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guide waited just inside the threshold, and so, of course, did I. Six creatures were drawn up along one side and six on the other; and, at the end, on a slightly raised platform facing us, the chairman, or chairbird was standing. One of the six on my left had been standing forward, quacking to the rest, but directing his remarks to the chair. As we entered, he drew back into line, and the chairman apparently answered him. Then, after a pause, the `chair' must have said something that closed the proceedings, for the six brace, pair by pair, walked out, three on each side of us, and we were left facing the president.
" He quacked again, and my guide bowing to him and then to me, waved me forward. At that, my guide turned away, the chairman came down off his one-step dais, and I was directed to a small doorway in the side wall. These people are austere, I thought; they don't allow any sitting, even at public business. But when I entered the room off the Council Chamber I realized, as by then I suppose I ought to have guessed, that the absence of chairs in the public rooms and in the others was not a hardship or a discourtesy. This-this species never sat except when hatching eggs. That alcove in the room I was given-I found that every house had one. It was a sort of `sentry box' affair. In it these creatures would stand, slightly inclined, while they slept. That was the only kind of resting place they required.
" In spite of the fact that I saw they always meant to be considerate, I thought this interview was going to be a little embarrassing, for, even with the best will in the world, how were we to get on? Yet, believe me, there wasn't a hitch from the start.

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