Marching sentence example

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  • Soldiers were marching through the fields.
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  • It was marching away from possibilities.
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  • Embarrassed at the emotions bubbling within her, she pulled away and folded her arms across her chest, marching into the living room.
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  • Marching towards the Blue Nile, he joined battle with the Mahdists, but on the 10th of March 1889 was killed, in.
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  • Marching rapidly on York he drove the Danes to their ships; and the city was then reduced by a blockade.
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  • At the same time an Austrian army was marching through the Legations, and Neapolitan and Spanish troops were advancing from the south.
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  • She paused on the porch and then hefted it again, marching down to the car.
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  • "You never used to tell me no, either!" she snapped and rose, marching towards the stairs to the second floor.
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  • He held out an arm she ignored, instead marching past him.
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  • Jade was marching up the beach, Iliana flopping over his shoulder like a ragdoll.
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  • Marching rapidly, however, Albertone outdistanced the other columns, but, in consequence of allowing his men an hours rest, arrived upon the scene of action when the Abyssinians, whom it had been hoped to surprise at dawn, were ready to receive the attack.
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  • War broke out with England, but James, made a prisoner by his nobles, was unable to prevent Albany and his ally, Richard, duke of Gloucester (afterwards Richard III.), from taking Berwick and marching to Edinburgh.
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  • Marching toward the barn, she didn't look back.
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  • She turned around and started marching toward the barn.
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  • A rebellion among his nobles robbed him of his native kingdom, and while marching to recover it his troops deserted him, and he lost Samarkand also.
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  • At Tiberias a little squadron of the brethren of the two Orders went down before Saladin's cavalry in May; at Hattin the levy masse of the kingdom, some 20,000 strong, foolishly marching over a sandy plain under the heat of a July sun, was utterly defeated; and after a fortnight's siege Jerusalem capitulated (October 2nd, 1187).
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  • The army preferred their general Omri, and marching upon Zimri at Tirzah.
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  • In 1745, when the rebels were marching on Edinburgh, Maclaurin took a most prominent part in preparing trenches and barricades for its defence.
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  • At the moment of marching out to meet the enemy, Johnston was relieved of his command and was replaced by Gen.
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  • Two columns were sent up, one of 250 rifles from Myitkyina, the other of 200 rifles from Mogaung, marching in December 1895.
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  • On the 6th of October, while marching through dense bush at Erigo, the British force was ambuscaded.
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  • Thomas Moore, who warmly eulogizes Emmet, with whom he was a student at Trinity College, records that one day when he was playing on the piano the melody "Let Erin remember," Emmet started up exclaiming passionately, "Oh, that I were at the head of 20,000 men marching to that air!"
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  • At this moment the Prussians were actually on parade and ready to move off to attack, but just then the " evil genius " of the Prussian army, von Massenbach, an officer of the Headquarter Staff, rode up and claiming to speak with the authority of the king and commander-in-chief, induced Hohenlohe to order his troops back to camp. Of all this Napoleon saw nothing, but from all reports he came to the conclusion that the whole Prussian army was actually in front of him, and at once issued orders for his whole army to concentrate towards Jena, marching all night if need be.
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  • He was a layman, marching and fighting in the ranks; and thus he is additionally valuable as representing the opinion of the ordinary crusader.
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  • The latter with at least 50,000 men was marching in two columns, and ought therefore to have delivered its men into line of battle twice as fast as the French, who had to deploy from a single issue, and whose columns had opened out in the passage of the Kosen defile and the long ascent of the plateau above.
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  • The French marching in pursuit were received with open arms, the people even turning their own wounded out of doors to make room for their French guests.
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  • Indeed, the rank and file bluntly told him as much as he rode with the marching columns.
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  • Cyr, who had relieved Macdonald on his extreme left, had only 17,000 men left under arms against upwards of 40,000 Russians under Witgenstein; and to the south Tschitschagov's army, being no longer detained on the Turkish frontier, peace having been made, was marching to join Tormassov about Brest-Litewski with forces which would bring the total of the two well over ioo,000 men.
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  • His concentration was effected with his usual sureness and celerity, but whilst the French moved on Wittenberg, Blucher was marching to his right, indifferent to his communications as all Prussia lay behind him.
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  • It took Blucher time to extricate his troops from the confusion into which the battle had thrown them, and the garrison of Leipzig and the troops left on the right bank of the Elster still resisted obstinately - hence no direct pursuit could be initiated and the French, still upwards of 10o,000 strong, marching rapidly, soon gained distance enough to be reformed.
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  • Blucher followed by parallel and inferior roads on their northern flank, but Schwarzenberg knowing that the Bavarians also had forsaken the emperor and were marching under Wrede, 50,000 strong, to intercept his retreat, followed in a most leisurely fashion.
