Slime Trench Grass Bank Gibbs' Corner you will read of them all in their chapter in the War's History. They were in every map for a month the newspapers made headings of them they were household words in London suburbs and Melbourne teashops. A month later the flood of battle swept past them all in a great general attack without so much as pausing to look.
Neither was there a Julia to ring up and invite to tea at one of the numberless cosy teashops of the West End. Marie turned in, at three o'clock, to a matinée and bought an upper circle seat, a few minutes late for the rise of the curtain on the first act of an ultra-modern play. The play was all about marriage.