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  • Feende in the likenesse of a Toade, and fedeth the same Feende liyng in a border of greene Hearbes, within her Garden, with blood whiche she causeth to issue from her owne flancke.

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • Centurie by Centurie, on the right flancke: if you would have them to come on the right flancke, you must redouble theim on the lefte.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • The five battailes that bee in the right flancke, have all their sides defended, except the right flancke.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • The five that be on the left flanck, have all their partes defended, excepte the lefte flancke: and therefore in orderyng the battailes, thei ought to bee made, that the

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Pikes maie withstande the horses, as you saie, but in a grosse and thicke maine battaile, as the Suizzers make: but you in your army, have for the hedde five rankes of Pikes, and for the flancke seven, so that I cannot tell how thei maie bee able to withstande them.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • The firste industrie is, to make the walles crooked, and full of tournynges, and of receiptes: the whiche thyng maketh, that thenemie cannot come nere to it, bicause he maie be hurte, not onely on the front, but by flancke.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • First I would put the flanckes, distant the one flanck from the other, Clix. yardes, and I would place five battailes for a flancke, in a raie in length, and distant the one from the other, twoo yardes and a quarter: the whiche shall occupie with their spaces, every battaile occupiyng thirtie yardes, Clix. yardes.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • In deede makyng hedde of the right flancke, the Veliti ought to enter in the spaces, that bee betwene the horne of the armie, and those horse, whiche were nerest to the lefte flancke, in whose place ought to enter, the twoo

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Targaettes on the lefte flancke, and twoo Pikes on the right, and after the five first rankes, there must be xx.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Campe, a halfe circle of ground, from whens the artillerie might flancke, whom so ever should seke to come over the Trenche.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

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