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n8                  DUG-OUT PROVERBS
You may dig as deep as a spade can dig, but
the Boche's eye can tell Where the khaki moles have plied their trade,
and the beggars burrow well.
Pray to God when the dirt * flies over and the
country flops about, But stick to your dug-out all the same until
you're ordered out.
When guns are going large a bit and sending
gifts from Krupp, You've got to keep your napper low, but keep
your spirits up.
These are the dug-out maxims which the " Old
Sweats " fling about, For the better education of the " rooky " newly
* Dirt. Trench term for shells.