Of course he was always arrayed against authority, and now being fond of his galonne with that curious doglike, deathless attachment that these natures, all reckless, wanton, destructive, and mischievous though they may be, so commonly bestow he muttered a terrible curse under his fiercely curled mustaches.
That cute little chap, Tata, he says to me yesterday, 'you're always a-treating of your galonne like as if he was a prince. 'Damme! says I, 'I'd like to see the prince as would hold a candle to him. 'You're right there, says the little 'un. 'There ain't his equal for taking off a beggar's head with a back sweep." The Corporal laughed a little again, as he tossed himself down on the carpet.
There are a hundred more like stories of him every one of them true as my saber and, in reward, he has just been made a galonne!" "Superb!" said the General, with a grim significance. "Twelve years!
I follow them mounting a fine white mule, which, with its gaudily galonne Arab pad and wrapper cloth, has a certain dignity of look; a double-barrelled gun lies across my lap; and a rude pair of holsters, the work of Hasan Turki, contains my Colt's six- shooters.
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