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CHAPTER XII

the line at that, though I don't believe the little squit had the guts to write on it."
" No, I haven't done that. Only, I forgot to tip the footman. I had it all ready, when your father appeared."
" Good Lord, is that all ? Father is always complaining about tipping the servants ; but they will burn holes in people's evening trousers, if you don't. So he can't stop it."
" I've got five bob here. Could you send it to the footman for me ? "
" Don't be an ass. I'll tell father to give Edgar something from you."
Denis felt relieved. He got a corner seat in the Windsor train and looked out of the window. The train gathered speed through Royal Oak and raced through lanes of slate grey house backs and tall factories. Everything was full of interest and life, and he was glad to be going back to Eton. He wondered how the shirts and underclothes on the washing lines could ever dry clean in the smoke and coal dust from passing engines. He saw the Maypole factory, and remembered the last years of the war and the horrible bright yellow margarine on the tea table. Maypole margarine had been a rare treat in those days. A fisherman in a sou'-wester stood for a second with a giant cod. Miss Fuller had prescribed Scott's Emulsion to fatten him up for the holidays, and he had got to like its thick creamy flavour. The train roared through West Drayton and he thought of all the problems he had got the better of during the week-end. Now he felt equal to anyone and anything. Carters' seed ground passed in a blaze of colour and the train ran into Slough. A few boys got out and took cabs to Eton. The ticket collector came along and two boys searched for their return halves and found them, when the collector had passed.
The train swung off the main line and climbed through the red brick villas of Chalvey. Now he saw the castle, high up and very near above the tops of the trees. A motor mower spluttered faintly on Agars Plough. A car came down the

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