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Bat·tle

(bat'ĕl),
William H., English surgeon, 1855-1936. See: Battle sign.
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So valiantly did our small party fight, that, to the memory of those who unfortunately fell in the battle, enough of honour cannot be paid.
At daybreak tidings were carried to the Marquis de Montcalm that the English army was waiting to give him battle on the Plains of Abraham.
Back and forth along the slippery highway the tide of battle surged, but never once was the gateway to Kaol really in danger.
If the war was a naval one, you destroyed your enemy's battle fleet and then blockaded his ports, secured his coaling stations, and hunted down any stray cruisers that threatened your ports of commerce.
Ten thousand men had been engaged in that titanic struggle, and upon the field of battle lay three thousand dead.
But he obstinately took roundabout ways, and presently he was where he could see long gray walls of vapor where lay battle lines.
But Diomed took both their lives and left their father sorrowing bitterly, for he nevermore saw them come home from battle alive, and his kinsmen divided his wealth among themselves.
The great banths which we had liberated in the garden had evidently been awed at first by the sound of the battle, the yelling of the warriors and the loud report of rifle and bomb.
Then Twala's regiments rolled down upon the doomed band, and once more the battle closed in.
The night was dark but starry, the road showed black in the snow that had fallen the previous day- the day of the battle.
The central divisions of the two armies seemed well matched also, and thus the battle continued throughout the day, the greatest advantage appearing to lie with the King's troops.
Like two deep streams from high rocks meeting, mixing, roaring on the plain; loud, rough and dark in battle meet Lochlin and Innis-fail.