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THE TEMPERING

Forest," says the Schoolmaster. "But in their hearts I don't think they believed it."
" What 'appened in Nieppe Forest?" asks Barker.
" Oh ... last war," says Sergeant Crowne.
" I heard the story," says the Schoolmaster, "from a Captain of Engineers. ... It was one of the things that made me join the Guards, as a matter of fact. I could never tell the story half as well as he did, because he was there, and saw it happen, and felt awfully deeply about it. He was one of the first men to became an expert in chemical warfare, after the Germans started to go all out in I g 18. He had been working at something for three days and three nights, and at last, he, a Corporal, and a runner paused to rest on the fringe of Nieppe Forest.
" It was a summer night. The officer and the Corporal took their turn to sleep. The runner kept watch. The night passed ..." The Schoolmaster becomes a little dreamy. ..."I suppose it passed in a timeless flash. They lay there, between a deserted village and a dark forest. And so dawn broke.
" The Engineer says that he awoke, instinctively almost, just before dawn. So did the Corporal. They listened. There was silence. Birds began to sing-first of all one little bird perched on the wreckage of something a few yards away. They watched it. Then, they realised that the enormous German push was coming. They blinked themselves thoroughly awake. And then, in the distance, they heard a gentle shup-shup, shupshup, shup-shup. Men marching. They looked at each other. The noise came nearer. The men were marching into the village. They heard a terrific voice

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