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  • The Silesian army was thus able to escape, and marching northwards combined with Bernadotte at Laon - this reinforcement bringing the forces at Blucher's disposal up to over 10o,000 men.
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  • Marching always ready to fight wherever his enemy might stand or move to meet him, his mind was relieved from all the hesitations which necessarily arise in men less confident in the security of their designs.
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  • For these reasons he marched by land; and as the roads north of the Tagus were deemed impassable for guns, while transport and supplies for a large force were also difficult to procure, he sent Sir John Hope, with the artillery, cavalry and reserve ammunition column, south of the river, through Badajoz to Almaraz, to move thence through Talavera, Madrid and the Escurial Pass, involving a considerable detour; while he himself with the infantry, marching by successive divisions, took the shorter roads north of the Tagus through Coimbra and Almeida, and also by Alcantara and Coria to Ciudad Rodrigo and Salamanca.
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  • After this Wellington from Almeida rejoined Beresford and the siege of Badajoz was continued: but now Marshal Marmont, having succeeded Massena, was marching southwards to join Soult, and, two allied assaults of Badajoz having failed, Wellington withdrew.
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  • But Marmont's manoeuvring and marching power had been underestimated, and on the 21st of July while Wellington's position covered Salamanca, and but indirectly his line of communications through Ciudad Rodrigo, Marmont had reached a point from which he hoped to interpose between Wellington and Portugal, on the Ciudad Rodrigo road.
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  • C. Smith with a force of 263 men left his camp at the Umgazi,on the eastern frontier of Cape Colony, and marching overland reached Durban without opposition, and encamped, on the 4th of May, at the base of the Berea hills.
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  • This masterly winter-campaign first revealed Gdrgei's military genius, and the discipline of that terrible month of marching and counter-marching had hardened his recruits into veterans whom his country regarded with pride and his country's enemies with respect.
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  • In this year Sweyn sailed up the Trent and received the submission of northern England, and then marching south, he attacked London.
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  • On the 20th of December some 240 men under Colonel Anstruther, chiefly belonging to the 94th Regiment, while marching from Lydenburg to Pretoria, were surprised at Bronkhorst Spruit, and cut up by the Boer forces.
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  • To overcome it he at length obtained authority (June 15th) to order the army of the Elbe into Saxony, and on the 18th the Prussians entered Dresden, the Saxons retiring along the Elbe into Bohemia; and on the same day the news that the Austrian main body was marching from Olmiitz towards Prague arrived at headquarters.
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  • While trying to feed his army he omitted to fight it, and, with the chance of overwhelming the Prussians by one great effort of marching, he delayed the necessary orders till too late, and the Prussian II.
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  • Prince Frederick Charles was warned to guard the left flank of his marching troops and authorized to attack any forces of the enemy he might encounter in that direction, if not too strong for him.
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  • The Roman general Paulinus Suetonius, after marching rapidly from Wales to put down a serious insurrection, found Londinium unfitted for a base of military operations, and therefore left the place to the mercy of Boadicea, who entirely destroyed it, and killed the inhabitants.
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  • During this time (March the 12th) an escort of stores marching to Luneberg, the headquarters of the Utrecht force, was attacked when encamped on both sides of the Intombe river.
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  • In the meantime the Siamese revolted, and while the Burman army was marching against them, the Peguan soldiers who had been incorporated in it rose against their companions, and commencing an indiscriminate massacre, pursued the Burman army to the gates of Rangoon, which they besieged, but were unable to capture.
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  • They imagined that, like other nations, they would fallbefore their superior tactics and valour; and their cupidity was inflamed by the prospect of marching to Calcutta and plundering the country.
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  • Sargon's son and successor, Naram-Sin, followed up the successes of his father by marching into Magan, whose king he took captive.
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  • But its walls and other fortifications were soon restored, and Totila again marching against it was defeated by Belisarius, who, however, did not follow up his advantage.
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  • Reared in this way they are capable of marvellous endurance, marching during a raid twenty hours a day for eight or ten days together.
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  • But before marching south he led another expedition across the Balkans into the country now called Bulgaria, and returned to Pella with much spoil but severely wounded in the thigh.
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  • Marching via Eger and Nuremberg (September 3rd) on the Main, Montecucculi drew Turenne to the valley of the Tauber; then, having persuaded the bishop of Wurzburg to surrender the bridge of that place, he passed to the right bank of the Main before Turenne could intervene.
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  • The 1 Marshal Luxemburg, who was left in command of the army in Holland during the winter of 1672-73, had indeed made a bold attempt to capture Leiden and the Hague by marching a corps, from Utrecht across the frozen inundations.
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  • Trumpet answered trumpet above the steady beat of drums and the rhythm of marching feet.
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  • Though the words of the order were not clear to the regimental commander, and the question arose whether the troops were to be in marching order or not, it was decided at a consultation between the battalion commanders to present the regiment in parade order, on the principle that it is always better to "bow too low than not bow low enough."
