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The generals were passing by, looking as if they wished to avoid embarrassing attentions.
Up to this period, none of the English generals had shown any military talent.
The commissary having been buried with all the decorations suitable to the service (the whole team of proprieties were harnessed to his hearse, and they all had feathers and black velvet housings with his coat of arms in the corner), Mrs General began to inquire what quantity of dust and ashes was deposited at the bankers'.
Monk's lieutenant asked, at the appearance of Athos, if that were the same gentleman with whom the General had left the tent.
I am bound to say I agree with you, Thomson," the General declared, a little hopelessly.
The undersigned Louis Jacques Beaurepaire, lieutenant-colonel of artillery, Etienne Duchampy, general of brigade, and Claude Lecharpal, keeper of woods and forests, Declare, that on the 4th of February, a letter arrived from the Island of Elba, recommending to the kindness and the confidence of the Bonapartist Club, General Flavien de Quesnel, who having served the emperor from 1804 to 1814 was supposed to be devoted to the interests of the Napoleon dynasty, notwithstanding the title of baron which Louis XVIII.
Locke having maintained that he could form an idea of triangle in general, without deciding what sort of triangle it was to be, Berkeley contended that this was impossible.
Kaliko hastily withdrew, and the Nome King stamped up and down until the General of his armies appeared.
When the general had satisfied his own curiosity, in a close examination of every well-known ornament, they proceeded into the library, an apartment, in its way, of equal magnificence, exhibiting a collection of books, on which an humble man might have looked with pride.
So far as I could see, the party had already gained some notoriety in the place, which had come to look upon the General as a Russian nobleman of great wealth.
The general very nearly smiled, but thought better of it and kept his smile back.
The Army is old and feeble," replied General Jinjur, scornfully.