On and off for nearly seventy years fermor has been working on a trilogy about this epic walk.
Unity, Debo writes to fermor, “was a round peg in a round hole & was a casualty of the foul war like millions of others.”
She hates books,” writes fermor, she “has never read any of mine.
We can understand that Miss fermor would feel such raillery to be equivocal.
Say every thing affectionate for me to Captain fermor and Mr. Fitzgerald.
fermor, in the evening, said to his Artillery People: "Why have you ceased to fire grenadoes?"
fermor had some twenty-eight thousand men still with him, while Frederick had eighteen thousand.
fermor by this time, finding that there was no crossing the rivers, had returned.
As soon as General fermor had assumed the command, he hastened to fulfil his instructions, which were precise.
Captain fermor assures me all is settled but the day, and that she has promised to name that to-morrow.