Then a soldier. Full of strange oaths, and bearded like the pard, Jealous in honour, sudden and quick in quarrel,
Seeking the bubble reputation. Even in the cannon's mouth.
(a) What does the poet mean by 'pard'?
(b) Describe the characteristics of a soldier.
(c) Why has reputation been- described as 'bubble'? What is ironical about a soldier dying for it?