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" ... fair-haired English pressed thickest together. Along the stronger half of the battlements, and for the period of half an hour, the conflict raged sublime in all its terrors. The parapets were sprinkled with blood from end to end ; the trenches were... "
The Calcutta Review - Page 553
1849
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A History of the Sikhs: From the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the ...

Joseph Davey Cunningham - Punjab (India) - 1849 - 425 pages
...parapets were sprinkled with blood from end to end ; the trenches were filled with the dead and the dying. Amid the deafening roar of cannon, and the multitudinous...tremendous conflict. But gradually each defensible 1845, 1846. position was captured, and the enemy was pressed towards the scareely fordable river ;...
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History of British India: With Continuation Comprising the Afghan War, the ...

Hugh Murray - India - 1850 - 748 pages
...cllasprinkled with blood from end to end ; the trenches were JJJSSct' ^" filled with the dead and the dying. Amid the deafening roar of cannon, and the multitudinous...exploding magazines of powder, threw bursting shells, beams of wood and banks of earth, high above the agitated sea of smoke and flame which enveloped the...
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Historical and descriptive account of British India, by H. Murray

Hugh Murray - 1855
...parapets were sprinkled with blood from end to end; the trenches were filled with the dead and the dying. Amid the deafening roar of cannon, and the multitudinous...exploding magazines of powder threw bursting shells, beams of wood and banks of earth, high above the agitated sea of smoke and flame which enveloped the...
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History of British India: Continued to the Close of the Year 1854

Hugh Murray - India - 1857 - 723 pages
...parapets were sprinkled with blood from end to end; the trenches were filled with the dead and the dying. Amid the deafening roar of cannon, and the multitudinous...exploding magazines of powder threw bursting shells, beams of wood and banks of earth, high above the agitated sea of smoke and flame which enveloped the...
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History of British India: Continued to the Close of the Year 1854

Hugh Murray - India - 1859 - 723 pages
...were sprinkled with blood from end to end; the trenches were filled with the dead and the dying. Arnid the deafening roar of cannon, and the multitudinous...exploding magazines of powder threw bursting shells, beams of wood and banks of earth, high above the agitated sea of smoke and flame which enveloped the...
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The good soldier, a memoir of sir H. Havelock

William Owen (Independent minister.) - 1858
...deafening roar of cannon, and the multitudinous fire of musketry, the shouts of triumph or of scorn were heard, and the flashing of innumerable swords was yet visible ; or from time to time magazines of powder threw bursting shells, and beams of wood, and banks of earth, high above the agitated...
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The History of India, for Use in Schools: Compiled from the Works of ...

John Garrett - India - 1865 - 339 pages
...dying. Amid tho deafening roar of cannon, and multitudinous fire of musketry, tha yhouts of trinmph or of scorn were yet heard, and the flashing of innumerable swords waa yet visible ; or from tima to time exploding magazines of powder, . threw bursting shells, beams...
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Our Indian Empire: Its Rise and Growth

John Shaw Banks - India - 1880 - 279 pages
...parapets were sprinkled with blood from end to end ; the trenches were filled with the dead and dying. Amid the deafening roar of cannon, and the multitudinous...all the din and tumult of the tremendous conflict.' * By eleven o'clock the issue was decided. The horse artillery played on the Sikhs as they attempted...
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