The troopers in gray were unable to flank them or drive them back.
They went in metal and they came out as troopers and pikemen.
One of the troopers approached him and spoke in a low voice.
"He is bold, at least," cried one of the troopers, with a burst of laughter.
As I raised it, I eluded the pinioning grip of the troopers.
Baynes struggled in the grip of the troopers, protesting vehemently.
Behind him I caught the gleam of steel from the troopers at his heels.
Three of his troopers were down by now, and his lieutenant was missing.
"There would still remain Rabecque and the troopers," he concluded.
With his own division he kept Derdas and his troopers, four hundred strong.