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THE LITTLE SHOP

but she pretended not to see him because her mother was with her. But he thought she pretended not to see him because she had given him up for ever. Brat!-who could be expected ever to forgive that? He abandoned himself to despair, he ceased even to haunt the places- where she might be found ....
With paralysing unexpectedness came the end.
Mr. Shalford, the draper at Folkestone to whom he was to be bound apprentice, had expressed a wish to `shape the lad a bit' before the autumn sale. Kipps became aware that his box was being packed, and gathered the full truth of things on the evening before his departure. He became, feverishly eager to see Ann just once more. He made silly and needless excuses to go out into the yard, he walked three times across the street without any excuse at all to look up at the Pornick windows. Still she was hidden. He grew desperate. It was within half an hour of his departure that he came on Sid.
'Hallo!' he said, `I'm orf!'
`Business?'
`Yes.'
Pause.
`I say, Sid. You going 'ome?'
`Straight now.'
'D'you mind : Ask Ann about that.'
`About what?
`She'll know.'
And Sid said he would. But even that, it seemed, failed to evoke Ann.
Al last the Folkestone bus rumbled up, and he ascended. His aunt stood in the doorway to see him off. His uncle assisted with the box and portmanteau. Only furtively could he glance up at the Pornick windows and still it, seemed Ann hardened her heart against him. `Get up!' said the driver, and the hoofs began to clatter. No-she would not come out even to see him off. The bus was in motion, and old Kipps was going back into his shop. Kipps stared in front of him, assuring himself that he did not care.
He heard a door slam, and instantly craned out his neck to look back. He knew that slam so well. Behold! out of the haberdasher's door a small, untidy figure in homely pink print had shot resolutely into the road and

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