Nowadays: or, Courts, courtiers, churchmen, Garibaldians, lawyers and brigands at home and abroad, Volum 2

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Side 378 - It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species.
Side 137 - 30 we landed, having got pratique, and being met by Mr. Cossins, the gentleman acting for the Vice-Consul, proceeded to his house, where some other English residents shortly arrived, and we then drove through the town with these gentlemen, visited the cathedral, and eventually went out to their wine stores, which are three in number, distant or rather extending from half-a-mile to one mile and a half from the city. " Whilst here an Englishman came to report that two steamers were...
Side 140 - English flag wherever he saw it flying, which he promised faithfully to do. Whilst we were on board he continued his firing, and even offered a kind of apology for the shot going so low ; but he said he did not wish to fire into the town, only on the armed men marching from the mole to the city gate. As we left the steamer...
Side 138 - ... house, where some other English residents shortly arrived, and we then drove through the town with these gentlemen, visited the cathedral, and eventually went out to their wine stores, which are three in number, distant or rather extending from half-a-mile to one mile and a half from the city. " Whilst here an Englishman came to report that two steamers were coming in from the north-west with Sardinian colours flying. We immediately ascended to a look-out place, and with a telescope watched the...
Side 340 - Roll out the forcemeat with flour on the table in the form of oval cutlets, measuring about two and a half inches long by one and a half...
Side 141 - I found an officer from the other Neapolitan steamer on board ; he had come to ask me to send a boat to the Sardinian vessels with him to get them to surrender. This I declined to do. A short time after my refusal, boats manned and armed were sent in, and the vessels being totally abandoned were taken possession of, and the Sardinian colours hauled down. It is hardly necessary for me to add that the report current in Naples, as conveyed to you by telegraph from Her Majesty's Minister, is entirely...
Side 137 - Marsala within twenty minutes of each other, and between half-past 10 and 11 am Commander Ingram, considering it likely that he would have to stay there three or four days, anchored about three miles out, where the book of directions states the best holding-ground to be. I, on the contrary, knowing I was to remain but a few hours, brought up as close to the shore as I could, distant from three-quarters of a mile to a mile from the lighthouse at the end of the Mole. "At 11.30 we landed, having got...
Side 138 - I could, distant about three-quarters of a mile to a mile from the lighthouse at the end of the mole. "At 11.30 we landed, having got pratique ; and, being met by Mr. Cossins, the gentleman acting for the vice-consul, proceeded to his house, where some other English residents shortly arrived. The case of their disarmament was fully discussed ; but as that subject has been referred to the minister at Naples, it is unnecessary to say anything about it here. We then drove through the town with these...
Side 144 - ... an elderly man seated in a chair with a red garment on, and a wide-awake hat containing a feather and tricolour cockade.
Side 8 - Is any sick amongst you? Let him call in the priests of the Church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

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