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CHAPTER XIV

was unbearable. He thought of the morning at Halkin Square, when he had feigned sleep on the footman's entry, and had felt compelled to make conversation. Now he wanted to shout out in the tent. Why didn't these boys round him say something to show they had tongues ?
" How's your palliasse, Denis," came a whisper.
" Not too bad ; if I don't roll off."
" I think I've stuffed a hedgehog into mine," someone whispered and laughed.
" By God, I hope it doesn't rain in the night."
" Owen Jones's tent has got a hole in it."
" I wonder if Harbord has turned up."
" Yes, I saw him just now."
" Did he stop a train ?"
" He walked along the line till he came to a station. Took him about nine hours altogether."
" Stop talking," said Taunton. " If anyone talks, I'll report him."
The tent was silent. Denis changed his position and closed his eyes. He gave a gentle snore. Peter's sock rubbed against his ear. He rolled himself more closely in his woollen blanket and snored louder. There were muffled sounds behind him. Something pressed against his toes. The tent was very hot. He raised the flap and put his head underneath. The night air was sweet and cool.
Taunton lost no time in getting his tent up next morning. A few minutes after reveille he sat up in his palliasse and gave orders. Denis put on his breeches and shirt and crept on hands and knees through the tent opening. The grass was cold and damp. A little higher up the lines a group of boys from Huntley's were laughing:
" What's the joke ?" said Denis to a boy he knew slightly.
" That idiot Gardner has gone and done it."
" Done what? "
" The bucket. Someone put it outside our tent. Luckily I saw it in time, when I crawled out and shoved it in front of the next tent, Lyon's, who also spotted it and passed on the compliment. After working its way up the line, that

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