R.U.S.I. Journal, Volume 5

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W. Mitchell and Son, 1862 - Military art and science

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Page 558 - Not once or twice in our rough island story The path of duty was the way to glory. He that walks it, only thirsting For the right, and learns to deaden Love of self, before his journey closes, He shall find the stubborn thistle bursting Into glossy purples, which outredden All voluptuous garden roses. Not once or twice, in our fair island story. The path of duty was the way to glory.
Page 66 - Our song and feast shall flow To the fame of your name, When the storm has ceased to blow, — When the fiery fight is heard no more, And the storm has ceased to blow.
Page 296 - If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.
Page 264 - ... owing to the prevalence of intellectual and moral culture in the one case, and the want of it in the other. No other cause can be named, adequate to the...
Page 558 - The path of duty was the way to glory : He, that ever following her commands, On with toil of heart and knees and hands, Thro...
Page 468 - I shall be deemed foolhardy in engaging for the defence of the empire with an Army composed of such a force of Militia. I may be so, I confess it ; I should infinitely prefer, and should feel more confidence in, an army of regular troops. But I know I shall not have these.
Page 468 - I know of no mode of resistance, much less of protection, from this danger, excepting by an army in the field capable of meeting and contending with its formidable enemy, aided by all the means of fortification which experience in war and science can suggest.
Page xx - DECLARATION RESPECTING MARITIME LAW, SIGNED BY THE PLENIPOTENTIARIES OF GREAT BRITAIN, AUSTRIA, FRANCE, PRUSSIA, RUSSIA, SARDINIA, AND TURKEY, ASSEMBLED IN CONGRESS AT PARIS, APRIL 16, 1856.
Page 593 - ... decrease as the square root of the thickness. 6. a. That india-rubber surpasses all other materials in the smallness of the amount of its inductive discharge and the perfectness of its insulation. In the former respect a coating of india-rubber is fully equal to a coating of ordinary gutta percha of double its thickness.
Page 290 - vails the vain knight-errant's brand ? — O Douglas for thy leading wand ! Fierce Randolph for thy speed ! O for one hour of Wallace wight, Or well-skilled Bruce, to rule the fight, And cry " Saint Andrew and our right...

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