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this side of the Square punctual to time. That is to say, ten minutes too early, always. You will be clean and tidy, smart and attentive. Now, I want you to try and stand to attention like this. ... No, no, head straight, eyes straight to your front, arms straight to your sides, backs straight.... Now, when I say Stand at Ease, raise your left knee, so, and bring your left foot down with a stamp, your heels twelve inches apart; and simultaneously, shoot your hands to your rear ... like this .., your thumbs crossed, fingers straight, right hand over the left. Now don't worry if you can't do it properly first time. I don't expect you to. We've all got to learn. Now ... Stand at Hoooease !" He looks at us. "Keep still. In the Army, right or wrong-keep still! " He walks round us, pushing up a chin here, tapping dawn a head there, straightening fingers, adjusting heels.
With the possible exception of a man in love, no man in the world is so desperately eager to please as the new recruit in the Army. He has his back to the yardstick of regimental tradition. For the duration of his time, his value will depend upon nothing but his proficiency as a soldier. The muscles of a rookie doing his first Stand at Ease are as taut as those of a man clinging for his life to a breaking branch.
" It'll come easy in time. Squahaad ... Shun!" roars Sergeant Nelson. "Speed. Speed is the word. Smooth speed. Definitely smooth speed. And let me see one of you not keeping his head up. I'll make him wish he'd died ten years before he was born. I'll have him running round this square like Mister Nurmi the Flying Finn. I'll hare him up and chase him down so

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