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Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), chapter 8 (search)
id not fire upon us, as there was a great crowd and evidently several generals among us. But I believe they never shoot. The pickets, on either side, are within close musket-range but have no appearance of hostility. There was one very innocent Turkey, who said to me: Who are those men just over there? When I told him they were Rebs, he exclaimed: God bless me! and popped down behind the parapet. . . . Thence we all went to view the great canal. You will notice on the map, that the river would hardly have left us so quiet. . . . Though we got off very nicely (I thought as I stood there: Now that line is the shortest one to our horses, and you must walk it with dignity — not too fast when they begin to shell ), there was a fat Turkey who came after us and was treated to a huge projectile, which burst over his head; he ran and picked up a piece and cried out: Oh! it's warm. Oh!! it smells of sulphur. Oh!!! let us go now. He was delighted with this and all other adventures,
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), chapter 9 (search)
an mountains. As to the Roumanians themselves, they have the misfortune to be tremendously protected by everybody. Imprimis, they pay to the Porte an honorary tribute of 600,000 crowns, in return for which his word is pledged to protect them against all comers, which is a good joke, seeing he can't protect himself against any comer at all! Then the Emperor Nap considers them une nation Latine, and so he is to protect them. Then the British protect them for fear the Russians should invade Turkey on that side. Then the Russians protect them because they want their land as a high road to Constantinople; and finally, the Austrians and Italians protect them, just to keep in the mode. Meanwhile the Roumanians seem to dislike all their kind friends, but still keep smiling and bowing round at them, hoping these protectors will one day get into a shindy, when they, the protected, propose to discontinue the honorary tribute, grab Bulgaria from the Turks, Bessarabia from the Russians, the B