The Parisians hit like Cyclops, with an ensemble and a tactic
delightful to behold.
This was unanswerable, and Sarah executed her favorite tactic
of attack in flank.
Singlehanded, I could not have pursued better tactics
, for the red men, convinced by sudden surprise that not less than a regiment of regulars was upon them, turned and fled in every direction for their bows, arrows, and rifles.
And although a complete proof of this latter cannot be shown, nevertheless there was some evidence of it at the battle of Ravenna, when the Spanish infantry were confronted by German battalions, who follow the same tactics
as the Swiss; when the Spaniards, by agility of body and with the aid of their shields, got in under the pikes of the Germans and stood out of danger, able to attack, while the Germans stood helpless, and, if the cavalry had not dashed up, all would have been over with them.
With a sudden revulsion of feeling and tactics
, he determined to throw himself, at once, into the penitent and candid.
In a few short years he revolutionized, not the strategy or tactics
of sea-warfare, but the very conception of victory itself.
When several pressed me too closely, there before the carved gateway of Kaol, I leaped above their heads, and fashioning my tactics
after those of the hideous plant men of Dor, struck down upon my enemies' heads as I passed above them.
First of all the horse, for at that time the strength and excellence of the army depended on the horse, for as to the heavy-armed foot they were useless without proper discipline; but the art of tactics
was not known to the ancients, for which reason their strength lay in their horse: but when cities grew larger, and they depended more on their foot, greater numbers partook of the freedom of the city; for which reason what we call republics were formerly called democracies.
Thereupon the birds changed their tactics
, and by common consent soared above the balloon.
And all these proposals, based on strategics and tactics
, contradict each other.
Tell her, her husband wants liveliness, diversion: put her on amusing tactics
To what extent Hook is to blame for his tactics
on this occasion is for the historian to decide.