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But this defect was not due to any fault of the regimental commander, for in spite of repeated demands boots had not been issued by the Austrian commissariat, and the regiment had marched some seven hundred miles.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I shall await your most gracious permission here in hospital, that I may not have to play the part of a secretary rather than commander in the army.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The colonel said that the commander of the division was a mile and a quarter away and would receive Balashev and conduct him to his destination.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Barclay de Tolly tried to command the army in the best way, because he wished to fulfill his duty and earn fame as a great commander.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Excited and vexed by the failure and supposing that someone must be responsible for it, Toll galloped up to the commander of the corps and began upbraiding him severely, saying that he ought to be shot.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But if to all these cares, had been added the example of Roman generals crucified or otherwise put to death for having lost battles, it would have been impossible for a commander surrounded by so many causes for anxiety to have acted with vigour and decision.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Five weeks passed during which letters, shy, ecstatic, loving, came from Charles in South Carolina telling of his love, his plans for the future when the war was over, his desire to become a hero for her sake and his worship of his commander, Wade Hampton.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Bates, to be surgeon to the Swallow, Captain Abraham Pannel, commander; with whom I continued three years and a half, making a voyage or two into the Levant, and some other parts.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
I had not been at home above ten days, when Captain William Robinson, a Cornish man, commander of the Hopewell, a stout ship of three hundred tons, came to my house.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The Genoese commander wanted to throw his cannon into the sea, to hide the soldiers between decks, and to slip along in the dark as a merchant vessel.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
At the barricade of the Rue Grenetat, a horseman made his appearance and handed to the one who seemed to be the commander of the barricade what had the appearance of a roll of silver.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context