He looked round at the captive drummer boy and felt a pang in his heart.
The sound of bare feet splashing through the mud was heard in the darkness, and the drummer boy came to the door.
Dolokhov answered absently, scrutinizing the face of the French drummer boy.
The next day, wrapped in a tricolour scarf and preceded by a drummer, he went on foot to the Hotel de Ville - the headquarters of the republican party - where he was publicly embraced by Lafayette as a symbol that the republicans acknowledged the impossibility of realizing their own ideals and were prepared to accept a monarchy based on the popular will.
He was a drummer boy with the Union forces in the Civil War; graduated from Harvard College in 1869; and in 1871 entered the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, where he studied under Van Lerius and De Keyser.
Having jerked out these last words as soldiers do and waved his arms as if flinging something to the ground, the drummer--a lean, handsome soldier of forty--looked sternly at the singers and screwed up his eyes.
The officer in the scarf dismounted, called up a drummer, and went with him into the arcade.
This was the French drummer boy captured that morning.
But what's this? he asked, noticing the French drummer boy.
And running over the events of the day he remembered the French drummer boy.
The largest known species is the drummer of the West Indies (Blabera gigantea), so called from the tapping noise it makes on wood, sufficient, when joined in by several individuals, as usually happens, to break the slumbers of a household.
There were many things Petya wanted to say to the drummer boy, but did not dare to.
But he fingered the money in his pocket and wondered whether it would seem ridiculous to give some to the drummer boy.
That morning's attack on the wagons had been made so hastily that the Frenchmen with the wagons had all been killed; only a little drummer boy had been taken alive, and as he was a straggler he could tell them nothing definite about the troops in that column.
A drummer, their leader, turned round facing the singers, and flourishing his arm, began a long-drawn-out soldiers' song, commencing with the words: "Morning dawned, the sun was rising," and concluding: "On then, brothers, on to glory, led by Father Kamenski."