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SERVICE IN THE GUARDS AND THE LINE
ENGLAND'S LONG PEACE AND LITTLE WARS.
COLONEL ELERS NAPIER,
AUTHOR OF “PROPOSED ALTERATIONS IN OUR MILITARY ARMS, DRESS, AND
LETTERS FROM DUSSELDORF," ETC.
“The whole organization of our army is corrupt; nepotism, partiality, and
“The man who attacks a flourishing establishment writes with a halter round
IN THREE VOLUMES.
RETURN TO INDIA.
Sooner shall earth resolve itself to sea,
Or think of anything excepting thee; A mind diseased no remedy can physic(Here the ship gave a lurch, and he grew sea-sick.”)
I REMAINED at the Senior Department during the allotted period of eighteen months, spending part of the vacations sometimes at Brock Hall and sometimes at home. While with my family, our usually quiet and retired mode of life was interrupted by two very unexpected and pleasurable occurrences. The first was the expected arrival of Mr. Talbot and Louisa ; he