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PART II - CHAPTER I
STRANGE BLOSSOMS AND STRANGE NEW BUDDING

wine. Meg, naive and unconscious, waited on us deliciously. Her cheeks gleamed like satin when she laughed, save when the dimples held the shadow. Her suave, tawny neck was bare and bewitching. She turned suddenly to George as he asked her a question, and they found their faces close together. He kissed her, and when she started back, jumped and kissed her neck with warmth.
` La-la-dy-da-la-dy-da-dy-da,' cried the old woman in delight, and she clutched her wine-glass.
'Come on--chink!' she cried, 'all together-chink to him!,
We four chinked and drank. George poured wine in a tumbler, and drank it off. He was getting excited, and all the energy and passion that normally were bound down by his caution and self-instinct began to flame out.
'Here, aunt!' said he, lifting his tumbler, 'here 's to what you want-you know !'
' I knowed tha wor as spunky as ony on 'em,' she cried. `Tha nobbut wanted warmin' up. I'll see as you're all right. It's a bargain. Chink again, ivrybody.'
`A bargain,' said he before he put his lips to the glass.
'What bargain's that?' said Meg.
The old lady laughed loudly and winked at George, who, with his lips wet with wine, got up and kissed Meg soundly, saying :
`There it is-that seals it.'
Meg wiped her face with her big pinafore, and seemed uncomfortable.
`Aren't you comin', gran'ma?' she pleaded.
'Eh, tha wants ter 'orry me off-what's thai say, George-a deep un, isna 'er ? '
`Dunna go, aunt, dunna be hustled off.'
` Tush-pish !' snorted the old lady. ` Yah, tha 'rt a slow un, an' no mistakes! Get a candle, Meg, I'm ready.'
141eg brought a brass bedroom candlestick. Bill brought in the money in a tin box, and delivered it into the hands of the old lady.
'Go thy ways to bed now, lad,' said she to the ugly, wizened serving-man. He sat in a corner and pulled off his boots.
'Come an' kiss me good night, George,' said the old

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