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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

Mrs. Grange did not come to dinner. They drank their coffee and smoked their cheroots. Then Grange, pushing back his chair, said:
" You've got to make an early start tomorrow. I daresay you'd like to turn in. I shall have started out on my round by the time you go, so I'll say good-bye to you now."
" Let me get my guns. I want you to take the one you like best."
" I'll tell the boy to fetch them."
The guns were brought and Grange made his choice. He gave no sign that he was pleased with the handsome gift.
" You quite understand that this gun's worth a damned sight more than what your food and drink and smoke have run me into?" he said.
" For all I know you saved my life. I don't think an old gun is an over-generous return for that."
" Oh, well, if you like to look at it that way, I suppose it's your own business. Thank you very much all the same."
They shook hands and parted.
Next morning, while the baggage was being stowed away in the prahus, Skelton asked the houseboy whether, before starting, he could say good-bye to Mrs. Grange. The houseboy said he would go and see. He waited a little while. Mrs. Grange came out of her room on to the veranda. She was wearing a pink dressing-gown, shabby, rumpled and none too clean, of Japanese silk, heavily trimmed with cheap lace. The powder was thick on her face, her cheeks were rouged and her lips scarlet with lipstick. Her head seemed to twitch more violently than usual and her hand was agitated by that strange gesture. When first Skelton saw it he had thought that it suggested a wish to call attention to something behind her back, but now, after what she had told him yesterday, it did indeed look as though she were constantly trying to brush something off her dress. Blood, she had said.
" I didn't want to go without thanking you for all your kindness to me," he said.

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