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CHAPTER XXII

telling me, mum. A fellow might be allowed to decide for himself." Mrs. Bailey said nothing. The parlourmaid brought in the tea and put a dish of toasted scones in the fireplace. " Go and call your father, will you, Denis," said his mother ; but before he could get up, Mr. Bailey came in.
" Tea, Denis ? That's right. I say, be a good chap and don't sit on the edge of that sofa. It's none too strong. Thanks." Denis chose a particularly stiff chair from a far corner and sat down in the middle of the room. Joan shrugged her shoulders and handed the scones.
" I've just pumped up your bicycle tyres," said Mr. Bailey.
" Thank you, father."
" I'm not sure that the front tyre will hold. I shouldn't be surprised if there's a slow puncture."
" It doesn't matter," said Denis. " I don't suppose I shall be using it much these holidays. Thank you, Joan, I think I'll have some bread and butter. You can have the last scone." He got up and took a slice.
" I don't know why not," said Mr. Bailey, munching a scone.
" How did the committee go off, Hubert ?" said Mrs. Bailey.
" Another dog fight. That fellow Custard makes me sick. Give me another cup of tea, will you, Joan ? He's got the sense of an owl. I told him as I've told him at least fifty times, that if he allowed the vicar to have Miss Pennywell on the committee, she would turn round and vote against Custard's own scheme." .
" Then why doesn't Custard do as you are doing and threaten to resign ? "
" Because that infernal Miss Pennywell has got at him as she gets at everyone in this village. Is there any more bread and butter left, Mary ? It doesn't matter. Yes, I'll have one of those cakes. She's been flattering him and telling him he ought to assert himself because he's a confounded retired colonel. The sooner that woman leaves Speenmouth,

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