General faidherbe hoped to take the town by further encompassing it, without exposing it to a bombardment followed by a storm.
But again, after a week's interval, faidherbe pushed forward.
But at two o'clock in the afternoon General faidherbe took up his retreat.
faidherbe, however, had only fallen back to receive reinforcements.
The Governor will haul me over the coals unmercifully—you know him, that fat old faidherbe?
The statue had been taken away, like that of faidherbe in the square of Bapaume.
Bourbaki, in spite of his reputation, showed himself inferior to Chanzy and faidherbe.
It would be a good thing for this country if he were where faidherbe is.
Under the energetic command of faidherbe the army of the North advanced again upon Amiens.
faidherbe assumed the command on the 3rd of December, and promptly moved forward.