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" The army behave terribly ill ; they are a rabble, who cannot bear success any more than Sir John Moore's army could bear failure. "
The War in the Peninsula, and Wellington's Campaigns in France and Belgium ... - Page 112
by Herbert R. Clinton - 1878 - 471 pages
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Edinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal, Volume 111

English literature - 1860
...22nd April, the late Irish Secretary writes to Lord Castlereagh from Coimbra on the 1st May : — * The army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble who...tame them, but if I should not succeed I must make an oflicial complaint of them and send one or two corps home in disgrace. They plunder in all directions.'...
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The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington: During His ..., Volume 4

Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington, John Gurwood - Marshals - 1835
...the Junta to pursue him. ' We are getting on well, and I hope the Government are satisfied with us. ' The army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble who...than Sir John Moore's army could bear failure. I am endeavoring to tame them ; but if I should not succeed, I must make an official complaint of them,...
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The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, K. G. During His ...

Arthur Wellesley Wellington (Duke of) - Great Britain - 1838
...the Junta to pursue him. ' We are getting on well, and I hope the Government are satisfied with us. ' The army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble who...than Sir John Moore's army could bear failure. I am endeavoring to tame them ; but if I should not succeed, I must make an official complaint of them,...
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History of the war in the Peninsula, and in the south of France, from the ...

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1840
...practice, to sell them to the people again.' Sir Arthur Wellesley to lord Castlereagh, May 31, 1809. ' The army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble who cannot bear success more than sir John Moore's army could bear failure. I am endeavouring to tame them but if I should...
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Stories of Torres Vedras, by the author of 'Adventures of an Irish gentleman'.

John Gideon Millingen - 1839
...industry. The Duke of Wellington truly said : " The army behaves terribly ill. They are a rabble that cannot bear success any more than Sir John Moore's...could bear failure. I am endeavouring to tame them — they plunder in every direction." Stealing was generally qualified by the terms " making " or "...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 3

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1839
...practice, to sell them to the people again." Sir Arthur irellesley to Cord Castlereagh. May 31 , 1808. " The army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble who cannot bear success more than tir John Moore's army could bear failure. I am endeavouring to tame them, hut if I should...
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Memoranda of the contest in Spain, January 1840

George de Lacy Evans (sir.) - 1840
..." operations in this country." — " You should now " send us 300, OOO/. as soon as possible."— " The " army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble...than Sir John " Moore's army could bear failure." " Your Excellency is informed of the history of " the causes (want of means), which led to the " late...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 6

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1840
...Castlereagh, May 31. 1809. ' The army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble who cannot bear success more than sir John Moore's army could bear failure....endeavouring to tame them but if I should not succeed 1 shall make an official complaint of them and send one or two corps home in disgrace; they plunder...
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History of the war in the Peninsula, and in the south of France from ...

William Francis P. Napier (sir.) - 1840
...practice, to sell them to the people again.' Sir Arthur Wellesley to lord Castlercagh, May 31. 1809. , ' The army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble who cannot bear success more than sir John Moore's army could bear failure. I am endeavouring to tame them but if I should...
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History of the war in the Peninsula, and in the south of France, from the ...

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1840
...practice, to sell them to the people again.' Sir Arthur Wellesley to lord Cattlereagh, May 31. 1809. ' The army behave terribly ill. They are a rabble who cannot bear success more than sir John Moore's army could bear failure. I am endeavouring to tame them but if I should...
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