He was engaged in making up deficiencies of kit preparatory to a campaign
, and in that work he steals best who steals last.
He early became acquainted with the seamy as well as the brilliant side of courtly life; for in 1359 he was in the campaign
in France and was taken prisoner.
We are brothers-in-arms then, to some extent," said Genestas; "I have made the same campaigns
As the campaign
approached the clouds came thicker on his brain; and at last in a mad moment he sacrificed his public duty to his private.
How dare I read Washington's campaigns
when I have not answered the letters of my own correspondents?
All that day the serjeant and the young soldier marched together; and the former, who was an arch fellow, told the latter many entertaining stories of his campaigns
, though in reality he had never made any; for he was but lately come into the service, and had, by his own dexterity, so well ingratiated himself with his officers, that he had promoted himself to a halberd; chiefly indeed by his merit in recruiting, in which he was most excellently well skilled.
And verily, wherever this "Holy Spirit" led its knights, always in such campaigns
did--goats and geese, and wryheads and guyheads run FOREMOST
The old man was an officer who had served on two campaigns
Roscoe Sherriff was prowling about the house, brooding on campaigns
The chairman was explaining that a collection would now be taken up to defray the expenses of the meeting, and for the benefit of the campaign
fund of the party.
The summer weeks dragged by, and then the political campaign
opened-- opened in pretty warm fashion, and waxed hotter and hotter daily.
It was now the middle of March, and Captain Bonneville made preparations to open the spring campaign
She receives smashing blows, but she advances; it is a slogging fight, and not a scientific campaign
Turenne, who has a large head full of all sorts of good counsels, before the plan of the campaign
it is advisable to draw a striking portrait of the generals to whom we are opposed.
acquire a taste for the political counsels of Mademoiselle de Keroualle, that the alliance between England and France was signed, and the English vessels, ballasted by a few millions of French gold, made a terrible campaign
against the fleets of the United Provinces.