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Page 221 - ... by the incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest edge of the hill. In vain did the French reserves...
Page 220 - Nothing could stop that astonishing infantry. No sudden burst of undisciplined valour, no nervous enthusiasm, weakened the stability of their order...
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