In the midst of this conversation, which was beginning to interest Napoleon, Berthier's eyes turned to look at a general with a suite, who was galloping toward the knoll on a lathering horse.
Faster still the two troykas flew side by side, and faster moved the feet of the galloping side horses.
Time was galloping by and now she was further from her goal than ever.
A handful of men came galloping toward him.
Cossacks were galloping along the road in front of him.
Two mounted Frenchmen, probably adjutants, were galloping up the hill.
Nearly all the French dragoons were galloping back.
On galloping after the princes he found the crowd once more pressing on the escort and threatening an attack; and fearing that he would be unable to bring his prisoners into Delhi he shot them with his own hand.
He saw the dragoons near and that they were galloping in disorder; he knew they could not withstand an attack--knew there was only that moment and that if he let it slip it would not return.
When Scherbinin came galloping from the left flank with news that the French had captured the fleches and the village of Semenovsk, Kutuzov, guessing by the sounds of the battle and by Scherbinin's looks that the news was bad, rose as if to stretch his legs and, taking Scherbinin's arm, led him aside.