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CHAPTER XVII

" Are you sorry Peter has gone ?" said his mother.
" I suppose so."
" I hope he enjoyed his visit. I think he did. Did he say anything to you about it ?" Mrs. Bailey was resting in a corner of the sofa. She looked tired.
" Of course, he enjoyed it," said Denis, allowing his mother to take his hand.
" I'm afraid we couldn't quite rise to the Periton scale of entertaining ; but he seemed happy."
Denis traced patterns with his shoes on the carpet.
" It will be quite a pleasant relief to be alone for a little now," said his mother. " I have hardly had a moment to talk to you yet, and you haven't told me anything about yourself."
" Haven't I, mum? What do you want to know? " Now he was in for confidences, thought Denis.
" Tell me about the end of the half," said his mother.
" Well, it ended," said Denis with a grim smile.
" Your father was disappointed you didn't get a place in the house eleven."
" I wasn't good enough ; or I should have been tried."
" The captain of the games, Taunton, is it ? doesn't like you, you said, I think."
" Oh yes, he does. I tell you, I wasn't good enough."
" And how did you enjoy camp? Joan thinks you had a pretty good time, in spite of the letters you wrote."
" It wasn't so bad," said Denis. " We had a damned good evening in Tidworth, mum. Peter, Oliver, Featherstone, and me."
" I wish you wouldn't swear, Denis. But tell me more about it. What did you do? "
" We had dinner in the Skittles Hotel," said Denis, trying to sum up the evening in terms his mother could understand.
" And how much did that cost you ?"
" Oh, not much, mum. Besides, Featherstone paid for most of it. He's got pots of cash."

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