Journal of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, Volume 3
Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain)
The Institution, 1860 - Military art and science
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Page 234 - And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.
Page 266 - Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examined all the dreadful scenes of war ; In peaceful thought the field of death surveyed, To fainting squadrons sent the timely aid, Inspired repulsed battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage.
Page xxxv - ... rent which might have been had or gotten for the same respectively at the time of the purchase or acquisition thereof...
Page xxxvii - ... so that the same be not repugnant to these presents, or to the laws and statutes of ' this our Realm ; and shall and may also enter into any resolution, and make any regulation, respecting any of the affairs and concerns of the said body politic and corporate, that shall be thought necessary and proper.
Page 266 - Inspired repulsed battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an angel, by divine command, With rising tempests shakes a guilty land (Such as of late o'er pale Britannia passed), Calm and serene he drives the furious blast ; And, pleased the Almighty's orders to perform. Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm.
Page 213 - The army of the Long Parliament was raised for home service. The pay of the private soldier was much above the wages earned by the great body of the people; and, if he distinguished himself by intelligence and courage, he might hope to attain high commands. The ranks were accordingly composed of persons superior in station and education to the multitude. These persons, sober, moral, diligent, and accustomed to reflect, had been induced to take up arms, not by the pressure of want, not by the love...
Page xxxiv - ... and by the same name to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto...
Page xxxvi - We do hereby grant our especial licence and authority unto all and every person and persons, bodies politic and corporate, (otherwise competent,) to grant, sell, alien, and convey in mortmain, unto and to the use of the said Society, and their successors, any messuages, lands, tenements, or hereditaments, not exceeding such annual value as aforesaid.
Page 356 - EXTRACTS from an INVESTIGATION of the Effect of the Prevailing Wave Influence on the NILE'S Deposits, and upon the Littoral of its Delta.