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CHAPTER TEN

taken one. We weren't. I hardly knew one end of a horse from the other. And of course I knew that I was only a stop-gap; somebody had let West down. But I wasn't proud, I was very keen on dancing, and I think I had a vague feeling that I should so endear myself to the county that they'd all bring actions against each other, and employ me as their counsel. So I said "Right", and arranged to meet West at Paddington the next evening.
`It was winter, of course, January, dark and cold and wet. We were met at Bicester, and driven to the house. Horses; took about an hour and a half. A butler received us, and showed us to our rooms, and we dressed and came down just as they were beginning dinner. Whatever introductions were made meant nothing to me, I didn't catch a single name. There were about ten or a dozen of us, all the men in pink, except ourselves, and all the girls in pinks and blues and greens, clashing horribly. All except one sensible one in black. My neighbour on the right asked me what pack I hunted with, and, hearing that I didn't, lost interest in me until the sweet, when she forgot and asked me again. My neighbour on the left also asked me what pack I hunted with, as did my hostess across the table. On hearing that I didn't, they also lost interest in me. It was rather a dull dinner.'
`Poor Bertie, I should think so.'
Baxter blew a cloud of smoke from his cigar and watched it form slowly into a grey veil which hung motionless at the level of his eyes. Then he brushed it suddenly away with his left hand, and went back to his story.
`The girl in black. How does one describe anybody? She was tall and slender, and she had a look as if she

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