The task in front of the First Army was thus an extremely difficult one; none the less it had to be tackled, and as early as Sept.
Copious extracts from a diary kept by him at this time are given by Bain; they show how methodically he read and wrote, studied chemistry and botany, tackled advanced mathematical problems, made notes on the scenery and the people and customs of the country.
She was a considerable linguist and knew English, Italian and some Latin, though she never tackled Greek.
She leapt through it, half blinded, and tackled him.
By mid-afternoon both legs were feeling tight and his breath was coming in rapid puffs each time he tackled one of the ever lengthening climbs.