This went on every night--when Tommy Hinds was not there to do it, his clerk did it; and when his clerk was away campaigning
, the assistant attended to it, while Mrs.
My meaning may be learned from Homer; he, you know, feeds his heroes at their feasts, when they are campaigning
, on soldiers' fare; they have no fish, although they are on the shores of the Hellespont, and they are not allowed boiled meats but only roast, which is the food most convenient for soldiers, requiring only that they should light a fire, and not involving the trouble of carrying about pots and pans.
It was not perhaps an ideal arrangement, but one must make sacrifices when one is campaigning
. He crawled perhaps ten yards, and then for a time the possibilities of the situation paralysed him.