Ney


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Ney

 (nā), Michel Duc d'Elchingen and Prince de la Moskowa. 1769-1815.
French marshal who commanded the rear guard in Napoleon I's retreat from Moscow (1812) and later deserted Louis XVIII to aid Napoleon at Waterloo (1815).

Ney

(neɪ; French )
n
(Biography) Michel (miʃɛl), Duc d'Elchingen. 1769–1815, French marshal, who earned the epithet Bravest of the Brave at the battle of Borodino (1812) in the Napoleonic Wars. He rallied to Napoleon on his return from Elba and was executed for treason (1815)

Ney

(neɪ)

n.
Michel, Duke of Elchingen, 1769–1815, French military leader: marshal of France 1805–15.
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To a proposal made by General Campan (who was to attack the fleches) to lead his division through the woods, Napoleon agreed, though the so-called Duke of Elchingen (Ney) ventured to remark that a movement through the woods was dangerous and might disorder the division.
(that is, it would have been, only Waterloo had not yet taken place)--it was Ney's column breasting the hill of La Haye Sainte, bristling with ten thousand bayonets, and crowned with twenty eagles--it was the shout of the beef-eating British, as leaping down the hill they rushed to hug the enemy in the savage arms of battle-- in other words, Cuff coming up full of pluck, but quite reeling and groggy, the Fig-merchant put in his left as usual on his adversary's nose, and sent him down for the last time.
The Abbe Sicard sleeps here--the first great teacher of the deaf and dumb--a man whose heart went out to every unfortunate, and whose life was given to kindly offices in their service; and not far off, in repose and peace at last, lies Marshal Ney, whose stormy spirit knew no music like the bugle call to arms.
B-o-t, bot, t-i-n, tin, bottin, n-e-y, ney, bottinney, noun substantive, a knowledge of plants.
Has Lamoriciere, that Ney of the South, been killed?
"'Heads that fell?' why, think of the four sergeants of Rochelle, Ney, Berton, Caron, the brothers Faucher, and the massacres."
But with a little help from drummer Andrew Nianga, bassist Lui Lopez and guitarists Patch Sanchez and Arnee Escobedo-the musicians who would comprise Ney's current eponymous group-the singer never once felt that he was in it alone.
Police added that Dunn was working as a sex worker, and Ney may have visited the apartment for an appointment.A 41-year-old woman, unknown to Ney, was also stabbed in the back in a hotel lobby, but she survived the attack and is currently in hopital.
Recounting how they started, Ney said it was Louie, his kababayan and long-time friend, who first got onboard in 2012.
The timings of his crimes seem to coincide with the year of the McCann case as Ney is said to have murdered a child every three years: 1992, 1995, 1998, 2001, 2004 and 2007, if he is in fact behind Madeleine's disappearance.
The worker said German Ney - named yesterday as a suspect in Madeleine's case - stared "intently" at them and some female friends as they drank in an Algarve bar.