1 Our swords must hew a way through the enemy.
2 Some of them simply dreads those iron men, as they call them, those machines for hewing the coal, where men always did it before.
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3 At the moment when the Hanoverian lieutenant, Wilda, grasped this handle in order to take refuge in the farm, a French sapper hewed off his hand with an axe.
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4 The sword of a cuirassier, which hewed down the bagpipes and the arm which bore it, put an end to the song by killing the singer.
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5 The Prussian cavalry, newly arrived, dashes forwards, flies, hews, slashes, kills, exterminates.
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6 He mows down all that meets him, and hews a broad path through their columns with furious sword, as he seeks thee, O Turnus, in thy fresh pride of slaughter.