The Walcheren Expedition, as it was called, proved a complete failure.
The Walcheren expedition of 1809 was a fresh proof of our capacity for blundering.
It is not that the good people of Walcheren are quicker to see where their worldly advantage lies.
Towards the close of 1560 they were quartered in Walcheren and Brill.
Excepting the island of Walcheren, we could now see all the principal islands of the mysterious archipelago.
At last, when he found that there was nothing to be got from her, he went to Walhallagara (Walcheren).
While the Walcheren expedition was preparing, two additions were made to the cabinet.
Walcheren destroyed us by climate; and Corunna, with all its losses, had much of glory.
Men who remembered Walcheren sought in vain for a parallel to the wretchedness and mortality in our army.
It is the same disease, he says, whether from the swamps of Walcheren, or the pestilential shores of Africa.