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To see soldiers marching in your dreams, foretells for you a period of flagrant excesses, but at the same time you will be promoted to elevations above rivals. To see wounded soldiers, is a sign of the misfortune of others causing you serious complications in your affairs. Your sympathy will outstrip your judgment. To dream that you are a worthy soldier, you will have literal fulfilment of ideals. Women are in danger of disrepute if they find themselves dreaming of soldiers.
- This is the arm of which so much was heard during the recent war with Spain, and against which our soldiers had to contend. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- By God they were soldiers. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- They are drunk, he said, moving his hand toward the two soldiers. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- It is not until the last thousand years B.C. that we begin to find mounted soldiers, as distinct from charioteers, playing a part in warfare. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- I guess really good soldiers are really good at very little else, he thought. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- The principal productions of these towns,' says Mr. Pickwick, 'appear to be soldiers, sailors, Jews, chalk, shrimps, officers, and dockyard men. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- Is it any wonder that its captains and commanders and officials, nay, even its clerks and common soldiers, came back to England loaded with spoils? H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- But our troops had to bury the dead, and found that more Confederate than Union soldiers had been killed. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- It is hoped that these facts will demonstrate to the Northern people that negro soldiers cannot cope with Southerners. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- Here there were no white men, no soldiers, nor any rubber or ivory to be gathered for cruel and thankless taskmasters. Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes.
- Down the tracks a way was a flag-station and I could see soldiers on guard. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- They did not like it, but both were good soldiers, and it had been agreed that I should command. Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Gods of Mars.
- The soldiers carried a sort of tripod for this purpose. William Henry Doolittle. Inventions in the Century.
- The soldiers refused to act. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- Brighton, and a whole campful of soldiers, to us, who have been overset already by one poor regiment of militia, and the monthly balls of Meryton! Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice.
- Sometimes, it seemed to stop altogether, and then the soldiers stopped. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- He longed to go with the soldiers to shoot the men. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- The door clashed, the voices and the feet came on, and the prison-keeper slowly ascended the stairs, followed by a guard of soldiers. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- There's ever so many come up, and soldiers too. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- The accompanying soldiers received, with national vivacity, enthusiastic pleasure from the sight of beautiful nature. Mary Shelley. The Last Man.
- After a long examination I discovered what it was--the shadowy soldiers were all Germans! Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- It was in the court outside the treasury that my cousin and I met, to enforce the laws of discipline on our own soldiers. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Its followers were mainly slaves, soldiers, and distressed people. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- The soldiers had their muskets, but no ammunition, while there were tons of it close at hand. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- When Totila retook Naples from the Greeks, the Goths protected the women from insult and treated even the captured soldiers with humanity. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- He then perceived they were soldiers--thousands and tens of thousands; but they made no more noise than a swarm of midges on a summer evening. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- They came with broad smiles on their faces, indicating intense joy, to ask what I was going to do now without anything for my soldiers to eat. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- They are now expecting their harvest, and are reinforced with the soldiers that escaped from Torquilstone. Walter Scott. Ivanhoe.
- Provisions for a company of soldiers sounds formidable. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- All that cant--excuse me, but I repeat the word--all that _cant_ about soldiers and parsons is most offensive in my ears. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.