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" The order and regularity that prevailed on board, from the time the ship struck till she totally disappeared, far exceeded anything that I thought could be effected by the best discipline ; and... "
Notes and Queries - Seite 162
1921
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Household Narrative of Current Events

Charles Dickens - 1852 - 296 Seiten
...there was not a living soul on the coast of those that had been on board the ill-fated Birkenhead. The order and regularity that prevailed on board,...to be wondered at, seeing that most of the soldiers had been but a short time in the service. Eyery one did as he was directed, and there was not a murmur...
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The Household Narrative of Current Events

Charles Dickens - 1852 - 296 Seiten
...there was not a living soul on the coast of those that had been on board the ill-fated Birkeuhead. The order and regularity that prevailed on board, from the time the »hip APRIL.] struck till she totally disappeared, far exceeded anything that I thought could be effected...
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Our privileges, responsibilities and trials, sermons

Edward Phillips - 1858
...by one of the officers who escaped, of the conduct of the men, is most striking. He writes : — " The order and regularity that prevailed on board,...to be wondered at, seeing that most of the soldiers had been but a short time in the service. Every one did as he was directed, and there was not a murmur...
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Curiosities of war and military studies

Thomas Carter - 1860
...that any more were living, and came down to the Cove to join the other men. We arrived there about six PM " The order and regularity that prevailed on board,...to be wondered at, seeing that most of the soldiers had been but a short time in the service. Every one did aa he was directed ; and there was not a murmur...
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Papers of an undergraduate, a selection from the MSS. of W. T. Edwards [ed ...

William Edwards (of Camberwell) - 1862
...who were on board, 433 were lost One of the survivors thus speaks of the conduct of the troops: — "The order and regularity that prevailed on board,...time the ship struck till she totally disappeared, And in the children's faces was a white And awful terror. Wildly, here and there, Ran some with screams;...
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Our soldiers; or, Anecdotes of the ... British army during the reign of ...

William Henry G. Kingston - 1863
...paddle-box boats, and the remainder were brought on the poop, so as to ease the fore part of the ship. "The order and regularity that prevailed on board...anything that I thought could be effected by the best discipline,'1 says one of the survivors. " This is more to be wondered at, seeing that most of the...
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The annals of our time [1837 to 1868]. [With] 1871 to

Joseph Irving - 1871
...the lower troop-deck must have been drowned in their hammocks. Captain Wright, of the gi-st, writes: "The order and regularity that prevailed on board,...thought could be effected by the best discipline. Every one did as he was directed, and there was not a murmur nor a cry among them till the vessel made...
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The Annals of Our Time: From the accession of Queen Victoria, June 20, 1837 ...

Joseph Irving - 1871
...their hammocks. Captain Wright, of the gist, writes: "The order and regularity that prevailed on boanl, from the time the ship struck till she totally disappeared,...thought could be effected by the best discipline. Every one did as he was directed, and there was not a murmur nor a cry among them till the vessel made...
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Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea

William Henry Giles Kingston - 1873 - 516 Seiten
...remarks, which are worthy of record. "The order and regularity which prevailed on board from the time she struck till she totally disappeared, far exceeded anything that I thought could have been effected by the best discipline ; and it is the more to be wondered at, seeing that most...
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Heroes of Britain in peace and war, Band 2;Band 293

Edwin Hodder - 1878
...91st Regiment, one of the survivors, in reporting the circumstances of the catastrophe, said : — " The order and regularity that prevailed on board,...the soldiers were but a short time in the service. Every one did as he was directed, and there was not a murmur or a cry amongst them until the vessel...
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