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  • Occasionally the gay music of the bands would relieve the dull routine and cause the spirits to rise under the effects of some enlivening waltz or stirring patriotic air; or entering a school of flying fish the men would be entertained to see these broad-finned creatures dart from the waves like arrows from the bow, and after a graceful flight of perhaps near two hundred yards drop again into the sea; but taken altogether it was a voyage that furnishes little for the historian.

    The Colored Regulars in the United States Army

  • "Is there anythink in the whole world," she would say, "more crafty nor one o 'those old broad-finned trouts in Knockers' Llyn?



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