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THE BICYCLE MANUFACTURER

Kipps made a movement of his neck as if he would look at his back and judge. Then he looked Sid in the face. `You got a moustache, Sid,' he said.
`I s'pose you're having your holidays?' said Sid.
`Well, partly. But I just been lef'--'
`I'm taking a bit of a holiday,' Sid went on. 'But the fact is, I have to give myself holidays nowadays. I've set up for myself.'
`Not down here?'
`No fear ! I'm not a turnip. I've started inHammersmith, manufacturing.' Sid spoke off hand, as though there was no such thing as pride.
`Not drapery?'
`No fear! Engineer. Manufacture bicycles.' He clapped his hand to his breast pocket and produced a number of pink handbills. He handed one to Kipps, and prevented him reading it by explanations and explanatory dabs of a pointing finger. `That's our make-my make, to be exact -the Red Flag-see? I got a transfer with my namePantocrat tvres, eight pounds-yes, there-Clinchers ten, Dunlops eleven, Ladies' one pound more-that's the lady's. Best machine at a democratic price in London. No guineas and no discounts-honest trade. I build 'em-to order. I've built,' he reflected, looking away seaward, `seventeen. Counting orders in 'and ....
`Come down to look at the old place a bit,' said Sid. `Mother likes it at times.'
`Thought you'd all gone away '
`What! after my father's death? No! My mother's come back, and she's living at Muggett's cottages. The sea-air suits 'er. She likes the old place better than Hammersmith .... and I can afford it. Got an old crony or so here ... Gossip .... have tea .... S'pose you ain't married, Kipps?
Kipps shook his head. `I ' he began.
`I am,' said Sid. `Married these two years, and got a nipper. Proper littlee chap.
Kipps got his word in at last. `I got engaged day before yesterday,' he said.
`Ah !' said Sid airily. `That's all right.Who's the fortunate lady!'
Kipps tried to speak in an off -hand way. He stuck his hands in his pockets as he spoke. `She's a solicitor's daugh

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