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The Amateur Army

作者 Patrick Macgill
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 The Amateur Army:,BookExcerpt:andneverless.Butafewdaysago,whenweighingsugarandtea,ablastofwindupsetthescales,andasecondallowancemetwithasimilarfate.Sugarandte


內容簡介 Book Excerpt: and never less. But a few days ago, when weighing sugar and tea, a blast of wind upset the scales, and a second allowance met with a similar fate. Sugar and tea littered the pavement, and finally the woman supplied her soldiers from the household stores. She now leaves the work of distribution in the hands of the ration party, and takes what is given to her without grumbling.The soldiers' last meal is generally served out about five o'clock in the afternoon, sometimes earlier; and a stretch of fourteen hours intervenes between then and breakfast. About nine o'clock in the evening those who cannot afford to pay for extras feel their waist-belts slacken, and go supperless to bed. And tea is not a very substantial meal; the rations served out for the day have decreased in bulk, bread has wasted to microscopic proportions, and the cheese has diminished sadly in size. A regimental song, pent with soldierly woes, bitterly bemoans the drawbacks of Tommy's tea: "Bread and cheese for breakfast, For dinRead Mor


書名 / The Amateur Army
作者 / Patrick Macgill
簡介 / The Amateur Army:,BookExcerpt:andneverless.Butafewdaysago,whenweighingsugarandtea,ablastofwindupsetthescales,andasecondallowancemetwithasimilarfate.Sugarandte
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9798725057195
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9798725057195
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 28.0X21.6X0.4CM
重量(g) / 186.0
語言 / 3:英文
級別 / N:無
頁數 / 70
裝訂 / P:平裝