A History of the Sepoy War in India, 1857-1858, المجلد 2

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W.H. Allen, 1870 - 2139 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 207 - The God of my rock; in him will I trust: He is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, My saviour; thou savest me from violence.
الصفحة 399 - Let us propose a Bill for the flaying alive, impalement, or burning of the murderers of the women and children at Delhi.
الصفحة 151 - Pray only reflect on the whole history of India. Where have we failed when we acted vigorously ? Where have we succeeded when guided by timid counsels ? Clive with twelve hundred men fought at Plassey, in opposition to the advice of his leading officers, beat forty thousand men, and conquered Bengal.
الصفحة 234 - Volunteer hanging parties went out into the districts, and amateur executioners were not wanting to the occasion. One gentleman boasted of the numbers he had finished off quite ' in an artistic manner,' with mango-trees for gibbets and elephants for drops, the victims of this wild justice being strung up, as though for pastime, in ' the form of a figure of eight.
الصفحة 267 - Martial law had been proclaimed; those terrible acts passed by the Legislative Council in May and June were in full operation; and soldiers and civilians alike were holding Bloody Assize, or slaying natives without any Assize at all, regardless of the sex or age.
الصفحة 386 - The marauding in this camp exceeds the disorders which supervened on the short-lived triumph of the miscreant Nana Sahib. A Provost-Marshal has been appointed, with special instructions to hang up, in their uniform, all British soldiers that plunder. This shall not be an idle threat. Commanding officers have received the most distinct warning on the subject.
الصفحة 454 - I write a line to tell you that Nicholson and I are of opinion that a strong movable column of reliable troops (Europeans and irregulars) should take the field proposed. in the Punjab at once ; and move on the first station that stirs next, and bring the matter, without further delay, to the bayonet. This disaffection will never be talked down now. It must be put down.
الصفحة 282 - The officer in command was emulous of Neill, and thought he could show equal vigour. In two days forty-two men were hanged on the road-side, and a batch of twelve men were executed because their faces were 'turned the wrong way' when they were met on the march.
الصفحة 299 - I was there, buggies, palki-gharrees, vehicles of all sorts, drove up and discharged cargoes of writers, tradesmen, and a miscellaneous mob of every complexion, from white to tawny — all in terror of the imaginary foe; ladies sitting down at the rough...
الصفحة 268 - It is on the records of our British Parliament, in papers sent home by the Governor-General of India in Council, that 'the aged, women, and children, are sacrificed, as well as those guilty of rebellion.1' They were not deliberately hanged, but burnt to death in their villages — perhaps now and then accidentally shot.

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