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Military antiquities respecting a history of the English army, from the Conquest - Page 388
by Francis Grose - 1801
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The Antiquities of England and Wales, Volume 1

Francis Grose - England - 1783
...verjuice, with a tail of fire ifiuing from it as big as a great fword, making a noife in its paflage like thunder, and feeming like a dragon flying through...out, giving fuch a light that one might fee in the army, as if it had been day. Such was the terror it occafioned among the commanders, that Gautier de...
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The Antiquities of England and Wales

Francis Grose - Great Britain - 1784
...fire issuing from it as big as a great sword, making a noise in its passage like thunder, and seeming like a dragon flying through the air, and from the great quantity of fire it threw out, giving such a light that one might see in the army, as if it had been day. Such was the terror it occasioned...
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Lectures on the tactics of cavalry: and Elements of manœuvre for a cavalry ...

Friedrich Wilhelm Bismark (graf von.) - 1827
...as a barrel of verjuice, with a tail of fire issuing from it as big as a great sword, making a noise like a dragon flying through the air; and from the great quantity of fire it threw out, giving such ,1 light, that one might see in the camp as if it had been day." The following lines, quoted by...
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The Polytechnic Review and Magazine of Science, Literature, and ..., Volume 1

1844
...great sword, making a noise in its passage like thunder, and seeming like a dragon flying through (he air, and from the great quantity of fire it threw out, giving such a light that one might see in the camp as if it had been day." Such was the terror it occasioned...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 20

1846
...issuing from it as big as a great sword, making a noise in its passage similar to thunder, and seeming like a dragon flying through the air ; and, from the great quantity of fire issuing from it, giving such light in the army that one might see as if it had been day." Gaultier...
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The Sportsman's Cyclopaedia: Comprising a Complete Elucidation of the ...

Thomas Burgeland Johnson - Hunting - 1848 - 940 pages
...fire issuing from it as big as a great sword, making a noise in its passage like thunder, and seeming like a dragon flying through the air; and from the great quantity of fire it threw out, giving such a light, that one might see in the camp as if it had been day. Such was the terror it occasioned...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 56

Industrial arts - 1852
...fire issuing from it as big as a great swan, making a noise in its passage like thunder, and seeming like a dragon flying through the air, and, from the great quantity of fire it threw out, giving such a light that one might see in the camp as if it bad been day." So terrified was the army of King...
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Projectile Weapons of War and Explosive Compounds

John Scoffern - Firearms - 1852 - 213 pages
...tire issuing from it as big as a great sword, making a noise in its passage like thunder, and seeming like a dragon flying through the air; and from the great quantity of fire it threw out, giving such a light that one might see in the camp as if it had been dav." Such was the terror it occasioned...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 56

Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1852
...fire issuing from it at big at a great swan, making a noise in its passage like thunder, and seeming like a dragon flying through the air, and, from the great quantity of fire it threw out, giving such a light that one might see in the camp as if it bad been day." So terrified was the army of King...
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On the Uses and Application of Cavalry in War: From the Text of Bismark ...

Friedrich Wilhelm Bismarck (Graf von), North Ludlow Beamish - History - 1855 - 456 pages
...a barrel of verjuice, with a tail of fire issuing from it, as big as a great sword, making a noise like a dragon flying through the air; and from the great quantity of fire it threw out, giving such a light, that one might see in the camp as if it had been day." The following lines shew the general...
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