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  • 1. Talk was rife over the commanding general's pomp and circumstance. 🔊
  • 2. He is a Major General, and Colonel of a Regiment of Dragoons. 🔊
  • 3. Der eine hat es spaeter in seiner Heimat bis zum Marschall, der andere bis zum General gebracht. 🔊
  • 4. This was communicated to the British General with the remark that it would be impossible to raise more. 🔊
  • 5. Walter, who only wanted good soldiers to have made a good general, was cooler of head, and saw all the dangers of such a step. 🔊
  • 6. And at one time, her not condescending to exchange visits with the obsequious General was a topic fertile in irony. 🔊
  • 7. Can a young fellow still in his teens, and whom we older men are all too apt to sneer at as a mere boy, prove himself a good general. 🔊
  • 8. The old Russian general massed up in all over seven thousand men in this spectacular and well-nigh successful thrust. 🔊
  • 9. They wished for once to come face to face with the old General whose work they had learnt in the course of time to value. 🔊
  • 10. The old General forgot all his pride, and starts wheedling him in every way not to chuck up the job! 🔊
  • 11. This was a dashing, hard-fighting general of division, whose element was close quarters and whose favorite argument was the cold steel. 🔊
  • 12. His antagonist was the burly and rubicund General Kruse, who had his nose buried in a whisky and soda. 🔊
  • 13. Already tired of a private's life, he accepted the situation, and was induced to become the French general's private secretary. 🔊
  • 14. All arrangements are in working order except the one item of communicating with the French General Staff. 🔊
  • 15. Never would it regret the tragic and romantic interment of a young native son of talent, buried alive by a revengeful general of the Sultan.... 🔊
  • 16. From first to last General Stewart's troops were almost wholly fed from India. 🔊
  • 17. The commanding General von Laffert has never uttered the words ascribed to him, that the Kaiser had been murdered. 🔊
  • 18. The old General, who was as oblivious of this as a child, was always sending Mrs. Wickersham his regards. 🔊
  • 19. For remember that in all these years at Watertown these men were virtual General Managers of a goodly property, in everything but actual title. 🔊
  • 20. But when the old General was dead, Lady Knox (as they called her) caused them to be prostrated, as they now lie. 🔊
  • 21. A great peace suddenly mantled the troubled soul of Father Ramoni, and with it a great love for the old General whose hand had struck him. 🔊
  • 22. A company of negroes from Connecticut was also raised and commanded by the late General Humphreys, who was attached to the family of Washington. 🔊
  • 23. And once she glanced furtively at him, as though in fear, it seemed, and then he saw her accompany the fat old General out into the ante-chamber adjoining. 🔊
  • 24. The attempts of the English Government to manufacture an English general in the South African war were a miserable fiasco. 🔊
  • 25. My beauty had been made known in the camp, and the Russian general, having the night before lost all his money, had staked me for one thousand sequins, and had lost. 🔊
  • 26. Sein junger, einziger Sohn war gefallen in diesem selben Krieg, gegen den General, den er heute vernichtet hatte. 🔊
  • 27. As a last resort, the British general decided to attempt a night retreat, leaving behind the artillery he had so persistently dragged after him when the fate of his army was hanging on its speed alone. 🔊
  • 28. This is the town also, that writers confound with the great town west of the river, and which so perplexed General Sullivan in his examination of the maps. 🔊
  • 29. We were afraid to tell my father, because he was angry with the old General about something, and we knew well it was wiser to wait until his anger had blown over, as it always did pretty quickly. 🔊
  • 30. The old general was at home and partially read his visitor's predicament in his face as he approached the veranda. 🔊
  • 31. He had predicted the calamity of that war, which he attributed to the mental decadence of the French army, and to the absence of any adequate General Staff organization. 🔊
  • 32. Along the walls stood chairs with lyre-shaped backs, bought by the late general on his campaign in Poland; in one corner was a little bedstead under a muslin canopy beside an iron-clamped chest with a convex lid. 🔊
  • 33. Its commander, the very capable General O. O. Howard, who perceived the mistake he could not correct, tried hard to stay the rout. 🔊
  • 34. Received, by appointment, a deputation from the electors of New Marylebone, inviting me to candidate that District at the next General Election. 🔊
  • 35. One was an English general, the other an Arab priest; yet, in spite of the great gulf and vivid contrast between their conditions, they resembled each other in many respects. 🔊
  • 36. The latter general was attacked on September 16th, and immediately ordered Kellermann to take a designated position on his left, which was, accordingly, accomplished on the 19th. 🔊
  • 37. The man who might almost be called the father of the modern dirigible balloon was the French General Meusnier, an officer in the army and a man of great scientific and technical skill. 🔊
  • 38. There were present General Lee, General Fitzhugh Lee, as head of the cavalry, and Pendleton, as chief of the artillery, and myself. 🔊
  • 39. If the British General Staff had nothing better to do than to compile guide-books to Belgium for a non-existent British army, it appears merely amusing. 🔊
  • 40. The latter was remarkably plain; she had a shrunken, withered face, which strongly reminded me of old General Zieten, to whom, I afterward learned, the baroness was distantly related. 🔊
  • 41. Our own General Brooke, attending the German army maneuvers in Silesia eight or nine years ago, was asked by the Kaiser if he had ever been in Germany before. 🔊
  • 42. The Duke of Wellington, who had the best right to say so, advises the French General Kellermann, that he may rely on the parole of an English officer. 🔊
  • 43. The descendants are all poor, and the inheritance was merely sufficient to make a dissipated and drunken fellow of the only one of the old General's sons who survived to middle age. 🔊
  • 44. In it she first struck at Court what the learned in Dress call a bold Stroke; and was thereupon constituted General of the British Ladies during the War. 🔊
  • 45. During the Franco-German War of 1870-71 General Sheridan visited Europe, and was present as a spectator with the German forces at several celebrated engagements. 🔊
  • 46. The Savoy expedition turned out an egregious failure, the blame of which Garibaldi, on Mazzini's statement, throws on the Polish General Ramorino's treachery. 🔊
  • 47. He was succeeded at Watertown by F. E. Williamson, the present General Superintendent of the New York Central at Albany. 🔊
  • 48. Meanwhile Ferdinand had been restored to the throne of Spain, and an army of 10,000 men, commanded by Marshal Morillo, the ablest Spanish general of the time, had been sent to reduce the provinces on the Main. 🔊

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