The irruption of Bennie and Zephyr threatened disaster even to this forlorn hope.
I came here with a wild sort of forlorn hope you could forgive.
Had they trembled and feared that he was to be overthrown and their forlorn hope destroyed?
"A forlorn hope" we have called the attempt to do what we are told to do.
With these few he turned at last, in the forlorn hope that the train-bands would again open to let him pass.
The attack was risky, a sort of forlorn hope—but he would take the risk.
Here was a warrior with a temperament to delight the leader of a forlorn hope.
Why not make them the forlorn hope of the campaign, and so get rid of them entirely?
They placed him in the forlorn hope of their combat, and he at last fell a victim to the rashness of his friends.
Honor to him who can lead the forlorn hope of this stronghold of weariness.