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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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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1862 - 423 pages
...tempest, reeled and staggered like sinking ships. Suddenly and sternly recovering, they closed with their terrible enemies, and then was seen with what...and gesture animate his Frenchmen ; in vain did the noblest veterans, extricating themselves from the crowded columns, sacrifice their lives to gain time...
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Heads of an Analysis of English and of French History, for the use of schools

Dawson William Turner - 1864
...by the irnn tempest, reeled, and staggered like sinking ships, but suddenly and sternly recovering, they Closed on their terrible enemies, and then was...and majesty the British soldier fights. In vain did So alt, by voice and gesture, animate his Frenchmen ; in vain did the hardiest veterans, extricating...
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History of Great Britain and Ireland

Henry White - Great Britain - 1868 - 517 pages
...experienced a terrible repulse from Beresford on the ridge of Albuera. " Then," says Colonel Napier, " was seen with what a strength and 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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Famous regiments of the British army: their origin and services. With a ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1868
...struck by the iron tempest, reeled and staggered like sinking ships. Suddenly and sternly recovering, they closed on their terrible enemies, and then was seen with what a strength and majestv the British soldier fights. In vain did Soult, by voice and gesture, animate his Frenchmen...
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Typical selections from the best English authors, with introductory notices ...

Edith Emily Smith - 1869
...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 break from the crowded...
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1873 - 567 pages
...ships. Suddenly and sternly recovering, they closed with their terrible enemies, anil then was soeu with what a strength and majesty the British soldier...In vain did Soult by voice and gesture animate his 1'renchmeu ; in vain did the noblest veterans, extricating themselves from the crowded columns, sacrifice...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1873 - 423 pages
...fights. In vain did Soult by voice and gesture animate his Frenchmen; in vain did the noblest veteians, extricating themselves from the crowded columns, sacrifice their lives to gain time for the mass to bear up on such a fair field: in vain did the mass itself bear up, and, fiercely striving, fire indiscriminately...
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Victories and Defeats: An Attempt to Explain the Causes which Have Led to Them

Robert Patrick Anderson - Battles - 1873 - 353 pages
...what strength and majesty the British soldier fights. In vain Soult, by voice and gesture, tried to animate his Frenchmen. In vain did the hardiest veterans, extricating themselves from the crowded column, sacrifice their Battle of Albuera, 1811. Buffs are overwhelmed by masses of the French. Napier's...
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British battles on land and sea, Volume 2

James Grant - 1873
...struck by the iron tempest, reeled and staggered like sinking ships. Suddenly and sternly recovering, they closed on their terrible enemies, and then was seen with what a majesty the British soldier fights ! In vain did Soult, by voice and gesture, animate his Frenchmen...
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Essays Critical and Narrative

William Forsyth - Criticism - 1874 - 462 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, breaking from the...
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