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All Quiet on the Western Front
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breech
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • Kropp stalks up, with his breeches rolled up and his feet bare.
  • They are big and clumsy, the breeches are tucked into them, and standing up one looks well-built and powerful in these great drainpipes.
  • The black, worn breeches are just as much too short; they reach barely halfway down his calf.
  • It was a wonderful picture: Himmelstoss on the ground; Haie bending over him with a fiendish grin and his mouth open with bloodlust, Himmelstoss’s head on his knees; then the convulsed striped drawers, the knock knees, executing at every blow most original movements in the lowered breeches, and towering over them like a woodcutter the indefatigable Tjaden.

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  • It was a difficult breech birth.
  • The rocket is breech-loaded and a two-person team can fire it six times a minute.

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