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CHAPTER SIX - THE FROGS AND THE LOBSTERS

be thrown on shore dependent for military necessities on the countryside. Pouzauges and his staff were waiting impatiently for their chargers, and mounted them the moment they had been coaxed out of the boats onto the beach.
`Forward for France!' shouted Pouzauges, drawing his sword and raising the hilt to his lips.
Moncoutant and the others clattered forward to head the advancing infantry, while Pouzauges lingered to exchange a few words with Lord Edrington. The British infantry was drawn up in a rigid scarlet line; farther inland occasional red dots marked where the light company had been thrown forward as pickets. Hornblower could not hear the conversation, but he noticed that Bolton was drawn into it, and finally Bolton called him over.
`You must go forward with the Frogs, Hornblower,' he said.
`I'll give you a horse,' added Edrington. `Take that one - the roan. I've got to have someone I can trust along with them. Keep your eye on them and let me know the moment they get up to any monkey tricks - God knows what they'll do next.'
`Here's the rest of your stores coming ashore,' said Bolton. `I'll send 'em up as soon as you send some carts back to me. What the hell's that?'
`That's a portable guillotine, sir,' said Hornblower. `Part of the French baggage.'
All three turned and looked at Pouzauges, sitting his horse impatiently during this conversation, which he did not understand. He knew what they were referring to, all the same.
`That's the first thing to be sent to Muzillac,' he said to Hornblower. `Will you have the goodness to tell these gentlemen so?'
Hornblower translated.
`I'll send the guns and a load of ammunition first,' said Bolton. `But I'll see he gets it soon. Now off you go.'
Hornblower dubiously approached the roan horse. All he knew about riding he had learned in farmyards, but he got his

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