Captain Lucy and Lieutenant Bob

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Penn Publishing Company, 1918 - World War, 1914-1918 - 336 pages

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Page 51 - ... One night in December, when the air was sharp, as I sat at my supper of barley-broth and mutton — it was mutton, mutton, mutton, summer and winter — Laurent entered my room, and saluting, said, calmly: "Sir, the tribesmen are pouring down the mountain-side." I seized my field-glass and ran out. There was no moon, but the sky was bright with stars, and by their faint, unearthly shimmer I could see a cloud of horsemen pouring, as Laurent said, out of the great mountain-gorge above us. On they...
Page 36 - Over there — over there, Send the wor-rd, send the wor-rd over there, That the Yanks are coming, The Yanks are coming, And we won't come back till it's over, Over there...
Page 292 - Cold may be applied in the form of snow or crushed ice in a cloth. It is usually better to use cloths wrung out in very hot or very cold water or to shower the joint with very hot or cold water. Putting sprained joint under a cold or hot water tap is also excellent. Either heat or cold should be made use of sufficiently long to get full benefit from it, that is to...
Page 246 - A light snow had fallen during the night and the air was brisk. She put on heavy cloak and borrowed a pair of boots from Madame von Corvin. "You and Felix," she said, laughingly, "can catch up on your German while I'm gone.
Page 61 - May we find a soldier's resting-place, beneath a soldier's blow, With room enough beside our grave for Benny Havens, oh!
Page 128 - ... and tossed her high in the air. No matter what happened to them his morning's observations would safely reach the squadron's camp.
Page 206 - Bob went over in his restless mind all the past year and what it had brought him. In the ordinary course of events he would have been a first classman now, taking part in the routine of West Point life, and looking forward to Christmas leave.

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