The least creditably administered of these are the asylums for abandoned infants; in I887, of a total of 23,913, 53.77% died; while during the years 1893-1896 (no later statistics are available) of 117,970 51.72% died.
The war in Afghanistan, which had begun with disaster, was creditably concluded.
Then, joining the main army under Napoleon, in the island of Lobau in the Danube, near Vienna, Eugene and Macdonald acquitted themselves most creditably in the great battle of Wagram (6th July 1809).
From the huge stock he was now able to equip himself very creditably, and acquit himself with perfect soldierly bearing when on duty.
It was here the new Egyptian army received its baptism of fire and acquitted itself very creditably.