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PART II - CHAPTER I
STRANGE BLOSSOMS AND STRANGE NEW BUDDING

woman-and as he did so she whispered in his ear, whereat he laughed loudly. She poured whisky into her glass and called to the serving-man to drink it. Then, pulling herself up heavily, she leaned on Meg and went upstairs. She had been a big woman, one could see, but now her shapeless, broken figure looked pitiful beside Meg's luxuriant form. We heard them slowly, laboriously climb the stairs. George sat pulling his moustache and half-smiling; his eyes were alight with that peculiar childish look they had when he was experiencing new and doubtful sensations. Then he poured himself more whisky.
'I say, steady!' I admonished.
'What for?' he replied, indulging himself like a spoiled child and laughing.
Bill, who had sat for some time looking at the hole in his stocking, drained his glass, and with a sad `Good night,' creaked off upstairs.
Presently Meg came down, and I rose and said we must be going.
`I 'll just come an' lock the door after you,' said she, standing uneasily waiting.
George got up. He gripped the edge of the table to steady himself ; then he got his balance, and, with his eyes on Nleg, said:
"Ere!' he nodded his head to her. 'Come here, I want ter ax thee sumwhat.'
She looked at him, half-smiling, half-doubtful. He put his arm round her and looking down into her eyes, with his face very close to hers, said:
'Let 's ha'e a kiss.'
Quite unresisting, she yielded him her mouth, looking at him intently with her bright brown eyes. He kissed her, and pressed her closely to him.
`I 'm going to marry thee,' he said.
`Go on!' she replied, softly, half-glad, half-doubtful.
` I am an' all,' he repeated, pressing her more tightly to him.
I went down the passage, and stood in the open doorway looking out into the night. It seemed a long time. then I heard the thin voice of the old woman at the top of the stairs:

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