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  • Like Helena, she gave the impression that she could route-march through half a dozen markets, spend with panache, and then carry her own purchases home.

    Two For The Lions

  • Dusty, sweating from its long route-march, the procession snaked round the houses.

    Cider With Rosie

  • The colonel, having shaved, felt ready for the fray again, dictated the route-march orders, and told me to fix 11.30 A.M. as the time of starting.

    Pushed and the Return Push

  • The colonel stood and accepted the salutes of his batteries, and criticised points of turn-out and horse-mastership as though he were making an ordinary route-march inspection.

    Pushed and the Return Push

  • Under the kitchen block is a basement containing the boiler for heating the dining-rooms and another for the supply of hot water to baths and sinks, with in some cases also a hot-air furnace for heating drying-rooms, for drying the men's clothing when they come in wet from a route-march or field day.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"

  • The regiment was to parade for a long route-march, and all units were to be in attendance.

    The Amateur Army

  • Then we either march away, and drill and exercise over the veldt, or go for a route-march to some distance.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

  • We had a route-march over the pass through the mountains, a lovely ride, reminding me of the Dordogne.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

  • By the way, the only live rebel I ever saw was the owner of a farm, near which we halted during one sultry dusty route-march.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

  • [Illustration: _Rearguard Officer of Demobilization (collecting stragglers on route-march).

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, March 19, 1919

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