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" It is as well as it is. I had rather it should go out of the field with me ;" and in that manner, so becoming to a soldier, Moore was borne from the fight. "
The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26 - Page 457
1810
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A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain

James Carrick Moore - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1809 - 388 pages
...act of " unbuckling it from his waist, when he said, " in his usual tone and manner, and in a very " distinct voice, 'It is as well as it is. I had " rather it should go out of the field with me.' " Here J feel that it would be improper (1 for my pen to venture to express the admi** ration with...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Europe - 1810
...who dismounted, and took him by the hand, perceived him anxiously watching the 42d, which was wurmly engaged, and told him they were advancing, and upon...composure, caught at the hope that the wound might not he mortal, and said to him, he trusted he would be spared to the army, and recover. Moore turned his...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 51

Edmund Burke - History - 1811
...snow, on the 2d, id, and uli of J aniiary . buckle it : " It is as well as it is," said he, " caltny : I had rather it should go out of the field with me." He was so sensible of his approaching dissolution, that he said to the surgeons who offered their assistance,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 22

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...in the act of unbuckling it from his waist, when he said in his usual tone and manner, and in a very distinct voice, ' It is as well as it is ; I had rather it should go out of the field with me.' " The account of this disaster was brought to sir David Baird while the surgeons were dressing his...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 22

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...in the act of unbuckling it from his waist, when he said in his usual tone and manner, and in a very distinct voice, ' It is as well as it is ; I had rather it should go. out of the field with me.' " The account of this disaster was brought to sir David Baird while the surgeons were dressing his...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1815
...in the act of unbuckling it from his waist, when be said in his usual tone and manner, and in a very distinct voice, ' It is as well as it is; I had rather it should go out of the field with me.'" Baird while the surgeons were dressing his shattered arm. He ordered them instantly to desist, and...
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An impartial history of the naval, military and political events in Europe ...

Hewson Clarke - 1815
...said in his usual tone and manner, and in a distinct voice, " It is as well as it is ; I hadrather it should go out of the field with me." Six soldiers of the 42nd and the guards bore him. Hardinge, observing his composure, caught at the hope that the wound...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 27

1830
...the hilt entered the wound. Captain Hardinge attempted to take it off, but he stopped him, saying, ' It is as well as it is, I had rather it should go out of the field with me.' Sir David Baird had previously been disabled by a severe wound ; and the command of the army now devolved...
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Account of the War in Spain, Portugal, and the South of France: From 1808 to ...

Sir John Thomas Jones (bart.) - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1821
...in the act of unbuckling it from his waist, when he said in his usual tone and manner, and in a very distinct voice, " It is as well as it is. I had rather it should go out of the field with me." He was borne by six soldiers of the 42d, and Guards, my sash supporting him in an easy posture. Observing...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 13

1823
...him, seeing the composure of his features,began to hope that he was not wounded, till he perceived the dreadful laceration. From the size of the wound,...go out of the field with me.' Six soldiers of the 4 2d and the guards bore him. Hardinge, observing his composure, began to hope that the wound might...
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