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1763 Excerpt: ...up before you, feizing it with the left Hand at
the fame Time under the Lock, which is to be turned outwards, as
directed in the third Word of Command. 8th. Bring the Fufee over
the left Arm, as directed in the third Word of Command, quitting it
at the fame Inftant with the right Hand. The marching Salute with
the Fufee (7 Motions.) The Fufee being properly carried over the
left Arm, when the Officers come within 30 Paces of the General,
they are to port their Fufees in two Motions. By feizing theFufee
at the Swell, raifing up the left Hand and Fufee at the fame
Infant, and tapping off with the left Foot. 2d. Bring the Fufee to
the Porting, of port the Fufee, as dire&ed in the fixth Motion
of the ftanding Salute, and ftepping off with the right Foot at the
fame Time. Saluting.. jft. When you come within five Paces of the
General, by darting the Fufee right forward, fo that the Barrel i$
parallel to the Ground, Butt Upwards, the toclt b$irig under the
right Arm, and fteppifig Out a the fame Time with the right Foot.
2d. Step forward with the left Foat, at the fame Time feizing
theFufee, as direded by M 4 the the fecond Motion of the landing
Salute, 3d' Step forwards with the right Foot, at the fame Time
dropping the Point of your Bayonet, and be in the fame Pofition, as
directed by the third Motion of the landing Salute, fei?ing the
Hat, as directed in the third Motion of that Salute, 4th. Pull off
your Hat as directed by the fourth Motion of the landing Salute,
and ftepping forward with the left Foot. 5th, The Officers to put
on their Hats, and port their Fufees, when the front Rank has pa0ed
the General three Paces, 6th. Bring the Fufee before you, as
directed by the feventh Motion of the landing Salute, The
Evolutions of a Detachment, Method of formi...
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