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  • It was Dolokhov marching with particular grace and boldness in time to the song and looking at those driving past as if he pitied all who were not at that moment marching with the company.
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  • And off they go and take the bridge, cross it, and now with their whole army are on this side of the Danube, marching on us, you, and your lines of communication.
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  • Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.
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  • A morose soldier marching on the left turned his eyes on Bagration as he shouted, with an expression that seemed to say: "We know that ourselves!"
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  • Both of them led downhill and troops were marching along both.
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  • Just then a commissariat soldier, a hospital orderly, came in from the next room, marching stiffly, and drew up in front of Rostov.
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  • Even at ten o'clock, when the Rostovs got out of their carriage at the chapel, the sultry air, the shouts of hawkers, the light and gay summer clothes of the crowd, the dusty leaves of the trees on the boulevard, the sounds of the band and the white trousers of a battalion marching to parade, the rattling of wheels on the cobblestones, and the brilliant, hot sunshine were all full of that summer languor, that content and discontent with the present, which is most strongly felt on a bright, hot day in town.
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  • On the tenth of August the regiment Prince Andrew commanded was marching along the highroad past the avenue leading to Bald Hills.
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  • Having descended the hill the general after whom Pierre was galloping turned sharply to the left, and Pierre, losing sight of him, galloped in among some ranks of infantry marching ahead of him.
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  • Though tattered, hungry, worn out, and reduced to a third of their original number, the French entered Moscow in good marching order.
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  • After marching through a number of streets the patrol arrested five more Russian suspects: a small shopkeeper, two seminary students, a peasant, and a house serf, besides several looters.
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  • He felt this in the looks of the soldiers who, marching in regular ranks briskly and gaily, were escorting him and the other criminals; he felt it in the looks of an important French official in a carriage and pair driven by a soldier, whom they met on the way.
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  • What would have happened had the French attacked the Russians while they were marching beyond the Pakhra?
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  • At seven in the morning a French convoy in marching trim, wearing shakos and carrying muskets, knapsacks, and enormous sacks, stood in front of the sheds, and animated French talk mingled with curses sounded all along the lines.
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  • The corporal and soldiers were in marching kit with knapsacks and shakos that had metal straps, and these changed their familiar faces.
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  • The captain was also in marching kit, and on his cold face appeared that same it which Pierre had recognized in the corporal's words and in the roll of the drums.
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  • Some Cossacks of Dokhturov's detachment reported having sighted the French Guards marching along the road to Borovsk.
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  • From all these reports it was evident that where they had expected to meet a single division there was now the whole French army marching from Moscow in an unexpected direction--along the Kaluga road.
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  • The marching band had one percussion player who played the triangle.
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  • Napoleon's object being surprise, all the cavalry except a few vedettes were kept back behind the leading infantry columns and these latter were ordered to advance, on the signal being given, in " masses of manoeuvre, " so as to crush at once any outpost resistance which was calculated upon the time required for the deployment of ordinary marching columns.
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  • He was a bun commander of men, and it is doubtful if any other officer in the Northern army could get more fighting and more marching out of his men.
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  • Marching with unprecedented rapidity, he entered Mengo on the r8th of December.
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  • The emperor concluded that this could not be D'Erlon, because he had arrived too soon and was marching in an evidently wrong direction.
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  • The right of Milhaud's cuirassier corps, whilst marching from Marbais to Quatre Bras, saw a column of Prussian infantry retiring towards Wavre, and Milhaud reported this fact about 9 P.M.
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  • It was soon discovered that this was Billow's corps marching to Wellington's assistance.
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  • Attacked in Dauphine and Piedmont at the same time, the Vaudois were hard pressed; but luckily their enemies were encircled by a fog when marching upon their chief refuge in the valley of the Angrogne, and were repulsed with great loss.
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  • William the Conqueror answered this attack by marching into Scotland in 1072, whereupon Malcolm made peace with the English king at Abernethy and "was his man."
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  • Hundreds of thousands were slaughtered; hundreds of thousands set marching for Syria and Mesopotamia perished on the way by hardship, disease, starvation; those who escaped became fugitives; from first to last at least three-quarters of a million Armenians perished in Asia Minor in a population of less than two millions.
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  • During ten years of intermittent marching and fighting between 1861 and 1871 the Maori did no more than prove that they had in them the stuff to stand up against fearful odds and not always to be worsted.
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  • It was the year before the rebellion of 1837; the condition of the whole country was very unsettled; and it seemed well-nigh impossible to reconcile differences arising from racial and political antagonisms. During the rebellion young Macdonald volunteered for active service, but his military career never went farther than drilling and marching.
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  • In 1552, suddenly marching against Charles at Innsbruck, he drove him to flight and then extorted from him the religious peace of Passau.
