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  • It was calculated that they lost one half of their army on that disastrous night-march.

    Lay Morals

  • I at once understood that another night-march was in store for us.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • On Saturday, the 3rd September, the hateful signal-gun awoke us at one A.M. In Arab travel there is nothing more disagreeable than the Sariyah or night-march, and yet the people are inexorable about it.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • During our night-march we saw the fires of different Bedouin encampments.

    Travels in Arabia

  • Having there finished our last mouthful of food, we remounted, and following the plain eastward, prepared for a long night-march.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • In the same way, though sleep remained for me the richest pleasure in the world, I supplied its place by the uneasy swaying in the saddle of a night-march, or failed of it for night after laborious night without undue fatigue.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • The servants almost mutinied at the idea of a night-march, and at the very last moment old Sammy collapsed in a semi-genuine fit and had to be plied with gin before he could start.

    Burmese Days

  • Besides, at the end of a long night-march, and after bathing and drinking, he felt even more hungry than usual.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • There came a cold clear dawn at the end of a long stumbling night-march.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • Towards evening we got news of the rebels, and a night-march was ordered.

    With Botha in the Field

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