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THE UNEXPECTED

And presently they crowned the event.
It was Pearce who said, 'Kipps, you ought to stand Sham!'
And it was Carshot who found the more poetical word `Champagne.'
`Rather!' said Kipps, hilariously; and the rest was a question of detail and willing emissaries. `Here it comes!' they said, as the apprentice came down the staircase. `How about the shop?' said some one. `Oh, hang the shop!' said Carshot; and made gruntulous demands for a corkscrew with a thing to cut the wire. Pearce, the dog! had a wire-cutter in his pocket-knife. How Shalford would have stared at the gold-tipped bottles if he had chanced to take an early train! Bang went the corks, and bang! Gluck, gluck, gluck, and sizzle!
When Kipps found them all standing about him under the gas flare, saying almost solemnly `Kipps !' with tumblers upheld, `Have it in tumblers,' Carshot had said, `have it in tumblers. It isn't a wine like you have in glasses. Not like port and sherry. It cheers you up, but you don't get drunk. It isn't hardly stronger than lemonade. They drink it at dinner, some of 'em, every day.'
`What ! At three and six a bottle!' said the housekeeper, incredulously.
`They don't stick at that,' said Carshot. `Not the champagne sort.'
The houskeeper pursed her lips and shook her head....
When Kipps, I say, found them all standing up to toast him in that manner, there came such a feeling in his throat and face that for the life of him he scarcely knew for a moment whether he was not going to cry. `Kipps !' they all said, with kindly eyes. It was very good of them, and hard there wasn't a stroke of luck for them all !
But the sight of upturned chins and glasses pulled him together again....
They did him honour. Unenviously and freely they did him honour.
For example, Carshot, being subsequently engaged in serving cretonne, and desiring to push a number of rejected blocks up the counter in order to have space for measuring, swept them by a powerful and ill-calculated Movement of the arm, with a noise like thunder, partly on to the floor, and partly on to the foot of the still gloomily

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