Sentence Examples


  • A reserve of 600 gendarmes under La Palisse was behind the centre.
  • Once in the plain they were charged by the French gendarmes under Gaston himself, as well as by the landsknechts, and driven back.
  • The taxes are collected by means of the mukhtars, termed for this purpose kabz-i-mal (receiver of treasure), and under the supervision of gendarmes specially named, termed tahsildar (collectors).
  • A detachment of gendarmes and volunteers was sent against them, and after a short fight the whole band were taken prisoners and escorted to Cosenza, where a number of Calabrians who had taken part in a previous rising were also under arrest.
  • Francis himself at the head of two hundred gendarmes charged and drove back two large bodies of Swiss which were pressing the landsknechts hard.