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CHAPTER IV

to get a colour on the river than you two are on dry land."
" Granted," said Harbord. The house four had vanished - ,round the bend by the racecourse. Denis and Harbord took up their oars and ploughed leisurely on, Ockley rocking the skiff by alternately pulling each rudder string, Harbord plotting sleuth-like evasions of the school rules. He read four yellow paper-backs a week, and his speech already had a slick underworld finish.
Denis watched the budding willows come and go. It was lovely on the Thames in springtime. His oar churned sand, as Ockley cut a fine corner, and he thought of the Speen, now vanished past reality in the distant reedbeds. The Thames had a very different charm ; none of the moody strength of the tidal Speen. The Thames swam breathlessly along ; it was always coming, but never returned. The Thames never bothered to slink up small creeks and flood in between the roots of the spear. The Thames had no time to lap up the slippery steps of the quay. Nor would it drain suddenly away to a hurrying rivulet, as if it had some other appointment to keep. The Thames despised such slipshod methods and slid away towards the sea, heedless of the drooping willows and feathery bushes, that nodded brief caresses from the bank. Denis was fond of the Thames. After the rain, when it turned little cartwheels in the joy of its fullness ; or when it glided evenly over its gravel bed. In the winter a few optimists, muffled to shapeless lumps, dotted the banks with tin cans by their side and long bamboo rods jutting out above the current. He had never seen a catch, but always stopped and asked them if they had had any luck. In the summer the gilded prow of the Windsor Belle and other pleasure steamers threw up white bow waves ; strains of music drifted across the water and the packed deck waved encouragement to the small fry, scuttling from their course. River steamers were a daring challenge to the schoolboy world, rocked in the troughs of their stern waves. Denis longed to go on a river steamer, and that was before he understood the charm of Bass and Guinness and all they create.

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