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Excerpt from The Military Band
Colonel shaw-hellier, Commandant Of the Royal Military School of Music, wrote these words. The italics also are his.
A long familiarity with the sight may have made a Londoner himself somewhat blase' and indifferent; possibly the connection with the Soldiers' Memorial in Waterloo Place, if he thought at all, would excite his fancy first. But the intelligent Maori would probably be attracted more by the Drum Major, and ask why is he such a fine big fellow compared with the remainder '9 Also, why does he, with the musicians who immediately follow him, wear so much gold lace and gaudiness, and be so distinguished in point of dress from the officers and the soldiers of the guard?
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bound: 120 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (May 10, 2017)
isbn: 1332512127, 978-1332512126,
weight: 6.1 ounces (