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" ... troops to the slaughter to cause a great number of officers to be knocked on the head in a battle, or against stone walls, in order to fill his pockets by disposing of their commissions. "
History of England Comprising the Reign of Queen Anne Until the Peace of ... - Página 253
de Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1872
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Memoirs of John, duke of Marlborough, with his original ..., Volumen 3

William Coxe - 1819
...an instrument of so disgraceful a proceeding. shafts on all occasions. Earl Poulet replied, " No one can doubt the duke of Ormond's bravery ; but he does...battle, or against stone walls, in order to fill his pocket, by disposing of their commissions." This imputation, perhaps the most vulgar and opprobrious,...
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Memoirs of John, Duke of Marlborough: With His Original ..., Volumen 6

William Coxe - 1820
...directed their shafts on all occasions. Earl Poulett replied, " No one can doubt the duke of Ormond s bravery ; but he does not resemble a certain general,...battle, or against stone walls, in order to fill his pocket, by disposing of their commissions." This imputation, perhaps the most vulgar and opprobrious...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen 23

1820
...secret orders not to fight, said of him, ' that he did not resemble a certain general, who led his troops to the slaughter to cause a great number of...fill his pockets by disposing of their commissions.' Marlborough heard him in silence, but as soon as the house rose sent a message to him by Lord Mohun,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen 23

1820
...general, who led his troops to the slaughter to cause a great number of officers to be knocked on •jhe head in a battle, or against stone walls, in order...fill his pockets by disposing of their commissions.' Marlborough heard him in silence, but as soon as the house rose sent a message to him by Lord Mohnq,...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volumen 16

1826
...resemble a certain general, who led his troops to the slaughter, to cause a great number of officer s to be knocked on the head, in a battle, or against...fill his pockets, by disposing of their commissions." Marlborough heard this atrocious calumny in silence ; but as soon as the house rose, he sent a message...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volumen 16

1826
...troops to the slaughter, to cause a great number of officers to be knocked on the head, in a hattle, or against stone walls, in order to fill his pockets, by disposing of their commissions." Marlborough heard this, atrocious calumny in silence ; but as soon as the house rose, be sent a message...
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The Georgian Era: Military and naval commanders. Judges and barristers ...

---- Clarke - 1833
...alluded to the fallen Marlborough : — " He (Ormond) does not resemble a certain general, who led his troops to the slaughter, to cause a great number of...fill his pockets by disposing of their commissions I" The duke immediately afterwards sent a message to the earl, " inviting him to take the air in the...
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The Life of John, Duke of Marlborough

Charles Bucke - 1839 - 386 páginas
...character, as an instrument of so disgraceful a proceeding. " No one," answered the Earl of Poulet, " can doubt the Duke of Ormond's bravery ; but he does...fill his pockets, by disposing of their commissions." The debate went on ; Marlborough looking on in silent contempt. , As soon as the house rose, however,...
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The Life of John, Duke of Marlborough

Charles Bucke - 1839 - 386 páginas
...character, as an instrument of so disgraceful a proceeding. " No one," answered the Earl of Poulet, " can doubt the Duke of Ormond's bravery ; but he does...in order to fill his pockets, by disposing of their commiRsions." The debate went on ; Marlborough looking on in silent contempt. As soon as the house...
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Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions, Volumen 1

Charles Mackay - 1841
...Ormond. " He was not like a certain general, who led troops to the slaughter, to cause great numbers of officers to be knocked on the head in a battle,...fill his pockets by disposing of their commissions." Every one felt that the remark was aimed at the Duke of Marlborough, but he remained silent, though...
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