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THE UNCONQUERED

"Stop still, both of you," he rasped in French, but with his guttural German accent. He nodded his head towards the door. " Go on. I'll look after them."
Willi went out, but in a moment was back again.
" She's unconscious."
" Well, what of it?"
" I can't. It's no good."
" Stupid, that's what you are. Ein Weibchen. A woman."
Willi flushed.
" We'd better be getting on our way."
Hans shrugged a scornful shoulder.
" I'll just finish the bottle of wine and then we'll go."
He was feeling at ease and it would have been pleasant to linger. He had been on the job since morning and after so many hours on his motor-cycle his limbs ached. Luckily they hadn't far to go, only to Soissons-ten or fifteen kilometres. He wondered if he'd have the luck to get a bed to sleep in. Of course all this wouldn't have happened if the girl hadn't been a fool. They had lost their way, he and Willi, they had stopped a peasant working in a field and he had deliberately misled them, and they found themselves on a side road. When they came to the farm they stopped to ask for a direction. They'd asked very politely, for orders were to treat the French population well as long as they behaved themselves. The door was opened for them by the girl and she said she didn't know the way to Soissons, so they pushed in; then the woman, her mother, Hans guessed, told them. The three of them, the farmer, his wife and daughter, had just finished supper and there was a bottle of wine on the table. It reminded Hans that he was as thirsty as the devil. The day had been sweltering and he hadn't had a drink since noon. He asked them for a bottle of wine and Willi had added that they would pay them well for it. Willi was a good little chap, but soft. After all, they were the victors. Where was the French army? In headlong flight. And the English, leaving everything behind, had scuttled like rabbits back to their island. The conquerors took

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