Sunday, August 9, 2015

There Was No Sign

From The Plains of Abraham by Brian Connell:

"Of the French there was no sign."

"...Montcalm...thought that the British had attacked the French provision convoy... . Wearily the French stood to arms again, but as dawn broke, they could see no threatening movement in front of them. .... Breathing a sigh of relief, Montcalm, convinced that the bulk of the British army was still east of Quebec, retired to his command post in the village of Beauport for a cup of hot tea."

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