Journal of the Royal United Service Institution, Volume 19

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W. Mitchell and Son, 1876 - Military art and science

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Page 212 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Page 113 - Though society is not founded on a contract, and though no good purpose is answered by inventing a contract in order to deduce social obligations from it, every one who receives the protection of society owes a return for the benefit, and the fact of living in society renders it indispensable that each should be bound to observe a certain line of conduct towards the rest.
Page xxiii - THE TRANSITS of VENUS ; a Popular Account of Past and Coming Transits, from the first observed by Horrocks AD 1639 to the Transit of AD 2012. By RA PROCTOR, BA Second Edition, with 20 Plates (12 coloured) and 38 Woodcuts. Crown 8vo. 8s. 6d. The UNIVERSE and the COMING TRANSITS...
Page 315 - For swift to east and swift to west the ghastly warflame spread, High on St. Michael's Mount it shone: it shone on Beachy Head. Far on the deep the Spaniard saw, along each southern shire, % Cape beyond cape, in endless range, those twinkling points of fire.
Page 283 - ATTEND, all ye who list to hear our noble England's praise ; I tell of the thrice famous deeds she wrought in ancient days, When that great fleet invincible against her bore in vain The richest spoils of Mexico, the stoutest hearts of Spain.
Page xxiii - WARFARE. Illustrated by the Campaign of 1799 in Switzerland. Being a Translation of the Swiss Narrative compiled from the Works of the Archduke Charles, Jomini, and others. Also of Notes by General H. Dufour on the Campaign of the Valtelline in 1635. With Appendix, Maps, and Introductory Remarks. Demy 8vo.
Page 554 - The Active Army is composed of all the young men, not otherwise exempted, who have reached the age of twenty, and the Reserve of those who have passed through the Active Army. Neither the Active Army nor its Reserve are in any way localised, but drawn from and distributed over the whole of France.
Page 171 - Lord Raglan that he had 2,000 recruits to send him, he replied that those last sent were so young and unformed, that they fell victims to disease, and were swept away like flies — -he preferred to wait.
Page xv - A chronicle of the kings of England, from the time of the Romans...
Page ix - He is a visitor from Providence, the capital of Rhode Island. His uncle, however, is our dear President, Mr. Sonnenschein; and I am sure that you will all join with me in telling Mr. Samuelson that he is just as much at home in this Congregation as in Providence, Rhode Island.

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