Marshal Saxe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Marshal Saxe a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
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Usage

In literature:

We must use Mrs. Hemans again for one of the girls; she says 'Never,' and stabs Marshal Saxe to the heart.
"The Toys of Peace" by Saki
Marshal Saxe bore all the brunt of the war.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume VI. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Marshal Saxe was the active commander.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
Marshal Saxe with Louis XV at his side wielded a somewhat larger number of French.
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
Marshal Saxe, Duguay Trouin, Sully, D'Aguesseau, Descartes, figured first on this list.
"Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men" by Francois Arago
It is worth a host of such figures as that of Marshal Saxe at Strasbourg.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
It represents Marshal Saxe recognising the widow of a late Czaaravitch in the gardens of the Tuileries.
"English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century." by Graham Everitt
With the Duke of Berwick went Count Saxe's old friend, the Duc de Noailles and Count Saxe himself, then camp marshal.
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
Of German descent; served with distinction under Marshal Saxe.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
Stanislaus, king of Poland, lived at Chambord, which was bestowed by his son-in-law, Louis XV., upon Marshal Saxe.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
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