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THE CALLERS

"Ow can you? 'Ow could you? You got to do it, any'ow.
They won't know you-not in your Bond Street 'At! If they do, they won't say nothing.'
His voice assumed a note of entreaty. `You mus', Ann.'
`I can't.'
`You mus'.,
'I can't, and I won't. Anything in reason I'll do, but face those people again I can't-after what 'as 'appened.'
`You won't?'
'No!' .
`So there they go-orf! And we never see them again! And so it goes on! So it goes on! We don't know nobody, and we shan't know anybody! And you won't put yourself out not a little bit, or take the trouble to find out anything 'ow it ought to be done.'
Terrible pause.
`I never ought to 'ave merried you, Artie, that's the troof.'
`Oh, don't go into that!'
`I never ought to have merried you, Artie. I'm not equal to the position. If you 'adn't said you'd drown yourself ' She choked.
`I don' see why you shouldn't try, Ann I've improved. Why don't you? 'Stead of which you go sending out the servant and 'namelling floors, and then when visitors come- '
" Ow was I to know about y'r old visitors?' cried Ann in a wail, and suddenly got up and fled from amidst their ruined tea, the tea of which 'toce, all buttery,' was to be the crown and glory.
Kipps watched her with a momentary consternation. Then he hardened his heart. `Ought to 'ave known better,' he said, 'goin' on like that!' He remained for a space rubbing his knees and muttering. He emitted scornfully, `I carn't, an' I won't.' He saw her as the source of all his shames.
Presently, quite mechanically, he stooped down and lifted the flowery china cover. 'Ter dash 'er Buttud Toce !' he shouted at the sight of it, and clapped the cover down again hard ....
When Gwendolen came back she perceived things were in a slightly unusual poise. Kipps sat by the fire in a rigid attitude, reading a casually selected volume of the Ency

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'Ow could you? You got to do it, any'ow. They won't know you-not in your Bond Street 'At! If they do, they won't say nothing.' His voice assumed a note of entreaty. `You mus', Ann.' `I can't.' `You mus'., 'I can't, and I won't. Anything in reason I'll do, but face those people again I can't-after what 'as 'appened.' `You won't?' 'No!' . `So there they go-orf! And we never see them again! And so it goes on! So it goes on! We don't know nobody, and we shan't know anybody! And you won't put yourself out not a little bit, or take what is trouble to find out anything 'ow it ought to be done.' Terrible pause. `I never ought to 'ave merried you, Artie, that's what is troof.' `Oh, don't go into that!' `I never ought to have merried you, Artie. I'm not equal to the position. If you 'adn't said you'd drown yourself ' She choked. `I don' see why you shouldn't try, Ann I've improved. Why don't you? 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