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  • Some suspension bridges have broken down in consequence of the oscillations produced by bodies of men marching in step. In 1850 a suspension bridge cable was carried on a separate saddle on rollers on each pier.
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  • The monastery held out for two days longer, when the Albanian garrison surrendered on terms, but were massacred by the Greeks as they were marching away under escort.
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  • Marching against the rebels James gained several victories, after which Douglas was attainted and his lands forfeited.
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  • Isnard's threat, uttered on the 25th of May, to march France upon Paris had been met by Paris marching upon the Convention.
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  • McDowell, instead of marching to join McClellan, was ordered to the Valley to assist in "trapping Jackson," an operation which, at one critical moment very near success, ended in the defeat of Fremont at Cross Keys and of McDowell's advanced troops at Port Republic (June 8-9) and the escape of the daring Confederates with trifling loss.
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  • McClellan, deprived of McDowell's corps, felt himself reduced to impotence, and three Federal armies were vainly marching up and down the Valley when Johnston fell with all his forces upon the Army of the Potomac. The Federals lay on both sides of the Chickahominy river, and at this moment Johnston heard that McDowell's arrival need not be feared.
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  • Grant's other forces were split up into detachments, and when Van Dorn, boldly marching right round Rosecrans, descended upon Corinth from the north, Grant could hardly stir to help his subordinate.
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  • With a bare 70,000 men the Confederate general struck at the flank of Grant's marching columns in that same Wilderness where Jackson had won his last battle twelve months before.
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  • I came in with my horse and arms just at the retreat; but was not permitted to stay longer than the 15th by reason of the army marching to Gloucester; which would have left both me and my brothers exposed to ruin, without any advantage to his Majesty.
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  • But the Confederates, marching swiftly up the Valley, slipped between the converging columns of Fremont from the west and McDowell from the east, and concluded a most daring campaign by the victorious actions of Cross Keys and Port Republic (8th and 9th of June).
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  • Hastening back to Italy he withdrew his three remaining legions from Aquileia, raised two more, and, crossing the Alps by forced marches, arrived in the neighbourhood of Lyons to find that three-fourths of the Helvetii had already crossed the Saone, marching westward.
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  • He reduced the one, received the submission of the other, and carried back great stores of plunder., Three years later he went into India again, marching over nearly the same ground, to the support, this time, of the raja of Kanauj,, who, having made friendship with the Mahommedan invader on his last visit, had been attacked by the raja of Kalinjar.
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  • Delaying until the 12th of October, Howe again moved forward by water into Westchester county, and marching toward White Plains forced another retreat on Washington.
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  • Marching on to Morristown, Washington encamped there on the flank of the British advance in New Jersey, thus ending the first campaign fought on the new issue of American Independence, which had been declared on the 4th of July 1776.
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  • Colonel Breyman, marching to his relief, was also routed.
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  • Marching upon Charleston, Clinton compelled Lincoln to surrender on the 12th of May.
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  • They had split off from the army which invaded Greece under Brennus in 279 B.C., and, marching into Thrace under Leonnorius and Lutarius, crossed over to Asia at the invitation of Nicomedes I.
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  • Whirls of dust are caused by the fairy marching army, as by the being called Kutchi in the Dieri tribe of Australia.
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  • Near this spot, on the 17th of January 1885, a British force marching to the relief of General Gordon at Khartum was attacked by the Mahdists, who were repulsed.
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  • We may take it then that the last date in the Rhetoric to Alexander is 340; and by a curious coincidence 340 was the year when, on Philip's marching against Byzantium, Alexander was left behind as regent and keeper of the seal, and distinguished himself so greatly that Philip was only too glad that the Macedonians called Alexander king (Plutarch, Alexander, 9).
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  • But, marching thence against the Georgians, Suleiman's troops suffered a terrible defeat.
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  • He was prepared to fight another battle on the morrow - indeed he could scarcely have avoided it had he wished to do so, for behind him lay the mountain defiles, towards which Vandamme was marching with all speed.
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  • Turenne's force was little more than 6000, and these were wearied with a long day of marching and fighting on the steep and wooded hillsides of the Black Forest.
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  • He died in 41, while stationed with his army at the foot of the Alps, just as he was on the point of marching against Octavianus.
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  • While the French were marching on Naples there arose a hostile coalition which compelled them to beat a hasty retreat - the Holy League of March 1495.
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  • Mary's followers had failed to retake Dunbar Castle from the regent, and made for Dumbarton instead, marching two miles south of Glasgow, by the village of Langside.
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  • Marching is another form of side-grafting.
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  • Marching into Bohemia the Saxons occupied Prague, but John George soon began to negotiate for peace and consequently his soldiers offered little resistance to Wallenstein, who drove them back into Saxony.
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  • Charles X., after abdicating, had made a dignified exit from France, marching to the coast surrounded by the cavalry, infantry and artillery of his Guard.
