The Sword Exercises Arranged for Military Instruction Volume 1-2

The Sword Exercises Arranged for Military Instruction Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...threaten quarte over the arm, and on his resorting to prime, tierce, or quarte over the arm, drop the point and deliver seconde, thus marking one, two, three, in seconde. 249. Engage in quarte. Number--counter disengage quarte over the arm, but observing your adversary resortOn the Beats. ing to tierce, either disengage quarte, cut quarte, mark one, two, or one, two, three. 250. Engage in quarte. Number--disengage quarte over the arm. Number--parry with round parry of quarte, and riposte with the cut of quarte over the arm; but on your adversary resorting to the round parry of quarte, cut quarte over the arm a second time. 251. Engage in tierce. Number--disengage quarte. Number--parry with round parry of tierce, and riposte counter disengaging seconde; but your adversary resorting to demi-circle and octave, form quarte over the arm, and on your adversary executing the counter of quarte, disengage quarte over the arm. 252. Engage in tierce. Number--disengage quarte. Number--parry with round parry of tierce, and riposte counter disengaging seconde; but on your adversary resorting to demi-circle and octave, form quarte over the arm, and on his resorting to tierce or quarte over the arm, disengage quarte, and on his resorting to the round parry of tierce or quarte over the arm, disengage quarte again. 253. In all the preceding practicss, the body must be retained well back, the hand moving rapidly, and the point describing small curves; the longe, when taken, and the recovery to guard, must be quick and decided. ON THE BEATS. 254. Engage in quarte. Number--appel and beat. Longe in quarte. 255. Engage in quarte. Number--beat, and observing your adversary avoiding the beat by disengaging quarte over the arm, drop your point and longe quarte over the...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123662999X
  • 9781236629999