Silently, but with the agility of cats, the four lean Colonials followed him.
He had commanded Colonials during the hardest fighting in Natal.
The colonials rushed for their arms, fell into line, met the charge.
He did not fit in at all with my preconceived ideas of "Colonials."
He is such a rattling fine fellow, indeed, all the Colonials I have met are.
As for the opinion of the Colonials of our officers, you surely know that.
Colonials are also so harshly treated that they have not the chance or desire to rise.
So the Newfoundlanders felt that as colonials they had been overlooked.
And yet Braddock died cursing his regulars and extolling the colonials!
The British commander had, by this time, learned to respect the colonials.