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The Spanish ships retired before Macnamara, and he ran under the guns of the forts of Colonia, in order to retake the place.
Marlborough then prepared to take the offensive, and ordered Colonel Cadogan to retake Eynes.
The Americans fitted out a large military force to retake Detroit, and overthrow the Indians who threatened the settlements.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
The mountaineer and his men dashed to the rescue, recaptured all the cattle, but were unable to retake the horses.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
The Russians made three attempts to retake it, the last led by a large body of officers alone.
THE LIFE OF GORDON, VOLUME IDEMETRIUS CHARLES BOULGER
The French were able to retake some of the ground they had lost, although the enemy still held on to Dixmude.
1914JOHN FRENCH, VISCOUNT OF YPRES
If I retake the city, the council in Venice will perhaps allow me to marry you without banishment.
THE ISLAND OF ENCHANTMENTJUSTUS MILES FORMAN
Prescott returned to Cambridge, reported at headquarters, and offered if given sufficient troops to retake the hill.
It follows that if we get on their track and pursue we may find ourselves the stronger party, and so may retake our possessions.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON
The angry Bishop assembled an army, and marched to retake this Church property.

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