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Page 369 - York that it was their intention all to remain behind, and to continue abroad, because where they were they had sufficient to eat, and if they came to this country they should not have a dinner. His Royal Highness first got an allowance of bread to the soldiers, and afterwards of beer, and then their pay increased, and upon which the soldiers are very comfortable.
Page 211 - Clavering is mistaken, My Angel, in thinking that any new regiments are to be raised ; it is not intended, only second Battalions to the existing Corps ; you had better, therefore, tell him so, and that you were sure that there would be no use in applying for hie-.
Page 337 - I should have avoided cross-examining to that effect, thinking the mode that was adopted a more satisfactory means of bringing it forward ; and I believe it will be found, that there was no cross-examination of Sandon to that fact, nor any thing that could lead to it ; and therefore, answering to the motive, and not to the fact, I can only say it does not strike me that this stands upon the same footing as the ordinary cross-examination of witnesses, according to my conception.
Page 254 - I have no stock for the voyage, neither have I any money to purchase those little things which are absolutely necessary. I have to keep watch four hours every night, and have nothing to eat but salt meat three times a week, and water to drink, the rum being so bad, 'tis impossible to drink it.
Page 371 - Highness, the officers are improved in knowledge ; that the staff of the army is much better than it was, and much more complete than it was ; that the cavalry is improved ; that the officers of the cavalry are better than...
Page 211 - What a time it appears to be since we parted, and with what impatience do I look forward to the day after to-morrow ; there are still however two whole Nights before I shall clasp My Darling in my arms !— How happy am...
Page 96 - I know, is this : that an application is either made directly to the First Lord of the Treasury or the Chancellor of the Exchequer...
Page 103 - Sir ; I am commanded by the lords " commissioners of his majesty's Treasury to " acquaint you, that they have directed the " secretary at war to submit a warrant to ' his majesty for appointing William Dow
Page 59 - Highness, and more independent : they arc acquaintances of yours ; and to relieve my wants, in pique to others will do what the Duke will not : however, he has it all within his own power, and so he may act as he pleases.
Page 338 - Was the introduction of this evidence settled, upon the supposition that the note was actually destroyed ? — Certainly my impression was, that the note was actually destroyed, and it was after that impression was conveyed to me, that the note was actually destroyed, that...