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THE MAN WHO HATED ASPIDISTRAS

the aspidistra." And then,' said Ferdinand, `they have the impertinence to give half a column to a review of Gertrude Stein.'
`Glorious jingles,' said Basset. `You should really try your hand at them yourself. "Ferdinand Ashley Wilton with his dashed aspidistras that wilt unless fertilized with black tobacco ash. Ad astra Aspidistra." But seriously you do remind me of the plants. You are becoming more and more green with envy, more and more pot-bound. And, by the way, have you ever thought of how applicable to aspidistras is St. Paul's description of charity? That specimen which I see before me suffereth long and is kind. It vaunteth not itself, doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked. Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. And the same, Ferdinand, in a large measure is true of you. You and the aspidistra are one.'
Those light words of Basset Tankerville, spoken as they were in jest, marked an epoch in Wilton's life. They stirred the vegetable fibres of his being. His conversation became more and more torpid. The wit that had enlivened the Antimacassar Papers vanished and though from time to time he still wrote, his style-polished and stately as it was-became dull. He left London to live once agairn in Cheltenham, but it was as an invalid that he lived. Though he took the waters regularly his skin acquired an unmistakable greenish tinge which the dark green cloak he always wore made all the more noticeable. A little odd, his housekeeper thought him, and very old-fashioned, but Mr. Wilton gave next to no trouble. On sunny days she would pull up the venetian blinds and place his chair in the window, where he would sit quietly for hours occasionally sponging his long leaf-like hands with soap and water. He was happiest, however, when the faintest of drizzles was falling. Then the man who hated aspidistras would be wheeled out into the rain to enjoy a thorough soaking.

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