|Caricature of Lord Chesham. Caption read "Imperial Yeomanry" 1900 from Vanity Fair - via Wikipedia|
"I mind'th piirty well Squire Nathkit's gramfer what used tii live tii Pynes, he waz Cappen ov the Yawmen Cathery. They varmer's zins what weared urd jackets and vound their awn 'osses. Well, when theyse sodgers was out tii practice down tii Exmouth, zome o'the stiipid twoads got tarnashun wopper-eyed and by gor ! ef they didden vail tii fighting. Jist then Cappen Nathkit corned along, and zaid, ses 'e "What be yii fellers adiiing ov ? Vighting be 'e ? Aw zes 'e, I'll tellee 'bout that then liikee zee yer yii baggering twoads, I'll be blamed if I'll 'ave any fighting men in my regiment git out o't, I tellee." That there's so true as the gospel, I tellee tez then !"
Map - Exmouth