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CHAPTER XIV

" O mister, I'll 'ave to tell the 'ead, I shall. Such 'orrible language I never did 'ear."
There was a short delay in the station, while Daddy Long Legs strode hither and thither with sheets of blue paper and performed prodigies of rapid organisation. Then they were marched on to the platform and ordered to entrain. Thee train started and discipline relaxed. Overcoats were thrown into the racks and belts were loosed. Wisps or smoke and a rain of burnt match ends marked the progress of the train. Spencer-Mace took out a new meerschaum pipe from a leather case. Owen Jones, the senior member present, had relit the remnants of a foul-smelling briar.
" I began this briar on the way back from Lord's," he remarked.
" So I guessed from the odour," said Swinley. He smoked a de Reszke in a long, amber holder. " Have a cigarette, Robin ? "
" No thanks."
" Come on," said Swinley. " Don't let the section down."
" I've got a bet you know. My people offered me fifty quid if I didn't smoke till I left Eton. It's worth while, after all."
" I couldn't keep it, I know," said Owen Jones. " But surely camp doesn't count. We've left Eton for the moment."
" Yes, that's all right. Besides you'll have to smoke in the lats," said Denis.
" I don't think it would be fair."
" Oh, well," said Denis. He sucked in a great draft of smoke and allowed it to escape in slow spirals. The train had stopped and a sergeant ran along the platform. " Coats and haversacks may be taken off," he shouted through the window.
" You're a bit late, old boy," said Owen Jones.
Oliver uncorked his water bottle and offered it to Owen Jones. " Thanks." He sniffed it. " Cider, is it ? Good for you Harbord." The bottle went round the carriage and returned empty to its owner. Oranges, apples, chocolate,

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