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" Lieutenant Cameron, our Engineer, next mounted, and tied a rope ladder to the battlements of the wall, this kind of ladder being the only one adapted to the purpose of scaling the wall in a body, the wooden ones only serving to ascend from crag to crag... "
Memoir of a Map of Hindoostan: Or, The Mogul Empire: with an Introduction ... - Page 235
by James Rennell - 1793 - 479 pages
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 13

1788
...mounted, and returned with an account that the guard wa& retired to flecp. Lieutenant Cameron, our engineer, next mounted, and tied a ropeladder to the battlements of the wall ; thij kind of ladder being the onlj one adapted to the parJwfc of fcaling the wall ma body, (the wooden...
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Travels in India: During the Years 1780, 1781, 1782, and 1783

William Hodges - 1794 - 154 pages
...to fleep. Lieutenant Cameron, our engineer, next mounted, and tied a rope ladder to the battlement of the wall ; this kind of ladder being the only one adapted to the purpofe of fcaling the wall in a body (the wooden ones only ferving to afcend the crag of the rock,...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 8, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...mounted, »nd returned with an account that the guard was retired to deep. Lieutenant Cameron, our engineer, next mounted, and tied a rope-ladder to...this kind of ladder being the only one adapted to the purpofe of fcaling the wall in a body (the wooden ones only ferving to afcend from crag to crag of...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 1

...retired to deep. Lieutenant Cameron, our engineer, next mounted, and tied a rope ladder to the battlement of the wall ; this kind of ladder being the only one adapted to the puipofe of (baling the wall in a body (the wooden ones only ferving to afcend the crag of the rock,...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 10

1823
...guard was retired to sleep. Lieutenant Cameron, our engineer, next mounted, and tied a горе-ladder to the battlements of the wall ; this kind of ladder...serving to ascend from crag to crag of the rock, and to assist in fixing the rope-ladders). When ail was ready, Captain Bruce with 2O sepoys, grenadiers, ascended...
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Vol.1,2, by lt. col. Williams History of the wars caused by the ..., Volumes 3-4

William Freke Williams - 1864
...mounted, and tied a rope ladder to the battlements of the wall ; those ladders being the only ones adapted to the purpose of scaling the wall in a body, the wooden ones merely serving to ascend from crag to crag of the rock, and to assist in affixing those of rope. When...
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The Indian Mutiny 1857-58

G. W. Forrest - 2000 - 190 pages
...to sleep. " Lieutenant Cameron, our Engineer, next mounted, and tied a rope ladder to the battlement of the wall, this kind of ladder being the only one...in a body (the wooden ones only serving to ascend the crag of the rock, and to assist in fixing the rope ladder). " Captain Bruce and twenty sepoys scaled...
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A History of the Indian Mutiny, 1857-58

George W. Forrest, Sir George Forrest - 2006 - 1576 pages
...to sleep. " Lieutenant Cameron, our Engineer, next mounted, and tied a rope-ladder to the battlement of the wall, this kind of ladder being the only one...in a body (the wooden ones only serving to ascend the crag of the rock, and to assist in fixing the rope-ladder)." Captain Bruce and twenty sepoys scaled...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 7

Tobias Smollett - 1793
...retired to deep. Lieutenant Cameron, our engineer, next mounted, and tied a rope ladder to the battlement of the wall; this kind of ladder being the only one adapted to the purpofe of fcaling the wall in a bo'dy (the wooden ones only ferving to aftend the crag pf the rock,...
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