Only the defeated and deserters go to the wars, cowards that run away and enlist.
The Cantonalists, who were largely galley slaves and deserters, seized the important harbour of Carthagena and the ships in.
Crowds of deserters from the regular troops swelled the ranks of the insurgents.
The party of the imprisoned king rallied under the wise guidance of his wife Matilda of Boulogne and his brother Henry, and many other of the late deserters adhered to it.
To the consuls of other nations the United States government have always accorded the privileges of arresting deserters, and of being themselves amenable only to the Federal and not to the States courts.