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" ... prevailed, and at last, the fury rising to an absolute madness, a fire was wilfully lighted in the middle of the great magazine, when the town and all in it would have been blown to atoms, but for the energetic courage of some... "
A Traveller's Rambling Reminiscences of the Spanish War - Página 23
por Thomas Farr - 1838 - 335 páginas
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volumen4

sir William Francis P. Napier - 1834
...had been amongst the foremost at the lesser breach, received the governor's sword. VOL. 1v. 2 c BOOK The allies now plunged into the streets from all quarters, for O'Toole's attack was also successful, January and at t^ie otner sl^e of the town Pack's Portuguese, meeting no resistance, had entered the...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volumen4

sir William Francis P. Napier - 1846
...entered amongst the foremost at the lesser breach, received the governor's sword. VOL. iv. 2 c BOOK The allies now plunged into the streets from all quarters, for O'Toole's attack was also successful, Jonuiaty and at tne o tni31 ' sitle o f tlle tOWn guese and the reserves, meeting no resistance, entered...
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The history of England, Volumen6

Thomas Smart Hughes - 1836
...scenes of this night, its terrors hardly could be surpassed. ' Throwing off,' says colonel Napier, ' the restraints of discipline, the troops committed...soldiers menaced their officers, and shot each other; intoxication soon increased the tumult ; and at last, the fury rising to absolute madness, a fire was...
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Memoirs of a sergeant, late in the forty-third light infantry regiment ...

Memoirs - 1835
...quarters ; after which, thro wing off the restraints of discipline, frightful excesses were committed. The town was fired in three or four places ; the soldiers...officers, and shot each other ; many were killed in the market-place ; intoxication soon increased the disorder ; and at last, the fury rising to an absolute...
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The History of England: From the Accession of George III, 1760-1835, Volumen6

Thomas Smart Hughes - 1836
...scenes of this night, its terrors could hardly be surpassed. •' Throwing off,' says colonel Napier, ' the restraints of discipline, the troops committed...soldiers menaced their officers, and shot each other ; intoxication soon increased the tumult ; and at last, the fury rising to absolute madness, a fire...
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Sequel of The Policy of England Towards Spain: In Answer to the Earl of ...

Henry Southern - 1837 - 205 páginas
...that truth concealed. After the glorious assault of Ciudad Rodrigo in in 1813, says Colonel Napier, " The allies now plunged into the streets from all quarters,...officers, and shot each other — many were killed in the market-place — intoxication soon increased the tumult — disorder every where prevailed, and at...
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Sequel of The Policy of England Towards Spain: In Answer to the Earl of ...

Henry Southern - 1837 - 205 páginas
...that truth concealed. After the glorious assault of Ciudad Rodrigo in in 1813, says Colonel Napier, " The allies now plunged into the streets from all quarters,...frightful excesses. The town was fired in three or four places—the soldiers menaced their officers, and shot each other—many were killed in the market-place—...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volumen2

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1839
...though wounded, had been amongst the foremost at the lesser breach, received the governor's sword. The allies now plunged into the streets from all quarters,...officers, and shot each other ; many were killed in the market-place, intoxication soon increased the tumult, disorder everywhere prevailed, and at last, the...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volumen2

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1839
...though wounded, had been amongst the foremost at the lesser breach, received the governor's sword. The allies now plunged into the streets from all quarters,...officers, and shot each other ; many were killed in the market-place, intoxication soon increased the tumult, disorder everywhere prevailed, and at last, the...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volumen20

1840
...drunkards." The following extract is to the same purport. It relates to the storming of Ciudad Rodrigo. " Throwing off the restraints of discipline, the troops...officers, and shot each other ; many were killed in the market-place, intoxication soon increased the tumult, disorder every where prevailed ; and at last,...
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