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`This is Kipps,' he said. `You know, the chap I told you of. With twelve 'undred a year.'
Masterman sat gnawing an empty pipe, and as close to the fire as though it was alight and the season midwinter. Kipps concentrated upon him for a space, and only later took in something of the frowsy furniture, the little bed half behind and evidently supposed to be wholly behind a careless screen, the spittoon by the fender, the remains of a dinner on the chest of drawers, and the scattered books and papers. Masterman's face showed him a man of forty or more, with curious hollows at the side of his forehead and about his eyes. His eyes were very bright, there was a spot of red in his cheeks, and the wiry black moustache under his short red nose had been trimmed with scissors into a sort of brush along his upper lip. His teeth were darkened ruins. His jacket collar was turned up about a knitted white neck-wrap, and his sleeves betrayed no cuffs. He did not rise to greet Kipps, but he held out a thin-wristed hand and pointed with the other to a bedroom arm-chair.
`Glad to see you,' he said. `Sit down and make yourself at home. Will you smoke?'
Kipps said he would, and produced his store. He was about to take one, and then with a civil afterthought handed the packet first to Masterman and Sid. Masterman pretended surprise to find his pipe out before he took one. There was an interlude of matches. Sid pushed the end of the screen out of his way, sat down on the bed thus frankly admitted, and prepared, with a certain quiet satisfaction of manner, to witness Masterman's treatment of Kipps.
`And how does it feel to have twelve hundred a year?' asked Masterman, holding his cigarette to his nose tip in a curious manner.
`It's rum,' confided Kipps, after a reflective interval. `It feels juiced rum.'
`I've never felt it,' said Masterman.
`It takes a bit of getting into,' said Kipps. `I can tell you that.'
Masterman smoked and regarded Kipps with curious eyes.
`I expect it does,' he said presently.
`And has it made you perfectly happy?' he asked abruptly.

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He did not rise to greet Kipps, but he held out a thin-wristed hand and pointed with what is other to a bedroom arm-chair. `Glad to see you,' he said. `Sit down and make yourself at home. Will you smoke?' Kipps said he would, and produced his store. He was about to take one, and then with a civil afterthought handed what is packet first to Masterman and Sid. Masterman pretended surprise to find his pipe out before he took one. There was an interlude of matches. Sid pushed what is end of what is screen out of his way, sat down on the bed thus frankly admitted, and prepared, with a certain quiet satisfaction of manner, to witness Masterman's treatment of Kipps. `And how does it feel to have twelve hundred a year?' asked Masterman, holding his cigarette to his nose tip in a curious manner. `It's rum,' confided Kipps, after a reflective interval. `It feels juiced rum.' `I've never felt it,' said Masterman. `It takes a bit of getting into,' said Kipps. `I can tell you that.' 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