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PART II - CHAPTER I
STRANGE BLOSSOMS AND STRANGE NEW BUDDING

'No,' he said. `Ah'm com ter see thee, newt else. Wheer 's Meg ? '
`Ah!-ha-ha-ahl-Me, did ter say?--come ter see me ?-ha-wheer 's Meg !-an' who's this young gentleman?'
I was formally introduced, and shook the clammy, corded hand of the old lady.
'Tha looks delikit,' she observed, shaking her cap and its scarlet geraniums sadly: 'Cum now, sit thee down, an' dunna look so long o' th' leg.'
I sat down on the sofa, on the cushions covered with blue and red checks. The room was very hot, and I stared about uncomfortably. The old lady sat peering at nothing, in reverie. She was a hard-visaged, bosomless dame, clad in thick black clothlike armour, and wearing an immense twisted gold brooch in the lace at her neck.
We heard heavy, quick footsteps above.
"Er 's commin',' remarked the old lady, rousing from her apathy. The footsteps came downstairs-quickly, then cautiously round the bend. Meg appeared in the doorway. She started with surprise, saying:
'Well, I'eered sumbody, but I never thought it was you.' More colour still flamed into her glossy cheeks, and she smiled in her fresh, frank way. I think I have never seen a woman who had more physical charm; there was a voluptuous fascination in her every outline and movement; one never listened to the words that came from her lips, one watched the ripe motion of those red fruits.
`Get 'em a drop o' whisky, Meg-you'll 'a'e a drop?'
I declined firmly, but did not escape.
'Nay,' declared the old dame. `I s'll ha'e none o' thy noes. Should ter like it 'ot?-Say th' word, an' tha ,as it.'
I did not say the word.
`Then gi'e 'im claret,' pronounced my hostess, `though it 's thin-bellied stuff ter go ter bed on'-and claret it was.
Meg went out again to see about closing. The grandaunt sighed, and sighed again, for no perceptible reason but the whisky.
'It's well you've come ter see me now,' she moaned, `for you 'll none 'a'e a chance next time you come'n;-

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