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" ... bounding forward, checking, sinking limply to the ground. Now under the black flag in a ring of bodies stood only three men, facing the three thousand of the Third Brigade. They folded their arms about the staff and gazed steadily forward. Two fell.... "
The Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power to National ... - Page 109
by Sir Norman Angell - 1913 - 416 pages
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With Kitchener to Khartum

George Warrington Steevens - 1898 - 326 pages
...desperadoes, strolling one by one towards the rifles, pausing to shake a spear, turning aside to recognise a corpse, then, caught by a sudden jet of fury, bounding...and his face towards the legions of his conquerors. 284 XXXIII. ANALYSIS AND CRITICISM. OVER 11,000 killed, 16,000 wounded, 4000 prisoners, that was...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 81

1900
...whip still glued in his hand ; and last of all the group of three left standing round the black flag. Now under the black flag in a ring of bodies stood...and his face towards the legions of his conquerors. That is the last word, that individual impression, in the account of the battle. Napier tells you what...
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The Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power in Nations to ...

Norman Angell - 1910 - 388 pages
...now came only death-enamoured desperadoes, strolling one by one towards the rifles, pausing to shake a spear, turning aside to recognize a corpse, then,...magnificent than this? If we are honest we shall say no. The Factor of Physical Force 273 But note what follows in Mr. Steevens' narrative. What sort of nature...
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A History of the Modern World, 1815-1910, Volume 2

Oscar Browning - 1912
...bodies, stood only three men, facing the 3,000 of the British brigade. They folded their arms about their staff and gazed steadily forward. Two fell. The last...and his face towards the legions of his conquerors." In the afternoon, when the fight was over, the Sirdar rode forward to occupy Omdurman. When the surrender...
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Famous War Correspondents

Frederic Lauriston Bullard - 1914 - 437 pages
...round the black flag and the green, emptying their poor, rotten, homemade cartridges dauntlessly." "Now under the black flag in a ring of bodies stood...and his face towards the legions of his conquerors." That night in Omdurman, Steevens found the Sirdar flat on his back, dictating by the light of a solitary...
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The World's Great Events: An Indexed History of the World from ..., Volume 7

Esther Singleton - 1916
...staff and gazed steadily forward. Two fell. The last Dervish stood up and filled his chest; The litt he shouted the name of his God and hurled his spear....and toppled with his head on his arms and his face toward the legions of his conquerors. THE BATTLE OF MANILA BAY (AD 1898) WILLIS JOHN ABBOT WHEN...
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