Manoeuvred sentence example

manoeuvred
  • Hood manoeuvred Schofield out of his lines and pushed on once more.
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  • The Dutch admiral manoeuvred to keep, and Monk to gain, the weather-gage.
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  • Grey was manoeuvred out of office, and Sir John Hall and Sir Harry Atkinson, able opponents, took the reins with a mission to reinstate the finances and restore confidence.
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  • On Lake Ontario Yeo formed a more mobile though less powerful force than Chauncey's, and therefore manoeuvred to avoid being brought to close action.
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  • But the Prussians attacked at the old regulation speed of seventy-five paces to the minute, and the French manoeuvred at the quick or double of i 20 or 150.
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  • His forces once more manoeuvred against Lee's inner flank, still found no weak spot, and eventually arrived upon the James.
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  • But Hubert owed his success to the skill with which he manoeuvred for the weather-gage, and his victory was not less brilliant than momentous.
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  • He manoeuvred so skilfully in the campaign against Radagaisus, who led a large force of various Germanic peoples into Italy in 405, that he surrounded the barbarian chieftain on the rocks of Fiesole near Florence and starved him into surrender.
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  • Burnside and the new Army of the Ohio had now cleared east Tennessee and occupied Knoxville (September 2), and meanwhile Rosecrans by a brilliant movement, in which he displayed no less daring in execution than skill in planning, once more manoeuvred Bragg out of his position and occupied Chattanooga.
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  • The manufacturers, especially of iron, also manoeuvred for protection.
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  • Pursuit was not seriously undertaken, and the armies manoeuvred back to the old battle-grounds of the Rapidan and the Rappahannock.
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  • The elector having withdrawn his forces to Brandenburg (see Sweden: History), Montecucculi resumed command, and between Philipsburg and Strassburg the two great commanders manoeuvred for an advantage, each seeking to cover his own country and to live upon that of the enemy.
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  • He manoeuvred so cunningly that I could not get within half a dozen rods of him.
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  • For two days the hostile fleets manoeuvred for positions, and then they were dispersed by a severe storm.
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  • Rosecrans manoeuvred his opponent out of one position after another until Bragg was driven back into Chattanooga.
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  • A struggle, described by Wellington as "bludgeon work," now ensued, but all efforts to dislodge the Allies having failed, Soult, withdrawing, manoeuvred to his right towards San Sebastian.
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  • In the critical situation after the battle of Pavia (1525) she proved herself equal to the emergency, maintained order in the kingdom, and manoeuvred very skilfully to detach Henry VIII.
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  • The town of Conde fell on the 26th of April, and the king then manoeuvred against the prince of Orange in the neighbourhood of Valenciennes.
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  • The same week Wallenstein chased John George from Prague and manoeuvred the Saxons out of Bohemia.
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