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" were so much exhausted with fatigue that they were obliged to lie down for rest on the ground, their tongues hanging out of their mouths, like those of dogs after a chase. "
History of the Siege of Boston, and of the Battles of Lexington, Concord ... - Page 76
by Richard Frothingham - 1903 - 422 pages
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The Battles of the War for Independence: Being the Story of the ...

Prescott Holmes - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1897 - 274 pages
...kept the Patriots at bay, Percy formed his detachment into a square, inclosing the fugitives, who lay down for rest on the ground, " their tongues hanging...of their mouths like those of dogs after a chase." From this time, the Patriots had to contend against nearly the whole of the British army in Boston....
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The History of Our Navy from Its Origin to the Present Day, 1775-1897, Volume 1

John Randolph Spears - 1897
...swift that when at last they were rescued by fresh troops from Boston they fell to the ground with " their tongues hanging out of their mouths like those of dogs after a chase " when all this was related in Machias, Maine, it stirred the men of the town to do a stroke against...
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The Story of the British Army

Charles Cooper King - Great Britain - 1897 - 426 pages
...sent to help them in such a condition of rout that they "flung themselves down on the ground, with their tongues hanging out of their mouths, like those of dogs after a chase." It was a bad beginning, to say the least of it, but it was curiously followed up ; for the assailants...
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Historic Pilgrimages in New England: Among Landmarks of Pilgrim and Puritan ...

Edwin Monroe Bacon - Massachusetts - 1898 - 475 pages
...detachment, who had come to their relief. So exhausted were many of them, that, as a British account said, 'they were obliged to lie down for rest on the ground,...of their mouths like those of dogs after a chase.' " Lord Percy formed his detachment into a square enclosing the worn troops, and here they rested for...
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Queen of Republics: being a standard history of the United States, from the ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - United States - 1800 - 1012 pages
...pieces of artillery. Percy formed his men into a square, enclosing the fugitives, who dropped helplessly on the ground, " their tongues hanging out of their mouths like those of dogs after a chase,'' and with his cannon kept the Americans at bay. He could not think of holding his position, however,...
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Washington: Or, The Revolution. A Drama. (In Blank Verse.) Founded Upon the ...

Ethan Allen - United States - 1899 - 500 pages
...sight with a fresh brigade. He received the fugitives in a hollow square, who lay down for rest upon the ground, their tongues hanging out of their mouths like those of dogs after a chase. Bancroft. i " Let no man fire till he can see the whites of their eyes," was Prescott's order at Bunker...
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Social England: A Record of the Progress of the People in Religion ..., Volume 5

Henry Duff Traill, James Saumarez Mann - Great Britain - 1899
...the soldiers as they ran this gauntlet ot fire. So utterly exhausted were our men by their retreat that they were " obliged to lie down for rest on the...ground, their tongues hanging out of their mouths, like dogs after a chase." The sight of British regulars hastily retiring before the Massachusetts militia...
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American Leaders and Heroes: A Preliminary Text-book in United States History

Wilbur Fisk Gordy - Indiana - 1901 - 329 pages
...possible, but on the verge of confusion and panic. for their protection, and fell upon the ground, " with their tongues hanging out of their mouths like those of dogs after a chase." After resting for an hour, the British again took up their march to Boston. The minute-men, increasing...
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Memoirs of King George the Third, his life and reign

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...we are assured, was the pitiable condition of the hunted British soldiers, that " their tongues were hanging out of their mouths, like those of dogs after a chase." But, though the British had been reinforced by their friends, their condition, on resuming their march,...
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New Grammar School History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1902 - 434 pages
...were met by Percy and his nine hundred men. These formed a square inclosing the fugitives, who lay down for rest on the ground, " their tongues hanging...of their mouths like those of dogs after a chase." Every moment made their retreat more difficult. Percy saw that he and his entire force were in danger...
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