Haikus from Told in the East by Talbot Mundy

From a book categorized as Fiction / General and 220 pages follows a description and a number of hidden haikus found in the book:

Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon) (1879-1940) was an English writer who wrote under the pseudonym Walter Galt. His most famous book is King of the Khyber Rifles: A Romance of Adventure (1916), which is set in India under British Occupation. He wrote many other books and stories, including Hira Singh: When India Came to Fight in Flanders (1918) and a number of stories about Tros of Samothrace, a Greek freedom fighter who aided Britons and Druids in their fight against Julius Caesar. In 1919, Mundy serialized On the Trail of Tippoo Tib, a novel about treasure hunting and ivory poaching in East Africa, which Mundy always claimed was the most autobiographical of his novels. His other works include Rung Ho! (1914), The Winds of the World (1915), The Ivory Trail (1919), Told in the East (1920), The Eye of Zeitoon (1920), The Guns of the Gods (1921), The Bubble Reputation (1923), Caves of Terror (1922), and The Lion of Petra (1922).

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That critter can’t see straight
 for the dirt on him, nor think
straight for that matter.

But Brown was not bent
 just then on dissertation.
He changed his tactics.

“In case of a rush,”
 said Brown quietly, “all but
two of you let go!

Left and right wings--last
 three at each end forward--right
wheel--halt. That’s it. ‘Bout face.

So no efforts were
 being spared and no stones left
unturned to find them.

“No. Of course not. Why?”
 “‘Of course not! Why?’ says the man!
Hell and hot porridge!

“Those will be your husband’s guns!
 See, over on the left, there.
See! They fire! Those two!