But shirkers, growlers, flinchers, and mutineers were given short shrift.
As the party passed them, growlers gazed and speculated as to who the new-comers might be.
The latter class were termed professional "growlers" by their comrades.
There was some complaint; but Bill silenced the growlers with a sharp word or two.
"I'll have no growlers in this camp," said Thorpe with ...