excerpt from 'Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands' pp. 188; 191 (127 words)

excerpt from 'Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands' pp. 188; 191 (127 words)

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Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands

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Before the New Year was far advanced we all began to think of going home [to England], making sure that peace would soon be concluded. And never did more welcome message come anywhere than that which brought us intelligence of the armistice, and the firing, which had grown more and more slack lately, ceased altogether.

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As the spring advanced, the troops began to move away at a brisk pace. As they passed […] they would stop and give us a parting cheer, while very often the band struck up some familiar tune of that home they were so gladly seeking. And very often the kind-hearted officers would find time to run into the British Hotel to bid us good-bye, and give us a farewell shake of the hand.

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excerpt from 'Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands' pp. 188; 191 (127 words)

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