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" Nothing could stop that astonishing infantry. No sudden burst of undisciplined valour, no nervous enthusiasm, weakened the stability of their order, their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in their front, their measured tread shook the ground,... "
The War in the Peninsula, and Wellington's Campaigns in France and Belgium ... - Page 188
by Herbert R. Clinton - 1878 - 471 pages
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Words: Their Use and Abuse

William Mathews - English language - 1896 - 494 pages
...enthusiasm, weakened the stability of their order ; their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in their front; their measured tread shook the ground;...formation; their deafening shouts overpowered the different cries that broke from all parts of the tumultuous crowd, as, foot by foot, and with a horrid...
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From Grave to Gay: Being Essays and Studies Concerned with Certain Subjects ...

John St. Loe Strachey - Puritans - 1897 - 334 pages
...enthusiasm weakened the stability of their order, their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in their front, their measured tread shook the ground,...pushed by the incessant vigour of the attack to the furthest edge of the height. There the French Reserve mixed with the struggling multitude and endeavoured...
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Deeds that Won the Empire: Historic Battle Scenes

William Henry Fitchett - Battles - 1898 - 328 pages
...enthusiasm weakened the stability of their order; their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in front, their measured tread shook the ground, their...tumultuous crowd as slowly and with a horrid carnage it was driven by the incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest edge of the hill. In vain did the French...
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A Little Book of English Prose

Annie Barnett - English prose literature - 1900 - 335 pages
...enthusiasm weakened the stability of their order, their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in their front, their measured tread shook the ground,...incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest edge of the height. There the French reserve, mixing with the struggling multitude, endeavoured to restore the...
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How England Saved Europe: The war in the Peninsula

William Henry Fitchett - Peninsula War, 1807-1814 - 1900
...weakened VOL. III. R the stability of their order ; their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in front, their measured tread shook the ground, their...crowd as slowly, and with a horrid carnage, it was driven by the incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest edge of the hill. In vain did the French...
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Wellington's Lieutenants

Alexander Innes Shand - 1902 - 439 pages
...enthusiasm weakened the stability of their order ; their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in their front ; their measured tread shook the ground...volleys swept away the head of every formation ; their dreadful shouts overpowered the dissonant cries that broke from all parts of the tumultuous crowd,...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1903
...their order ; their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in their front, Iheir measured Iread uman blood Almost suspended, we are laid asleep Iheir deafening shouls overpowered the dissonanl cries lhat broke from all parts of the tumultuous...
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Chamber's CyclopŠdia of English Literature, Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1904
...enthusiasm weakened the stability of their order ; their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in their front, their measured tread shook the ground,...horrid carnage it was pushed by the incessant vigour ot the attack to the farthest edge of the hilL In vain did the French reserves mix with the struggling...
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Englische Studien, Volume 37

Comparative linguistics - 1907
...enthusiasm weakened the stability of their order : their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in front, their measured tread shook the ground, their...that broke from all parts of the tumultuous crowd, ńs foot by foot, and with a horrid carnage, it was driven by the incessant vigour of the attack to...
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Memories of Half a Century: A Record of Friendships

Rudolf Chambers Lehmann - Letters - 1908 - 362 pages
...shook the ground, their dreadful volleys swept away the head of every formation, their deafening shout overpowered the dissonant cries that broke from all...vigour of the attack to the farthest edge of the hill." (2) Charks Reade: " Hard Cash." " The pirate crew had stopped the leak and cut away and unshipped the...
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