He was evidently pleased at his own display of anger and walking up to the regiment wished to find a further excuse for wrath.
In October, 1805, a Russian army was occupying the villages and towns of the Archduchy of Austria, and yet other regiments freshly arriving from Russia were settling near the fortress of Braunau and burdening the inhabitants on whom they were quartered.
It was on the last night before the regiment entrained to the front.
Listen, Mulcahy, all we want is for the good sake of the regiment that you take your death standing up, as a man shud.
There'll be a dale of smoke," returned Dan, sitting up and ticking off the situation on his fingers, "sure to be, an' the noise of the firin'll be tremenjus, an' we'll be running about up and down, the regiment will.
If you haven't a taste that way," said Revere between his puffs of his cheroot, "you'll never be able to get the hang of it, but remember, Bobby, 'tisn't the best drill, though drill is nearly everything, that hauls a Regiment through Hell and out on the other side.
Since you left, the Regiment has taken to fever and is fairly rotten with it - two hundred in hospital, about a hundred in cells - drinking to keep off fever - and the Companies on parade fifteen file strong at the outside.
And as each man reported himself, he said: "This is a bad business," and went about his own forthwith, for every Regiment and Battery in the cantonment was under canvas, the sickness bearing them company.
I'll tell you about the regiment, and warn you when we're alone.
Nayther of 'em's goin' with the regiment this time," Mrs.
O'Dowd remarked to Posky, who had lost her position as bride in the regiment, and was quite angry with the usurper.
The hats of a regiment should properly represent the history of headgear for a period of years.
But he instantly saw that it would be impossi- ble for him to escape from the regiment.
Half an hour afterwards we held a council of war, at which all the commanders of regiments were present.
The paths up the hill --that was rather a sanatorium than a fortress, being used generally as the camping place of regiments suffering from recent service in unhealthy portions of the country--were carefully blocked with masses of stones, and every other approach was made as impregnable as time would allow.