However, as he was a favorite with Cucumetto, as he had for three years faithfully served him, and as he had saved his life by shooting a dragoon who was about to cut him down, he hoped the chief would have pity on him.
"I tell you it is too late; early this morning the telegraph was employed, and at this very minute"— "Sir," said the valet de chambre, entering the room, "a dragoon has brought this despatch from the minister of the interior."
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He was one of the dragoons who accompanied Napoleon into Egypt.
In this state they set forth with the sharp rain driving in their faces: clattering at a heavy dragoon trot over the uneven town pavement, and out upon the mire-deep roads.