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  • The Confederation of the Rhine, however, was a menace to Prussia too serious to be neglected; and Frederick Williams hesitations were suddenly ended by Napoleons contemptuous violation of Prussian territory in marching three French brigades through Ansbach without leave asked.
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  • On the 11th Windischgratz proclaimed his intention of marching against rebellious Vienna, and on the 16th an imperial rescript appointed him a field-marshal and commander-in-chief of all the Austrian armies except that of Italy.
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  • On the 25th of August 1798, Ballina was entered by the French under General Humbert, marching from their landing-place at Killala.
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  • War; and after the bloody battle of Konia (1832), where the raw Turkish army was routed and the grand vizier taken prisoner, it was only European intervention which prevented the Egyptian general, Ibrahim Pasha, from marching unopposed to the Bosphorus.
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  • Now both are encouraged, and the men, receiving their full rations, are unsurpassable in endurance at work and in marching.
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  • Here he stayed to hunt a herd of 120 elephants, and then, marching westwards, received the tribute of Naharina and gifts from the Hittites in Asia Minor and from the king of Babylon.
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  • While mounted infantry of the British army were marching from Cairo to Alexandria, five officers went (on the i3th of D June) to the village of Denshawai to shoot pigeons~
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  • Instead of marching on to Kassala, Ras Alula, who at this time was much offended by the transfer of Massawa by the Egyptians to Italy, made a triumphant entry into Asmara, and absolutely refused to make any further efforts to extricate Egyptian garrisons from the grip of the khalifa.
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  • The attack was made in two columns: one, tinder Colonel Hunter, marching along the river-bank, approached Firket from the north; while the other, under Major Burn-Murdoch, making a detour through the desert, approached it from the south.
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  • Three years later (in 568), on the alleged invitation of Narses, who was irritated by the treatment he had received from the emperor Justin II., Alboin invaded Italy, probably marching over the pass of the Predil.
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  • He took to the heather, making for the western seas, hewing his way through the MacDougals at Tyndrum and marching over the mountains to Loch Lomond, which he crossed in a canoe.
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  • England never won a victory more creditable to the fighting and marching powers of her sons than at the battle of Flodden.
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  • His English adherents did not come in, and, after marching to Derby, his council insisted that enough had been done for honour, that Wade was on their flank and rear, the duke of Cumberland in their front, and an army was gathered to defend London.
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  • The Year of Jubilee, in 1525, was unprecedented in its scant attendance, but the jubilees of 1575 and 1600 again saw great armies of pilgrims marching to Rome.
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  • Sir Donald Stewart's force, marching up through Baluchistan by the Bolan Pass, entered Kandahar with little or no resistance; while another army passed through the Khyber Pass and took up positions at Jalalabad and other places on the direct road to Kabul.
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  • Organized upon a sort of military and feudal basis, they soon became a terror to all their neighbours, marching east into Sikkim, west into Kumaon, and south into the Gangetic plains.
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  • General Pollock, who was marching straight through the Punjab to relieve General Sale, was ordered to penetrate to Kabul, while General Nott was only too glad not to be forbidden to retire from Kandahar through Kabul.
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  • In 1660 George Monk, marching on London immediately before the Restoration, made his camp on the Common, and in 1 745 a regular and volunteer force encamped here, prepared to resist the Pretender, who was at Derby.
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  • Cattaneo was an uncompromising republican and a federalist; so violent was his dislike of the Piedmontese monarchy that when he heard that King Charles Albert had been defeated by the Austrians, and that Radetzky was marching back to reoccupy Milan, he exclaimed: "Good news, the Piedmontese have been beaten.
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  • An example of this occurs at the outset in the assertion that Moawiya deliberately refrained from marching to the help of Othman, and indeed that it was with secret joy that he heard of the fatal result of the plot.
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  • Ziyad set out with the purpose of subduing Mesopotamia and marching thence against Irak.
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  • When, in the year (69 A.H.) 689 Abdalmalik had at last encamped at Botnan Habib in the vicinity of Kinnesrin (Qinnasrin),1 with the purpose of marching against Mus`ab, his cousin `Amr Ashdaq, to whom by the treaty of Jabia, before the battle of Merj Rahit, the succession to Merwan had been promised, took advantage of his absence to lay claim to the supreme power, and to have himself proclaimed caliph by his partisans.
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  • Ilyas was marching against them, when the idea occurred to Habib of challenging him to single combat.
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  • They began by marching in solemn procession round the palace, as if it had been the Ka`ba.
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  • Accordingly, he decided on marching in the following year against Amorium, and thence to Constantinople itself.
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  • Marching with a large and splendid army through Hungary, he reached Asia Minor, where his forces were decimated by disease and by the sword.
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  • The occupation of the pass of Furlo (Petra Pertusa) by the Goths prevented his marching by the Via Flaminia, but, taking a short circuit, he rejoined the great road near Cagli.
