He was indefatigable, in war as in peace, in parading and inspecting; the weary and starving soldiers were forced to turn out amid the marshes of the Dobrudscha as spick and span as on the parade grounds of St Petersburg; but he could do nothing to set order in the confusion of the commissariat, which caused the troops to die like flies of dysentery and scurvy; or to remedy the scandals of the hospitals, which inflicted on the wounded unspeakable sufferings.
The boundary wall at the rear has been rebuilt and the side railings look spick and span after a fresh coat of paint.
spaniels named Bisto, Oxo, Flash, Spick, and Span.
All the doors were of stainless steel and the whole was kept spick and span by Terry and his cleaning squad.
The online list says that the Queen also has five cocker spaniels named Bisto, Oxo, Flash, Spick, and Span.
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