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  • noun Plural form of marching.


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  • She accepted the proffered help, and from that moment, whenever he passed her in their marchings to and fro during the remainder of the serving, he smiled acquaintance.

    A Changed Man

  • Yet I had, persistently, the feeling that beyond these shroudings was vast and ordered movement; marchings and counter-marchings of hosts greater even than those Golden Hordes of

    The Metal Monster

  • Remember all the injustice of your chiefs, the campings in the snow, the marchings in the sun, the tyrannies of discipline, and the everlasting menace of the cross!


  • Thou who, in all Thy mighty, earthly marchings, ever cullest Thy selectest champions from the kingly commoners; bear me out in it, O

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • To one who had directed armies, as I have, or taken part in battles in which whole legions withered like grass cast into a furnace -- again, as I have -- it was a great temptation to look on our marchings and our halts with amusement.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • The Allies were fagged out with the marchings and the heat of the day when they came in sight of the enemy's forces near Oudenarde.

    With Marlborough to Malplaquet A Story of the Reign of Queen Anne

  • The hope that was filling their hearts revealed itself in a thousand ways: in their marchings, their meetings, their songs, their music.

    Speeches from the Dock, Part I

  • At this day, also, there were frequent troopings of colours, marchings out, sham fights, and all the other martial circumstances of a fully garrisoned town.

    Young Lion of the Woods A Story of Early Colonial Days

  • A pianoforte is desirable, to lead the singing, and accompany the plays, gymnastics, frequent marchings, and dancing, when that is taught, -- which it should be.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 61, November, 1862

  • Mr. Bartholomew in military uniform advancing like a general, disciplined twelve horses who came in at bugle call, with a crimson band about their bodies and other decorations, and went through evolutions, marchings, counter-marchings, in single file, by twos, in platoons, forming a hollow square with the precision of old soldiers.

    Our Boys Entertaining Stories by Popular Authors


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