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Doctor In The House (1946)

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`ONE doesn't fail exams,' said Grimsdyke firmly. `One comes down, one muffs, one is ploughed, plucked, or pipped. These infer a misfortune that is not one's own fault. To speak of failing is bad taste. It's the same idea as talking about passing away and going above instead of plain dying.'
We were sitting with Benskin in the King George. It was immediately after opening time in the morning and we were alone in the bar. We sat on stools, resting our elbows on the counter and our heads on our hands. All three of us looked pitifully dejected. The examination results were to be published at noon.
`It's the heartless way they do it,' I said. `Picking you out one at a time in front of everybody. I wish they'd show a little decent discretion about the business. I'd much prefer it if they sent you a letter. You can at least slink away and open it in the lavatory or somewhere.'
`In Tibet, I believe,' Grimsdyke went on, `they simply execute the unsuccessful candidates on the spot.'
'Well, they probably welcome it.'
`They failed Harris pretty decently,' Benskin said reverently, as though speaking of the dead. `He's so sure he'll have to take it again in six months he's not even bothering to hear the results. When he floundered badly in his viva the old boy simply looked dreamily out of the window and said, "Young man, how mysterious and wonderful is Nature ! Now we see the leaf turning gold on the branch and falling to the ground. The flowers and plants have lost their summer beauty and

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