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Camp fire yarns of the lost legion

G. Hamilton-Browne

Camp fire yarns of the lost legion

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Published by T. Werne Laurie in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maori (New Zealand people),
  • New Zealand -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. Hamilton-Browne.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 301 p., 7 leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17937891M

    The cattle being my only visible wealth and the cattle being all gone, all my men except Kazi Moto ran away, taking their loads with them in lieu of wages; and Kazi Moto and I set out to reach Muanza, a place nearly two hundred miles away, where the nearest doctor was. Many have gathered about it and they are of all classes and degrees, high and low, rich and poor, adventurers and stay-at-homes, and from all parts of the earth. In White became the first editor of The Red Book. He was nevertheless the most popular writer ever to appear in Adventure, and his death on August 5,was duly noted in the issue of October The story had the same homing instinct as its predecessors.

    The letter allowed that I had some detectable ability as a wordsmith and suggested that Mr. He had seen the baby he had nursed into gianthood emasculated, taken from the great outdoors and put into the parlors. In an article entitled How a Lady Can Train the Cubs, she explains that whilst already running her village Scout Troop, she was being continually pestered by young boys wanting to come into Scouts. Surely the white chief must be mad.

    In so much he was right, and that I understand. It will be a sad day for this old world if men and women ever lose this capacity to be gripped by tales of heroism. Perhaps this is an indication that Miss Barclay had lost touch with Scouting matters over the intervening three years. Even should he require more, how could he expect our hearts to be strong and for us to be able to fight well if he was to stop us obtaining food and water?


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No, the love of adventure will never be lost out of life. There can be no doubt he liked people to think that he was an adventurous man. This was greatly appreciated by Sir Peter Strickland, G. Adventure published much that was excellent, but it must also be remembered that Hoffman had to fill at least one and sometimes as many as three issues per month.

You, who are a fighting man, belonging to the tribes of soldiers, for I have been told your ancestors have all been chiefs among these tribes, may be able to clear my mind on these matters.

They simply would not orcould not adapt themselves to the exigencies or tactics of irregularwarfare, nor could they be made to understand or believe that aregiment that could march in line like a brick wall might easily beworsted by a mob of savages in a New Zealand bush.

Keen-eyed neglected youngsters would run after her, she claimed, calling out, "Miss, Miss if yers wants anuver Scout, I'm ready. We will never know.

The 65th Regiment had been stationed very many years in New Zealand,it being supposed that their existence had been forgotten by the WarOffice, who had most probably lost their postal address. This is the problem with so many past Frontiersmen, they tended to give conflicting accounts at different times.

And it was by them the white chief showed his wisdom, insomuch as he employed these balls to furnish us with powder, so as to enable us to continue fighting, as we quickly discovered that very many of these balls did not burst and from them we extracted very many charges of powder.

The short, fat guns also began to throw their balls into the pah. Some of them thrust bayonets at us, but as they were in confusion we broke through them, or jumped over them, without trouble, only very few of us falling here, and continued to run towards the hills that were not far off.

These men do not have the fine appearance of soldiers, but know more about war, and are greatly to be feared; for they did not wait to get each man into his right place, but attacked us each man as he could, and being, moreover, good fighting men, they killed many of us and delayed us so much that the soldiers, having had time to regulate themselves, reached the hill almost as soon as we did.

For this reason we dislike too pronounced mannerisms of style, too unusual names for characters, misstatements in local color, improbability in plot details.

Vera Barclay needed to ensure that the Cubs involved all had been taught the same version of the Howl and visited each pack concerned. Davies, Jr. We had never seen so many men at one time, and our hearts grew dark within us at their might and order. He intends to 'spin a good yarn' and in that he succeeds magnificently, possibly 'with advantages.

Served at 14 under British Government on Nile expedition; after that went to sea again; served as a gunner on Brazilian Warship Aquidaban during revolution under Admiral Mello; during China-Japan War was laying mines in Chinese harbors.

So in he went to France to study law and languages and then to Rome and Trieste to study Italian and Slav? In general the two points - clearness and keeping the illusion - are probably those which we emphasize most particularly. Whether he did much tailoring himself or employed local labour we do not know.

As always, The Chief was on hand to offer advice in the form of little notes on her desk every morning written on shaving paper small pieces of wafer-thin absorbent paper, made by the same manufacturer who made cigarette papers, to staunch the flow of blood from accidental nicks made whilst shaving with 'cut-throat' razors.

There is no really effective remedy save one - stop all immigration. In reality, Mundy had led quite a different life.

Commandant George Hamilton

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