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CHAPTER III

" Bloody idiot. What does he think I am ?"
" I haven't the faintest ; but you know I felt a little doubtful myself. I always thought you were a bit different ; had no idea you were one of us, so to speak." Ockley jerked the last spoonful of banana and cream into his mouth. Denis picked up his books.
" I must dash," he said. " I'm up to Perrier ; see you later." He pushed his way out of the room, shoved his hands in his pockets and shuffled off to collect his French books for the last hour of the morning's work. " One of us, so to speak," what awful rot. He had been furious with Ockley for a moment ; then realised that he hadn't meant to be offensive. The trouble about Wren's was that half the house were related to each other, which made him feel an outsider. But he was going to show them this half. He'd go down town at the first moment and buy a packet of cigarettes, although smoking made him feel rather sick. Nothing produced such a good effect as a packet of Turkish, dropped by mistake on the floor. Revolvers, train keys, packs of cards, even salacious pamphlets-no contraband was quite so manly and effective as the odd packet of Turkish.
Boys were always being birched for smoking ; sometimes they were sacked. One headmaster had invented a most ingenious system. Whenever a boy was caught smoking, the members of the library in his house had each to write a Georgic-500 lines of Virgil-within a certain period. The library considered the punishment unfair and fagged the lower boys to write a hundred lines apiece. The blame was thus equally, if not so fairly, divided, and the original offender, unless he happened to be a lower boy, got off free. The library had very sensibly showed that the appeal to boys' honour is as senseless as it is dishonest.
The French lesson dragged. Denis could not keep his mind on the work. Monsieur Perrier's pat English proverbs exploded harmlessly above his head. Denis was excited over the great future, which opened before him. He wanted to get on with it without delay. " Even thieves are without

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