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CHAPTER VIII

a square of wooden barriers the vast crowd pushed and squeezed to get a view of absence. In a window of Upper School a camera man was turning a handle. The clock struck and the headmaster took up his list. A boy in white ducks stepped forward, raised his straw hat a few inches and called " Here, Sir." A boy with a heated face raised a pale blue cap and pulled it back on to the side of his head. Members of the eleven, in pale blue blazers or striped black and blue, answered their names and strolled away, careless of the crowd. Only the members of the boats were a little conscious of their glory. They wore gay striped shirts, starched at the front and white ducks, and straw hats with the ribbon of their boat. They grinned rather sheepishly as they joined their people before going down to the river for the first procession of boats. Gathering pace as he read, the headmaster exploded the endless names, scarcely pausing to note an absentee before he drew in breath for the next. The circle of boys grew thinner round the chapel steps, till a mere dozen were left. A last figure in tails and top-hat was summoned to the steps. The headmaster said something and smiled. The boy blushed, put on his topper at a jaunty angle and mingled with the crowd. The tide of onlookers flowed back over the cobble stones, lapping the entrance walls to school yard, overflowing again over the streets and meadows of Eton.
The Baileys had dinner in Windsor and Denis led the way down to the river bank in time to get a good place for the procession of boats and fireworks to follow. The evening held warm and a marvellous stillness fell on the darkening Thames. A long line of coloured lanterns shone in the dusk and flickered in the moving water. The Etonian crowd came flowing softly over the grass and sat down on the bank and talked in whispers. The shore opposite was packed with townsfolk and the low murmur of a thousand tongues enhanced the strangeness of the scene. When a military band thumped out a muffled rhythm in the background, Denis felt very close to the huge gathering. He looked up at the distant battlements of Windsor Castle and saw grey smudges

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