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CHAPTER X

Roar after roar came from the ground. Colonel Harbord looked grave. Peter piled his plate with strawberries, helped himself to cream and sugar, squashed them with a fork, and ate them. The rest of the party found it hard to chatter when the crowd out there was shouting and clapping. Besides, after the seventh outburst of clapping, it was clear that boundaries or clever singles and brilliant pieces of fielding, as well as wickets, were being applauded. At each new roar Denis had wanted to jump up and discover who was out. Now he sat eating and listening to fragments of conversation.
Maureen and Oliver were laughing helplessly over something, with frequent reference to each other. They seemed to have a jolly good joke between them. Denis turned to Annette Wreath. Annette's small talk had given out in the last half-hour.
" Are you coming to the Periton's dance to-morrow ?"
" Yes, will you be there ?"
" Rather. I'm looking forward to it. It's my first London dance." Denis wanted to make a joke. Say something at which they could both roar with laughter together. " What's a London dance like ?" he asked. Annette thought for a moment. " There's an awful crush and you can never get anything to eat or drink ; though there is lots of food really."
Denis laughed loudly. " I bet Peter would. Have you ever seen Peter eat? Peter would smell out food anywhere."
" Peter has a very good appetite," said Annette.
No good, thought Denis to himself. " Did you hear about us at Devil's Island, Miss Wreath ?"
" Yes, Lady Periton told me. You were birched, she said."
" jolly hard," and Denis launched into a lurid account of the evening. Annette listened gravely and asked questions at intervals. Denis tried to remain interested in his story, but he kept hearing his voice and it sounded bored and boring. " And someone saw the rope and told the headmaster, you see," he said, telescoping the conclusion of the evening. The trouble was that he did not want to talk to

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