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This affair is a pretty just sample of most of the successful battles of this 'great general.'... the soldiery amused themselves by sacking the city, and by perpetrating every species of outrage that their mercenary and licentious appetites could devise. Their savage propensities were particularly exercised against the few foreigners that were found in the place. Meanwhile I was journeying very leisurely towards Durango, where I arrived on the 21st of April.


Commerce of the Prairies (1831–1839), Chapter 21 - Trip from Chihuahua to Aguascalientes, in 1835 — Robbers

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This affair is a pretty just sample of most of the successful battles of this 'great general.'... the soldiery amused themselves by sacking the city, ...

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This affair is a pretty just sample of most of the successful battles of this 'great general.'... the soldiery amused themselves by sacking the city, ...

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This affair is a pretty just sample of most of the successful battles of this 'great general.'... the soldiery amused themselves by sacking the city, ...

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This affair is a pretty just sample of most of the successful battles of this 'great general.'... the soldiery amused themselves by sacking the city, ...