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Reader adds more lines to the song “Oh, It’s a Lovely War!” written by J. P. Long and Maurice Scott (1917) in a pause between sections: "Who wouldn’t be a soldier, eh?" "Gee, it’s a shame to take the pay. As soon as reville is gone. We all feel as heavy as lead. But we never get up till the seargent [sic] brings our breakfast up to bed.”  (Listen here!)

From p. 307 of If Winter Comes, by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson (1922). [Here]