3 edition of Augustus Does His Bit found in the catalog.
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Fuqahāʼ al-Mālikīyah wa-āthārhum fī mujtamaʻ al-Sūdān al-gharbī fī ʻahday Mālī wa-Ṣunghī, 628-1000 H/1230-1591 M
Yes, they fight one another; but they won't fight the Germans. Augustus returns to the writing-table smiling, and takes another look at himself in the mirror. We're at war now; and everything's changed. THE LADY [still at the telephone, waving her disengaged hand behind her impatiently at them to stop making a noise]. It happened just then that the Stage Society gave a performance Augustus Does His Bit this little play.
Not as a general thing I wouldn't say it; but there's men here would sell their own mothers for two coppers if they got the chance. That's why they wouldn't let me up. Has the Foreign Office warned you that you are being pursued by a female spy who is determined to obtain possession of a certain list of gun emplacements?
They knew who I was. From this moment onward Augustus becomes more and more confidential, gallant, and charming. This book contains 7076 words. A regular marchioness, if you ask me.
And was there no Englishman to take his place? Put me through to Lord Hungerford Highcastle.
There was only one word when the formalities were disposed of; and that was "We are up against Augustus all day. Thus I had occasion to spend some days in procuring the necessary passport and other official facilities for my journey. On the table a bell button and a telephone. I made the best recruiting speech I ever made in my life; and not a man joined. He doesn't appear to understand why he's in disgrace, however, he blames the new "socialist" government in power - accusing these politicians of prejudice and launching a campaign against the upper echelons of society.
You see, my dear little lady, all this talk about war saving, and secrecy, and keeping the blinds down at night, and so forth, is all very well; but unless it's carried out with intelligence, believe me, you may waste a pound to save a penny; you may let out all sorts of secrets to the enemy; you may guide the Zeppelins right on to your own chimneys.
She has to speak Augustus Does His Bit him urgently. I am ever at my country's call. Has any British battle ever been won except by a bold initiative? If an individual Project Gutenberg-tm electronic work is posted with the permission of the copyright holder, your use and distribution must comply with both paragraphs 1. Some of them have come home for a few days' hard-earned leave; and I am sure you won't grudge them a little fun at your expense.
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You have relatives at the Foreign Office, have you not? Yes: I got clean into the street with it.
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A Lady Plot [ ] In the small town of Little Pifflington, Lord Augustus Highcastle tells his secretary Horatio Beamish that the war is a very serious matter, especially as he has three German brothers-in-law.