Some articles on line, french, french line:
... The squadron was deployed in line ahead off the harbour entrance to support the attack, facing north ... The line was headed by Châteaurenault, followed by d’Estaing, Tarn, Triomphante, Duguay-Trouin and La Galissonnière, with Vipère bringing up ... They were confident that the French would win, and expected Tamsui to be in French hands by nightfall ...
... lost in the dark behind them, both British and French fleets continued westwards towards the convoy rendezvous ... fleet saw Audacieux retiring to the east but did not follow, concentrating on the main French line with the hope of provoking a decisive engagement ... Howe ordered his ships to pursue the enemy rear, and the British line was placed on a tack that was intended to cut through the French line and isolate and capture the ships ...
... Pressed from both sides by the fire of the French and Ferrarese artillery, the Holy League's cavalry could not hold their positions indefinitely ... from the entrenchments towards the Ferrarese guns on the French left according to Taylor, Carvajal's advance was disorderly and possibly spontaneous ... having been sent forward by Cardona together, these bodies of cavalry advanced on the French line, Palude moving directly forwards while Pescara attempted a flanking movement ...
... On 1 June, the French squadron encountered the British fleet, in an engagement known as the Glorious First of June ... Vengeur was third in the French line of battle, after the flagship Montagne and between Achille and Northumberland ... The British fleet approached the French line in an oblique manner, leading to individual engagements as the British ships attempted to break through at several points ...
... A common form of decoration on non-cloth coated mats is the French line or line, and the French panel or panel ... A French line or line is a line drawn on the mat, usually in ink or paint and usually drawn to form a complete rectangle or square around the opening in the mat ... A French panel or panel is similar to a French line, with the exception that it is thicker, formed from decorative material ranging from gold leaf to a design in ink or ...
Famous quotes containing the words line and/or french:
“The line it is drawn
The curse it is cast
The slow one now
Will later be fast
As the present now
Will later be past
The order is
And the first one now
Will later be last
For the times they are a-changin.”
—Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941)
“Then a sentimental passion of a vegetable fashion must excite your
An attachment a la Plato for a bashful young potato, or a
not-too-French French bean!”
—Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18361911)