The cuirassier, being heavier, and mounted on a slower horse, was distanced.
"Lay me on the grass, brother; I am dying," said the cuirassier faintly.
"However, there is some compensation for the hat," said the cuirassier, straightening his helmet.
"To-morrow we'll at it again," called out the cuirassier major.
Many a proud Uhlan and Cuirassier has to-day ridden to his death amid the dense mobs, mad with the lust of blood.
I don't say that in a charge, however well drilled, they could stand against one of our cuirassier regiments.
If he seemed such in the idle hours, on parade he was the beau ideal of a cuirassier.
The heavy boots of the cuirassier, the white leather apron of the sapeur, were drying along the marble benches of the terrace.
Glancing back from time to time, he allowed the cuirassier major to come near enough to make conversation possible.
The cuirassier fortunately recovered from his wounds; the duel was shown to be a thing forced by the stress of consequences.