The next attempt of the French generals was to intercept a convoy from Ostend.
The family sailed for Ostend, and I accompanied them to the mouth of the Thames.
At Ostend they entered the harbour under heavy fire and ignited flares to enable the block-ships to navigate in the darkness.
I bought a stick and a new pair of boots at Brussels on purpose for Ostend.
In 1796, however, the revolutionary government abolished the Ostend privileges.
This time I landed at Ostend and took the train for Amsterdam.
Cuba, emancipation in, 108;annexation of demanded in Ostend manifesto, 128.
Major Grigg, of the Lifeguards, had already fallen by his hand at Ostend.
I suppose that from Ostend to Liége is one of the longest journeys you could make, and that takes less than four hours.
Having gained some information in the town, we returned to Ostend.