ůme, crowding up the aisle and from the window, Of sudden battle’s hurry and harsh noises—war’s grim game to sight and ear in earnest; The scout call’d up and forward—the general mounted and his aides around him—the new-brought word—the instantaneous order issued; The rifle crack—the cannon thud—the rushing forth of men from their tents; The clank of cavalry—the strange celerity of forming ranks—the slender bugle note; The sound of horses’ hoofs departing—saddles, arms, accoutrements.
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Congress moved with surprising celerity.
she proceeded to arrange the cups, spoons, etc., with assiduous celerity.