slow march


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slow march

n
(Military) military a march in slow time
References in classic literature ?
No, you must remember to loaf out at slow march, Bunny, whether you like it or not.
This groundbreaking work resolves such controversies as Grant's drunken partying with the enemy, unfairly blaming Lew Wallace for the slow march to Shiloh, pretending to possess a plan to pass Vicksburg, taking credit for the charge up Missionary Ridge, leaving wounded men to die between the lines at Cold Harbor, and mistreating Black soldiers and civilians.
Then, the graduates performed a slow march parade accompanied by the RAO music band
Kevin, 32, said the slow march up the aisle was more nerve-racking than a quickstep watched by millions on the BBC1 show.
companies continue a slow march toward gender diversity.
It was Sheldon's first lead since 1-0 and capped its slow march back.
The coalition government's slow march to formally launching the next general election has exposed some of the top issues we'll hear even more about during the weeks ahead.
history courses you assume the Pilgrims arrived in New England first and there began a slow march west, but at the same time the French were settling here in the Great Lakes Region and the Spanish were in California and Florida," says Adam Hellebuyck, co-creator of the course.
Jimmy Speedie was killed at Loos in September 1915 and Currie, Ellis and Wattie all fell at the Somme, that repugnant slow march to death ordered by their own generals.
Then, the graduates staged slow march accompanied by Rafo music, in addition to performing different military shows.
An economic crisis would stall, if not entirely derail, the slow march towards elections--as would fresh outbreaks of fighting between Yemen's many armed groups.
Then, the graduates performed slow march accompanied with RAO music.