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Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 158, January 28th, 1920

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,825 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.2
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 338
Added to site: 2005.07.14 10947
Genre: Periodical

ly revetted geometrical trenches as models of what we were supposed to imitate in the front line between hates. Having been neglected since the Armistice they had caved in a bit and sagged round the corners till they were a very passable imitation of the crump-battered thing.

Old Slingswivel so arranged the itinerary that the girls didn't perceive that the sector was bounded on one side by Père Popeau's turnip field and on the other by a duck-pond, and he showed a tactical knowledge of the value of cover in getting us into a trench out of view of certain stakes and pickets that were obviously used by Mère Popeau as a drying-ground. To divert attention he gave a vivid demonstration of bombing along a C.T. with clods of earth, with myself as bayonet-man nipping round traverses and mortally puncturing sand-bags with a walking-stick. It must have been a pretty nervy business for the Major, for any minute we might have come across a notice-board about the hours of working parties knocking off for dinner that wo



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