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were eating and drinking. At one end was a platform, upon which an intermittent sort of variety entertainment was in progress.
On the floor at the foot of the platform was a piano. At the piano sat a girl, who accompanied the performers and bridged over the gaps in the programme by selections from the less restrained works of American Masters of Musick. Not far from the stage an unhealthy - looking youth was presiding over a bar. The atmosphere was something between that of a smoking-concert, and Baker Street Station in the days of the old Underground.
Allerton's lazy nonchalance lasted until the first course was set before him by a smiling blackamoor, and then, with a half-apologetic aside to his host on the subject of his last meal, he fell upon the fare in a manner which brought very vividly home to Hughie's intelligence the difference between an amateur casual like himself, with money enough in his pocket to make, it possible to knock off when he tired of the game, and the genuine article, He was not hungry, having in fact dined a couple of hours before ; but he did his best by tactful pecking to conceal the fact from his guest. Still, even after he had ordered some wine and duly inspected the cork, I he had a good deal of time to look about him.
Presently his attention began to concentrate; itself upon the girl at the piano. She was sitting,,, quite near him, and Hughie, always respectfully

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