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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  • 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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