Books > Old Books > Decent Fellows (1930)


Page 129

CHAPTER X

quickened their steps. Denis hoped that Harrow wouldn't be all out before lunch was over. Peter knew that if they didn't get in to lunch early all the strawberries and cream would be finished.
In the Old Etonian tent the air was close and shut away from the noise of the crowd. A monastic quiet brooded under the canvas. Few tables were occupied and a trio of hired waiters with grey hair and disingenuous zeal bobbed and breathed over their shoulders. They hurried them through salmon, cold chicken, and a number of salads and sweets and brought the inevitable carafe of swimming fruit. The oldest of the three waiters tried to unload a dangerous looking blancmange.
" Strawberries and cream," said Peter firmly. " If you don't bring some strawberries, I'll murder you."
" Hi, do you think you could get me a whiskey and soda ? " whispered Lord Periton.
" I'll see, sir," said the waiter, and pocketed his halfcrown.
" just hired for the day," said Lord Periton. " They don't get much, poor fellows."
" Have some more strawberries now I've got them, Annette," said Peter. " Finish them up, Denis. There's nobody else."
" Yes, certainly I'll look after them," said Lady Periton. " I'm so glad the twins can come."
" You see a box at the opera is not to be refused after all, is it, don't you feel ?" said Lady Florence.
" No, my dear, of course it isn't. And it's such a small dance I'm having ; just for the boys and a few young friends. The twins will be perfectly all right."
" They are so grateful for your kindness, Agnes."
" Now what about some more cricket? " said Lord Periton. He had got his whiskey ; a good half a crown's worth, and his cigar was going nicely. The grey-haired waiter had not the heart to tell him that smoking was forbidden in the tent till half-past two.
" Shall we walk round, Peter? " said Denis. The cider

travel books:
where is HTML where is HEAD where is TITLE quickened their steps. Denis hoped that Harrow wouldn't be all out before lunch was over. Peter knew that if they didn't get in to lunch early all what is strawberries and cream would be finished. In what is Old Etonian tent what is air was close and shut away from what is noise of what is crowd. A monastic quiet brooded under what is canvas. Few tables were occupied and a trio of hired waiters with grey hair and disingenuous zeal bobbed and breathed over their shoulders. They hurried them through salmon, cold chicken, and a number of salads and sweets and brought what is inevitable carafe of swimming fruit. what is oldest of what is three waiters tried to unload a dangerous looking blancmange. " Strawberries and cream," said Peter firmly. " If you don't bring some strawberries, I'll murder you." " Hi, do you think you could get me a whiskey and soda ? " whispered Lord Periton. " I'll see where is meta name="keywords" content="old books, Free book , free book offer , free audio books , free coloring book pages , free book reports , free audio book , audio books free download , book free , free guest book , books free , free book summaries , download free audio books , free childrens books." where is where are they now rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../style.css" where is meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" where is BODY bgColor=#ffffff text="#000000" where are they now ="#000000" v where are they now ="#FF0000" where is div align="center" where is strong where is strong where is a href="http://www.aaoldbooks.com" Books > where is a href="../default.asp" title="Book" Old Books > where is strong where is a href="default.asp" Decent Fellows (1930) where is table width="700" border="1" align="center" cellpadding="15" cellspacing="0" where is center where is tr where is td width="160" align="center" valign="top" where is div align="center" where is td align="center" valign="top" where is div align="left" where is div align="center" where is p align="left" Page 129 where is strong CHAPTER X where is p align="justify" quickened their steps. Denis hoped that Harrow wouldn't be all out before lunch was over. Peter knew that if they didn't get in to lunch early all what is strawberries and cream would be finished. In what is Old Etonian tent what is air was close and shut away from the noise of what is crowd. A monastic quiet brooded under what is canvas. Few tables were occupied and a trio of hired waiters with grey hair and disingenuous zeal bobbed and breathed over their shoulders. They hurried them through salmon, cold chicken, and a number of salads and sweets and brought what is inevitable carafe of swimming fruit. what is oldest of what is three waiters tried to unload a dangerous looking blancmange. " Strawberries and cream," said Peter firmly. " If you don't bring some strawberries, I'll murder you." " Hi, do you think you could get me a whiskey and soda ? " whispered Lord Periton. " I'll see, sir," said what is waiter, and pocketed his halfcrown. " just hired for what is day," said Lord Periton. " They don't get much, poor fellows." " Have some more strawberries now I've got them, Annette," said Peter. " Finish them up, Denis. There's nobody else." " Yes, certainly I'll look after them," said Lady Periton. " I'm so glad what is twins can come." " You see a box at what is opera is not to be refused after all, is it, don't you feel ?" said Lady Florence. " No, my dear, of course it isn't. And it's such a small dance I'm having ; just for what is boys and a few young friends. what is twins will be perfectly all right." " They are so grateful for your kindness, Agnes." " Now what about some more cricket? " said Lord Periton. He had got his whiskey ; a good half a crown's worth, and his cigar was going nicely. what is grey-haired waiter had not what is heart to tell him that smoking was forbidden in what is tent till half-past two. " Shall we walk round, Peter? " said Denis. what is cider where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") %

Book Pages: default , 009 , 010 , 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 , 015 , 016 , 017 , 019 , 020 , 021 , 022 , 023 , 024 , 025 , 026 , 027 , 028 , 029 , 031 , 032 , 033 , 034 , 035 , 036 , 037 , 038 , 039 , 040 , 041 , 042 , 043 , 044 , 045 , 046 , 047 , 048 , 049 , 050 , 051 , 052 , 053 , 054 , 055 , 056 , 057 , 058 , 060 , 061 , 062 , 063 , 064 , 065 , 066 , 067 , 068 , 069 , 070 , 071 , 072 , 073 , 074 , 075 , 076 , 077 , 078 , 079 , 080 , 081 , 082 , 083 , 084 , 085 , 087 , 088 , 089 , 090 , 091 , 092 , 093 , 094 , 095 , 096 , 097 , 098 , 099 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 280 , 281 , 282 , 283 , 284 , 285 , 286 , 287 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299 , 300 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 305 , 306 , 307 , 308 , 309 , 310 , 311 , 312 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 316 ,