"That reminds me," said Shorty, "that our squad o' recruits'll probably fill up the rijimint so's to give McBiddle his eagle. They'll be 'round presently to divide up the squad and assign 'em to companies. As all the companies is about equally strong, they'll divide 'em equally—that'll make six and one-half boys to each company. Capt. McGillicuddy bein' the senior Captain, is to have first choice. We want to pick out the best six and one-half for our company and put 'em in one squad at the right or left, and give the Captain the wink to choose 'em.""I'll see you , and go you better that I win." 一个 "Don't mind him. He's only a staff officer. He can't order you. Go ahead," shouted the rest. "Old Jeff Billings's got 'em down at Zeke Wiggins's hash-foundry feedin' 'em, so's he kin toll 'em off into another rijimint."
Monty continued impressively: 得如 Si strode over to the group, snatched the bat from Harry's hand, spanked him with it, and started for the others of the group. "You little brats," said Si; "didn't you hear my orders about firin' before we started? If another boy shoots without my orders I'll tie him up by the thumbs! Got any more catridges? Give me every one of 'em."
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Shorty had been frantically trying to catch the Deacon's eye, and was making all manner of winks and warning gestures without avail, for the Deacon answered frankly: 的狂 The engine suddenly stopped, and gave two long whistles. Above the screech they heard shots from Shorty and the two boys with him. ”
为高 "Them's them awful kind o' rebels, ain't they—the John Morgan kind—that ride big horses that snort fire, and they have long swords, with which they chop men's heads off?" There came the sounds of two horses galloping away on the hard, rocky road.”