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THE CRAYFISH

"No," and she ran on, "Doctor said, `Let's see if we can get the studio decorated this afternoon: I remember it so well, because he turned to me-I was by the sideboard-and said, `Mary, will you give us a hand after lunch?' As soon as I'd finished clearing up, I came down here. They'd not put up the small pieces. They had hold of that big one. Dr. Smirke was halfway up the big trestle ladder at that end"she pointed down the room-"with one end of the garland in his hand. Mrs. Smirke was just starting up the ladder at this end. I said, `Shall I hold the ladder?' But she replied, `It's quite firm. Will you go into the middle of the room and raise the big garland in your hands? It will make it easier for us to draw it up.' I raised it; it was quite light, as you'll see, but, of course, very awkward to handle. Mrs. Smirke couldn't quite get it to come up with her. They asked me to raise my part as high as I could. I did, and then heard Mrs. Smirke say, `I can't quite bring it up far enough.' Then he said, `Look, Marion, if you bend down, now you're near the top, bring your head down till it's just by the top step, as I'm doing, you'll be able to keep your balance and stretch a little further. But keep your head close in to the ladder.' I could see her, through the swath of leaves I was holding shoulder-high, bend over easily in the way he told her and stretch out. I stood on tiptoe. But it was no use. She couldn't make the cord come any further. I suppose the whole long garland was heavier than it looked, and she hadn't an overfirm position. But she wasn't nervous; quite sure of herself. She called out, `Either it's caught at your end, or Mary can't raise it high enough.' `It's not caught here,' he called back. `It must

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