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Quick march   /kwɪk mɑrtʃ/   Listen
Quick march

Marching at quick time.

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"Quick march" Quotes from Famous Books

... and wait inside, comrades. Let us leave these young fellows to themselves when they meet. You know that such a scene requires no audience. Well, right about face, quick march!" ...
— Debts of Honor • Maurus Jokai

... Boulogne; the third was still farther south, to Dieppe. Where next? To Havre! Events were moving with the speed which had been foreseen with myriads of soldiers ready to be thrown into battle by the quick march of the railroad trains. ...
— My Year of the War • Frederick Palmer

... road, with the governor and his two remaining council, Daniel Huger and John L. Gervais. Buford proceeded on rapidly, upon the Salisbury road, and from circumstances, his baggage waggons must have been sent on before he took the command again, that morning; otherwise, in making the very quick march he did, they must have been left far in his rear. But Tarleton blames him, for sending them ahead, because they might have served him as a rampart, and other historians have adopted his account. After a ...
— A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion • William Dobein James

... lads," cried the captain in a hoarse voice, the words coming out with almost a sob. "But no hurry! Fall back by sections, each wheeling and firing in turn. The company will now retire! Quick march! Halt! Front!—fire!" ...
— Young Tom Bowling - The Boys of the British Navy • J.C. Hutcheson

... meanwhile the sixth-form room like a bear-garden, and a school prefect being put into the waste-paper basket. My good Rickie, there's nothing to smile at. How is the school to go on with a man like that? It would be a case of 'quick march,' if it was not for his brilliant intellect. That's why I say it's a little unfortunate. You will have very little in common, ...
— The Longest Journey • E. M. Forster

Words linked to "Quick march" :   marching, march

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