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these same Prussians who are so arrogant to-day, were three to one against you at Jena, and six to one at Montmirail.
The Prussians were three to one at Jena, and he took their army and kingdom in a week.
I talked to her once for two days at a time about the Prussian House of Lords (for one must talk of something)--she just sighed and perspired
By 'n' by war-times come, when the Prussians fight us.
A miscellaneous assortment they were, differing both in caste and country; as I sat on my estrade and glanced over the long range of desks, I had under my eye French, English, Belgians, Austrians, and Prussians.
But one mark of a writer's greatness is that different minds can find in him different inspirations; and Professor Erlin, who hated the Prussians, gave his enthusiastic admiration to Goethe because his works, Olympian and sedate, offered the only refuge for a sane mind against the onslaughts of the present generation.
In point of grazing, plunging, oblique, or enfilading, or point-blank firing, the English, French, and Prussians have nothing to learn; but their cannon, howitzers, and mortars are mere pocket-pistols compared with the formidable engines of the American artillery.
In 1840 the Prussian army adopted a breech loading, bolt action designed by Johann Nikolaus von Dreyse, the Preussische-Zundnadel-Gewehr M.
The guiding principle of EBM is also the old Prussian principle of "one elegant formula can solve all the problems," Borg states.
Prussia had suffered very badly after Napoleon duffed up the fabled Prussian army in his blitzkrieg campaign of Jena and Auerstadt.
The color palette transitions from indigo blue, cobalt blue, pure blue, sky blue, ultramarine, Egyptian Blue, to a deep, rich, Prussian blue.
The battle was fought during the "Hundred Days" of Napoleon's restoration -- following his escape from exile on the island of Elba -- between a French army of 73,000 men and a combined 118,000-strong force consisting of the Duke of Wellington's Anglo-allied army (with British, Dutch, Belgian and German units) and Gebhard von Blucher's Prussians.