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THE TEMPERING

"Don't be silly," says Old Silence. "Remember that Fascism and Nazism live by compelling people, in the first place. And so the Nazi becomes expert at making you do things you don't want to do, making you stand far things, making you betray people you love "
" " says Sergeant Crowne, using a rude term of disagreement. "I'd like to see anybody or anythink make me do what I thought was lousy!"
" Me, too," say several others.
Old Silence strokes his lank chin with a long, dark hand, and says :
" Assume something hard to swallow, Sergeant Crowne. Imagine-just for the sake of argumentthat England was sold, and made a dishonourable peace with Hitler. It can't happen, but just imagine it."
" Well?" says Crowne.
" You're imagining that. Imagine that England did as Petain did. All right. You're imagining that. The War is over. We are disarmed. We become a sort of vassal of Hitler. Are you imagining that? They still call us `England', but it's only a name, a label. The Nazis hold all Europe. The Army is disbanded. Time passes. Are you imagining it? Ten years pass. Ten years. And after ten years, you, Sergeant Crowne, meet Sergeant Hands in, let's say, Holborn. All right. If Hitler won this war, this is the kind of scene you'd find yourself in, Sergeant Crowne. You meet Sergeant Hands. And you talk. This is how it goes" :
And Old Silence, making patterns in the air with his smoking cigarette, tells his impossible hypothetical story :

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