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The Bandolero

A Marriage among the Mountains

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Author: Mayne Reid
Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,650 / 166 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 509
Added to site: 2011.07.18 30430

ght with his hosts, or take the chance of being waylaid on his way home!

In time the lex talionis became thoroughly established; and a stringent order had to be issued from head-quarters: that neither soldier nor officer should go out upon the streets, without special permission from the commander of the regiment, troop, or detachment.

A revolt of the "angels," whom we had by this time discovered to be very "devils," was anticipated. Hence the motive for the precautionary measure.

From that time we were prohibited all out-door exercise, except such as was connected with our drill duties and parade. We were in reality undergoing a sort of mild siege!

Safe sorties could only be made during the day; then only through streets proximate to the respective cuartels. Stragglers to remote suburbs were assaulted sub Jove; while after night it was not safe anywhere, beyond hail of our own sentries!

A pretty pass ha



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