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" In vain did Soult with voice and gesture animate his Frenchmen, in vain did the hardiest veterans break from the crowded columns and sacrifice their lives to gain time for the mass to open out on such a fair field ; in vain did the mass itself bear up,... "
England at War: The Story of the Great Campaigns of the British Army ... - Page 314
by William Henry Davenport Adams - 1886
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Life of ... the duke of Wellington

1845
...struck by the iron tempest, reeled an) staggered like sinking ships. Snddenly and stern) recovering, they closed on their terrible enemies and then was seen with what a strength and maje^ the British soldier fights. " In vain did Soult, by voice and gesture, an mate his Frenchmen...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1846
...says Colonel Napier, in strains of sublime military eloquence, ' they closed on their terrible enemy ; and then was seen with what a strength and majesty...hardiest veterans, extricating themselves from the erowded column, saerifice their lives to gain time and space for the mass to open out on such a fair...
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The history of England, from the accession of George III, 1760, to ..., Volume 5

Thomas Smart Hughes - Great Britain - 1846
...by the iron tempest, reeled and staggered like sinking ships: but suddenly and sternly recovering, they closed on their terrible enemies; and then was seen with what strength and majesty a British soldier fights: in vain did Soult, by voice and gesture, animate his...
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History of the War in the Peninsula, and in the South of France ..., Volume 3

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1867
...by the iron tempest, reeled and staggered like sinking ships ; but suddenly and sternly recovering they closed on their terrible enemies, and then was...majesty the British soldier fights. In vain did Soult with voice and gesture animate his Frenchmen, in vain did the hardiest veterans break from the crowded...
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The Annals of Yorkshire from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 1

Henry Schroder - Yorkshire (England) - 1851
...tempest. " Suddenly recovering themselves," says Colonel Napier, " they closed on their terrible enemy, and then was seen with what a strength and majesty...In vain did Soult by voice and gesture animate his men ; in vain did the hardiest veterans sacrifice their VOL. i. BB lives to gain time and space for...
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English Battles and Sieges in the Peninsula: Extracted from His Peninsula War

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1852 - 549 pages
...struck by the iron tempest, reeled and staggered like sinking ships: but suddenly and sternly recovering they closed on their terrible enemies, and then was...majesty the British soldier fights. In vain did Soult with voice and gesture animate his Frenchmen; in vain did the hardiest veterans, breaking from the...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1852
...is required for subjoining an extract : — British Brigades of Infantry in " In vain did Soult with voice and gesture animate his Frenchmen ; in vain did the hardiest veterans break from the crowded columns and sacrifice their lives to gain time for the mass to open out on such...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 27

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1852
...apposite and eloquent that no apology is required for subjoining an extract : — " In vain did Soult with voice and gesture animate his Frenchmen ;'in vain did the hardiest veterans break from the crowded columns and sacrifice their lives to gain time for the mass to open ont on snch...
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History of Europe: From the Commemcement [sic] of the French Revolution in ...

Europe - 1853 - 532 pages
...History of the Peninsular War, " they closed on their terrible enemy ; and then was seen with what strength and majesty the British soldier fights. In...veterans, extricating themselves from the crowded column, sacrifice their lives to gain time and space for the mass to open out on such a fair field...
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Elementary Treatise on Tactics and on Certain Parts of Strategy

Edward Yates - Military art and science - 1853 - 246 pages
...by the iron tempest, reeled and staggered like sinking ships ; but suddenly and sternly recovering they closed on their terrible enemies, and then, was...majesty the British soldier fights. In vain did Soult with voice and gesture animate his Frenchmen, in vain did the hardiest veterans break from the crowded...
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