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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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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews

Great Britain - 1874 - 411 pages
...disastrous confusion at Albuera for want of a guiding mind in any quarter, that Napier exclaims : ' And then was seen with what a strength and majesty the British soldier fights.' And the same sight may have been seen over and over again during the present century under nearly similar...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874 - 411 pages
...disastrous confusion at Albuera for want of a guiding mind in any quarter, that Napier exclaims : ' And then was seen with what a strength and majesty the British soldier fights.' And the same sight may have been seen over and over again during the present century under nearly similar...
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Essays Critical and Narrative

William Forsyth - Criticism - 1874 - 462 pages
...and then 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, breaking from the crowded columns, sacrifice their lives to gain time for the mass to open out on such...
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1876 - 549 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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England Under the Revolution and the House of Hanover 1688 to 1820

James Birchall - Great Britain - 1876
...that the latter reeled and staggered like sinking ships. Sternly recovering, however, they instantly closed on their terrible enemies, and " then was seen, with what a strength and majesty the British soHier fights ".* In vain did Soult animate his veterans ; nothing could stop that astonishing infantry,...
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Napoleon and His Marshals

Joel Tyler Headley - France - 1876
...it. Those brave British soldiers closed sternly on their foes as in a death struggle. Says Napier, " In vain did Soult, by voice and gesture^ animate his Frenchmen — in vain did the haidiest veterans, extricating themselves from the crowded columns, sacrifice their lives to gain time...
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The War in the Peninsula, and Wellington's Campaigns in France and Belgium ...

Herbert R. Clinton - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1878 - 471 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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Our redcoats and bluejackets: war pictures, forming a narrative of the naval ...

Henry Stewart (M.A.) - 1879
...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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Readings from English history, selected and ed. by J.R. Green, Volume 3

John Richard Green - 1879
...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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Readings from English History, Volumes 1-3

John Richard Green - Great Britain - 1879
...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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