A tucket of trumpets sounded, silvery and thin through the cold grey air: a page came running with his sallete-helmet.
tucket led them to a thicket about two miles from camp, where they halted.
"The sight of old Buckley coming with his dog would be better than a surgeon, to cure that wound," said tucket.
And tucket drew down his face with an expression of incorruptible innocence.
"So it was you that played the gobbler, tucket," said the captain.
tucket and Ellis did not play; and the game was between Frank and Harris.
When the head of the column reached the edge of the gloomy forest a tucket sounded and the soldiers came to a halt.
"Thank ye, boy," said tucket; indulging him in the ludicrous notion that he was helping his friends.
And while the tucket was sounding, Bennet moved close to the bewildered parson, and whispered violently in his ear.