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CHAPTER VIII

cabbies on Windsor Hill asked half a crown each for a four passenger drive to Eton, half a mile distant.
Denis elbowed his way through the crowd and hurried up to the narrow slant of the platform's end. From there he could see across the roofs of lower Windsor and over the snake-like Thames to the high tops of Brocas Clump. He saw the distance signal set for the London train and he watched the curving line of arches lost to view among the trees of Eton. He watched the arches, and a green tank engine popped out of the trees and three coaches followed. So self-conscious and childlike they seemed, as they bustled over the iron railway bridge and dived behind another clump of trees. In a few seconds the engine reappeared, swollen to a panting monster, swung across the points and rushed at the platform end. Denis ran back, searching through the windows for a sight of his family. He stood on one side of the barrier and as the crowd melted away he saw them. Mother and Joan were far up on the platform and his father was struggling with something in the carriage. He strode towards them.
" Hullo, mum." He kissed her. " I say, Joan, you are smart." He forgot to kiss her, too.
" Drat the thing," said Mr. Bailey.
" Can I help, father ? "
" The infernal thing has got stuck under the seat. Jump in and pull from the other side. That's right. No, not like that. Confound it. Come out, Denis. I'll do it. Ah, that's got it." Mr. Bailey landed a large hamper on the platform.
" We've brought some things for you," said his mother. Mr. Bailey dusted his suit. " Here, give me a hand. Denis, we'll manage it between us. Come along, Mary." The procession moved off down the platform.
" You've grown," said his sister.
" Surely you've got a new suit on ?" said his mother.
" I see the school are doing well against the Ramblers," said his father.
" Yes," said Denis. He glanced at his people. His mother was nicely dressed in black with bits of green on it ; she had

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