[string]Nevertheless, the gaps were caused by death and disease rather than by desertion.|On paper, never was the start of a chiefofstates career more fraught with promise than that of francias.|Bolivar stood on the shore gazing at these [the gunboats] in despair, and continued disconsolately parading in front of them, when paez, who had been on the look out, rode up and inquired the cause of his disquietude.|The pretext lay in the joint interference on the part of brazil and paraguay in the internal affairs of uruguay, which troubled republic was just then in a more than usually violent state of revolution.|My presence has ceased to be necessary here.|The guard followed him with their lances in hand, now encouraging their horses to bear up against the current by swimming by their sides and patting their necks, and then shouting to scare away the alligators, of which there were hundreds in the river, until they reached the boats, when, mounting their horses, they sprang from their backs on board them, headed by their leader, and, to the astonishment of those who beheld them from the shore, captured every one of them.|At the time the paraguayan army was, numerically, the most formidable in south america.|The guaraní indians extended but a cold welcome to the daring adventurers.|He had given evidence of despotism, but also of an earnest spirit.|Thus, in 1801, portuguese troops from the town of san pedro advanced against the spanish port on the western shore of the lake patos, whilst others advanced towards the river prado.[/string]
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He gazed silently at the hills which seemed to rise out of the sea of mist and on which the russian troops were mong in the distance, and he listened to the sounds of firing in the valley.
Sonya stood ready dressed in the middle of the room and, pressing the head of a pin till it hurt her dainty finger, was fixing on a last ribbon that squeaked as the pin went through it.