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1  But the regiments, both cavalry and infantry, were by no means ready for the impending action.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  Gentlemen, I thank you all; all arms have behaved heroically: infantry, cavalry, and artillery.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  I am not in the cavalry, Colonel, but I am a Russian general and if you are not aware of the fact.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  Behind our position was a steep and deep dip, making it difficult for artillery and cavalry to retire.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  The Emperors rode up to the flank, and the trumpets of the first cavalry regiment played the general march.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  No, Peter Nikolaevich; I only want to show that in the cavalry the advantages are far less than in the infantry.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  And the old cavalry captain, Kirsten, shouted enthusiastically and no less sincerely than the twenty-year-old Rostov.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  The whole army was extended in three lines: the cavalry in front, behind it the artillery, and behind that again the infantry.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  His idea was, first, to concentrate all the artillery in the center, and secondly, to withdraw the cavalry to the other side of the dip.
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10  They were still firing, not at the cavalry which had disappeared, but at French infantry who had come into the hollow and were firing at our men.
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11  He reported that his regiment had been attacked by French cavalry and that, though the attack had been repulsed, he had lost more than half his men.
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12  The best quarters in the village were assigned to cavalry-captain Denisov, the squadron commander, known throughout the whole cavalry division as Vaska Denisov.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  From privates to general they were not expecting a battle and were engaged in peaceful occupations, the cavalry feeding the horses and the infantry collecting wood.
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14  There was nothing fresh to be seen from the line, for from where they had been before it had been evident that it was impossible for cavalry to act among the bushes and broken ground, as well as that the French were outflanking our left.
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15  The cause of the confusion was that while the Austrian cavalry was moving toward our left flank, the higher command found that our center was too far separated from our right flank and the cavalry were all ordered to turn back to the right.
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16  The troops of the center, the reserves, and Bagration's right flank had not yet moved, but on the left flank the columns of infantry, cavalry, and artillery, which were to be the first to descend the heights to attack the French right flank and drive it into the Bohemian mountains according to plan, were already up and astir.
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17  Were I in the cavalry I should get not more than two hundred rubles every four months, even with the rank of lieutenant; but as it is I receive two hundred and thirty, said he, looking at Shinshin and the count with a joyful, pleasant smile, as if it were obvious to him that his success must always be the chief desire of everyone else.
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