He marched with his army against the French and entered Rome (29th of November), but on the defeat of some of his columns he hurried back to Naples, and on the approach of the French, fled on board Nelson's ship the "Vanguard" to Sicily, leaving his capital in a state of anarchy.
Spartacus now took up a strong position in the mountainous country of Petelia (near Strongoli in Calabria) and inflicted a severe defeat on the vanguard of the pursuing army.
The Emperor's gratitude was announced to the vanguard, rewards were promised, and the men received a double ration of vodka.
through a misunderstanding continued to hold Amba Alagi, was almost annihilated by the Abyssinian vanguard of 40,000 men.
The prisoner said that the troops that had entered Forminsk that day were the vanguard of the whole army, that Napoleon was there and the whole army had left Moscow four days previously.
He had fought as captain of the vanguard at Flodden and after the victory was created earl of Surrey.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road.
The officer snatched a little food at a comrade's, and rode again to the vanguard to find Miloradovich.
He continued to serve with distinction, and in 1798 was promoted to be captain of the "Vanguard," Nelson's flagship. In the "St George" he did valuable work before the battle of Copenhagen in 1801, and his association with Nelson was crowned by his appointment in 1803 to the "Victory" as flag-captain, in which capacity he was engaged at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805, witnessed Nelson's will, and was in close attendance on him at his death.
In the Syrian campaign of 1799, however, he commanded the vanguard, took El-Arish, Gaza and Jaffa, and won the great victory of Mount Tabor on the 15th of April 1799.
By June 1824 the liberating army was completely organized; and taking the field soon after, it routed the vanguard of the enemy.
But instead of that, at the next village the sentinels of Davout's infantry corps detained him as the pickets of the vanguard had done, and an adjutant of the corps commander, who was fetched, conducted him into the village to Marshal Davout.
ballistic missile submarines, the Vanguard class.
The troops of the vanguard were stationed before Wischau, within sight of the enemy's lines, which all day long had yielded ground to us at the least firing.
He again led the vanguard in the emperor Henry's expedition against Burilas the Bulgarian, and he is represented by the Valenciennes scribe as encouraging his sovereign to the attack in a long speech.
For the last three days Bogucharovo had lain between the two hostile armies, so that it was as easy for the Russian rearguard to get to it as for the French vanguard; Rostov, as a careful squadron commander, wished to take such provisions as remained at Bogucharovo before the French could get them.
Army troops, having failed to cross the river at Casarsa, were coming down towards Latisana pursued by Scotti's vanguard and threatened on the flank by Henriquez.
Hunyadi, at the head of the vanguard, crossed the Balkans through the Gate of Trajan, captured Nish, defeated three Turkish pashas, and, after taking Sofia, united with the royal army and defeated Murad II.
The vanguard of this advancing army is composed of a more or less compact layer of the mono-nuclear phagocytes (polyblasts) accompanied by numerous new vessels.
In this period of intense religious life France was always in the vanguard.
In the hands of these ' leaders ', the ' vanguard party ' is akin to a loaded gun.
It signifies a new revolutionary impulsion to the left on the part of a section of the proletarian vanguard.
Genuine working class partisans want to see that vanguard organized.
proletarian vanguard, will finally liberate itself from the bureaucratic octopus.
The working class was the only resolute champion of democracy and vanguard of a democratic revolution.
roster of artists was a who's who of the sonic vanguard.
In the ensuing folk rock stampede, Vanguard never did reap the huge folk rock sales of Columbia or even its indie rival Elektra.
vanguard of the proletariat.
vanguard of the revolution in Scottish Brewing.
vanguard of the movement toward Arab unity.
vanguard of the army.
vanguard of European efforts to develop observation satellites.
vanguard of a new sustainable energy industry.
In his conception, this liberating social revolution requires for success the leadership of a revolutionary political party of the workers ' vanguard.
At this Congress is represented the vanguard, ready for battle, of workers from all over the world.
Russia forms the vanguard of revolutionary action in Europe 2.
As he occupied the post of honour in this disaster, so he had that (the command of the vanguard) in the expedition which the regent Henry made shortly afterwards to revenge his brother Baldwin's defeat and capture.
He attempted to land ~t Deal, but his vanguard was destroyed by Kentish levies, and he drew off and made for Ireland.
The very day that Napoleon issued the order to cross the Niemen, and his vanguard, driving off the Cossacks, crossed the Russian frontier, Alexander spent the evening at the entertainment given by his aides-de- camp at Bennigsen's country house.
