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"I'll tell yer what the artillery do blow up their own mates what's in the front line, there now!" "If we'd 'ad artillery in August, 1914, the war'd 'a' bin over in three weeks!" "Don't yer believe it! It's the infantry what 'as all the danger an' gits all the rotten jobs. The artillery's cushey compared wi' the infantry." "The artillery 'as a bloody sight 'eavier losses!" "Go on tell us another!

We both looked into the glass together while 'e gave the finishing touches, and then he clapped me on the back and said I was the handsomest sailorman in England. "I shall have to make up a bit 'eavier when I'm behind the floats," he ses; "but this is enough for 'ere. Wot do you think of the imitation of your voice? I think I've got it exact."

"You'll hexcoose me, sir, but I didn't bargen for that. I'm only a pore, honest, 'ard-workin' widder, and I noticed the last gas bill was 'eavier then hever since that black winter that took pore Mr. Leadbatter to 'is grave.

"You'll hexcoose me, sir, but I didn't bargen for that. I'm only a pore, honest, 'ard-workin' widder, and I noticed the last gas bill was 'eavier than hever since that black winter that took pore Mr. Leadbatter to 'is grave.

"Well, my lady, may I ask you whether you are aware thet the cherecter in question was seen to leave your 'ouse last night, at nine forty-five P.M., after the warning of approaching enemy atteck was given, and to disappear in an easterly direction, on a miniature 'eavier than air machine, make and number unknown?" The threads of curious smoke in the fireplace were increasing.

Welcome 'ome to Squire's gel! Welcome 'ome!" "Shut up, Josey!" said Bainton, though kindly enough "You'll soon part with all the breath you've got in yer body if ye makes a screech owl of yerself like that in the night air! You's done enough for once in a way, keep easy an' quiet while we carries ye back to the village ye weighs a hundred pound 'eavier if ye're noisy, ye do reely now!"

Well, you can give me, he added to the waiter, with the manner of a man conferring a particular favour, 'you can give me a chump chop, underdone, and a sausage. And bring this young gentleman the same. I don't care about anything 'eavier at this time o' day, he explained. Mark talked on all kinds of topics with desperate brilliancy for some time; he wanted time before approaching the subject.

When Gaskin placed the soup on the table, Madden became aware that the dock was rolling rather heavily, for the liquid spilled over the side of the plate, while dishes and tureens went coasting up and down the boards. "Getting rough outside," remarked the lad to the servant, who was lighting a lamp. "A bit 'eavier, sir," replied Gaskin self effacingly.

We both looked into the glass together while 'e gave the finishing touches, and then he clapped me on the back and said I was the handsomest sailorman in England. "I shall have to make up a bit 'eavier when I'm behind the floats," he ses; "but this is enough for 'ere. Wot do you think of the imitation of your voice? I think I've got it exact."