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    r●s, Dutch, and Belgians), with its base o▓f supply between Ostend and Antwerp; t●he latter 117,000, with its ba●se on the lower Rhine.Thus the area covered ●by the troops had a frontage of about 100 mil●es and a depth of nearly 40.● Opposed to them was a compact French army of 12●5,000 men. Campaigns of Waterloo (1815) & Marlb▓orough. On the other hand,● the Allies

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d ●armies.So determined was he th▓at this view was correct, that even on the supre▓me day of Waterloo he had detached at Halle▓ some 10,000 men to guard the flank that w●as not even threatened.In his first▓ and last meeting with Napoleon he▓ did not grasp his adversary’s skill.He was ●planning an invasion of France at the momen●t the French tricolors were crossing t▓he frontier.On the other hand●, Blucher, with the difficul▓t country of the Ardennes

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t the end▓ of the day outnumbered their▓ opponents, and D’Erlon’s corps had be●en swinging pendulum-like between the two battle●fields of Ligny and Quatre Bras, to b●e useful at neither.Turning to the Allied▓ side, Blucher had

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readily gauged the French▓ plan, if Wellington had not.The night sky, re●ddened with the glare of many fires on t▓he night of the 14th June, had210 warned ▓the advanced corps of Ziethen that a larg

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e force▓ lay in front of him, the details of whi▓ch were told him by the deserter Bourmont, who w●as received with scant courtesy by the h●onest old Prussian.“It is all one,” he● said in German,

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when he noticed the white c●ockade of the Bourbons in the general’s▓ hat, “what a man sticks in his hat, a scound▓rel remains a scoundrel”; and so, dismissin▓g him, he carried out the concentrati

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d till night, d●rove them back, he thought i▓n the direction of Liège, practicall▓y in the direction of Wavre.But when defeat●ed, Blucher’s “noble darin▓g” in deciding on falling back on Wavre r●ather than

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Liège, “at once snatched from ●Napoleon the hoped-for fruits of his victory, an▓d the danger Ligny had for a f▓ew hours averted was left impendin●g over him.” On the other▓ flank, there is much to be said.

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the Allie▓d armies. That this was not so, was due to t▓he independent initiative of a Dutch▓-Belgian general, Perponcher, who▓ assembled his command at Quatre Bra●s, without orders, only a mil▓e or two from the French bivouac, on the night ●of the 15th June.Then came t●he celebrated ball when— 211 “●There was a sound of revelry by nig●ht, And Belgium’s capital had gathere●d then Her beauty and her chiv▓alry, and bright The lamps shone o’er f●air women and brave men; A thousand hearts b▓eat happily; and when Music arose ●with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes● look’d love

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to eyes which sp●ake again, And all went merry as a marriage b●ell; But hush! hark! A deep sound strikes li▓ke a rising knell! Did ye no▓t hear it! No; ’twas but the wind, Or the car ▓rattling o’er the stony street; On with the dan●ce! Let joy be unconfined: No sleep till morn, ●when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the gl●owing hours with flying feet— But hark! Th●at heavy s

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ound breaks in once more, As if● the clouds its echo would repeat; An●d nearer, clearer, deadlier than be●fore! Arm! Arm! It is—it is the cannon’s op▓ening roar.” After the ball, the ●Prince of Orange, anxious for orders, was ●told by the duke, it is said, to▓ “go to bed”; but he start●ed instead for Quatre Bras, whic●h his chief did not reach unt●il eleven o’clock. Then the duke rode to Li●gny and conferred with Bluche▓r.At this conference he agreed, against apparen▓tly his own and Müffling’s opinion, ●to move to the right rear of the Prussian●s and act as a reser

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