An officer of the Cuirassier
Life Guards, a handsome prince who everyone predicted would become aide-de-camp to the Emperor Nicholas I and have a brilliant career, left the service, broke off his engagement to a beautiful maid of honour, a favourite of the Empress's, gave his small estate to his sister, and retired to a monastery to become a monk.
This was the name given the cuirassiers
, whom Cromwell had made his body-guard.
Nor wanted clouds of foot, nor, on each horn, Cuirassiers
all in steel for standing fight, Chariots, or elephants indorsed with towers Of archers; nor of labouring pioners A multitude, with spades and axes armed, To lay hills plain, fell woods, or valleys fill, Or where plain was raise hill, or overlay With bridges rivers proud, as with a yoke: Mules after these, camels and dromedaries, And waggons fraught with utensils of war.
you are forgetting Poniatowski's Red Lancers, the Cuirassiers
, the Dragoons, and the whole boiling.
Despite its circumscribed capacity, the carabine Mle 1890 was a hit, spawning other similar carbines and musketoons including the gendarme Mle 1890 and Mle 1892, artillerie Mle 1892 and the unique carabine de cuirassier
M1e 1890, which featured a butt-stock with flattened comb so that it could be better shouldered by troops wearing breastplates.
Shot 188 frames the scene in a long shot from behind the head of a cuirassier
whose helmet reflects the room but hides the cat from sight, so that all we see is Andreotti standing in the middle as if paralyzed.
1890--the Mle 1890 Cavalry carbine, the Mle 1890 Gendarmerie Carbine and the most unusual Mle 1890 Cuirassier
By 1700, armor was largely out of use, but a specialist class of heavy cavalry, the cuirassier
, continued to wear torso armor and a helmet.
The Jay" with its "Blue cuirassier
and summer's lost vidette" (37, l.
They bore titles like Lieutenant Belozor (1831), A Terrible Divination (1831), The Cuirassier
(1832), The Frigate "Hope," (1833), and Nikitin the Sailor (1834), and they were told in a melodramatic style known as "Marlinism," in which striking rhetorical flourishes, passionate hyperbole and metaphor, were combined with an aggressive Byronic wit that bordered on self-aggrandizement.
Cromwell holds a baton of authority and wears a full suit of black plate cuirassier
armor of a style normally associated with the early sixteenth century.
Here: Property cuirassier
barracks in Viereck, 365 days a year, in 2 x 12 hour shift service, 24 hours a day.