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CHAPTER XVI

and smoking cigars in the bar of the Skittles Hotel. His father getting eight up from the head usher. He hadn't been amused when Denis had been swiped. Denis decided to pluck up courage and ask his father if he had been a bit of a lad in his day and what he had done at school. He was a grown up now, but presumably he had been a boy in his youth. And why shouldn't he have been a lad ? The way he dealt easily with the drink question at dinner, for instance. Peter was right ; his people were sports and he was at last beginning to appreciate them. Only it had needed Peter's presence to bring out their sportsmanship. Could they go on being sports, when Peter was gone and four course dinner had returned to two course supper ? About the ginger-beer, he must understand that he hadn't taken unfair advantage of the opportunity. It was only to make Peter feel at home, and he was quite willing to revert to water when he had gone. The question was, could he appreciate his people without ginger-beer, and a dinner jacket, and four courses and a guest in the house ? It ought to be possible. " I say, father, I bet you were a bit of a lad in your day."
" What exactly do you mean by lad, Denis ?" he could hear his father ask. He would have to put it some other way.
In the next few days Peter went through a varied programme of entertainment. Sometimes it was obvious that the plan had been carefully hatched, such as the Anglersmead tennis party. More often Mrs. Bailey suggested, as if the idea had just formed, that they should take their tea down to Fanny, or go over to the Spinnakers for the afternoon. By her veiled generalship she succeeded in filling: every moment without appearing to manage things too much.
She had sent out invitations for the tennis party, when Denis was at camp, and most of the neighbourhood turned up by three o'clock. The county did not arrive much before tea, but were deplorably eager to get on to the court as soon as possible. Nearly all their rackets had the middle,

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