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" Finding their number insufficient, he recruited from the negroes, and formed the whole into mixed companies. Working in this way, he soon found himself at the head of a body of men, well taught and well disciplined, and ready to undertake any enterprise... "
History of the French in India: From the Founding of Pondichery in 1674 to ... - Page 107
by George Bruce Malleson - 1868 - 583 pages
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 42

India - 1866
...together, to serve the guns, to scale walls, to fire at a mark, to use the grappling hook. Finding their number insufficient, he recruited from the negroes,...painstaking and energetic regarding the supply of provisions. He had already detained and had begun to equip five vessels, including a vessel carrying...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 127

1868
...serve the guns, to scale walls, to fire at a mark, to use the grappling-hook. Finding their numbers insufficient, he recruited from the negroes, and formed...undertake any enterprise he might assign to them.' (P. 119.) And yet when this gallant sailor at last actually reached the scene of action, after such...
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