Guide to the Army Competitive Examinations: being a Compendium of practical hints for Candidates, with reference to schools, allowance, outfits, and other expenses; together with extracts from the Examination Papers, etc
Edward Stanford, 6, Charing Cross, 1861 - 100 Seiten
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Seite 39 - Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden -flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year...
Seite 70 - In any right-angled triangle, the square which is described upon the side subtending the right angle, is equal to the squares described upon the sides which contain the right angle.
Seite 24 - N'a rien d'humain que l'apparence ; Et d'ailleurs, il n'est pas si facile qu'on pense D'être fort honnête homme , et de jouer gros jeu.
Seite 43 - Fortunatus et ille, deos qui novit agrestes, Panaque Silvanumque senem Nymphasque sorores. Ilium non populi fasces, non purpura regum Flexit et infidos agitans discordia fratres, Aut coniurato descendens Dacus ab Histro, Non res Romanae perituraque regna : neque ille Aut doluit miserans inopem aut invidit habenti.
Seite 27 - He bade them follow him, and rode forward. But it seemed to be decreed that, on that day, the Lowland Scotch should in both armies appear to disadvantage. The horse hesitated. Dundee turned round, stood up in his stirrups, and, waving his hat, invited them to come on. As he lifted his arm his cuirass rose, and exposed the lower part of his left side. A musket ball struck him : his horse sprang forward and plunged into a cloud of smoke and dust which hid from both armies the fall of the victorious...
Seite 69 - If one side of a triangle be produced, the exterior angle is greater than either of the interior, and opposite angles.
Seite 27 - At the beginning of the action he had taken his place in front of his little band of cavalry. He bade them follow him, and rode forward. But it seemed to be decreed that, on that day, the Lowland Scotch should in both armies appear to disadvantage. The horse hesitated. Dundee turned round, and stood up in his stirrups, and, waving his hat, invited them to come on.
Seite 87 - BAC is cut off from the given circle ABC containing an angle equal to the given angle D : Which was to be done. PROP. XXXV. THEOR. If two straight lines within a circle cut one another, the rectangle contained by the segments of one of them is equal to the rectangle contained by the segments of the other.