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CHAPTER VIII

eleven match. Against a background of elms and flowering chestnuts all society nodded and bowed and smiled thin little smiles from the corner of the mouth. Everybody who was anybody was there, and quite a few, who were nobody in particular. But all society united in indifference to the game in progress. Red and green buses roared along the dusty Slough road and the passengers on top waved and shouted at the players. Errand boys rode their bicycles on to the pavement and leaned their elbows on the low wooden fence. The crowd on the deck of a river steamer, floating down the Thames, stared for a minute at the strange pageant between the trees. Till the steamer turned away under the railway bridge tvith a heavy list to port. Out on the pitch a veteran in a straw hat patted a ball past cover point and called for a run. An Etonian chased it, threw in a smart return, and the wicket-keeper whipped off the bails. The umpire's hand went up. The cheering died away as the veteran ran up the steps into the pavilion and the voice of the crowd rose higher.
" Why, I believe Lord Harrison is out," said a lady with a lorgnette some ten minutes later. But her friend had turned her chair away from the hot pitch and was examining the people, who flowed past endlessly.
Two years ago Joan had come to the Fourth of June and had asked Denis, " What are those colours that boy is wearing ? Who's the fast bowler this end ? How many did Eton make in the first innings ? Was that a boundary ?" Now she defensively eyed the frocks of other girls and shyly appraised the looks of the older Etonians.
" Who's that who went by, Denis ? I seem to know his face." Denis looked round. " It's Robin Manley, of course ; didn't you recognise him ? "
" He's changed so. Shall we go over and talk to him ?"
" He's with Taunton's people at the moment. But we might follow him if you like." They stalked the group, leaving their family to admire the cricket. As they caught them up, Robin turned and saw Joan. His mouth opened. " I didn't recognise you for a moment, Robin," said Joan,

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