When things calmed down another Cockney bawled out, "lumme, that was a near one, Bill."
lumme, that do bring the war 'ome to a bloke, don't it, miss?
"lumme," he said aloud to himself, "there's anuvver of 'em wiv knock-knees," and disillusionment cannot have been long delayed.
One of the men turned to me and said, "lumme, mate, if old Hindenburg ain't been and gone and finished the blooming job for us!"
"lumme, if it ain't our sub-lootenant," exclaimed his benefactor.
Seeing Coo bending over him, he said: "lumme, I thought peace 'ad come at last, but it ain't—not wiv you 'ere."
"Lor' lumme," said the incensed Mr. Kidd, pushing Mr. Gibbs forward.