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Questions about the works of the English novelist and literary critic Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863–1944) and his life as a writer. Quiller-Couch is best remembered as editor of 'The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250–1900' and as literary critic (co-editing The New Shakespeare with John Dover Wilson).

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Can infantry be the same as marines in 1809?

In THE ROLL-CALL OF THE REEF, by Arthur Quiller-Couch, the speaker, a cavalryman, is talking to a little Marine: "'And that was very well done, drummer of the Marines. What's your name?' "'...
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