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" I saw him late in the evening of that great day, when the advancing flashes of cannon and musketry, stretching as far as the eye could command, shewed in the darkness how well the field was won ; he was alone, the flush of victory was on his brow, and... "
Estremadura, Leon, Gallicia, the Asturias, the Castiles (old and new), the ... - Page 513
by Richard Ford - 1855
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 5

William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1836
...battle from him; yet he fought it as if his genius disdained such trial of its strength. I saw him late in the evening of that great day, when the advancing...musketry, stretching as far as the eye could command, shewed in the darkness how well the field was won ; he was alone, the flush of victory was on his brow,...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 5

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1836
...battle from him; yet he fought it as if his genius disdained such trial of its strength. I saw him late in the evening of that great day, when the advancing...musketry, stretching as far as the eye could command, shewed in the darkness how well the field was won; he was alone, the flush of victory was on his brow,...
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History of the War in the Peninsula, and in the South of France ..., Volume 5

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1836
...battle from him ; yet he fought it as if his genius disdained such trial of its strength. I saw him late in the evening of that great day, when the advancing...musketry, stretching as far as the eye could command, shewed in the darkness how well the field was won ; he was alone, the flush of victory was on his brow,...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...continues our author, " he fought it as if his genius disdained such trial of his strength. I saw him late in the evening of that great day, when the advancing...musketry, stretching as far as the eye could command, shewed in the darkness how well the field was won ; he was alone, the flush of victory was on his brow,...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 9

History - 1837
...his demeanour towards the close of the glorious victory " I ssw him late in the evening of that fieat day, when the advancing flashes of cannon and musketry, stretching as far as the eye could command, shewed in the darkness bow well the field was won ; he was alone, the flush of victory was on his brow,...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

History - 1837
...demeanour towards the close of the glorious victory ' I saw him late in the evening of that preat day, when the advancing flashes of cannon and musketry, stretching as far as the eye could command, shewed in the I'M,. - how well the field was won ; he was alone, the flush of victory was on his...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 40

Reuben Percy, John Timbs - Literary Criticism - 1842
...to his wreath, the admirable historian of his wars* thus describes him as he stood : " I saw him late in the evening of that great day, when the advancing...musketry, stretching as far as the eye could command, shewed in the darkness how well the field was won ; he was alone the flush of victory was on his...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 32

1852
...which he chiefly prided bimself. " I saw him,'' remarks the historian, General Napier " I saw him late in the evening of that great day, when the advancing flashes of cannon and musketry showed how well the field was won : he was alone. The flush of victory was upon his brow, and his eyes...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 36

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1853
...Salamanca as the best won victory he had ever achieved. Napier writes " I saw him lute in the evenmg of that great day, when the advancing flashes of cannon and musketry showed how well the field was won. He was alone. ! -ai the flush of victory was upon his brow, and...
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Chambers's papers for the people

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1851
...which he chiefly prided himself. ' I saw him,' remarks the historian, General Napier ' I saw him late in the evening of that great day, when the advancing flashes of cannon and musketry shewed how well the field was won : he was alone. The flush of victory was upon his brow, and his eyes...
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