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" I was soon convinced that my means were unequal to a regular siege; the only prospect of success that presented itself was, to erect a battery as near as possible to a wall by the south gate, that joins the works to the sea, and endeavour to breach it. "
The Universal magazine - Page 377
1807
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 11

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1807
...my means were unequal to a regular siege ; the only prospect of success that presented itself wis, to erect a battery as near as possible to a wall by...and endeavour to breach it. This was effected by a six gun battery within 600 yards, and though it-was exposed. to a very superior fire from the enemy,...
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A Narrative of the Operations of a Small British Force: Under the Command of ...

John Goulston Price Tucker - Montevideo (Uruguay) - 1807 - 60 pages
...was soon convinced that my means were unequal to a regular siege : the only prospect of success that presented itself, was to erect a battery as near as possible to a wall by the South Gale, that joins the works to the sea, and endeavour to breach it. This was effected by a six-gun battery...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 28

1808
...was soon convinced that my means were unequal to a regular siege; the only prospect of success that presented itself was, to erect a battery as near as...it. This was effected by a six-gun battery within sir hundred yards; and though it was exposed to a very superior fire from the enemy, which had been...
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Annual Register, Volume 49

Edmund Burke - History - 1809
...was soon convinced that my means were unequal to a regular liege ; the only prospect <;f success that presented itself was, to erect a battery as near as...sea, and endeavour to breach it. This was effected bv a lix-gun battery, within 600 yards ; and though it was exposed to a very superior fire from the...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1809
...presented itself was, to erect a battery as near as'possible to a wall by the south sate, that joins tlic works to the sea, and endeavour to breach It. This was effected by a six-gun battery, \vilhin 600 yards; and though it was exposed to a very superior fire from the enemy, which bad been...
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The Royal Military Chronicle: Or, British Officers Monthly ..., Volume 2

Military art and science - 1811
...regular siege. The only prospect of success that presented itself was, to Ôect a battery as near аз possible to a wall by the south gate that joins the...six-gun battery within six hundred yards, and though it «as exposed to a very kuperior fire from the Spaniard«, which i of Sir Samuel Au.chmv.ty. bad been...
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The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine, Part 3

Military art and science - 1833
...shortly convinced that his means were unequal to a regular siege. The only prospect of success that presented itself was, to erect a battery as near as possible to a wall by the iouth gate that joins the works to the sea. nnd endeavour to breach it. This was effected by a six-^un...
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Annual Register, Volume 49

Edmund Burke - History - 1809
...soon convinced that uiy means wen: unequal to a regular •iege ; the only prospect <;f succès« that presented itself was, to erect a battery as near as possible to a wall by the. bouth gate, that joins the works to the sea, and endeavour to breach it. This was effected by a lix-gun...
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Bulletins of the campaign [compiled from the London gazette].

London gazette
...Siege ; the only Profpect of Succefs that prefented itfelf was, to ereGI a Battery as near as poffible to a Wall by the South Gate, that joins the Works...and endeavour to breach it. This was effected by a Six Gun Battery within Six hundred Yards, and though it was expofed to a very fuperior Fire from die...
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The United Service Magazine, Part 3

Military art and science - 1833
...shortly convinced that his means were unequal to a regular siege. The only prospect of success that presented itself was, to erect a battery as near as possible to a wnll by tha •oath g*te that joins the works to the sea, nnd endeavour to breach it. This was effected...
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