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The Siege of Arcot
Music: Francesco Geminiani
A young Robert Clive’s extraordinary daring helped to prevent India falling into the hands of the French King.

WHEN the alarm came, he was instantly at his post. From here, Clive could see the enemy’s advance, driving before them elephants armed with iron plates on their foreheads, to break down the gates of the fort.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Prise. Prize. Pry.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Plate. Post. Pass.

Use together in one sentence: Enemy. Clear. Turn.

More games: Précis. Sevens. Confusables. Spinner. Opposites. Verb or Noun? Active or Passive? Subject and Object. Adjectives. Word Classes.

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