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  • The prince's colours are distributed as follows: a huzzar jacket of blue, with collar, plaquettes, and vest of grenadine and breeches of a darker blue.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

  • They were beautiful men, with the complexion of blonde girls; their uniforms fitted like kid gloves; the pale blue, or pure white, or huzzar black of their coats was ravishingly set off by their red or gold trimmings; and they were hard to make understand that brigadiers of American birth swarmed at

    A Foregone Conclusion

  • Emperor and Empress; Prince Albert in huzzar uniform, with a green plume in his cap; and the Prince Imperial, in cap and the uniform of

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • Empress; Prince Albert in huzzar uniform, with a green plume in his cap; and the Prince Imperial, in cap and the uniform of a lieutenant, on horseback in front; while the Princess occupied a carriage behind them.

    Saunterings

  • Duhesme, the general of the Young Guard, hemmed in at the doorway of an inn at Genappe, surrendered his sword to a huzzar of death, who took the sword and slew the prisoner.

    Les Miserables, Volume II, Cosette

  • "Poor wounded huzzar!" sighed the herb-doctor, and dropping the money into the man's clam-shell of a hand turned and departed.

    The Confidence-Man

  • Note: [16.1] The sun comes out, a golden huzzar, from his tent, flashing his helm on the world.

    The Confidence-Man

  • The sun comes out, a golden huzzar, from his tent, flashing his helm on the world.

    The Confidence-Man

  • Before us, at the distance of less than half a league, the French cavalry were drawn up in three strong columns; the Cuirassiers of the Guard, plainly distinguished by their steel cuirasses, flanked by the Polish Lancers and a strong huzzar brigade; a powerful artillery train supported the left, and an infantry force occupied the entire space between the right and the rising ground opposite Poço Velho.

    Charles O'Malley — Volume 2

  • "As to uniforms," said Sandy, "anybody could look swagger in the lancer and huzzar rig.

    Ray's Daughter A Story of Manila

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