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Marshal Saxe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Marshal Saxe a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
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Usage

In literature:

We must use Mrs. Hemans again for one of the girls; she says 'Never,' and stabs Marshal Saxe to the heart.
"The Toys of Peace" by Saki
Marshal Saxe bore all the brunt of the war.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume VI. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Marshal Saxe was the active commander.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
Marshal Saxe with Louis XV at his side wielded a somewhat larger number of French.
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
Marshal Saxe, Duguay Trouin, Sully, D'Aguesseau, Descartes, figured first on this list.
"Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men" by Francois Arago
It is worth a host of such figures as that of Marshal Saxe at Strasbourg.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
It represents Marshal Saxe recognising the widow of a late Czaaravitch in the gardens of the Tuileries.
"English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century." by Graham Everitt
With the Duke of Berwick went Count Saxe's old friend, the Duc de Noailles and Count Saxe himself, then camp marshal.
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
Of German descent; served with distinction under Marshal Saxe.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
Stanislaus, king of Poland, lived at Chambord, which was bestowed by his son-in-law, Louis XV., upon Marshal Saxe.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
After consulting with Marshal Saxe, he began the reform of the new armies.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
Their high military virtue was still well worthy of men who had fought under Marshal Saxe.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)" by George Warburton
His long service under Marshal Saxe renders him a man of real consequence, to be cautiously observed.
"Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour" by Francis Parkman
The time is past when, as said Marshal Saxe, the rifle is only the handle of the bayonet; and of whom did he say that?
"The Prussian Terror" by Alexandre Dumas
She lived at Brussels, and again met Marshal Saxe in her extreme old age.
"Women Novelists of Queen Victoria's Reign" by Mrs. [Margaret] Oliphant
These, meanwhile, under the leadership of Marshal Saxe, were occupying the Low Countries almost without interruption or resistance.
"Lord Chatham" by Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
That Marshal Saxe ever screamed in terror at the sight of a cat.
"Library Notes" by A. P. Russell
Less than forty years later Marshal Saxe repeated the performance.
"The Spell of Belgium" by Isabel Anderson
He was therefore an eye-witness of the campaigns in which Marshal Saxe overran Belgium.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
The Church of St. Thomas looks inferior after it, though its magnificent monument to Marshal Saxe is one of the sights of the city.
"Over the Ocean" by Curtis Guild
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