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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 Last Words (real and Traditional) of Distinguished Men and Women

1900 - 203 Seiten
...defeated in every point, he said, "It is a great satisfaction to me to know we have beaten the French. I hope the people of England will be satisfied. I hope my country will do me justice." Having mentioned the name of his venerable mother, and the names of some other friends, for whose welfare...
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The Life of a Regiment: The History of the Gordon Highlanders, Band 1

Charles Greenhill Gardyne, Cyril Falls - 1901
...mother, and his " satisfaction to know that we have beaten the French," his last words were, " I hope England will be satisfied ; I hope my country will do me justice." The touching scene of the burial of Sir John Moore, as described both in prose and poetry, will ever...
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The Story of the World for Children of the British Empire, Bücher 4

Margaret Bertha Synge - 1903
...saw there was no hope. " You know I have always wished to die this way," whispered the dying man. " I hope the people of England will be satisfied. I hope my country will do me justice," he added. And as night fell and the thunder of battle grew fainter and more faint, the hero of Coruna...
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The Light Brigade in Spain: Or, The Last Fight of Sir John Moore

Herbert Strang - 1904 - 410 Seiten
...and the commanders who had served him and England so well during the bitter days of the retreat. " I hope the people of England will be satisfied. I hope my country will do me justice." He spoke of Paget, asking to be remembered to him. "General Paget, I mean; he is a fine fellow." He...
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The Quarterly Review, Band 199

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1904
...Colonel Anderson, ' he said at intervals. " Anderson, you know 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." ' That justice has finally been rendered by the publication of his diary and important papers, and...
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A Corner of Spain

Walter Wood - 1910 - 203 Seiten
...way," He lingered for a few hours at his lodgings, and just before he passed away he murmured : " I hope the people of England will be satisfied. I hope my country will do me justice." It was almost a repetition of the glorious death of Nelson in Trafalgar Bay, 600 miles below Corunna,...
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The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes

Max Hastings - 1986 - 528 Seiten
...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!' excessively agitated, and not being able to proceed, changed the subject. 'Hope! — Hope! I have much...
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Britons: Forging the Nation, 1707-1837

Linda Colley - 2005 - 429 Seiten
...General Sir John Moore, mortally wounded at the Battle of Coruna in 1809, gasped out at the end: 'I hope the people of England will be satisfied. I hope my country will do me justice.' (Moore, incidentally, was a Scot.) The sentiments were clearly heartfelt, the programming perfect....
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The Familiar Past?: Archaeologies of Later Historical Britain

Sarah Tarlow, Susie West - 1999 - 294 Seiten
...Duke of Wellington) was an Anglo-Irishman, and while Moore's last words at Corunna may have been 'I hope the people of England will be satisfied; I hope my country will do me justice', he was nonetheless a Scot. Once again, the potters were catering to a ready-made market, but additionally,...
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The Struggle for Sea Power, Book IV of the Story of the World

2013 - 248 Seiten
...saw there was no hope. " You know I have always wished to die this way," whispered the dying man. " I hope the people of England will be satisfied. I hope my country will do me justice," he added. And as night fell and the thunder of battle grew fainter and more faint, the hero of Coruna...
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