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the devoted Spaniards with all its fury. This enormous army, divided into six corps, commenced its march simultaneously upon six different routes. Five of them kept directly forward. A sixth passed diagonally through the country, before the heads of the other columns, to take in the rear and capture all enemies they might engage. Everywhere, wherever they presented themselves, the half-armed levies of Spain were scattered like chaff before the iron legions of Napoleon. --He passed on to Madrid with the rapidity of a whirlwind. There was but a single obstacle that presented itself to his arms; but that in the end proved fatal to him. One of his victorious corps pursued the flying enemy to Saragossa. The citizens had prepared the place for a siege. Its thick walls and innumerable convents and churches rendered it as strong as the strongest fort. It is not worth while here to recount the incidents of the wonderful siege which ensued. The world has them by heart and they will nev