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PART THREE
THE TEMPERING

SOMETHING stutters over on the Ranges. Five bangs on one string : that is the Bren Gun burst. A squad is firing at three hundred yards. There is always one man who fires before all the rest : tu-tu-tu-tu-tut! Then the rest open fire. The air rattles like a dice-box for sixty seconds or so. Then, tu-tut!-there is always one man who has a couple of rounds unfired. Hidden hands in the butts pull the targets down. A silence comes. Soon, somebody, somewhere, will make something go off bang. It might be a Mills bomb, or a mortar bomb; or in the distance the Artillery may fire a gun; or an N.C.O. may shoot fifty fat forty-five bullets out of a Tommy Gun; or a learner may squeeze six hoarse and hesitant explosions out of a revolver. Only night, or fog, quiets the Ranges. This, say some, is why it rains so often. A military policeman from Gloucester, who talks and talks in a voice like the monotonous scrape and squeak of a rusty pump, breathlessly assures all who will listen that the everlasting banging shakes the clouds. "D'you yurr it? Bang, bang, bang. It shakes all the water out d them clouds, experts reckon."
For here, when it is not raining, it looks as if it is going to rain; except in the hottest part of the summer, when one fears that it will never rain again. There is a perversity about the climate. It will pour all day. But when a Night Stunt takes place, which

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