With his forces
intact he will dispute the mastery of the Empire, and thus, without losing a man, his triumph will be complete.
True," replied the president; "but we will overcome that, for the force
of impulsion will depend on the length of the engine and the powder employed, the latter being limited only by the resisting power of the former.
The regiments who had seen the feat cheered wildly at this exhibition of the white man's magic, which they took as an omen of success, while the force
the general had belonged to--which, indeed, as we ascertained afterwards, he had commanded--fell back in confusion.
But they gave good account of themselves, and before they had been overborne by force
of numbers they had killed two and disabled three more.
It is easy to perceive that a discretion so latitudinary as this would afford ample room for eluding the force
of the provision.
asked Don Quixote; "is it possible that the king uses force
There was then delivered out to every soldier on duty, thirty-six rounds of powder and ball; the drums beat; and the whole force
was under arms at sunset.
For, although one may be very strong in armed forces
, yet in entering a province one has always need of the goodwill of the natives.
Mugambi pointed out across the plain to where a white-robed force
of mounted men was now distinctly visible.
But the spiritualists have begun with tables writing for them, and spirits appearing to them, and have only later started saying that it is an unknown force
But by the time this letter, which proved that the real relation of the forces
had already made itself felt in Petersburg, was dispatched, Kutuzov had found himself unable any longer to restrain the army he commanded from attacking and a battle had taken place.
These serpents are not long, but have a body short and thick, and their bellies speckled with brown, black, and yellow; they have a wide mouth, with which they draw in a great quantity of air, and, having retained it some time, eject it with such force
that they kill at four yards' distance.