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communicating door between, Isobel's room and Judith's was unlocked, unbolted.
George Cranstoun smiled in his sleep.
In the garage at Cranstoun Hall there were three cars, the Daimler, an Austin seven, and a capacious bus-like vehicle built to old Mr. Cranstoun's orders, which, despite the fact that it was supposed to serve a number of useful purposes, was seldom used. George told the chauffeur that it would be wanted early in the afternoon to go into Totbury. Miss Cranstoun had arranged for the indoor and outdoor staff to visit the County Show. They were not perhaps as appreciative as they might have been had the notice been longer. McFarlane would have liked more time to overhaul the engine, the upper housemaid might have arranged for her new dress to have been delivered earlier; the cook, had she known, would have arranged to meet her cousin; Mr. Brown, the head gardener, had some job or other that wanted doing while the fine weather held.
It was, however, characteristic of Miss Cranstoun to make a sudden decision to arrange for other people's pleasure, and Totbury Show had many attractions. Only Woodford the butler, and Mrs. Carlin the housekeeper, chose to remain behind. Mr. George, said Miss Cranstoun, had planned a picnic tea on the island in the lake. They would want only a cold supper.
George spent the morning down by the boathouse, while his sister and Judith took advantage of his absence to hurry over the packing that was necessary for his journey. Each was conscious of a certain restraint, and they worked in silence.
George removed the padlock from the bar that locked the boat-house and got out the punt. It was a good punt, though it badly needed a coat of varnish. The punt was provided with two poles. One was all that would be required, and one paddle. The second pole and paddle he placed in the corner of the boat-house. He brought out cushions from the locker and

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