A Cossack dismounted, lifted the boy down, and took him to Denisov.
At the foot of the hill lay wasteland over which a few groups of our Cossack scouts were moving.
On the previous day Platov reconnoitered with two Cossack regiments and two squadrons of hussars.
The battle of Tarutino obviously did not attain the aim Toll had in view--to lead the troops into action in the order prescribed by the dispositions; nor that which Count Orlov-Denisov may have had in view-- to take Murat prisoner; nor the result of immediately destroying the whole corps, which Bennigsen and others may have had in view; nor the aim of the officer who wished to go into action to distinguish himself; nor that of the Cossack who wanted more booty than he got, and so on.
Another cause may be sought in the Cossack assaults on the Jews at an earlier period.
The Don horse he was riding was one he had bought from a Cossack during the campaign, and he wore a crumpled hussar cap stuck jauntily back on one side of his head.
The total Cossack population in 1893 was 2,648,049 (1,331,470 women), and they owned nearly 146,500,000 acres of land, of which 105,000,000 acres were arable and 9,400,000 under forests.
Wide suburbs extend to the S.W., and the right bank of the Aksai is dotted with the villas of the Cossack officials.
The Cossack was dead, but the horse still struggled.
On the bridge he collided with a Cossack who had fallen behind, but he galloped on.