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CHAPTER II

Bailey... Worming minor. He wondered who he would get this half, after the library had taken their pick, which reminded him about messing. Messing was having tea together. In the excitement of seeing everyone again he had forgotten, or rather he only realised now that Robin might not want to go on messing with him. Taunton had taken Robin up ; there was a vacancy in the library, and he would almost certainly propose Robin. In that case they would probably mess together. Robin in the library. Denis stopped thinking.
The library in an Eton house was both a room and a society. As the latter, it comprised five or six of the older boys, of whom the captain of the house and the captain of the games were ex officio members. The others were elected by ballot from the debating society. The library at Wren's was a large room and comfortably furnished. There was a gramophone and plenty of papers. But the room was something of a mystery to the rest of the house. For the most part they saw it on rare and painful occasions, when they had neither the leisure nor the posture to examine it properly. The captain of the house and the captain of the games were both allowed to beat ; and they did their beating in the library.
After the library came the debating society. There were about fourteen members, including the library. They were elected not so much as orators as for their popularity in the house. The official purpose of the debate was to discuss some controversial subject on Saturday nights. The most practical benefit was immunity from corporal punishment. Members of the debate paid a fine of half a crown instead. The fines were supposed to go to an East End mission; but more often they bought a record for the library gramophone. Denis and Robin had got into the debate at the same time.
Denis stared at the notices. They seemed far off and unreal. A tall figure came up behind him. " Excuse me, Bailey." He stepped aside. Freeman, the captain of the house, tore down some old notices, and secured a sheet of

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