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the high pile of letters as yet unopened. The rule was that the first of the partners to arrive had the right to open the mail. But if while he was at work an older partner came in, the younger would get up without a word and the new arrival would continue the opening of the envelopes. I have seen on certain mornings four successive changes. Then the time came when Death had carried off my betters and I myself opened the mail, an honour as prodigious as a stool at the Court of Louis XIV.
On the morning of 'Edmond's return' the mail was relegated to second place. Of what importance were letters from - the provinces when Edmond might be bringing back from Paris orders for a thousand, yes and sometimes for three thousand, piecesa Besides he had the knack of giving dramatic form to the story of his day, without ever spoiling his effects by announcing his successes at the start. If during the afternoon he had succeeded in snatching the orders of the Bon Marche away from Blin, which was the supreme triumph, rendered even sweeter by the defeat of the hereditary enemy, he would not say so until the time came, and would begin coldly:
`At eight o'clock I went to the Samaritaine where I saw Mellino ... He complained about the weave in the overcoats. ..'
For Edmond's report was often an indictment of this or that branch of the mill. When he had finished, my father who was in charge of the weaving and Paul Fraenckel who was in charge of the finishing would explain the measures to be taken to fill the orders or to make good the complaints. If the discussion took too long, old Uncle Henry would become impatient and his bony and hairy right hand would begin very rapidly winding up an invisible machine. This was the signal that enough time had been spent in talking and that the moment had come to disperse to the workrooms.
My father, who knew all the techniques used in the mill, hoped to make me learn how to spin, weave and cut. But first of all I must learn about wool. That was the most difficult of all the apprenticeships, for it required an aptitude of eye and hand which time and practice alone could give. It was decided that I should spend every morning with the chief sorter Ursin, an old Norman, who worked with his daughter. Mademoiselle Ursin, a handsome and vigorous young woman, made me think immediately of Balzac's Rabouilleuse. She would stand facing her father in

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