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CHAPTER VI

platoons and put them at the double. " Left wheel," he shouted, and they panted round, Harbord lumbering heavily on the far wing of his platoon. " Left wheel," again. Harbord ran through another right angle. He and Freeman had little love for each other.
At last, " Halt, and stand easy," were given. Major Sandymore, who commanded Y company, came up and gave his views of the drill. Major Sandymore had been through the war and was popular and respected. He was a good disciplinarian but no martinet. He did his best to relieve parades of their deadly monotony, and he had a sense of humour. He could not himself treat the O.T.C. as a bad joke ; but he was fair and lenient with boys, who did. For if corps was not a joke, it could be nothing but an intolerable sweat. There were times when Denis felt a certain pride in his uniform ; when Major-General Sir Blankety Blank made a Stirring speech before the assembled O.T.C. ; or when they marched past some other school in plain khaki. But it was a pride in Eton rather than in arms. If Eton had deserted in a body to the enemy, Denis would have been just as proud. He had never got a stripe because he purposely played the fool on parade. He had been laughed at for his odd appearance and he had got his own back by mocking authority and hoping to become popular in the process. He was not very successful, but someone usually laughed when he dropped his rifle.
" Y company will advance in column of fours from the right."
" Thank God," murmured Peter. " That's the end of Monday morning, number one."
" Twelve more of them," said Denis. The company moved off. It stepped out smarter and more briskly, like a donkey that knows it is going home. In a few minutes they were dismissed. Spencer-Mace, Denis, and two boys from another house waited and reported to Major Sandymore. " Do better another time," he said. " Drill can be dry as dust ; but it can be made interesting. It's up to you."
They thanked him, saluted smartly and hurried back to

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