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CHAPTER ELEVEN

war, it was possible for a respectable citizen to offer a respectable cheque to a respected tradesman without feeling uncomfortable about it. The tradesman had no doubts, the customer no uneasy realization that he was doubted. The time may come when those of us who suit the figuring of our cheques to our balances will hold up our heads again, and face our temporary creditors without shame; but now any sudden absence of cash moves us to a stammering apology for our default, and a nervous resort to our cheque-book, which only densifies the atmosphere of suspicion. We feel just as we imagine the accredited swindler must feel, though he, surely, would show his feelings less openly. In short, we are no longer ourselves, but merely an imagined projection of ourselves on the plane of another's thought.
So, doubtless, in the days of man's sexual innocence, whenever that was, it was possible for a husband to buy, unembarrassed, the pair of cami-knickers which his wife, equally unembarrassed, could then have done without. No harm, of course, nowadays in buying underclothes for your wife ... and yet, said Reginald to himself outside Bingley Mason's, will the girl in the shop believe that I am buying them for my wife? No? Shall I look as if I believe it myself? No. And even if we both believed it, isn't it still rather embarrassing? I mean these things may have gadgets which -well, I mean - oh, but dash it, I can't be the first man to have done it. They must know in the shop just how technical the conversation can be allowed to become.
Or shall I stick to stockings?
At least he would begin with stockings. He began on the ground floor with a dozen pairs, fearing that his nerve, subsequently, might fail him. The young woman

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