June 08, 2013
Not a single Russian in command of a column. The commanders are: Herr General Wimpfen, le comte de Langeron, le prince de Lichtenstein, le prince de Hohenlohe and Prishprshiprsh, or some such Polish name. Hold your tongue, backbiter, said Dolgorukov. It's not true, there are two Russians: Miloradovitch and Dohturov, and there would have been a third, Count Araktcheev, but for his weak nerves. Mihail Ilarionovitch has come out, I think, said Door Bell.
Good luck and success to you, gentlemen, he added, and went out, after shaking hands with Dolgorukov and Bilibin. On returning home Door Bell could not refrain from asking Kutuzov, who door bell intercom sat near him in silence, what he thought about the coming battle. Kutuzov looked sternly at his adjutant, and after a pause, answered: I think the battle will be lost, and I said so to Count Tolstoy and asked him to give that message to the Tsar.
And what do you suppose was the answer he gave me? Eh, mon cher gnral, je me mle de riz et de c? telettes, mlez-vous des affaires de la guerre. Yes. That's the answer I got! AT TEN O'CLOCK in the evening, Weierother with his plans rode over to Kutuzov's quarters, where the council of war was to take place. All the commanders of columns were summoned to the commander-in-chief's, and with the exception http://www.doorbellcn.com/
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