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THE TEMPERING

ported himself to Sarnt on Guard. Talking ! Says : `Take me back. Here I am. Shove me inside. I'll pay it off. I'm willing to be a soldier.' And then he says it's on account of Captain Scott. Nuts, I tell you, nuts, crazy, crackers!"
With a radiant face, the Schoolmaster said: "Give me that twenty cigarettes ! I'm telling you that Thurstan is a good fellow."
" Or the value thereof," said Hacket, and laid down one shilling and one penny; the price of twenty Woodbines. "Fags are scarce."

Fourteen weeks have eaten themselves up. Our Company Sergeant-Major, the Iron Duke, wily old soldier, case-hardened roughneck veteran, has warned us. The Detail confirms it. We are for the Holding Battalion. This is a sieve through which a11 Guardsmen must pass; a clearing-house; a pack from which one is dealt. Companies go there, stay a while to mount guards in London, and so depart to rougher and dirtier work. This parting, now, fills us with no such sense of amputation as we experienced when we left the Depot. We have almost lost-though we never could quite lose-our tendency to thrust out roots wherever we rest. We have forgotten what it means to have any but portable property. All that we need to eat with, march with, sleep with, and defend ourselves with, is contained within the ninety pounds or so of our equipment. We have the habit of mobility. We have become soldiers.
As we hammer down the stuff in our big packs(with what hopping anxiety did we assemble our first

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