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and polish. Spit is the best thing for boots. A little polish : a lot of spit; that's the rule. And your greatcoat must be hung on the left-'and peg, with the buttons polished till they blind you; because they're 'ot on that, I can tell you. Kit-bag on the right-'and side, neatly tied up.
" You've got to salute arn officer whenever you see one. You'll be taught 'ow by Sarnt Nelson. That's 'is job, poor feller. You'll be 'ere for eight or nine weeks. It used to be four months, and will be again shortly, but at present recruits are kept eight weeks or so before going on to the Training Battalion. You'll 'ave Inspections, every so-often, to see 'ow you're shaping with things like drill. You won't be allowed out o' the gates for at least three weeks, and thereafter, once a week if you're lucky. That's so as you won't disgrace the Guards by lounging about the streets with a packet o' wine-gums in one 'and and a bag o' chips in the other. In three weeks or so you'll begin, you'll just about begin to appear to look like sort of soldiers. It'll take a long time before you get the unmistakable Guardsman's Walk-straight as a poker, but supple as rubber; quick, regular, and easy. You watch Sarnt Nelson: 'e's a typical Guardsman. See? You're civilians, and walk as such, which is incorrectly. We've got to break you of the 'abits of a lifetime. You'll be sore at first. That's all right : it's good for you.
" You'll get your first leave in about thirteen weeks' time, maybe. You can never be sure. Maybe thirteen weeks. For that time, consider yourself right away from Civvy Street. The funny thing is, you'll feel uncomfortable when you get back to your own beds ..

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