The Young Buglers: A Tale of the Peninsular War

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Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh, 1880 - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 336 pages

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Page 221 - ... like a loosened cliff", went headlong down the steep : the rain flowed after in streams discoloured with blood, and eighteen hundred unwounded men, the remnant of six thousand unconquerable British soldiers, stood triumphant on the fatal hill ! CHAPTER VII.
Page 221 - ... by the incessant vigour of the attack to the farthest edge of the hill. In vain did the French reserves...
Page 220 - Nothing could stop that astonishing infantry. No sudden burst of undisciplined valour, no nervous enthusiasm, weakened the stability of their order...

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