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" ... but above all the total absence of every symptom of order, or obedience, or command, excepting groups collected round their respective flags ; every individual an independent warrior, self-impelled, affecting to be the champion whose single arm was... "
Historical and Descriptive Account of British India, from the Most Remote ... - Page 93
by Hugh Murray, James Wilson, Robert Kaye Greville, Robert Jameson, Sir Whitelaw Ainslie, William Rhind, William Wallace, Clarence Dalrymple - 1832
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Historical Sketches of the South of India, in an Attempt to Trace the ...

Mark Wilks - Mysore (India) - 1817
...discharged in flight, but above all the total absence of every symptom of order, or obedience, or command, excepting groups collected round their respective...the champion whose single arm was to achieve victory ; scampering among each other in wild confusion. The whole exhibition presented to the mind an imagery...
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The History of the British Empire in India, Volume 2

Edward Thornton - India - 1842
...the total absence of every symptom of order, or obedience, or command, excepting groups collecting round their respective flags ; every individual an...the champion whose single arm was to achieve victory ; scampering among each other in one object of the governor-general's march ; another CHAP. xiv. was...
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History of British India: With Continuation Comprising the Afghan War, the ...

Hugh Murray - India - 1850 - 748 pages
...and matchlocks of every form, metallic helmets of every pattern." These singular accoutrements were combined with " the total absence of every symptom...respective flags ; every individual an independent warrior, selfimpclled, affecting to be the champion whose single arm was to achieve victory." This corps, it...
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History of British India: Continued to the Close of the Year 1854

Hugh Murray - India - 1859 - 723 pages
...and matchlocks of every form, metallic helmets of every pattern." These singular accoutrements were combined with " the total absence of every symptom...could never be of any use in regular operations; but hopci were at first cherished that they might relieve the English from some of the harassing duty belonging...
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Annals of the Wars of the Eighteenth Century: Compiled from the ..., Volume 4

Sir Edward Cust - 1862
...sabre proof; . . . above all, the total absence of every symptom of order or obedience or command, excepting groups collected round their respective...champion whose single arm was to achieve victory. The whole exhibition presenting to the mind an imagery scarcely more allied to previous impressions...
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The book of battles; or, Daring deeds by land and sea [ed. by E. Shelton and ...

Book - 1867
...the total absence of every symptom of order, or obedience, or command, excepting groups collecting round their respective flags ; every individual an...warrior, self-impelled, affecting to be the champion whoso single arm was to achieve victory ; scampering among each other in wild confusion ; the whole...
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The illustrated history of the British empire in India and the ..., Volume 2

Edward Henry Nolan - 1878
...every form, and metallic helmets of every pattern. The total absence of every symptom of order and obedience, excepting groups collected round their...champion whose single arm was to achieve victory." These wild heroes had neither provender nor provisions. The governor-general ordered them to relieve...
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The Presidential Armies of India

Edward Stirling Rivett-Carnac - Armies - 1890 - 442 pages
...pattern." There was a total absence of every symptom of order or obedience ; every individual seemed an independent warrior, self-impelled, affecting to be "the champion whose single arm was to achieve victory"—very different from the Nizam's cavalry, in the middle of the present century, when commanded...
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Staging Governance: Theatrical Imperialism in London, 1770–1800

Daniel O'Quinn - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 412 pages
...obedience, or command, excepting groups collected around their respective flags; every individual was an independent warrior, self-impelled, affecting to...champion whose single arm was to achieve victory; scampering among each other in wild confusion.27 Here the distinction between European and Indian forces...
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