Barclay


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Barclay

(ˈbɑːklɪ)
n
(Biography) Alexander. c. 1475–1552, English poet. His works include The Ship of Fools (1509) and Eclogues (c. 1513–14)
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It is the supposed murder of Colonel Barclay, of the Royal Munsters, at Aldershot, which I am investigating."
It was commanded up to Monday night by James Barclay, a gallant veteran, who started as a full private, was raised to commissioned rank for his bravery at the time of the Mutiny, and so lived to command the regiment in which he had once carried a musket.
"Colonel Barclay had married at the time when he was a sergeant, and his wife, whose maiden name was Miss Nancy Devoy, was the daughter of a former color-sergeant in the same corps.
"Colonel Barclay's family life appears to have been a uniformly happy one.
"Colonel Barclay himself seems to have had some singular traits in his character.
Barclay is said to be the most capable of them all, but I cannot say so, judging by his first movements.
Barclay and Perkins never turned out ale equal to that!"
HER cup was a fiction, but this is reality (Barclay and Co.'s).--If they ever send it in a flat state, complain to the Governor.
There are three hundred thousand Rooshians, I tell you, now entering France by Mayence and the Rhine--three hundred thousand under Wittgenstein and Barclay de Tolly, my poor love.
But now that we know where we are, we can run for Barclay de Tolley.
"If we wreck her here," McCoy added, "we'd have to make the run to Barclay de Tolley in the boats just the same."
The lookout sighted Barclay de Tolley to the eastward, barely visible from the masthead, and vainly and for hours the PYRENEES tried to beat up to it.