The Prussians threw themselves into genappe, furious, no doubt, that they were not more entirely the conquerors.
Napoleon on the 17th had pressed on by genappe as far as Rossomme.
The two great enemies were at that time close friends, and Charles was a very frequent visitor to genappe.
The duke made good his words by giving his guest the estate of genappe, of which Louis took possession at the end of July.
genappe was too far and the anxious son moved to Avesnes in order to receive his messages more speedily.
At the first sound of the Prussian drums and bugles, genappe was abandoned, and nothing thought of but headlong flight.
Meanwhile he was installed in the castle of genappe, in Brabant, where he remained until the death of his father.
His right was in advance of Planchenois, and his left rested on the genappe road, while his rear was skirted by thick woods.
At nine o'clock the two heroes mutually felicitated each other at the small auberge of genappe.
On the road to genappe in the mystery of the moonlit night a solitary rider turned into a field and dismounted.