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A Student In Arms

Auhtor: Donald Hankey

Language: english

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Review by Joanna Daneman, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Student In Arms':

... are afraid of a natural death when it comes to the test. Often they are so weak that they are incapable of emotion. Sometimes they are in such ...
... To have one's universe centred in God is the peace that passeth understanding. Greatness is founded on inward peace. Energy is only effective ...
... and often sad scamps too, who must be caught with buns and cinemas and who are very difficult to get any farther. I fancy that you, like ...
... call of Christ is a call to something very like the cheerfulness of the soldier in the trenches. It is a call to a life of external turmoil and internal ...
... n'avez pas encore ete aux tranchees? CECIL. Mais non, Madame, peut-etre ce soir. (MONSIEUR and MADAME exchange glances. CECIL rises to ...
... and have bathrooms but they are not meant for large families. We were a large family, and a fairly noisy one. Moreover, we were singularly ...
... devoted to Hugh. Pa, also, has lost much, but he is a philosopher. I go to Uncle Jack's and shoot rabbits. The holidays come and go. Tommy ...
... The only subject which interested me was military history. In my first term I dropped from about forty-fourth to about seventieth in my class, ...
... day time, and was concealed by a square of print curtains. There were a deal table, four windsor chairs, a shelf with four basins, and a cupboard ...
... sexual attraction. Consequently all my women friends have been just the same to me as my men friends-friends whom I could talk to about the things ...
... arid plain to a little wood, and sit down under the trees. Donald changes to the new socks-those he had on were wringing wet! He picks ...
... brother, if a prime amuser, was also a prime tease, and being nearer Donald in age was also much less gentle. Before very long these great personages ...
... the evils which he saw but his impotence to deal with them. So now again at Oxford he feels impotent, impotent this time to feel and sympathize as ...
... Lord of All Good Life was written! Then came the war, and the Student shall tell us in his own words what it meant to him. Writing still to ...
... English! What! One Paradise for both! Impossible! And who is that watching? He who with a smile so loving, and yet so stern ... Ah!... My God ...
... disgusting. One is obliged for the time to live like a pig. Added to this one is all the time in a state of nervous tension. One gets very little ...
... birthright for a mess of pottage. The sight of the Guards drilling in Wellington Barracks, moving as one man to the command of their drill instructor, ...
... start for another five hours. I loathe war. It is futile, idiotic. I would gladly be out of the Army to-morrow. Glory is a painted idol, honour a phantasy, ...
... or deed. This is a tale that has often been told, and that people in England know by heart. It cannot be told too often. It cannot be learnt ...
... a battalion. I have seen boys almost fresh from a Public School in whose faces there were two personalities expressed: the one full of the lighthearted, ...