They were still firing, not at the cavalry which had disappeared, but at French infantry who had come into the hollow and were firing at our men.

Prince Bagration bowed his head as a sign that this was exactly what he had desired and expected.

Turning to his adjutant he ordered him to bring down the two battalions of the Sixth Chasseurs whom they had just passed.

Prince Andrew was struck by the changed expression on Prince Bagration's face at this moment.

It expressed the concentrated and happy resolution you see on the face of a man who on a hot day takes a final run before plunging into the water.

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