This was preceded, on the 25th of April, by an attack, headed by Cochrane, on the Turkish troops established near the monastery of St Spiridion, the result of which was to establish communications between the Greeks at Munychia and Phalerum and isolate Reshid's vanguard on the promontory of the Piraeus.
Man is not born to be prosperous, but to realize, in a little vanguard of chosen spirits, an ideal superior to the ideal of yesterday.
The Soviet republic, like the world proletarian vanguard, will finally liberate itself from the bureaucratic octopus.
In the revolutionary vanguard, organized in a party, is crystallized the aspiration of the masses to obtain their freedom.
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, the contemporary avant-garde must substitute itself for the missing political vanguard.
The international proletarian vanguard will manage to get along without a congress.
vanguard party ' is akin to a loaded gun.
vanguard total international.
vanguard groups to facilitate closer cooperation in particular policy areas.
vanguard art in 20th century art.
Letting out frenzied war whoops, the vanguard charged.
For the rest of his life he was Richard's man, and though warned by the famous couplet that "Dykon his master" was bought and sold, "Jack of Norfolk" led the archer vanguard at Bosworth and died in the fight, from which his son the earl of Surrey was carried away a wounded prisoner.
On the night of the 21st of August occurred the celebrated exploit of Marko Botzaris and his Suliotes: a successful surprise attack on the camp of the Ottoman vanguard, in which the Suliote leader fell.
On the night of the 21st of August 1823 he led the celebrated attack at Karpenisi of 350 Suliots on 4000 Albanians who formed the vanguard of the army with which Mustai Pasha was advancing to reinforce the besiegers.
And here as in a game of blindman's buff the French ran into our vanguard.
In the sixties, their roster of artists was a who 's who of the sonic vanguard.
Standing in the vanguard of these will be the USA, acting in its self-proclaimed role as global supercop.
III The Communist Party is the vanguard of the proletariat.
The Houston Brewing Company in Renfrewshire is at the vanguard of the revolution in Scottish Brewing.
Iraq in the inter-war era was in the vanguard of the movement toward Arab unity.
But for firearms to be effective the guns had to be at the vanguard of the army.
The French have been in the vanguard of European efforts to develop observation satellites.
The Executive 's vision is to place Scotland in the vanguard of a new sustainable energy industry.
Richard III 's opponent at Bosworth, Henry Tudor Battle commenced by Norfolk leading the royal vanguard down the hill to meet the enemy.
Sites to increase of shopping for of time to vanguard total international.
In the foundation of the Bosnian state itself, Bosnian Serbs played the vanguard role.
More plausibly, however, sets of ambitious countries might set up several different vanguard groups to facilitate closer cooperation in particular policy areas.
Denis Bowen at 80 represents a living continuity with vanguard art in 20th century art.
The client-owned investment company The Vanguard Group allows you to choose and manage not only mutual funds, but also IRAs, stocks and bonds.
Vanguard is also known for its low cost index funds.
By 1958, Hoffman Electronics produced photovoltaic cells that were 9 percent efficient, and then the following year those cells were used to power Vanguard I, the first satellite to use PV technology for power.
Sinclair Community College enjoys the status of being one of the twelve Vanguard Learning Colleges in the nation due to their student curriculum and opportunities.
Sinclair received Vanguard status in 2001.
Only two games so far have been released for the Nintendo Wii as of the end of 2009: Medal of Honor: Vanguard and Heroes 2.
Rioja has been the vanguard region of Spanish winemaking for well over a century.
Bonny Doon has long been at the vanguard for Rhône varietals in California.
Trebor's Vintage Watches: Specializing in restored antique watches and offers Omega, Longines, Rolex, Elgin and Waltham Vanguard.
L-Evolution: Advanced movements and vanguard technology merge in these fashionable Blancpain models.
Saliers had been successfully running her own independent label since 1990, so they used her experience to land a distribution deal with Vanguard Records.
Richard III's opponent at Bosworth, Henry Tudor Battle commenced by Norfolk leading the royal vanguard down the hill to meet the enemy.
From 1915 onwards the Clydeside munitions workers had become the vanguard of working class resistance to the war effort.
The Ligurians, who exhibited the hard cunning characteristic of the Genoese Riviera, must have been descendants of that Indo-European vanguard who occupied all northern Italy and the centre and south-east of France, who in the 7th century B.C. received the Phocaean immigrants at Marseilles, and who at a much later period were encountered by Hannibal during his Ligiwians.
In the Italian expedition of 1494 he commanded the vanguard of the royal army, occupied Genoa, and remained in the north of Italy, menacing Milan, on which he was already dreaming of asserting his rights.
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