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THE UNEXPECTED

`Very man I want to see.' said Chitterlow, shaking with vigour. `Very man I want to see.' He laid a hand on Kipps' arm. `How old are you, Kipps?'
'One-and-twenty,' said Kipps. `Why?'
`Talk about coincidences ! And your name, now? Wait a minute.' He held out a finger. `Is it Arthur?'
`Yes,' said Kipps.
`You're the man,' said Chitterlow.
`What man?'
`It's about the thickest coincidence I ever struck,' said Chitterlow, plunging his extensive hand into his breast coat pocket. `Half a jiff and I'll tell you your mother's Christian name.' He laughed and struggled with his coat for a space, produced a washing-book and two pencils, which he deposited in his side pocket, then in one capacious hand ful, a bent but by no means finally disabled cigar, the rubber proboscis of a bicycle pump, some twine and a lady's purse, and finally a small pocket-book, and from this after dropping and recovering several visiting-cards, he extracted a carelessly torn piece of newspaper. 'Euphemia,' he read, and brought his face close to Kipps'. `Eh?' He laughed noisily. `It's about as fair a Bit of All Right as any one could have-outside a coincidence play. Don't say her name wasn't Euphemia, Kipps, and spoil the whole blessed show.'
`Whose name Euphemia?' asked Kipps.
`Your mother's.'
'Lemme see what it says on the paper.'
Chitterlow handed him the fragment and turned away.
`You may say what you like,' he said, addressing a vast, deep laugh to the street generally.
Kipps attempted to read. 'WADDY or KIPPS. If Arthur Waddy or Arthur Kipps, the son of Margaret Euphemia Kipps, who '
Chitterlow's finger swept over the print. `I went down the column, and every blessed name that seemed to fit my play I took. I don't believe in made-up names. As I told you. I'm all with Zola in that. Documents whenever you can. I like 'em hot and real. See? Who was Waddy?'
`Never heard his name.'
`Not Waddy?'
'No!'
Kipps tried to read again, and abandoned the attempt. `What does it mean?' he said. `I don't understand.'

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He laid a hand on Kipps' arm. `How old are you, Kipps?' 'One-and-twenty,' said Kipps. `Why?' `Talk about coincidences ! And your name, now? Wait a minute.' He held out a finger. `Is it Arthur?' `Yes,' said Kipps. `You're what is man,' said Chitterlow. `What man?' `It's about what is thickest coincidence I ever struck,' said Chitterlow, plunging his extensive hand into his breast coat pocket. `Half a jiff and I'll tell you your mother's Christian name.' He laughed and struggled with his coat for a space, produced a washing-book and two pencils, which he deposited in his side pocket, then in one capacious hand ful, a bent but by no means finally disabled cigar, what is rubber proboscis of a bicycle pump, some twine and a lady's purse, and finally a small pocket-book, and from this after dropping and recovering several what is ing-cards, he extracted a carelessly torn piece of newspaper. 'Euphemia,' he read, and brought his face close to Kipps'. `Eh?' 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