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Hughie turned to Leroy.
" Take a cigarette, old man," he said, ,and sit down with a glass of sherry while I do myself up for lunch. Been down at Putney."
Leroy obeyed. When Hughie returned from his bedroom a quarter of an hour later he found that Mrs Leroy had arrived. She and her husband were engaged in a low-toned conversation, which they broke off rather abruptly on their host's entrance.
Hughie shook hands, and sweeping some newspapers off the sofa, offered his latest-arrived guest a seat.
" No, thanks, Hughie," said Mrs Leroy ; "I prefer to look out of the window."
She walked across the room and began to gaze down into the street with her back to Hughie. Her husband, evidently struck with the suitability of this attitude, rose and joined her.
" The fact is, Hughie," began Mrs Leroy, staring resolutely at the house opposite, " Jack and I want to talk to you like a father and mother, and I can do it more easily if I look the other way."
" Same here," corroborated Leroy gruffly.
Hughie started, and surveyed the guilty-looking pair of backs before him with an uneasy suspicion. Surely he was not going to be treated to a third variation on the same theme !
" Go on, Jack!" was Mrs Leroy's next remark.
" Can't be done, m'dear," replied the gentleman, after an obvious effort,

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