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THE TEMPERING

four feet long, firing a bullet weighing an ounce and a quarter. He had to pour a charge of coarse powder down the muzzle, spit in a bullet which he carried in his mouth, pour some finer powder on the primingpan, and set it all off with a match."
" Did they 'ave matches?" asks Barker.
" A kind of smouldering rope about three feet long. He took one end of the match between the thumb and second finger of his right hand, and then-bang ! A fire order wasn't just 'Fire!' It was something like this: `Take up your musket and staff. Join your musket and staff. Blow your pan. Prime your pan. Shut your pan. Cast off your loose powder. Cast about your musket and staff. Charge your musket. Recover your musket in your right hand. Shoulder your musket and carry the staff with it. Take out your match. Blow your match. Cock your match. Try your match. Guard your pan. Present blow your match upon your pan and give fire.' All that to get a bullet out."
" And now," says the Boy from Widnes, "a Bren gun, weighing, I bet, less than one o' them thur things, can fire a hundred and twenty bullets a minute. I bet it took them about five minutes to fire. In five minutes, you or I could kill six 'undred men with a Bren gun."
" Now that's what I call civilisation," says Hacket.

Alison, the glum blond man, suddenly says: "My old woman talks tripe. She says, why don't Hitler and Churchill 'ave a set-to a11 by themselves and settle the war that way?"
" That wouldn't be fur," says Widnes. "'Itler's the younger man. Old Winnie's getting on in years."

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