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And Jo shook the blue army sock till the needles rattled like castanets, and her ball bounded across the room.
When, therefore, intelligence was received at the fort which covered the southern termination of the portage between the Hudson and the lakes, that Montcalm had been seen moving up the Champlain, with an army "numerous as the leaves on the trees," its truth was admitted with more of the craven reluctance of fear than with the stern joy that a warrior should feel, in finding an enemy within reach of his blow.
They immediately grappled us; but, although surrounded by hundreds of savages, we extricated ourselves from them, and escaped all safe into the garrison, except one that was wounded, through a heavy fire from their army.
What makes this duty the more urgent is that fact that the country so overrun is not our own, but ours is the invading army.
There is only one body of men in the kingdom that are fitted to officer a regular army.
The smallness of the army renders the natural strength of the community an overmatch for it; and the citizens, not habituated to look up to the military power for protection, or to submit to its oppressions, neither love nor fear the soldiery; they view them with a spirit of jealous acquiescence in a necessary evil, and stand ready to resist a power which they suppose may be exerted to the prejudice of their rights.
Poverty of the State exchequer causes an army to be maintained by contributions from a distance.
All the ministers prayed earnestly in their pulpits for a blessing on the army of New England.
And believe me on my honour that to me personally it would be a pleasure to hand over the supreme command of the army into the hands of a better informed and more skillful general- of whom Austria has so many- and to lay down all this heavy responsibility.
Kaliko bowed and retired, and in a few minutes returned to say that the army was assembled.
I command the Army of Revolt in this war," answered the General, with unnecessary sharpness.
WHILE Norman of Torn and his thousand fighting men marched slowly south on the road toward Dover, the army of Simon de Montfort was preparing for its advance upon Lewes, where King Henry, with his son Prince Edward, and his brother, Prince Richard, King of the Romans, together with the latter's son, were entrenched with their forces, sixty thousand strong.