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Examples of Retrenching
When the works were completed the legions were placed before the retrenchments and the cavalry distributed with their horses bridled at the outposts.
The barbarians, rendered confident by the advantage of their position, were ready to accept battle if the Romans dared to attack the mountain; besides, they were afraid to withdraw their troops successively, as, if divided, they might have been thrown into disorder.
This pressure of work relieved him, at first, from too close consideration of his relation to Bessy.
Meanwhile the issues ahead had at least the merit of keeping him busy.
But when he first saw the clever Eton boy, his feelings did not warm to him, though his intellect appreciated Randal's quick, keen talents.
He inly resolved never to marry again.