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CHAPTER XVII

Denis fumbled in his pocket. " Here's a bob ; and you needn't say what happened."
" Ay, ay, sir. That'll be all right." He pocketed the shilling. " Good night to you, gentlemen," and he stumbled off in the darkness.
" Of course he might have told someone," said Denis. " And he was a decent old bird really."
" Drunk," said Karl.
" I don't believe it. He was just a bit surly," said Denis. Number nine was on the piano when they reached the yacht club.
" Whatever have you two been doing? " said Mrs. Bailey. She saw their muddy trousers and the pool of water forming on the floor.
" We went in a boat, mum ; and it leaked," said Denis. Mrs. Bailey sniffed. It was not only mud she smelt.
" And you left poor Joan and Robin for four dances. Joan has been looking for you everywhere, Karl."
" I ask your pardon, Mrs. Bailey. Our boat was no good." Mrs. Bailey smiled. " But whatever are you going to do now ? "
" That's all right," said Denis. " We'll soon dry. Have some coffee, mum ; I'm sure you've had nothing to drink."
" As a matter of fact I haven't. Lady Hindley has been talking to me about Ralph. He's doing so well at Marlborough. He'll be in the sixth, whatever they call it, next term."
" Ralph was always a bit of a sap," said Denis.
" I only hope you do as well in your last year." Mrs. Bailey sipped her coffee and took a sandwich.
" I haven't an earthly chance of getting into sixth form, if that's what you mean, mum. Only saps get into sixth form."
" Well, well, I'm sure you'll do your best for your father's sake, anyhow." She put down her cup and went upstairs. Two numbers later Denis and Karl were dancing again. If their shoes moved in jerks across the floor, other couples were faring little better. But Mrs. Flightwood had ceased to

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