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THE FOUNDRY

"Not unless it's in the face of the enemy."
" Are we in the face of the enemy now?" "It's hard to say."
" If they don't shoot yow, what do they do to yow ?" "Send you to the Glass House." "Is that noice ?"
" I've done twenty-eight days there," says Alison, and pauses, struggling between two strong desires. Like all old soldiers, he wants to terrify the recruit. Like all men who have been In Detention, he wants to laugh it off. He says,: "You heard of Devil's Island?"
" Where there's crocodiles and sharks?"
" Well, Devil's Island is like the Y.M.C.A. compared to Aldershot."
" Whoy did yow go there?" "For nothing."
" Oh bloimey ! "
The time will come when, to us, an inoculation will be just another jab-when we will even hope for a serious one, which will mean forty-eight hours oft duty, "Attend C, Bed Down." But now, everything connected with the Army is strange and slightly terrible. We file past the M.O. As we wait, we hear the thud of a heavy fall. A big buck Jock who would laugh at a bayonet has fainted at the prick of the needle. He is revived, and left to his shame: the world will end before that moment of weakness is forgotten. In years to come, on remote bivouacs in the hearts of awful deserts, or in the mud of questionable positions under earth-shaking barrages, there will be somebody who will say: "Remember Jock?" And somebody else will reply: "Got the D.C.M. Captured a tank with a

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