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, he entered as a volunteer. He soon distinguished himself by a succession of daring exploits, in one of which he was so fortunate as to rescue the Emperor of Austria, when he was on the point of being captured by the French. His gallantry attracted attention, and he soon received a commission.-- In 1797, he was a captain, and during the next year, served in Ireland, on the staff of Gen. St. John. In 1799 he made the campaign of Holland, and in 1801 he accompanied the expedition of Sir Ralph Abercrombie to Egypt, and was personally engaged in all the battles. In 1802, having returned to England in consequence of the peace, he published his history of the English expedition to Egypt, in the course of which he indulged his hatred of Bonaparte in a series of gross and unfounded charges, by which that General, now first Consul, was so much irritated that he made it the subject of a formal complaint to the government of Great Britain. Finding that he could obtain no redress, but that,