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All daj' they fought at Connenitz, at Probsteyda, and round about Stotteritz, without making any headway on either side but to north and east clouds were rolling up in spite of every effort of the heroic Ney to ward* them ofv After hot skirmishing all morning on the banks of the Partha, Langeron's Russian corps crossed that river at Mockou and about two o'clock Wintzingerode's cavalry passed it higher up and came into touch with Beningsen, whom ; ; ; we left Ney waiting at Engelsdorf. accordingly concentrated his forces be- tween Schoenfeld and Setterhausen to oppose the approach of the Army of the North, which began to appear at Taucha.
Three days" rest enabled Sir Henry Lawrence to take up his work A corps of thirty men, belonging to a again. daring and adventurous tribe some thirty miles from Lucknow, was organised by Mr. Gubbins These men rendered to act as messengers. great service, passing backwards and forwards tiirough the mutineers, carrying news and bringOn the 1 2th the militar}' ing back replies. police, which furnished the jail guard and kept order in Lucknow, mutinied and marched off. They were pursued by seventy Sikh Horse and about fifty English volunteer cavalry, overtaken, and cut up.
Finally rode as far as the Civic School in the to firm ground. direction of his quarters. No There he came under fire, and is said to have had an interview with Prince Joseph Ponia- sleep had Napoleon that night, nor indeed had anyone in Leipzig save those utterly worn out by the protracted struggle, for the city rang with tumult as the troops struggled through the narrow streets, often in single file where the way was blocked with waggons and guns. Mounted Grenadiers of the Old Guard, Cuirassiers muffled against the rain in white cloaks, conscripts ing from very weariness many under all streaming onward, the windows of the hostelry- where Napoleon, head tied — in his dressing in a handkerchief, cr\-- itsell gown and with sometimes looked towski, nephew of the king of Poland, last and as brave a man as any in that brSve age.