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  • When the spring of 554 appeared, Lothaire with his part of the army insisted on marching back to Gaul, there to deposit in safety the plunder which they had reaped.
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  • Whitney (both of Lowell), whose regiment was mobbed in Baltimore on the 19th of April 1861 while marching to Washington; and a bronze figure of Victory (after one by Rauch in the Valhalla at Ratisbon), commemorating the Northern triumph in the Civil War.
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  • He supported pope and bishops so long as they took their marching orders from him.
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  • 830 the Caliph Ma'mun, while marching against the Byzantines, received a deputation of the inhabitants of Ilarran.
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  • Nevertheless, though continually harassed by the enemy, he persisted in marching northwards from Tigranocerta over the high table-land of central Armenia, in the hope of reaching Artaxata on the Araxes.
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  • His efforts to reduce the latter were, however, interrupted by the necessity of marching against the English.
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  • The Britons burnt the Roman municipalities of Verulam and Colchester, the mart of London, and several military posts, massacred "over 70,000" Romans and Britons friendly to Rome, and almost annihilated the Ninth Legion marching from Lincoln to the rescue.
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  • Eumenes was completely defeated, and obliged to retire to Nora in Cappadocia, and a new army that was marching to his relief was routed by Antigonus.
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  • The king then marching by Vercelli, Novara and Pavia, joined hands with Alviano, the Venetian commander, and secured a foothold in the Milanese.
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  • A mass meeting of about 5000 citizens of the above-mentioned counties (many of them armed militiamen), at Braddock's Field, on the 1st and 2nd of August 1794, threatened to take possession of Fort Lafayette and to burn Pittsburg, but cooler counsel prevailed, and after voting to proscribe several persons, and marching in a body through the streets of the town, the crowd dispersed without doing any damage.
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  • In common with other northern princes, Mangasha, reputed son and heir of King John, with the yelloweyed Ras Alula, 3 refused to acknowledge the sovereignty of Menelek; but, on the latter marching against them in the following January with a large army, they submitted.
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  • After the capture of Acre on the 12th of July 11 9 1, the army of the crusaders, under Richard Coeur - de - Lion and the duke of Burgundy, opened their campaign for the recovery of Jerusalem by marching southward towards Jaffa, from which place it was intended to move direct upon the holy city.
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  • Marching south he was welcomed at London on the 11th of April, defeated Warwick at Barnet three days later, and the Lancastrians at Tewkesbury on the 4th of May.
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  • Pompey's refusal to submit gave Caesar a good pretext for declaring war and marching at the head of his army into Italy.
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  • Soon after, while marching from Lynn towards Wis Death of John.
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  • But Bolingbroke had already seized Chester, and was marching against him at the head of such a large army that the countryside refused to stir.
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  • Marching with a trifling Battle of force to expel her from the north, he was surprised and Wakefield.
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  • The commanders of the allied armies, however, hesitated to throw themselves against the forts,erected to the north of the town, and decided on the hazardous task of marching round Sevastopol and attacking it from the south.
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  • On its banks Hasdrubal, while marching to the aid of Hannibal in 207 B.C., was defeated and slain by the Roman army, this being the decisive battle of the Second Punic War.
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  • Marching north with 36,000 men he entered Rome and forced Henry to retire, but an emeute of the citizens led to a three days' sack of the city (May 1084), after which Guiscard escorted the pope to Rome.
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  • He conducted his campaign with great vigour, exacting from his troops heavy sacrifices of long marching in that trying climate, and before the end of 1916 he had reduced the German forces to the position of fugitive bands.
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  • At last, in July 1781, Rochambeau's force was able to leave Rhode Island and, marching across Connecticut, joined Washington on the Hudson.
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  • At Liverpool on the 27th of October Gladstone described Parnell and his party as " marching through rapine to the disintegration and dismemberment of the empire."
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  • His marching orders were: no more temporizing with the federalists or with generals who are afraid of conquering; war to the death with all Europe in the name of revolutionary propaganda and the monarchical tradition of natural frontiers; and fear, as a means of government.
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  • At the end of a year La Barre was replaced by the marquis de Denonville, a man of ability and courage, who, though he showed some vigour in marching against the western Iroquois tribes, angered rather than intimidated them, and the massacre of Lachine (5th of August 1689) must be regarded as one of the unhappy results of his administration.
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  • The soldiers in Raetia, however, proclaimed Valerian emperor; and marching slowly towards Rome he found both his rivals dead, slain by their own soldiers.
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  • He reigned alone only fifteen years, Cyrus the Persian, after an indecisive battle on the Halys, marching upon Sardis, and capturing both acropolis and monarch (546 B.C.).
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  • The Black God had been marching for what felt like hours, through the city towards the beach, and now, down the beach.
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  • However it took some time to identify the correct assailant before Derek Lyle received his marching orders.
