Sentence Examples


  • Through a misunderstanding continued to hold Amba Alagi, was almost annihilated by the Abyssinian vanguard of 40,000 men.
  • For the rest of his life he was Richard's man, and though warned by the famous couplet that "Dykon his master" was bought and sold, "Jack of Norfolk" led the archer vanguard at Bosworth and died in the fight, from which his son the earl of Surrey was carried away a wounded prisoner.
  • He had fought as captain of the vanguard at Flodden and after the victory was created earl of Surrey.
  • The vanguard of this advancing army is composed of a more or less compact layer of the mono-nuclear phagocytes (polyblasts) accompanied by numerous new vessels.
  • As he occupied the post of honour in this disaster, so he had that (the command of the vanguard) in the expedition which the regent Henry made shortly afterwards to revenge his brother Baldwin's defeat and capture.

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