Further, if there be some who think my observations needlessly minute at a moment when they ought to be completely held by rapidity of movement and decision of action, I reply that I have wished to report here, at length and completely, all the details of a plan of attack
conceived so rapidly that it is only the slowness of my pen that gives an appearance of slowness to the execution.
With a swift glance around the room, he at once laid out our plan of attack, and without speaking a word, with a gesture, placed us each in position.
It was a pity that we had not some better organized plan of attack, for even at the moment I wondered what we were to do.
I was brave that day, because they were burning my house, and there are a hundred, and even a thousand, to speak against one, that if those gentlemen of the riots had not formed that unlucky idea, their plan of attack
would have succeeded, or, at least, it would not have been I who would have opposed myself to it.
Sergey Ivanovitch was for a minute surprised at this unexpected view of the subject; but he promptly made a new plan of attack
It was nothing but a plan of attack
against the cardinal.