Gunther asked; and was told, Master Hugh, a merchant of Alost, he and his servants.
They had flown as far as Ninove and Alost, but found the country there clear.
These constituted a correspondence between Sancho d'Avila with the heads of the mutiny at Alost, and many other places.
They are pouring in by all the roads from Alost and Termonde.
For at Alost she was under the Commandant's wing (young Haynes hasn't got any wings, only legs to walk into the line of fire on).
They said that they were going to make the people of Alost pay for the losses sustained by the Germans.
Alost, at a sign from him, started off westward through the woods.
Similar outrages occurred at Erpe, a village a few miles from Alost, about the same date.
But the temptation that assailed him at Alost and Termonde was not to be measured by anybody who was not there.
Civilians were apparently used as a screen at Erpe, but they were prisoners taken from Alost and not dwellers in that village.