1 I had stooped and was scraping at this to see exactly what it was when I heard a muttered exclamation in German and saw the cadaverous face of the colonel looking down at me.
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2 His face was more cadaverous than ever, his shoulders had rounded, and he seemed to me to be an altogether older man than he had been the morning before.
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3 There were hardly any black coats or round hats now, but smock frocks, blouses, caps, and bristling and cadaverous heads.
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