If at that moment, the swordsman lunges, forcing the lance to the outside, he is safe and the lancer is at his mercy.
Curiously, perhaps anticipating a conflict with Eastern European cavalry forces, his manual also contains advice in facing a charge against lancers .
To a troop of war-hardened lancers from the 19th century, they would have looked like giant steel-toothed beetles crawling across the parade ground.
But when free of the classroom, he transforms himself into the role of the leader of an elite corps of Polish lancers in Napoleon's army.
I just went to Thomson's around the time of the First War where they learned you quadrilles and lancers .
The Lancers Quadrille was full of grace, with its salutes and its bows, its slow and solemn movement.
In fact, the lancers were a minority of those who charged: only one regiment of lancers , but two each of hussars and light dragoons.
Twenty-four regiments formed part of the Restoration army, but subsequent restructuring reduced this number as some were converted to lancers .
She whirls by in the Valse, or glides in front of them in the Lancers .