reconnoitre

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  • Then he left us, whilst he went out alone to reconnoitre his ground. Cited from Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2, by Thomas de Quincey
  • So saying, he left her, and began to reconnoitre the country around them. Cited from Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman, by Austin Steward
  • Two had already appeared to reconnoitre, and how many more there were no one could tell. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 10 (of 20), by Various
  • Once she felt that she had decided to reconnoitre at any rate. Cited from The Little Regiment, by Stephen Crane
  • A third and more important attempt to reconnoitre took place toward the end of October. Cited from A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee, by John Esten Cooke
  • At dawn we started to reconnoitre our position to find out just how matters stood. Cited from War in the Garden of Eden, by Kermit Roosevelt
  • A short time was spent in reconnoitring the position of the enemy in front. Cited from Bonnie Prince Charlie, by G. A. Henty
  • He advanced alone to reconnoitre and was probably shot, they said -- they never saw him again. Cited from Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, by Anonymous
  • On our return from our little tour I learned that the enemy had been reconnoitring. Cited from Guy Mannering, Vol. I, by Sir Walter Scott
  • Two men were now sent down to reconnoitre the village again. Cited from With Moore At Corunna, by G. A. Henty
  • The next time they reconnoitred, the dinner was working toward its end. Cited from Red Pepper Burns, by Grace S. Richmond
  • He kept to the opposite side of the street, that he might reconnoitre their number and purpose. Cited from The Fair Maid of Perth, by Sir Walter Scott
  • Having previously reconnoitred the whole ground, I again chose the railway for my party. Cited from With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia, by John Ward
  • Here I had to stop for a few days to reconnoitre the road. Cited from Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2), by Carl Lumholtz
  • On our return from our little tour, I learned that the enemy had been reconnoitring. Cited from Guy Mannering, by Walter Scott
  • About ten o'clock at night two boats set out from the fort to reconnoitre. Cited from Montcalm and Wolfe, by Francis Parkman
  • The men who have any positive quality are a flying advance party for reconnoitring. Cited from The Correspondence of Carlyle and Emerson, Vol II, Carlyle and Emerson
  • I'll reconnoitre while you go, and keep an eye on the front of the house. Cited from Mistress Wilding, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Two men were sent forward to reconnoitre, and came back to report that the position was critical. Cited from The War Service of the 1/4 Royal Berkshire Regiment (T. F.),by Cruttwell
  • He was going to reconnoitre the woods and see what kind of force was holding it. Cited from In the Field (1914-1915), by Marcel Dupont
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