Malplaquet, in France, famous for the victory of the Duke of
Marlborough and Prince Eugene over the French under Marshal Villars on
September 11, 1709.
Her courage tried
On Teniers' dreadful field.
The Scottish Teniers. Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841).
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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