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CHAPTER SIX - THE FROGS AND THE LOBSTERS

to be employed - were indeed only a minor fraction of it. A little pale with seasickness, but manfully combating it, Pouzauges laid out a map on the cabin table and explained the plan.
`The Christian Army,' explained Pouzauges, `will land here, at Quiberon. They sailed from Portsmouth - these English names are hard to pronounce - the day before we left Plymouth. There are five thousand men under the Baron de Charette. They will march on Vannes and Rennes.'
`And what is your regiment to do?' asked Hornblower.
Pouzauges pointed to the map again.
`Here is the town of Muzillac,' he said. `Twenty leagues from Quiberon. Here the main road from the south crosses the river Marais, where the tide ceases to flow. It is only a little river, as you see, but its banks are marshy, and the road passes it not only by a bridge but by a long causeway. The rebel armies are to the south, and on their northward march must come by Muzillac. We shall be there. We shall destroy the bridge and defend the crossing, delaying the rebels long enough to enable M. de Charette to raise all Brittany. He will soon have twenty thousand men in arms, the rebels will come back to their allegiance, and we shall march on Paris to restore His Most Christian Majesty to the throne.'
So that was the plan. Hornblower was infected with the Frenchmen's enthusiasm. Certainly the road passed within ten miles of the coast, and there, in the broad estuary of the Vilaine, it should be possible to land a small force and seize Muzillac. There should be no difficulty about defending a causeway such as Pouzauges described for a day. or two against even a large force. That would afford Charette every chance.
`My friend M. de Moncoutant here,' went on Pouzauges, `is Lord of Muzillac. The people there will welcome him.'
`Most of them will,' said Moncoutant, his grey eyes narrowing. `Some will be sorry to see me. But I shall be glad of the encounter.'

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