright, When, after whole pages of sorrow and shame, She saw History write, With a pencil of light That illum'd the whole volume, her Wellington's name !
Strona 405 - We maintained our position also, and completely defeated and repulsed all the enemy's attempts to get possession of it. The enemy repeatedly attacked us with a large body of infantry and cavalry, supported by a numerous and powerful artillery : he made several charges with the cavalry upon our infantry, but all were repulsed in the steadiest manner.
Strona 407 - The enemy repeatedly charged our infantry with his cavalry ; but these attacks were uniformly unsuccessful, and they afforded opportunities to our cavalry to charge, in one of which Lord E.
Strona 300 - Private persons and property shall be equally respected. The inhabitants, and in general all individuals who shall be in the capital, shall continue to enjoy their rights and liberties without being disturbed or called to account either as to the situations which they hold, or may have held, or as to their conduct or political opinions.