Captain Armand Jacot of the Foreign Legion
sat upon an outspread saddle blanket at the foot of a stunted palm tree.
This was Commandant O'Brien, of the French Foreign Legion
. He was a slim yet somewhat swaggering figure, clean-shaven, dark-haired, and blue-eyed, and, as seemed natural in an officer of that famous regiment of victorious failures and successful suicides, he had an air at once dashing and melancholy.
A few of his ivory teeth deserted, though the keenest observers of human life were unable to discover to what body they had hitherto belonged, whether to a foreign legion
or whether they were indigenous, vegetable or animal; whether age had pulled them from the chevalier's mouth, or whether they were left forgotten in the drawer of his dressing-table.
"What the devil be this," cried one of the knights, as the main body of the outlaw horde came into view, "the King's army or one of his foreign legions
Harthill-born amateur coach Legatte had a successful career at light-welterweight with Broxburn Boxing Club - then joined the French Foreign Legion
Andy Fletcher meets former Foreign Legion
recruit Bill Parris.
EVERTON play hosts to Chelsea's foreign legion
at Goodison next Saturday and we have a pair of tickets up for grabs.
SAS troops could go into action with the Foreign Legion
under a military pact sealed by David Cameron and French president Nicolas Sarkozy today.
THE Fife foreign legion
rolled into town on Saturday and judging by their antics it appeared they had come to audition for a part in Holby City or Casualty.
DUNDEE UNITED boss Alex Smith insists he won't turn his back on home-grown talent - even though there is a growing foreign legion
A SOLDIER turned away from the Army has been awarded a top honour for his bravery in Afghanistan with the French Foreign Legion
FREDDIE LJUNGBERG insists Arsenal's foreign legion
are pumped up and ready for a north London grudge match with Spurs.