Benton of the Royal Mounted

Benton of the Royal Mounted : A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Benton of the Royal Mounted: A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police Scattered now beyond the writer's ken are those good fellows with whom he served in years gone by. They were men of a type fast disappearing, with whom any one would have been proud to associate and call comrades. No longer do those once or derly grounds resound with the clear notes of the trumpet-call, the neighing of troop-horses, or the harsh-barked word of command. Gone is the old Guardroom at the gates of the main entrance. The spot where the o.c.'s house lay half hidden amidst its clustering shrubbery and trim, well-kept lawn and kitchen garden, is now but a drab area of railway tracks. Missing is the towering flag stafi, from whose top-gall, visible for miles around, there flew from Reveille to Retreat the brave emblem of our Empire. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 449g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243285388
  • 9780243285389