the combatants in turn seemed at one time sure to be the final conqueror.
The Bulgarian losses out of perhaps 110,000 combatants numbered 15,000; those of the enemy, whose force was probably rather less, are not known with certainty, but are supposed to have been about 25,000 inclusive of prisoners.
(9,000 combatants) The I.
At this period possibly 50,000 of Shukri's original 60,000 combatants were still available for duty.
At bottom the emperor Francis, perhaps also Metternich, wanted peace, but on terms which the exhaustion of the combatants would enable them to dictate.