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THE DABBLERS

familiar nowadays with the whole bag of tricks. Black Mass is a certain winner; I put my money on him. Go on, Harborough.'
`You don't give a fellow half a chance, but I suppose you're right. Act IV takes place in the study of the Rev. Montague Cuttler, vicar of St. Mary Parbeloe, a former senior mathematics master, but before Edmed's time-a dear old boy, blind as a bat, and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. He knew nothing about the Dabblers. He wouldn't. But he knew a very great deal about the past history of the school, when it wasn't a school but a monastery. He used to do a little quiet excavating in the vacations and had discovered what he believed to be the stone that marked the tomb of Abbot Polegate. The man, it appeared, had a bad reputation for dabbling in forbidden mysteries.'
`Hence the name Dabblers, I suppose,' said Scott.
`I'm not so sure,' Harborough answered. `I think that more probably it's derived from diabolos. But, anyhow, from old Cuttler I gathered that the abbot's stone was where Edmed had placed his summer-house. Now doesn't it all illustrate my theory beautifully? I admit that there are no thrills in the story. There's nothing really supernatural about it. Only it does show the power of oral tradition when you think of a bastard form of the black mass surviving like this for hundreds of years under the very noses of the pedagogues.'
`It shows too,' said Freeman, `what we have to suffer from incompetent headmasters. Now at the place I was telling you about where I've entered my boy-and I wish I could show you their workshops and art rooms-they 've got a fellow who is
`What was the name of the school?' interrupted Harborough.
`Whitechurch Abbey.!
'And a fortnight ago, you say, two boys were expelled for a raid on a hen roost?'
`Yes.'
`Well, it's the same place that I've been talking about. The Dabblers were out.'
`Act V,' said Scott, `and curtain. Harborough, you've got your thrill after all.'

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