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swotted up everything,he is likely to ask us, and, in fact, everything a Guardsman can possibly know. He asks us all that and a lot more. The autumn goes, winter comes and goes, more summers come and fade. Years pass. Our beards are long and grizzled. Our eyes are rheumy with advanced old age. He will dismiss us, and then we may lie down and die.
We are dismissed. It took about an hour and a half.
We drag ourselves away. "How were we, Sergeant?" And Sergeant Nelson says: "You were not like Guardsmen. You were like a lousy crowd of wild, undisciplined Soudanese bloody fuzzy-wuzzies trained by illegitimate Wog corporals in a stinking pot-house in Tel Aviv in 1890. You were awful. I can never look myself in the face again. But all the same, you have passed out."
We raise a wild cheer.
" I dare say you'll leave for the Training Battalion on Tuesday," he says. '
Cookhouse sounds. We laugh, if only to relax our stomachs.
" He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha; and he smelleth the battle afar off," says Hodge, the Biblereader. "Job, 39, 25."
" Who do?" asks Bates.
" The horse."
" I never heard a horse say `Ha, ha,' " says Bates. "'Ave yew?"

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Nelson cries :-"Hi-de-Hi!" We sadly reply: "Ho-deHo!" We are ready.
" Kill some Jerries," says Sergeant Nelson. "And Hi-de-Hi! for the last time, mugs."
" HO-DE-HO, Sergeant Nelson!"
" As for me," he says, "I got another squad coming to-day."
The order comes. Our left feet hit the dust.
We are on the march.

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