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It was more like the boarding of a ship than any land fight I had ever seen or imagined.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The fight lasted two days, and only two men out of the five hundred escaped with their lives.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It was found afterwards that the rebels meant to fight the two British forces in detail before they could effect a junction.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Ike had read the "Herald," with all about "the great prize fight" in it, and had become entirely carried away with it.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He has straightened out his line on the left; after a fierce fight which has cost him no less than 700 fresh casualties.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
What better hap could a cavalry subaltern desire than such a fight under such conditions?
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The fight was over and Lawrence rode up to the house, and was met on the porch by a white haired, fine looking old gentleman.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Therefore David sent word to the general to place Uriah in the front of the battle, where the fight was hardest.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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