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Begumbagh: A Tale of the Indian Mutiny, and Three Other Short Stories George Manville Fenn

Begumbagh: A Tale of the Indian Mutiny, and Three Other Short Stories

George Manville Fenn

Published April 4th 2013
ISBN : 9781484034507
Paperback
166 pages
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Excerpt: ...if even now, after losing so many men, and with so many more half disabled, if the enemy had made a bold assault now, they would have won the place dearly, though win it they must. That did not seem their way, though they wanted the placeMoreExcerpt: ...if even now, after losing so many men, and with so many more half disabled, if the enemy had made a bold assault now, they would have won the place dearly, though win it they must. That did not seem their way, though they wanted the place for the sake of the great store of arms and ammunition it contained, but all the same they wanted to buy it cheap. I found Captain Dyer ready enough to listen to my plan, though he shook his head, and said it was desperate. But after a little thought, he said: