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CHAPTER THE NINTH
The Labyrinthodon

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You imagine them fleeing through our complex and difficult social system as it were for life, first on foot and severally to the Folkestone Central Station, then in a firstclass carriage, with Kipps' bag as sole chaperon to Charing Cross, and then in a four-wheeler, a long, rumbling, palpitating, slow flight through the multitudinous swarming London streets to Sid. Kipps kept peeping out of the window. `It's the next corner after this, I believe,' he would say. For he had a sort of feeling that at Sid's he would be immune from the hottest pursuit. He paid the cabman in a manner adequate to the occasion, and turned to his prospective brother-in-law. `Me and Ann,' he said, `we're going to marry.'
`But I thought ' began Sid.
Kipps motioned him towards explanations in the shop.
`It's no good my arguing with you,' said Sid, smiling delightedly as the case unfolded. `You done it now.' And Masterman, being apprised of the nature of the affair, descended slowly in a state of flushed congratulation.
`I thought you might find the Higher Life a bit difficult,' said Masterman, projecting a bony hand. `But I never thought you'd have the originality to clear out .... Won't the young lady of the superior classes swear! Never mind -it doesn't matter anyhow.
`You were starting a climb,' he said at dinner, `that doesn't lead anywhere. You would have clambered from one refinement of vulgarity to another, and never got to any satisfactory top. There isn't a top. It's a squirrel's cage. Things are out of joint, and the only top there is is a lot of blazing card-playing women and betting men, seasoned with archbishops and officials and all that sort of glossy pandering Tosh .... You'd have hung on, a disconsolate, dismal little figure somewhere up the ladder, far below even the motor-car class, while your wife larked about, or fretted because she wasn't a bit higher than she was ....

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