A traveller's rambling reminiscences of the Spanish war; with a refutation of the charges of cruelty brought against general Evans and the British legion; and a defence of British policy

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T. Brettell, 1838 - 335 sider
 

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Side 331 - ... part of any province or people, or in the service of, or for, or under, or in aid of any person or persons exercising or assuming to exercise the powers of government in or over any foreign country, colony, province, or part of any province or people...
Side 298 - That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, praying, that his Majesty will be graciously pleased to direct, that there be laid before this House an account of the progress made in such inquiry, and of the measures adopted in consequence thereof.
Side 331 - Colony, Province, or Part of any Province or People, or in the Service of or for or under or in Aid of any Person or Persons exercising or assuming to exercise the Powers of Government in or over any Foreign Country...
Side 28 - Shameless rapacity, brutal intemperance, savage lust, cruelty, and murder, shrieks and piteous lamentations, groans, shouts, imprecations, the hissing of fires bursting from the houses, the crashing of doors and windows, and the reports of muskets used in violence, resounded for two days and nights in the streets of Badajoz!
Side 27 - ... prevailed, and at last, the fury rising to an absolute madness, a fire was wilfully lighted in the middle of the great magazine, when the town and all in it would have been blown to atoms, but for the energetic courage of some...
Side 330 - An Act to prevent the Enlisting or Engagement of His Majesty's Subjects to serve in a Foreign Service, and the fitting out or equipping, in His Majesty's Dominions, Vessels for Warlike Purposes, without His Majesty's Licence...
Side 126 - Were to make their appearance in a few days, was taken possession of, extending about a mile and a half on the other side of the river.
Side 331 - ... agree to enlist or enter himself to serve as a sailor or marine, or to be employed, or engaged, or shall serve in and on board any ship or vessel of war, or in and on board any ship or vessel used or fitted out, or equipped, or intended to be used...
Side 331 - Marine, or to be employed or engaged, or shall serve in and on board any Ship or Vessel of War, or in and on board any Ship or Vessel used, or fitted out, or equipped, or intended to be used for any warlike purpose...
Side 298 - Majesty's royal licence to British subjects to enlist into the service of the Queen of Spain; which Order in Council will expire on the 10th of June next; and praying also that his Majesty will be graciously pleased to give directions that the marine forces of his Majesty shall not be employed in the civil contest now prevailing in Spain, otherwise than in that naval co-operation which his Majesty has engaged to afford, if necessary, under the stipulations of treaty.

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