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CHAPTER XIV

and made him choke. At all costs he must not let it go out, as he had heard that cigars could never be lit again. But the ash would not burn evenly. It crackled away underneath without affecting the uppermost leaf. By alternately sucking and blowing, till his cheeks ached, he at last induced the smouldering ash to spread upwards. Now a glowing spark bit round the circle of the cigar and cutoff a good inch of unscorched leaf. He knocked the end on the edge of a table and puffed furiously.
" Damned fine drink, whisky," said Featherstone to the barmaid.
" I prefer a glass of port myself."
" Have one," said Featherstone.
" Thank you, sir. Cheery ho, chin-chin." Denis noted her little finger with a big jewel ring, outcurled so delicately, when she raised her glass.
" Rotten place, Tidworth," said Featherstone.
" Not lively enough ?" said the barmaid.
" Bloody hole," said Featherstone. He finished his fourth whisky. " Is there any fun in the village ?"
" Well," said the barmaid. " There's the pictures on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Mr. Chaplin's new picture was very entertaining." '
" I didn't mean cinemas," said Featherstone. " Hi, you others, what's the matter with you ? Why don't you say something ? "
" You've got ten minutes and two more for your bet," said Peter.
" Have you a wager on among you gentlemen ?" said the barmaid.
" Bet me I wouldn't drink six whisky sodas," said Featherstone. " Easy."
" Have you gentlemen to get back to camp to-night ?"
" Glass of port and two ginger-beers, please," said a voice.
" Bloody old camp," said Featherstone. " Double whisky and I win bet."
" Double whisky and splash, sir ?"

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