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adversary afterwards aggressor amongst antagonist apology appeared attended Barrington Barron blood brother called Capt Captain G challenge character Colonel Ross conduct considered courage Court of Honor death declared distance Dublin duelling duellist Duke duty Earl editor fatal duel father feel fell fight a duel fire Fitzgerald fought Francis Wyse Freeman's Journal Galway gentleman George Robert Fitzgerald Gillespie give Grattan ground Hamilton hand Henry Grattan injury insult Irish Jonah Barrington Jonas Hanway killed knight lady latter Lord Camelford lordship Major Edgeworth Major Green meeting ment Messrs morning Morris murder never o'clock occasion offence officer opinion paper paragraph parties person pistol point of honor present Prince principal proceeded proprietor quarrel received reconciliation refused regiment replied Richard Sargent Richard Wall Sargent satisfaction says sent shot siege of Acre single combat Sir Jonah sword theatre tion took VICEROY OF NORWAY Waterford Westall wounded
169 ページ - In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half -hung, The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with straw, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies...
41 ページ - And surely your blood of your lives will I require ; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man ; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man. Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed : for in the image of God made he man.
202 ページ - B retorts, that he lies : yet A must make the first apology, because he gave the first offence, and then (after one fire) B may explain away the retort by subsequent apology. RULE 2. But if the parties would rather fight on, then, after two shots each, (but in no case before,) B may explain first, and A apologize afterwards.
98 ページ - Have you not love enough to bear with me, When that rash humour which my mother gave me Makes me forgetful ? Bru. Yes, Cassius ; and, from henceforth, When you are over-earnest with your Brutus, He'll think your mother chides, and leave you so.
203 ページ - When the lie direct is the first offence, the aggressor must either beg pardon in express terms ; exchange two shots previous to apology ; or three shots followed up by explanation ; or fire on till a severe hit be received by one party or the other.
169 ページ - Villiers lies : alas ! how changed from him That life of pleasure, and that soul of whim ! Gallant and gay in Cliveden's proud alcove, The bower of wanton Shrewsbury and love ; Or just as gay, at council, in a ring Of mimic statesmen, and their merry king.
36 ページ - It is the glory of a man to pass over a transgression : " The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression
126 ページ - Nil fa/si audeat, nil veri non audeat dicere ;" that its horizon shall extend to the farthest verge and limit of truth ; that beyond that limit it shall not dare to pass ; that it shall speak truth to the King, in the hearing of the people, and to the people in the hearing of the King...
26 ページ - If you want to try your pistols, take some object, a tree or a barn door, about my dimensions. If you hit that, send me word, and I shall acknowledge that if I had been in the same place you might also have hit me.
202 ページ - The above rules apply to all cases of offences in retort not of a stronger class than the example. 3. — If a doubt exist who gave the first offence, the decision rests with the seconds ; if they won't decide, or can't agree, the matter must proceed to two shots, or to a hit, if the challenger require it.