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" of the centinel placed there by the general, and fired at the commandant, with an aim that was near proving fatal, for the ball pafTed under his arm, piercing a very thick door entirely through, and lodging in the jamb. Had we loft the worthy man by "
A narrative of what passed at Killalla, in the county of Mayo, and the parts ... - Page 158
by Joseph Stock - 1800 - 182 pages
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A narrative of what passed at Killalla ... during the French invasion in ...

Joseph Stock (bp. of Waterford.) - 1800
...turned to re-r enter the hall. At this moment a fecond Highlander bUrft through tfce gate, Ģi fpite of of the centinel placed there by the general, and fired...lodging in the jamb. Had we loft the worthy man by fucb an accident, his death would have fpoiied the whole relifh of our prefent enjoyment. He complained,...
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History of the Rebellion in Ireland, in the Year 1798, &c: Containing an ...

James Gordon - Ireland - 1803 - 453 pages
...the hall. " At this moment, a second Highlander burst " through the gate, in spite of the sentinel " placed there by the general, and fired at the " commandant...an aim that was near prov*'ing fatal, for the ball passed under his arm, " piercing a very thick door entirely through, " and lodging in the jamb. Had...
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History of the rebellion in Ireland in ... 1798. With an appendix

James Bentley Gordon - 1803
...the haJL " At this moment, a second Highlander burst " through the gate, in spite of the sentinel " placed there by the general, and fired at the " commandant...an aim that was near prov"ing fatal, for the ball passed under his arm, *' piercing a very thick door entirely through, " and lodging in the jamb. Had...
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History of the Rebellion in Ireland, in the Year 1798, &c: Containing an ...

James Bentley Gordon - Ireland - 1803 - 453 pages
...the hall. " At this moment, a second Highlander burst " through the gate, in spite of the sentinel " placed there by the general, and fired at the " commandant with an aim that was near prov'1ing fatal, for the ball passed ander his arm, " piercing a very thick door entirely through,...
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The History of the Irish Rebellion, in the Year 1798, &c.,: Containing an ...

Ireland - 1809
...a second Highlander burst thr. uljh the gate, in spite of the centinvl placed there ni dit Ceniral, and fired at the commandant, with an aim that was near proving fatal ; for the ball passed under his arm, piercing a very thick door entirely through, and lodging in. the jamb. Had we...
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History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798: With Memoirs of the Union, and ...

William Hamilton Maxwell - Emmet's rebellion, 1803 - 1845 - 477 pages
...reenter the hall. At this moment, a second Highlander burst through the gate, in spite of the sentinel placed there by the general, and fired at the commandant with an aim that was nearly proving fatal, for the ball passed under his arm, piercing a very thick door entirely through,...
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De Quincey's Writings, Volume 23

Thomas De Quincey - 1851
...re-enter the hall. At this moment a second Highlander burst through the gate, in spite of the sentinel placed there by the General, and fired at the commandant...with an aim that was near proving fatal, for the ball passed under his arm, piercing a very thick door entirely through, and lodging in the jamb. Had we...
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Life and Manners: From The Autobiography of an English Opium-eater

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1851 - 347 pages
...re-enter the hall. At this moment a second Highlander burst through the gate, in spite of the sentinel placed there by the General, and fired at the commandant...with an aim that was near proving fatal, for the ball passed under his arm, piercing a very thick door entirely through, and lodging in the jamb. Had we...
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Life and Manners: From The Autobiography of an English Opium-eater

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1851 - 347 pages
...re-enter the hall. At this moment a second Highlander burst through the gate, in spite of the sentinel placed there by the General, and fired at the commandant...with an aim that was near proving fatal, for the ball passed under his arm, piercing a very thick door entirely through, and lodging in the jamb. Had we...
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Autobiographic sketches

Thomas De Quincey - 1853 - 383 pages
...reenter the hall. At this moment a second Highlander burst through the gate, in spite of the sentinel placed there by the general, and fired at the commandant...with an aim that was near proving fatal, for the ball passed under his arm, piercing a very thick door entirely through, and lodging in the jamb. Had we...
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