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CHAPTER THREE

dragons in the nursery bed. Six hundred of them. Sown in boxes. Pricked out into other boxes. Transplanted to the nursery. Now to be transplanted into the real grown-up world in place of the tulips whose short day was done. Reginald glanced sideways at the enormous right hand of Edwards which was responsible for all this, and marvelled.
`Make a fine show,' said Edwards grudgingly.
`If they're the right colours.'
`They're all right. Look at 'em.'
`They all look healthy enough, if that's what you mean. But I don't want any of those pale yellow ones again. We said we'd stick to Fire King and Guardsman and -'
`That's what I said, look at 'em.'
Now then, thought Reginald, am I going to sack Edwards, or is he going to sack me?
`Look at the stalk. See that? Red. There's your Fire King. See that? Dark green. That means crimson. Now then, see that? Pale green, isn't it? That means yellow. Only just those few of 'em. Thought you'd like just a few. That's why I said, look at 'em.'
`Well!' said Reginald. `I never knew that!'
`Lots of things people don't know. I didn't know you'd written a book.'
`Oh?' said Reginald pinkly. `Well, I- er -'
`Mother's been reading it.'
Reginald was too surprised, too pleased, too flattered to say anything. This was authorship. Only now had he realized what it meant. Mr. Pump's `third large impression'- well, we all know what that means. We aren't taken in by that. A hundred copies or so bought by the circulating libraries and never circulated. But here, in his own territory, a bedridden old woman had actually - Three pounds a week he gave Edwards.

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