No Lancers were seen with the column, certainly none with pennons.
Vesuvius, with its column of smoke, was in plain view from the seats.
Dick was at the head of the column with Colonel Winchester and the sergeant.
Then he leisurely turned to the column indicated by his companion.
Yes, sure enough, the whole command was facing into column the other way!
He could see one edge of the column, and it was a neat, orderly edge.
The answer was quickly given and ran through the column from front to rear.
They laughed so at the jokes about her belly that the column itself vibrated.
The column disappeared as if it had been swept bodily from off the face of the earth.
The trumpets sounded, the column broke into a trot and was away.