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"Why should he do that?" cried Mrs. Sunbury. "She trapped him into marrying her and now she's turned him out of the home he made for her."
" I'll give her what's right as long as she leaves me alone."
He was feeling more comfortable every day, in fact he was beginning to feel as if he'd never been away, he settled in like a dog in its own particular basket; it was nice having his mother to brush his clothes and mend his socks; she gave him the sort of things he'd always eaten and liked best; Betty was a scrappy sort of cook, it had been fun just at first, like picnicking, but it wasn't the sort of eating a man could get his teeth into, and he could never get over his mother's idea that fresh food was better than the stuff you bought in tins. He got sick of the sight of tinned salmon. Then it was nice to have space to move about in rather than be cooped up in two small rooms, one of which had to serve as a kitchen as well.
" I never made a bigger mistake in my life than when I left home, Mum," he said to her once.
" I know that, Herbert, but you're back now and you've got no cause ever to leave it again."
His salary was paid on Friday and in the evening when they had just finished supper the bell rang.
" That's her," they said with one voice.
Herbert went pale. His mother gave him a glance.
" You leave it to me," she said. "I'll see her."
She opened the door. Betty was standing on the threshold. She tried to push her way in, but Mrs. Sunbury prevented her.
" I want to see Herb."
" You can't. He's out."
" No, he isn't. I watched him go in with his dad and he hasn't come out again."
" Well, he doesn't want to see you, and if you start making a disturbance I'll call the police."
" I want my week's money."
" That's all you've ever wanted of him." She took out her purse. "There's thirty-five shillings for you."

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"She trapped him into marrying her and now she's turned him out of what is home he made for her." " I'll give her what's right as long as she leaves me alone." He was feeling more comfortable every day, in fact he was beginning to feel as if he'd never been away, he settled in like a dog in its own particular basket; it was nice having his mother to brush his clothes and mend his socks; she gave him what is sort of things he'd always eaten and liked best; Betty was a scrappy sort of cook, it had been fun just at first, like picnicking, but it wasn't the sort of eating a man could get his teeth into, and he could never get over his mother's idea that fresh food was better than the stuff you bought in tins. He got sick of what is sight of tinned salmon. Then it was nice to have space to move about in rather than be cooped up in two small rooms, one of which had to serve as a kitchen as well. " I never made a bigger mistake in my life than when I left home, Mum," he said to her once. " I know that, Herbert, but you're back now and you've got no cause ever to leave it again." His salary was paid on Friday and in what is evening when they had just finished supper what is bell rang. " That's her," they said with one voice. Herbert went pale. His mother gave him a glance. " You leave it to me," she said. "I'll see her." She opened what is door. Betty was standing on what is threshold. She tried to push her way in, but Mrs. Sunbury prevented her. " I want to see Herb." " You can't. He's out." " No, he isn't. I watched him go in with his dad and he hasn't come out again." " Well, he doesn't want to see you, and if you start making a disturbance I'll call what is police." " I want my week's money." " That's all you've ever wanted of him." She took out her purse. "There's thirty-five shillings for you." where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") % travel books: Creatures Of Circumstance (1947) books

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