But it is necessary that the soldiery
should be superior to the other two parts, and this superiority will not be easily gained without they are very numerous; and if they are so, why should the community consist of any other members?
The inhabitants of territories, often the theatre of war, are unavoidably subjected to frequent infringements on their rights, which serve to weaken their sense of those rights; and by degrees the people are brought to consider the soldiery
not only as their protectors, but as their superiors.
David of Doncaster threw a third soldier into the moat; and out through the gate went the foresters in good order, keeping a respectful distance between themselves and the advancing soldiery
, by means of their well-directed shafts.
As the pirates swooped closer toward the ground, thern soldiery
poured from the temples into the gardens and courts.
When you plunder a countryside, let the spoil be divided amongst your men; when you capture new territory, cut it up into allotments for the benefit of the soldiery
Some few miles farther on he overtook a party of deserting royalist soldiery
, and from them he easily, by dint of threats, elicited the information he desired: the direction taken by the refugees from the deserted castle, their number, and as close a description of the party as the soldiers could give.
At the same time several others of them walked around in front of me, and, to my astonishment, I found myself looking upon uniformed soldiery
, armed with rifles, revolvers, and sabers, but with faces as black as coal.
Toward this Metak led the girl, and then, as though filled with a sudden suspicion, his eyes narrowed cunningly and turning toward the soldiery
he issued an order which resulted in their all preceding him through the small doorway and up a flight of stairs a short distance beyond.
Within a hundred miles, and in the light of other fires, there were other functionaries less fortunate, that night and other nights, whom the rising sun found hanging across once-peaceful streets, where they had been born and bred; also, there were other villagers and townspeople less fortunate than the mender of roads and his fellows, upon whom the functionaries and soldiery
turned with success, and whom they strung up in their turn.
The building itself showed in the distance a blaze of glorious light, and on the instant I determined to lead a detachment of warriors directly within the palace itself, while the balance of the great horde was attacking the barracks of the soldiery
This follows also on another natural and common necessity, which always causes a new prince to burden those who have submitted to him with his soldiery
and with infinite other hardships which he must put upon his new acquisition.
In despair, he turned and fled from the oncoming soldiery