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“If you are rich, join the infantry—you'll be the only….

“If you are élégant, join the engineers—you'll be the only one….

“If you are adroit, join the artillery—you'll be the only one….”

My friend the captain thought this over for a moment, smiled, and raised his glass. “The general forgot one important thing,” he said. “If you are a dyspeptic or a prohibitionist, join the maquisards—you'll be the only one….”

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