The order was marching by149 fours to fix or unfix bayonets.
Whereupon the Soudanese caught hold of the bayonet and tried to unfix it.
"There's only one thing to unfix the things I've stuck together," he said.
What mattered that to unfix those glittering stars would still tax both skill and patience!
The company officers ordered their men to unfix bayonets, and to help each ...