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" On this subject he told me a very remarkable anecdote, which happened during the last war in Italy. At the siege of Tortona, the commander of the army which lay before the town, ordered Carew an Irish officer in the service of Naples, to advance with... "
An Account of Corsica: The Journal of a Tour to that Island : and Memoirs of ... - Page 331
by James Boswell - 1768 - 384 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 38

John Nichols - Great Britain - 1768
...ikge of Tortona the commander of the army which lay t&'fore the town, ordered Carew, en IriA orficer in the fervice of Naples, to .advance with a detachment to a particular poft. Having givcu his orders, he whifpered to Careir. ' Sir, I know you w be a gallant man. ' ef Baoks—ivitb...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 43

English literature - 1781
...anecdote. From Bo/iuell'i Tour to Corßca. AT the fiege of Torten?, (during th« Iuft war in Italy), the commander of the army which lay before the town, ordered Carew, an Irifli officer in the fervice of Naples, to advance with a detachment to a particular poft. Having...
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An Account of Corsica: The Journal of a Tour to that Island; and Memoirs of ...

James Boswell - Authors, Scottish - 1768 - 382 pages
...me a very remarkable anecdote, which happened during the laft war in Italy. At the fiege of Tortona, the commander of the army which lay before the town,...Naples, to advance with a detachment to a particular poff. * I mention this on the authority of an excellent fcholar, and one of our beft writers, Mr. Jofcph...
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Walker's Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge

1787
...OiUot In IVis, 'bctou!d obtain annther. •\ See I'ngr »5. Carew, an Irilh officer in the ferviee of Naples, to advance with a detachment to a particular poft. Having given his orders, he whifpered to Carcw,. "Sir, I know you to. be a gallant man, I have therefore put you On ihis duty, which I tell...
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The History of Limerick, Ecclesiastical, Civil and Military: From the ...

John Ferrar - Limerick (Ireland : County) - 1787 - 492 pages
...befo.re ht, PoultK obtain flitoibaff"LIMERICK, rnandef of the army ordered captain Carew, an Irilh officer in -the fervice of Naples, to advance with a detachment to a particular port. Having given his orders, he whifpered1 to Care'w* ** Sir *' 1 know you to be a gallant man. I...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopędia of anecdote, a coll. by W. Oxberry

William Oxberry - 1821
...very prudently withdrew from Vienna. SIEGE OF TORTONA. AT the siege of Tortona, the last war in Italy, the commander of the army which lay before the town, ordered Carew, an Irish officer in the service of Naples, to advance with a detachment to a particular post. Having given...
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The Manchester iris

1823
...the 3rd early in the ensuing year. SINGULAR ANECDOTE OF INTREPIDITY. — At the seige of Tortona, tbe commander of the army which lay before the town, ordered Carew, an irish otlicer in tbe service of Naples, to advance with a detachment to a particular post. Having given...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 2

William Oxberry - English literature - 1824
...prudently withdrew from Vienna. HIBERNIAN COURAGE. At the siege of Tortona, the last war in Italy, the commander of the army, which lay before the town, ordered Carew, an Irish officer in the service of Naples, to advance with a detachment to a particular post. Having given...
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The Terrific Register: Or, Record of Crimes, Judgments, Providences, and ...

Adventure and adventurers - 1825
...innocence will not protect those who have once set their foot here. CAPTAIN CAREW. At the siege of Tortona, the commander of the army which lay before the town ordered Carew, an Irish officer in the service of Naples, to advance with a detachment to a particular spot. Having given...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 3

Anecdotes - 1826
...of a soldier I will undertake it." ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL CAPTAIN CAREW. AT the siege of Tortona, the commander of the army which lay before the town ordered Carew, an Irish officer in the service of Naples, to advance with a detachment to a particular post. Having given...
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