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  • This has led to an increase in the number of local parades many of which are held by other groups particularly marching bands.
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  • Click [here] for a newspaper clipping, which shows his marching band, circa 1910.
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  • Tens of thousands of anti-war demonstrators marching in Istanbul.
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  • I have a very old photo of him playing euphonium with a band, marching.
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  • The effect of these strangely garbed men marching through endless corridors seems very Kafka!
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  • The marching bands were pleasant, with the drum majorettes curving around in the van.
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  • Thus, with the same old familiar faces marching in the streets, the projected People's uprising never materialized.
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  • Others see him as a boorish oaf who no longer deserves any respect after marching across the line of Olazabal's putt.
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  • The 31st regiment were immediately deployed marching 150 miles in seven days to defend the Frontier.
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  • Chants included We beat the scum, Munich song, Marching on together, we are Leeds.
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  • Roosevelt's thinking on Germany was rather simplistic: no aircraft, uniforms or marching.
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  • Marching his legions west to destroy the Druid strongholds, the Roman governor has left the cities of eastern Britain wide open.
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  • In Beirut, police clashed with some 1,000 students using water cannons to prevent them from marching on the US embassy.
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  • When Jellachich was marching on Pesth he went from town to town rousing the people to the defence of the country, and the popular force of the Honved was his creation.
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  • Conquest is not usually bloodless, whether achieved at the van of a marching column or at the head of a hastily-built railway, and the process under which the American railway system took form left the way open for a distressing record of accidents to the traveller and the railway servant.
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  • At El Teb, on the 4th of February 1884, a heterogeneous force under General Valentine Baker, marching to the relief of the Egyptian garrison of Tokar, was completely routed by the Mandists (see EGYPT: Military Operations).
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  • The European war was now renewed; in 1526 the sultan, marching from Belgrade, crossed the Danube and took Peterwardein and Esseg; on the field of Mohacs he encountered and defeated the Hungarians under king Louis II., who was killed with the flower of the Hungarian chivalry (see Hungary: History).
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  • " When, in 241, Aurelian, who was then only a tribune, had just defeated some Franks in the neighbourhood of Mainz and was marching against the Persians, his troops sang the following refrain: Mille Sarmatas, mille Francos, semel et semel occidimus; Mille Persas, quaerimus.
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  • Marching against John Frederick, Charles V., aided by Maurice, gained a decisive victory at Miihlberg in April 1547, after which by the capitulation of Wittenberg John Frederick renounced the electoral dignity in favour of Maurice, who also obtained a large part of his kinsman's lands.
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  • This brilliant exploit was followed by another on the 3rd of January, when Washington, again crossing the Delaware, outmarched Cornwallis at Trenton, and marching to his rear defeated three British regiments and three companies of light cavalry at Princeton, New Jersey.
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  • The British armed mission of 1904 performed a brilliant feat of marching and reached Lhasa, whose mysteries were thus unveiled, but this exploit belongs to the section dealing with history, below.
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  • The commander-in-chief made a sign that the men should continue to march at ease, and he and all his suite showed pleasure at the sound of the singing and the sight of the dancing soldier and the gay and smartly marching men.
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  • The position we occupy is a strong one, and while they are marching to go round me on the right they will expose a flank to me.
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  • He won overwhelming victories over superior forces with his ragtag army, marching over huge areas of the country executing his elaborate tactics.
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  • The 31st Regiment were immediately deployed marching 150 miles in seven days to defend the Frontier.
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  • The Clarets, having been relegated in the first season under Adamson 's management were marching back to the first division with some style.
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  • They responded with alacrity, marching into Mercia at the head of an army, but the Danes retained possession of the town.
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  • There were only a few people about at that time, most of whom paid the marching column scant heed.
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  • General seamanship and ship safety lessons were mixed with regular cross-country runs, circuit training, marching practice and lifeboat rowing in Dover harbor.
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  • Roosevelt 's thinking on Germany was rather simplistic: no aircraft, uniforms or marching.
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  • He was dimly aware that the tumult outside had changed its character, was in some way beating, marching.
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  • Your invitations can be cut into the shapes of musical instruments, and the invitation can state, "A Marching We Will Go!"
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  • Let slip what the S in SHS stands for during a seemingly innocent conversation about where you live, and you may have an unwanted visitor watching the marching band at a Friday night football game.
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  • The kids in the marching band have just finished asking for donations on tag day.
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  • Also, teenagers in marching band can earn letters for their varsity jackets if they accomplish something important in the band.
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  • For example, some schools have honored successful clubs, like an award-winning theater group or marching band, that helped to define the class.
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  • A long sweater or jacket can be worn as the actual dress when your little girl is going to be outside, such as for Christmas caroling or marching in a parade.
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  • Tabs - The site 911 Tabs has a long list of classic southern gospel songs arranged for the guitar including Oh Happy Day, When the Saints Go Marching In, Sovereign Lord and many, many more.
