Jim and Wally (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Jim and Wally For one the laurel, one the rose, and glory for them all, All the gallant gentlemen who fight and laugh and fall. Margery ruth betts. HE trench wound a sinuous way through the sodden Flanders mud. Underfoot were boards an then sandbags and then more boards, added as the mud rose up and swallowed all that was put down upon it. Some of the last-added boards had almost di appeared, ground out of Sight by the trampling feet of hundreds of men: a new battalion had relieved, three nights before, the men who had held that part of the line for a week, and when a relief arrives, a trench becomes uncomfortably filled, and the ground under foot is churned into deep glue. It was more than time to put down another ﬂoor; to which the only Objection was that no more ﬂooring material was available, and had there been, no one had time to fetch it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 152 x 229 x 15mm | 386g
- 21 Apr 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 28 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white