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" I hope the people of England will be satisfied!" "I hope my country will do me justice! "
The Monthly magazine - Seite 156
von Monthly literary register - 1809
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The book of French exercises and composition

Gustave H. Doret - 1883
...his old friend, Colonel Anderson, " that I always wished to die thus. ... I hope," he exclaimed, " the people of England will be satisfied ! I hope my country will do me justice ! " These precious sentences were among the last he uttered ; his sufferings were not long. He expired...
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Life of the Duke of Wellington

Rosamond Waite - 1884 - 315 Seiten
...satisfaction to me to know we have beaten the French You know that I always wished to die this way 1 hope the people of England will be satisfied ; I hope my country will do me justice!" He was buried hastily "in the dead of night" in the ramparts of Corunna. His resolute courage saved...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and the Fine Arts

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1884
...fortitude, he said, at intervals, ' Anderson, you know that I have always wished to die this way. I hope the people of England will be satisfied ! I hope my country will do me justice ! Anderson, you will see my friends as soon as you can. Tell them every thing.— Say to my mother...
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The world at home, a new ser. of geographical readers. 6 standards. [With ...

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1884
...moment of victory, and was buried the same night on the ramparts of Corunna. His last words were : " I hope the people of England will be satisfied. I hope my country will do me justice."] 1. Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corpse to the ramparts we hurried; Not a soldier...
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The Heroes of England: Stories of the Lives of England's Warriors by Land ...

John George Edgar - 1884 - 408 Seiten
...to die this way." (He was now able to talk only at intervals.) In a little while he continued, " I hope the people of England will be satisfied : I hope my country will do me justice. Anderson, you will see my friends as soon as you can. Tell them everything. Say to my mother " Here...
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Chambers's advanced reader [forming a 7th part to Chambers's graduated readers].

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...unsubdued spirit, as if anticipating the baseness of his posthumous calumniators, he exclaimed, ' I hope the people of England will be satisfied ! I hope my country will do me justice!' In a few minutes afterwards he died, and his corpse, wrapped in a military cloak, was interred by the...
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Stirring Stories of Peace and War, by Sea and Land

James Macaulay - 1885 - 400 Seiten
...Lord Lynedoch, the hero of Barrosa. " Remember Graham." When life was fast ebbing, he exclaimed, " I hope the people of England will be satisfied : I hope my country will do me justice." In a few minutes afterwards he died, and his corpse, wrapped in a military cloak, was interred by the...
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England at War: The Story of the Great Campaigns of the British Army ..., Band 1

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1886
...he foresaw the injustice that was to be done to his memory by hasty critics, he exclaimed, — ' I hope the people of England will be satisfied ! I hope my country will do me justice !' The faint echoes of departing battle were fading among the darkened hills when the hero's corpse,...
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O'Shea's Guide to Spain and Portugal

Henry George O'Shea - 1889 - 562 Seiten
...thoughts clear ; once only, when he spoke of his mother, he became agitated.' His last words were, 'I hope the people of England will be satisfied. I hope my country will to-day do me justice.' ' The battle was scarcely ended when his corpse, wrapped in a military cloak,...
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Sir Charles Napier

Sir William Francis Butler - 1890 - 216 Seiten
...OF MOORE 37 appealed from those "posthumous calumniators" to "the people," suddenly exclaiming, " I hope the people of England will be satisfied. I hope my country will do me justice." That dying hope has been realised. Few names stand in purer lustre than that of Sir John Moore. Fortunately...
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