23 1/2 HOURS' LEAVE

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Page 23 - ... approached him and lowered his voice confidentially. "Tell you something," he volunteered: "I'm not the same chap who went out on that pass." "What d'you mean you're not?" "It's like this, old son. But first of all let me ask you something." He glanced about cautiously. "Man to man, old son — do you believe in love at first sight?" "Last fellow who tried being funny round here," said the guard grimly, "had a chance to laugh himself to death in the bull pen.
Page 71 - Swinnerton as Master. This is a book that will not die. It is perfect, authentic, and alive. Whether a large and immediate popularity will fall to it, I cannot say, but certainly the discriminating will find it and keep it and keep it alive. If Mr. Swinnerton were never to write another word I think he might count on this much of his work living, when many of the more portentous reputations...

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