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  • You can choose designs to adorn the sides of the rings, maybe a gymnast on a balance beam to signify your participation in gymnastics or a musical note for the marching band.
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  • There is no reason not to wear a plus size Victorian second wedding gown for marching down the aisle another time.
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  • Often, individuals who snore are oblivious to the sounds they make when the lights go out, though you may wonder how they could possibly sleep with sounds similar to a marching band bellowing from their throat.
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  • The dance should be more than simply marching in various directions like a military company.
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  • The name comes from the 1-2 counts found in the marching steps of the dance.
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  • In these printables, you can print out a series of marching cards, turn them upside down, and alternate flipping them over with other players.
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  • Music lovers sometimes have a difficult time finding a recording of it, even though it's often heard in winter concerts or in marching bands.
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  • Dragons are known for marching to the beat of their own drum.
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  • The same holds true for other extra curricular activities like academic competitions and marching band.
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  • Dance: Although there is a dance squad, UCLA cheerleaders do perform with the Bruins marching band.
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  • When people think of USC Cheerleaders, they are generally thinking of the USC Song Leaders, an elite dance squad that works closely with the marching band to perform during USC football games.
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  • The girls also travel during the summer to Asia or Europe with the Trojans marching band.
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  • While the Spirit squad works with the Trojan Marching Band and the Song Girls, this is mostly a non-stunting team.
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  • So while athletes of traditional sports might have the traditional block letter, marching band students might have an old English style letter, and cheerleaders might have a cursive letter.
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  • Stand still and alternate a marching type of movement by lifting one knee up to waist height, then bring it back down and pick up the other knee.
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  • Before doing a triceps workout, do a five to 10 minute warm-up by marching or jogging to get the blood flowing to the muscles and joints.
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  • Stepping off the bosu and marching in place can alleviate the cramping.
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  • In French however, you use marcher for "march" in general, but you faire une marche de protestation, or s'approcher in lieu of marching up to someone or something.
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  • The track uses marching beats, electronics and has a bit of R&B thrown in.
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  • We are marching every night, fighting for the right to go into the front door and the Constitution still called us three-fifths of a human being.
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  • If they are simply directing and marching, having them all gussied up would be fine - but what if their skills go beyond that?
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  • Comfortable shoes appropriate for hours of marching and more on cement or gym floors.
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  • A big part of any marching band is practice, but more than the other members it is important that any fancy-dancing drum major practice in their actual costume (or as close to it) as possible.
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  • Majorette uniform catalogs may also be found by looking for dance suppliers, marching band suppliers, and color and drill team suppliers.
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  • If all that happens is marching, carrying a color guard flag or a small marching band instrument while the drum major calls the shots, then really any uniform that fits will work.
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  • However, in today's marching bands, even the traditionally static members - such as the bass drum or the flutists - have fairly extreme choreography to perform as part of the band's performance, especially at football games.
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  • Today Color Guard has grown to include civilian performers who belong to high school and college marching bands, drum and bugle corps, or indoor color guards known as Winter Guard.
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  • The thing they have in common with the original Color Guard is that they still guard the colors and perform with flags, rifles and other props while going through marching drills with exact precision.
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  • Rehearsals hone routines filled with dance and marching footwork chosen for the performance.
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  • Color guard uniform tops can be found through vendors who supply marching band supplies, cheer uniforms, catalogs or from some companies that sell dance clothing.
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  • Over time, marching bands were no longer unique to the military and modern color guard teams added "color" to the marching band performance with choreography, and props such as rifles, flags and sabres.
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  • In addition to marching bands and music performances, many bands also have a drill or majorette team that offers entertainment in the form of baton twirling and acrobatic or gymnastic routines.
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  • Majorettes evolved from the position of the drum major in a marching band.
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  • The drum major leads the marching band and moves his mace in time with the music.
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  • Now, some modern majorette groups put on a show of their own in between the marching sessions.
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  • Historically, the overall look of the majorette uniform was in the style of a military marching band.
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  • Most schools and marching bands now opt for a body suit style of uniform.
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  • Abruptly, he dropped her hand and turned away, marching off to his car.
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  • She turned her back on him, marching down the hill toward her house.
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  • Jessi grabbed Gerry's arm and slammed the front door behind them, marching through the hallway in a combination of disgust and envy.
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  • But Philip's preparations were now complete, and Alva set out from Italy at the head of a force of some io,000 veteran troops, Spaniards and Italians, afterwards increased by a body of Germans, with which, after marching through Burgundy, Lorraine and Luxemburg, he reached the Netherlands (August 8), and made his entry into Brussels a fortnight later.
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  • In the endeavour to reach the field in time it had covered, in heavy marching order, over 50 m.
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  • The elements of the uniform are widely varied, though, and take some thought before the band starts marching.
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