The irruption of Bennie and Zephyr threatened disaster even to this forlorn hope.
It was a forlorn hope, therefore, to separate them by compulsion.
Had they trembled and feared that he was to be overthrown and their forlorn hope destroyed?
He was the leader of a forlorn hope, but he led it superbly well.
With these few he turned at last, in the forlorn hope that the train-bands would again open to let him pass.
They belonged to the "forlorn hope," and were volunteers in the assault on the breach.
Here was a warrior with a temperament to delight the leader of a forlorn hope.
I came here with a wild sort of forlorn hope you could forgive.
They placed him in the forlorn hope of their combat, and he at last fell a victim to the rashness of his friends.
"A forlorn hope" we have called the attempt to do what we are told to do.