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Letting the rifle drop and swing from the pommel, he met the charge of two grinning and scowling lancers.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
But presently that wandering shape came nearer, and I saw a dozen lancers at full gallop, one behind the other.
In the ring figure another evolution is borrowed from the lancers.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
Cuirassiers, lancers and grenadiers, then, once more to the charge!
THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
Behind us the British lancers were shouting "Stop, stop, halt you —— Boers!"
Christopher led me through the last Lancers, and then we stopped to rest.
Sisters of Charity in white cambric caps told their beads through the mazes of the lancers.
Swinging round after the charge, the 9th Lancers gained the village and rallied on the south of it.
1914JOHN FRENCH, VISCOUNT OF YPRES
After charging through a large body of Mexican lancers, he reached Gen. Taylor on the morning of the 30th.
Cavalry of the line consists of dragoon guards, dragoons, hussars, and lancers.

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