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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

"Oh, that's all right."
" Well, good-bye."
" I'll walk down with you to the landing-stage."
They hadn't far to go. The boatmen were still arranging the luggage. Skelton looked across the river where you could see some native houses.
" I suppose these men come from over there. It looks quite a village."
" No, only those few houses. There used to be a rubber estate there, but the company went broke and it was abandoned." "D'you ever go over there?"
" Me?" cried Mrs. Grange. Her voice rose shrill and her head, her hand, were on a sudden convulsed by a paroxysm of involuntary movement. "No. Why should I?"
Skelton could not imagine why that simple' question, asked merely for something to say, should so greatly upset her. But by now all was in order and he shook hands with her. He stepped into the boat and comfortably settled down. They pushed off. He waved to Mrs. Grange. As the boat slid into the current she cried out with a harsh, strident scream :
" Give my regards to Leicester Square."
Skelton heaved a great sigh of relief as with their powerful strokes the paddlers took him farther and farther away from that dreadful house and from those two unhappy and yet repellent people. He was glad now that Mrs. Grange had not told him the story that was on the tip of her tongue to tell. He did not want some tragic tale of sin or folly to connect him with them in a recollection that he could not escape. He wanted to forget them as one forgets a bad dream.
But Mrs. Grange watched the two prahus till a bend of the river took them out of sight. She walked slowly up to the house and went into her bedroom. The light was dim because the blinds were drawn to keep out the heat, but she sat down at her dressing-table and stared at herself in the glass. Norman had had the dressing-table made for her soon after they were

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