The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
content : and we know that a contented mind is a continual feastaor at least they tell us so.
The Junior does Stoker.
To the junior officer pre-stoking the fire. Some-fire, as deriving the most upon to do this in this you are nearest the fire going outalots of wood !" tantly got up and stoked, ing oneself after a time One constantly heard lots of whiskyalots of " Boy ! lots of fowls very hungry a lots of
sent usually fell the duty of times the one nearest the benefit from it, was called fashion : a " Sawbones, avery cold nightafire Then Sawbones reluc-This method of express-became quite popular, orders like this:a"Boy! mugsawe are very dry !M alots of eggsawe are in camp: a dog fight. stewalots of omelettes !"
On one occasion we had been discussing the possiblity of a night-attack. This,
heavy pastry our cook had inveigled us eating, had so affected one young officer that, in the middle of the night, he gave us all a start by jumping out of his bed and with quivering frame and outstretched arms shouting out :a " The Chins are upon us ! Here they "are at last!! Look out!!!" pas only a nightmare.
in camp : officers patching damaged clothing. ^in camp : officers patching damaged clothing. ^