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CHAPTER THREE

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REGINALD often wondered, dumbly, why he was not allowed to brain Betty Baxter; why it should be wrong, uncivic, immoral, to do the natural thing; but he never felt more resentful of the inhibitions of modern life than when she talked about Westawavs. She called it `amusing'.
She called many things amusing which did not noticeably amuse. Her lips were so much ruddier than the cherry that Baxter, easy-going man, was moved one morning to an `Oh, really, Betty! Oh, well, if you like it'; after which he resumed his breakfast.
`What?' said Betty innocently.
`Why women want to stick paint on themselves - who's supposed to admire it? Who are you supposed to deceive? Even the blindest lunatic - oh, well, if you like it.'
`It happens to be the fashion.'
Baxter grunted.
`I think it's rather amusing,' said Betty.
The Baxters were not really country, because they had a house in London. In London, of course, everybody is amusing, so there was more excuse for Betty, and less for her husband. You can't spend five days of the week being really funny, and then relapse into dullness over the week-end. Naturally she brought her lip-stick with her.
Westaways was strange and charming and beautiful. Any of those adjectives Reginald would allow you. Even, if you liked the word, you might call it quaint. It was the wrong word, but perhaps you were one of

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