1 Austrian troops that had escaped capture at Ulm and had joined Kutuzov at Braunau now separated from the Russian army, and Kutuzov was left with only his own weak and exhausted forces.
2 The men and officers returning spoke of a brilliant victory, of the occupation of the town of Wischau and the capture of a whole French squadron.
3 Something vague and confused, which he could not at all account for, had come over him with the capture of that officer and the blow he had dealt him.
4 It is not difficult to capture a fortress but it is difficult to win a campaign.
5 Despite news of the capture of the fleches, Napoleon saw that this was not the same, not at all the same, as what had happened in his former battles.
6 The battle is won, and there is nothing extraordinary in the capture of Murat.
7 He said that Murat was spending the night less than a mile from where they were, and that if they would let him have a convoy of a hundred men he would capture him alive.
8 It began to run away only when suddenly seized by a panic caused by the capture of transport trains on the Smolensk road, and by the battle of Tarutino.
9 If the Cossacks did not capture Napoleon then, what saved him was the very thing that was destroying the French army, the booty on which the Cossacks fell.
10 The superior officers all wanted to distinguish themselves, to cut off, to seize, to capture, and to overthrow the French, and all clamored for action.
11 Once a Frenchman Tikhon was trying to capture fired a pistol at him and shot him in the fleshy part of the back.
12 It is only possible to capture prisoners if they agree to be captured, just as it is only possible to catch a swallow if it settles on one's hand.
13 Chancellorsville might be a more important victory but the capture of Streight's raiders made the Yankees positively ridiculous.
14 Their capture would paralyze the North and more than cancel off the defeat on the Mississippi.
15 That had been the situation ever since the news of Ashley Wilkes' capture, though the connection between the two events did not occur to him.