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PART II - CHAPTER I
STRANGE BLOSSOMS AND STRANGE NEW BUDDING

WINTER lay a long time prostrate on the earth. The men in the mines of Tempest, Warrall and Co. came out on strike on a question of the re-arranging of the working system down below. The distress was not awful, for the men were on the whole wise and well-conditioned, but there was a dejection over the face of the country-side, and some suffered keenly. Everywhere, along the lanes and in the streets, loitered gangs of men, unoccupied and spiritless. Week after week went on, and the agents of the Miners' Union held great meetings, and the ministers held prayer-meetings, but the strike continued. There was no rest. Always the crier's bell was ringing in the street ; always the servants of the company were delivering handbills, stating the case clearly, and always the people talked and filled the months with bitter, and then hopeless, resenting. Schools gave breakfasts, chapels gave soup, well-to-do people gave teas-the children enjoyed it. But we, who knew the faces of the old men and the privations of the women, breathed a cold, disheartening atmosphere of sorrow and trouble.
Determined poaching was carried on in the squire's woods and warrens. Annable defended his game heroically.
One man was at home with a leg supposed to be wounded by a fall on the slippery roads-but really, by a man-trap in the woods. Then Annable caught two men, and they were sentenced to two months' imprisonment.
On both the lodge gates of Highclose-on our side and on the far Eberwich side-were posted notices that trespassers on the drive or in the grounds would be liable to punishment. These posters were soon mudded over, and fresh ones fixed.
The men loitering on the road by Nethermere looked angrily at Lettie as she passed, in her black furs which

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