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PART I - CHAPTER VII
LETTIE PULLS DOWN THE SMALL GOLD GRAPES

'Well,' she replied, determined to take this omen unto herself. `I saw him first.'

'One for sorrow, two for joy,
Three for a letter, four for a boy,
Five for silver, six for gold,
And seven for a secret never told.

_You mav bet he's only a messenger in advance. There'll be three more shortly, and you'll have your four,' said I, comforting,
`Do you know,' she said, `it is very funny, but whenever 1've particularly noticed one crow, I've had some sorrow or other.'
'And when you notice four?' I asked.
`You should have heard old Mrs. Wagstaffe,' was her reply. 'She declares an old crow croaked in their appletree every day for a week before Jerry got drowned.'
'Great sorrow for her,' I remarked.
`Oh, but she wept abundantly. I felt like weeping too, but somehow I laughed. She hoped he had gone to heaven -but-I 'm sick of that word " but "-it is always tangling one's thoughts.'
'But, Jerry !' I insisted.
`Oh, she lifted up her forehead, and the tears dripped off her nose. He must have been an old nuisance, Syb. I can't understand why women marry such men. I felt downright glad to think of the drunken old wretch toppling into the canal out of the way.'
She pulled the thick curtain across the window, and nestled down in it, resting her cheek against the edge, protecting herself from the cold window-pane. The wet, grey wind shook the half-naked trees, whose leaves dripped and shone sullenly. Even the trunks were blackened, trickling with the rain which drove persistently.
Whirled down the sky like black maple leaves caught up aloft, came two more crows. They swept down and clung hold of the trees in front of the house, staying near the old forerunner. Lettie watched them, half amused, half melancholy. One bird was carried past. He swerved round and began to battle up the wind, rising higher, and rowing laboriously against the driving wet current.
'Here comes your fourth,' said I.

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