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  • I had intended to pass the next day looking about the city, perhaps having a discreet word with Carshore the Collector and the colonel of the sepoys, but as the syce* (* Groom.) was bringing round my pony to the dak-bungalow, up comes Skene in a flurry.

    Fiancée

  • I had intended to pass the next day looking about the city, perhaps having a discreet word with Carshore the Collector and the colonel of the sepoys, but as the syce* (* Groom.) was bringing round my pony to the dak-bungalow, up comes Skene in a flurry.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • I had intended to pass the next day looking about the city, perhaps having a discreet word with Carshore the Collector and the colonel of the sepoys, but as the syce* (* Groom.) was bringing round my pony to the dak-bungalow, up comes Skene in a flurry.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • Whichever room was best in each dak-bungalow, whichever chicken the kansamah least desired to kill, whoever were the stoutest dhoolee-bearers in the village, whichever horse had the easiest paces

    Rung Ho

  • The two Rajputs watched him in heavy-breathing silence until the little group of lights, where the horse-tents faced the old dak-bungalow, swallowed him.

    Rung Ho

  • He watched the Englishman at breakfast, on the dak-bungalow veranda, with a sideways restless glance that gave the lie a dozen times over to his assumed air of irascible authority.

    Rung Ho

  • So he made a plausible excuse about the horses, and they halted for four days at a roadside dak-bungalow about a mile from where a foul-mouthed fakir sat and took tribute at a crossroads.

    Rung Ho

  • He splashed into the water of the dak-bungalow, and then introduced himself.

    African Camp Fires

  • We took possession of the dak-bungalow maintained by the railroad for just such travellers as ourselves.

    African Camp Fires

  • Under plea of starting our safari boys off we left him, and crept, with shattered nerves, around the corner of the dak-bungalow.

    African Camp Fires

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