Military

The sergeant was describing a military life. It was all drinking, he said, except that there were frequent intervals of eating and love-making.

Background. "The sergeant was describing a military life. It was all drinking, he said, except that there were frequent intervals of eating and love-making." is a quotation from Barnaby Rudge (Chapter 31). Barnaby Rudge was the fifth novel from Charles Dickens, first published in 1841. It is the first of Dickens's two historical novels and is largely set around the time of the Gordon Riots of 1780.   Context. Taken from the following passage in Chapter 31 of Barnaby Rudge: [...]

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