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THE CRAYFISH

"Yes, but had it grown?"
" No, I'm sure it hadn't."
" But they had had-quarrels?"
" Oh, yes, but you know, Mrs. Smirke was that kind of lady that just can't help herself, and who says then that quarrels clear the air. They do with some people, and I believe she had a little sort of nerve irritation which made it worse. Anyhow, I'm sure they'd been better friends for some time. They'd had a bad break out in that little back room. I heard it. They made quite a noise, and I was washing up the table glasses in the back pantry. But after that they were on better terms. There's nothing like a little trouble for making one make up after a quarrel:"
'What do you mean?.
'Well, it's not a very nice subject, but I think it may have had something to do with her temper, as I've said. ..." She paused. "I hardly like to say. ...
" You are hardly likely to shock Sergeant Skillin or myself."
" Well, she had, poor lady, that kind of skin that needs a lot of care-too rich a skin. My face masseuse tells me the other little trouble goes with it. ..." Then, with an effort of real relevation, "she had wax in the ears."
" We all have," replied Dr. Wendover reassuringly. "It's a %,;.ry necessary protection for an organ which is very delicate, delicate enough to be shocked by a sound wave, and yet mus ` be always open to dust and germs."
" Well," reasserted Miss Holster, "it's hardly nice, and she was naturally very sensitive about it, and it did annoy her, vex her. I'd see her struggle not to put her little finger in her ear.

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