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Page 520 - asunder, The rattling musketry, the clashing blade, And ever and anon, in tones of thunder, The diapason of the cannonade. Were half the power that fills the world with terror— Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and courts— Given to redeem the mind from error, There were no need of arsenals or forts.
Page 309 - Patrick Grant, CB, of the Bengal Army. To be an Ordinary Member of the Civil Division of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders of the said Most Honourable Order, viz. :—James Macaulay Higginson, Esq., CB, Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Island of Mauritius and its dependencies. To be Ordinary Members of the Military
Page 314 - Regiment, to be Ordinary Members of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions of the said Most Honourable Order ; and of Henry William Gordon, Esq., Principal Storekeeper to the Army lately serving in the East, to be an Ordinary Member of the Civil Division of the Third Class, or Companions of the said Most Honourable Order.
Page 309 - To be Ordinary Members of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions of the said Most Honourable Order, viz. :—Captain the Hon. George Fowler Hastings, RN ; Captain Frederick Henry Hastings Glasse, RN ; Captain Francis Scott, RN ; Colonel Charles William Ridley, Grenadier Guards ; Colonel Charles Thomas Van Straubenzee, on
Page 314 - Esq., CB, Clerk of the Parliaments, to be an Ordinary Member of the Civil Division of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders of the said Most Honourable Order. Her Majesty has also been graciously pleased to give orders for the appointment of
Page 314 - while in the command of the Turkish Contingent, to be an Ordinary Member of the Military Division of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath ; and of John George Shaw
Page 176 - Harness me down with your iron bands, Be sure of your curb and rein ; For I scorn the power of your puny hands, As the tempest scorns a chain.
Page 310 - Mackelcan Young, Esq., Commissary of the Field Train Department. To be Ordinary Members of the Civil Division of the Third Class, or Companions of the said Most Honourable Order, viz. :—William Govett Romaine, Esq., Deputy
Page 357 - The Commander-in-chief has been informed that the practice of smoking by the use of pipes, cigars, or cheroots, has become prevalent among the officers of the army, which is not only in itself a species of intoxication occasioned by the fumes of tobacco, but, undoubtedly, occasions drinking and tippling by those who acquire the habit.
Page 153 - Pakenham, CB, her Majesty's royal licence and permission that he may accept and wear the Cross of a Commander of the Second Class of the Order of Saint Maurice and Saint Lazarus, which the King of Sardinia hath been pleased to confer upon him, in testimony of his approbation of his distinguished services before the enemy during the late war.