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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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The Glory of English Prose: Letters to My Grandson

Stephen Coleridge - English language - 1922 - 232 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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Just what War is: The Civil War Writings of De Forest and Bierce

Michael W. Schaefer - History - 1997 - 172 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 seen with what strength and majesty the British soldier fights. In vain did Soult [the French commander] with voice...
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The United Service Magazine, Volume 130

Military art and science - 1872
...struck by the iron tempest, reeled and staggered like sinking ships. Suddenly and sternly recovering they closed on their terrible enemies, and then was...fights. In vain did Soult, by voice and gesture animate bis Frenchmen ; in vain did the hardiest veterans, extricating themselves from the crowded columns...
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A Book of Victorian Poetry and Prose

...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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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 55

Thomas Carlyle - Authors - 1857
...by the iron tempest, reeled and staggered like »inking ships ; bot suddenly and sternly recovering, they closed on their terrible enemies, and then was...and majesty the British soldier fights. In vain did Souk with voice and gesture """.»t^ hi« Frenchmen ; in vain did the hardiest veterana, breaking from...
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Historical Record of the Seventh Regiment, Or the Royal Fusiliers ...

1847 - 114 pages
...the iron tempest, reeled and " staggered like sinking ships. But suddenly and sternly recover" ing, they closed on their terrible enemies, and then was...a strength and majesty the British soldier fights 1 In vain " did Soult, by voice and gesture, animate his Frenchmen ; in vain " did the hardiest veterans,...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 4

Nineteenth century - 1878
...and by the brilliant battles of Fuentes d'Onore and Albuera, when, as Napier wrote afterward?, ' it was seen with what a strength and majesty the British soldier fights.' The revulsion of feeling in England was rapid and sweeping, and the agonising doubts of the previous...
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