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CHAPTER XIV

A soldier wheeled a handcart through the arch under New Schools. He stopped and took out the rifles two at a time. Soon the racks in the colonnade were full of rifles, and in a few minutes pink grey uniforms began to appear. In small groups they drifted from the houses, setting corps caps at a jaunty angle, tightening webbing belts and thrusting back haversacks and water bottles till they bumped comfortably against their sterns.
Denis gave a last look to his puttees. They were even, yet loosely rolled and would neither slip nor reduce his legs to wooden splints. But his overcoat. He hitched it up another hole ; but still it hung loose on his back like a sack of coals, and his haversack and water bottle pulled down his tunic and collar, and dragged on his neck. His water bottle was full and in his haversack, besides the creme de menthe tin, was The Mystery of Room 17.
He went over to Cannon Yard and chose one of the newer looking rifles. He fell in with the rest of Wren's section and stood at ease. He fidgeted and jerked his pack higher on his shoulders. But the weight of his equipment and the crisscross straps on his chest gave him a pleasant manly feeling. They were up against it now. Next stop, Tidworth.
Major Sandymore was late, but did not seem to know it. He swung on to the parade ground with a jovial gait, whacking his breeches with a thin cane. Soon the head of the long pink column wound out of the yard into Eton High Street and the heavy corps boots echoed from the arch of New Schools. Y company got its orders. Denis slapped the butt, till his fingers stung, and hoisted the rifle on to his shoulder. The first company had already passed the chapel walls.

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