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King George III of England and Hanover has recruited one of the regiments of his German Legion, the York Hussars, to England to join in their mutual fight against Napoleon Bonaparte's French armies. Stationed on the Dorset Downs, Corporal Matthäus Tina, of the York Hussars, aged 22, is beset by a melancholic homesickness for his native home town of Saarbrück, where his mother still lives.

One day, Phyllis Grove, daughter of the local doctor and betrothed to Humphrey Gould, “… was listlessly surveying the pasture without, when her attention was arrested by a solitary figure walking along the path. It was one of the renowned German Hussars.” Their chance encounter was to have a devastating effect on the rest of Phyllis’ life.

©1888 Thomas Hardy (P)2013 The Lindsay Players

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