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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 the Duke of Marlborough: With His Original ..., Volumen 3

William Coxe - 1848
...been the object to which they directed their shafts on all occasions. Earl Poulett 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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The Military Life of John, Duke of Marlborough

Sir Archibald Alison - 1848 - 410 páginas
...as the PEACE OF UTRECHT, were * " No one can doubt the Dnke of Ormond's bravery ; but he is not like a certain general who led troops to the slaughter,...against stone walls, in order to fill his pockets by the sale of their commissions." — COXE, vi., 196. t Lockhnrt Papers, i., 392. COXE, vi., 196-199....
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The Military Life of John, Duke of Marlborough

Archibald Alison - 1848 - 504 páginas
...not like a certain general who led troops to the slaughter, to cause a great numher of officers to he knocked on the head in a battle, or against stone walls, in order to fill his pockets by the sale of their commissions." — COXE, vi., 196. t Loc/ihart Papers, i., 392. COXE, vi., 196-199....
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Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Volumen 2

Charles Mackay - 1852
...Ormond. " He was not like a certain general, who led troops to the slaughter, to cause great numbers oj: officers to be knocked on the head in a battle, or...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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The life of John, duke of Marlborough: with some account of his ..., Volumen 2

Sir Archibald Alison - 1855
...possessed of the French crown. t * " No one oau doubt the Duke of Ormond's bravery ; but he is not like a certain general who led troops to the slaughter,...against stone walls, in order to fill his pockets by the sale of their commissions." — Parl. lliit., vl. 1137. •f The words of the treaty, which subsequent...
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History of England: Comprising the Reign of Queen Anne Until the Peace of ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1870 - 584 páginas
...slaughter to cause a great number of officers to be knocked on the head in a battle or against stone wall", in order to fill his pockets by disposing of their...with an invitation, according to the language of the tune, " to take the air in the country." The Earl inquiring innocently whether this was meant as a...
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History of the Irish Brigades in the Service of France: From the Revolution ...

John Cornelius O'Callaghan - 1870 - 649 páginas
...not like a certain Lord, who led troops to the .slaughter, that a great nutnl>er of officers might be knocked on the head in a battle, or against stone...pockets, by disposing of their commissions !" * This observation of Earl Powlet was such a severe cut at the blood-soaked money-bags of Marlborough, that...
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Memoirs of the Duke of Marlborough with His Original Correspondence ...

William Coxe, John Wade - 1873
...been the object to which they directed their shafts on all occasions. Earl Poulett 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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Life of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough

Louise Creighton - 1879 - 340 páginas
...bravery; but he does not resemble a certain general who led troops to the slaughter to cause a certain number of officers to be knocked on the head in a...battle, or against stone walls, in order to fill his pocket by disposing of their commissions." At the time this insult was passed by in silence, the debate...
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Charles George Gordon

Sir William Francis Butler - 1889 - 255 páginas
...Blenheim with bread, and if he " led troops to the slaughter that a great number of officers might thereby be knocked on the head in a battle, or against stone...fill his pockets by disposing of their commissions," he at least took care that his soldiers should never be without food, and that the battles and the...
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