But if neither time nor place be known, then the left wing will be impotent to succor the right, the right equally impotent to succor the left, the van unable to relieve the rear
, or the rear
to support the van.
Where it could have walked boldly to the very sides of the sentries, it chose rather to sneak upon them, unseen, from the rear
Wolf, toiling in the rear
, was catching up, and everything was going nicely.
On this buccaneering expedition, Rear
Admiral Du Petit Thouars, leaving the rest of his squadron at the Marquesas,--which had then been occupied by his forces about five months--set sail for the doomed island in the Reine Blanche frigate.
Jimmie and a companion sat in a rear
seat and commented upon the things that didn't concern them, with all the freedom of English gentlemen.
The lion stood with wide, round eyes awaiting the attack, ready to rear
upon his hind feet and receive this rash creature with blows that could crush the skull of a buffalo.