That death was near, I suppose I believed, but I saw it only as a rest after the day's work.
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I am glad, yes truly glad, that the Death Angel has passed you by untouched this time, though he has not gone far from you for a victim.
We set the town on fire and burned down every house as a warning to other small towns along the river.
The army now lies inactive and will continue to do so until the start of autumn days for it is now too hot to do anything in this line of work.
The scene was not a happy one yet we looked upon it in the cold stoical spirit of a soldier; a slight chilling pang and then a return soul and body to the enemy before us.
It is with this as with religion: one usually believes what he has been taught.
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