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Definitions of marches

  1.   Borders of a country; frontiers.
  2.   a region in central Italy

Quotes of marches

  1. An army marches on its stomach. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. We have witnessed the terrible increases in the incidence of alcoholism, the advent of drug dependency, the protests, marches strikes and human alienation. – Alex Campbell
  3. The hardware manufacturers, game designers, cable companies and computer companies and, in fact, film studios are going to ensure that this thing marches on. They know that they are going to make an enormous amount of money from it. – Thomas Dolby
  4. Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills? – Khalil Gibran
  5. Well, the big elephant in the whole system is the baby boomer generation that marches through like a herd of elephants. And we begin to retire in 2008. – Lindsey Graham
  6. I give bird songs to those who dwell in cities and have never heard them, make rhythms for those who know only military marches or jazz, and paint colors for those who see none. – Olivier Messiaen
  7. My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort. – Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
  8. I was a sports fan, but I also went to peace marches – Tim Robbins
  9. Yet what you need is not marches demonstrations, rallies or wide associations, all of them are important. What you need is direct action. The sooner people understand that, the sooner we'll begin to change things. – Arthur Scargill
  10. Life is a pilgrimage. The wise man does not rest by the roadside inns. He marches direct to the illimitable domain of eternal bliss, his ultimate destination. – Swami Sivananda

Usage examples for marches

  1. His marches were far longer than Napoleon's. ” – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  2. He instructed me to make easy marches with our friend James Pigg as there was no further work for him this season. ” – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  3. “ O fair knight, said the lady and her husband, an ye come here in our marches come and see our poor lodging, and it shall be always at your commandment. ” – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  4. It is a much better branch of the service than the army- the discipline is better; there are no long marches to endure; and, wherever you go, your house goes with you. ” – Frank on a Gun-Boat by Harry Castlemon
  5. Provisions are sometimes scarce, and frequently on long Marches they have no Opportunity of dressing what they can get: Water is sometimes difficult to be come at, and what is to be got, is bad. ” – An Account of the Diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany by Donald Monro
  6. He lay here to receive them, and to repose his men, and horses; which, from the time he left the White marsh until he halted at Snow's island, had passed over at least three hundred and sixty miles, in rapid marches and counter marches made principally in the night. ” – A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion by William Dobein James
  7. An Irish serving- man, with a certain surprise that delayed him, said the ladies were at home, and let the Marches in, and then carried their cards up- stairs. ” – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  8. My gracious lord, said Sir Tristram, gramercy of your great goodnesses showed unto me in your marches and lands: and at that time I promised you to do you service an ever it lay in my power. ” – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  9. Then, sword in hand, he marches forward, and goes up into the temple. ” – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  10. The reason of this change seems to be to facilitate rapid movements or forced marches – Three Years in the Federal Cavalry by Willard Glazier
  11. In the course of the day all the loads arrived; but was sorry to find that in the course of the last two marches we had lost four men, viz. ” – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  12. He was working with a character which he sought to bring by forced marches from the America of a quaint, broad- hearted past to the America of the present- and future. ” – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  13. “ To drum- beat and heart- beat A soldier marches by; There is color in his cheek, There is courage in his eye, Yet to drum- beat and heart- beat In a moment he must die. ” – Nathan Hale by Jean Christie Root
  14. “ Ages ago many hundreds of the Ammadians left their country and traveled into the north, stopping finally in a high valley only a few marches from where the caves of my people now are." ” – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  15. He hastened, by quick marches to reach this new invader; but though he was reinforced at London and other places with fresh troops, he found himself also weakened by the desertion of his old soldiers, who, from fatigue and discontent, secretly withdrew from their colours. ” – The History of England, Volume I by David Hume
  16. You'll know more about what's going on from the papers than we do, but here they say the ball may begin any day; so we are making forced marches to be up in time. ” – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  17. The orficer takes charge of one of the detachments, an' in the others the senior N. C. O. for each religion marches at the head. ” – General Bramble by André Maurois
  18. But he marches off down the street, alone, never looking back, and is waiting when the train comes. ” – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  19. “ I was given instructions to govern my conduct for the following five marches and I was told to be ready to start right after breakfast. ” – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  20. “ Aronsen is furious himself, marches down in front of the caravan, turning round and shouting at them, barking at them, trying to keep them out of his district. ” – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun

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