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THE FOUNDRY

But I'm going to let you go on your own, just to show you I trust you. You won't get lost? Or make mugs of yourselves in any way?"
" No, Sergeant."
Come to the cookhouse door, boys, cries the bugle.
" Knives, forks, and spoons, and scram, then!"
We rush to the door.
" Halt! "
We stop, paralysed by that shattering voice.
" Hi-de-Hi, Squad!"
" Ho-de-Ho, Sergeant!"
We go to Dinner.

That afternoon we get our first Fatigue. There isn't much for us to do until we are squadded. Hanging around, putting twice-ordered bits of kit again in order, looking around, exchanging speculative horrors, we wait, killing time by inches. One or two of usHodge, Dale, and Thurstan foremost, as it happensstart on our boots. The surface of these Ammunition Boots is what the shopkeepers call "Scotch Grain" : that is to say, it is all bumpy. This has to be smoothed out by the chemical action of spit and the mechanical action of polish. We have been warned that, at first, the more we polish the less there will be to show for our efforts. "Think of the Foorer," says Trained Soldier Brand, "think of Gobbles, think of Gooring ... and spit." But the Ammos, or boots, would absorb the digestive juices of a shark. John Johnson watches us. Soon, he says: "You got no oidea, that's what it is, no oidea." And he picks up a boot and a tin of polish, and, baring his sunburnt arms, begins to polish away

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