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" Nothing could stop that astonishing infantry. No sudden burst of undisciplined valour, no nervous enthusiasm, weakened the stability of their order; their flashing eyes were bent on the dark columns in their front; their measured tread shook the ground;... "
Life of ... the duke of Wellington - Page 195
by Andrew Redman Bonar - 1845
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 3

William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1833
...bent on the dark columns in their front, their measured tread shook the ground, their dreadful volleys swept away the head of every formation, their deafening...that broke from all parts of the tumultuous crowd, as slowly and with a horrid carnage, it was pushed by the incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest...
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The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine

Military art and science
...bent on the dark columns in front ; their measured tread shook the ground : their dreadful volleys swept away the head of every formation ; their deafening...was driven by the incessant vigour of the attack, to ( In1 farthest edge of the hill. In vain did the French reserves, joining with the struggling multitude,...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1831
...upon the dark column in their front ; their measured tread shook the ground ; their dreadful volleys swept away the head of every formation; their deafening...did the French reserves, joining with the struggling multitude, endeavour to sustain the fight ; their efforts only increased the irremediable confusion,...
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The history of England, Volume 6

Thomas Smart Hughes - Great Britain - 1836
...bent on the dark columns in front ; their measured tread shook the ground ; their dreadful volleys swept away the head of every formation ; their deafening...with a horrid carnage, it was driven by the incessant vigor of the attack to the farthest edge of the hill. In vain did the French reserves, joining with...
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Memoirs of a sergeant, late in the forty-third light infantry regiment ...

Memoirs - History - 1835
...columns in front ; their firm, heavy, and measured tread shook the ground ; their dreadful volleys swept away the head of every formation ; their deafening shouts overpowered the dissonant cries that Ill broke from all parts of the tumultuous crowd, as foot by foot, and with horrid carnage, it was...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 2

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1839
...Ihe dark columns in their front, their measured Iread shook the ground, (heir dreadful volleys swrpl away the head of every formation, their deafening...that broke from all parts of the tumultuous crowd, as slowly and with a horrid carnage, it was pushed by the incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 2

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1839
...their measured tread shook the ground, their dreadful \olleys swept away the head of every formalion, their deafening shouts over-powered the dissonant...that broke from all parts of the tumultuous crowd, as slowly and with a horrid carnage, it was pushed by the incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest...
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HISTORY OF EUROPE DURING THE FRENCG REVOLUTION

ARCHIBALD ALISON - 1840
...on the dark columns in their front ; their measured tread shook the ground ; their dreadful volleys swept away the head of every formation ; their deafening...did the French reserves, joining with the struggling multitude, endeavour to sustain the fight : their efforts only increased the irremediable confusion...
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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France ..., Volume 3

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1840
...bent on the dark columns in their front, their measured tread shook the ground, their dreadful volleys swept away the head of every formation, their deafening...that broke from all parts of the tumultuous crowd, as slowly and with a horrid carnage it was pushed by the incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest...
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History of the war in the Peninsula, and in the south of France from ...

William Francis P. Napier (sir.) - 1840
...bent on the dark columns in their front, their measured tread shook the ground, their dreadful volleys swept away the head of every formation, their deafening...that broke from all parts of the tumultuous crowd, as slowly and with a horrid carnage it was pushed by the incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest...
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