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" Some Seiks, and a private of the Buffs, having remained behind with the grog-carts, fell into the hands of the Chinese. On the next morning they were brought before the authorities, and commanded to perform the kotou. "
Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and ... - Page 492
by Sir Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell - 1903 - 1021 pages
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 3

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - History - 1861
...SIR FH DOYLE. "Some Seiks, and a private of the Buffs, having remained behind with the grog-cnrts, fell into the hands of the Chinese. On the next morning,...authorities, and commanded to perform the kotou. The Seiks obeyed; but Moyse, the English soldier, declaring that he would not prostrate himself before...
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Macmillan's Magazine

David Masson - 1861
...private of the Buffs, having remained behind with the grog-ciirte, fell into the hands of the Chinese. Ou the next morning, they were brought before the authorities, and commanded to perform the kotou. The Seiks obeyed ; but Moyee, the English soldier, declaring that he would not prostrate himself before...
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Chambers's narrative series of standard reading books, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1863
...thing So sore, as keeping safe Nerissa's ring.' THE PEIVATE OF THE BUFFS. 'Some Sikhs and a private of the Buffs, having remained behind with the grog-carts,...were brought before the authorities, and commanded to kneel down and bow to the ground. The Sikhs obeyed; but the English soldier, declaring he would not...
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The return of the Guards, and other poems

Francis Hastings C. Doyle (sir, 2nd bart.) - History - 1866
...PRIVATE OF THE BUFFS. This Poem first appeared in " MACMILLAN'S MAGAZINE." "Some Seiks, and a private of the Buffs, having remained behind with the grog-carts,...authorities, and commanded to perform the kotou. The Seiks obeyed ; but Moyse, the English soldier, declaring that he would not prostrate himself before...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...following passage occurred in a letter of the Correspondent of The Times : ' Some Seiks, and a private of the Buffs, having remained behind with the grog-carts,...authorities, and commanded to perform the kotou. The Seiks obeyed ; but Moyse, the English soldier, declaring that he would not prostrate himself before...
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A Household Book of English Poetry

Richard Chenevix Trench - English poetry - 1870 - 438 pages
...following passage occurred in a letter of the Correspondent of The Times : ' Some Seiks, and a private of the Buffs, having remained behind with the grog-carts,...authorities, and commanded to perform the kotou. The Seiks obeyed; but Moyse, the English soldier, declaring that he would not prostrate himself before...
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A household book of English poetry

Richard Chenevix Trench - Poetry - 1870 - 438 pages
...letter of the Correspondent of The T1me ' Some Seiks, and a private of the Buffs, having remained behino with the grog-carts, fell into the hands of the Chinese....authorities, and commanded to perform the kotou. The Seiks obeyed; but Moyse, tne English soldier, declaring that he would not prostrate himself befor;...
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The new poetical reader, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1872
...tear must o'er her fall! ' He giveth His beloved, sleep.' THE PRIVATE OF THE BUFFS.—Sir FH Doyle. Chinese. On the next morning, they were brought before...authorities, and commanded to perform the Kotou. The Seiks obeyed ; but Moyse, the English soldier, declaring that he would not prostrate himself before...
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Household Treasury of English Song: Specimens of the English Poets ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - English poetry - 1872 - 383 pages
...[Some Sikhs, and a private of the Buffs, during the last Chinese war, fell into the hands of the enemy. On the next morning they were brought before the authorities, and commanded to prostrate themselves. The Sikhs obeyed ; but Moyse, the English soldier, heroically declared he would...
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Poetic reader, for the use of schools

Poetic reader - 1881
...green base of dark Ben More. JS BLACKIE. THE PRIVATE OF THE BUFFS. [" Some Sikhs, and a private of the Buffs, having remained behind with the grog-carts,...before the authorities, and commanded to perform the Kotow. The Sikhs obeyed; but Moyse, the English soldier, declaring that he would not prostrate himself...
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