The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne:|
on the morning of the 12th of August.
On that day the trumpets sounded, the drums beat, the
cannon roared. A huge cloud of dust swept along the
road from Kolyvan. Ivan Ogareff, followed by several
thousand men, made his entry into the Tartar camp.
CORRESPONDENTS IN TROUBLE
IVAN OGAREFF was bringing up the main body of the
army of the Emir. The cavalry and infantry now under
him had formed part of the column which had taken Omsk.
Ogareff, not having been able to reduce the high town, in