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PART III - CHAPTER I
A NEW START IN LIFE

`But look at me l I've just been getting the gooseberries. Look!' she showed us the berries, and the scratches on her arms and hands.
`What a shame!' he said, bending down to stroke her hand and her arm. She drew back smiling, flushing with joy. I could smell the white lilies where I sat.
`But you don't mean it, do you?' she said, lifting to him her face that was round and glossy like a blackheart cherry. For answer, he unfolded the marriage licence. She read it, and turned aside her face in confusion, saying:
'Well, I've got to get ready. Shall,you come an' tell gran'ma?'
`Is there any need?' he answered reluctantly.
'Yes, you come and tell 'er,' persuaded Meg.
He got down from the trap. I preferred to stay out of doors. Presently Meg ran out with a glass of beer for me.
'We shan't be many minutes,' she apologized. 'I 've on'y to slip another frock on.'
I heard George go heavily up the stairs and enter the room over the bar-parlour, where the grandmother lay bedridden.
`What, is it thaigh, ma lad? What are thaigh doin' 'ere this mornin' ? ' she asked.
'Well, a'nt, how does ta feel by now?' he said.
'Eh, sadly, lad, sadly 1 It 'll not be long afore they carry me downstairs head first-'
`Nay, dunna thee say so!-I 'm just off to NottinghamI want Meg ter come.'
'What for?' cried the old woman sharply.
`I wanted 'er to get married,' he replied.
'What! What does t' say? An' what about th' licence, an' th' ring, and ivrything?'
`I 've seen to that all right,' he answered.
'Well, tha 'rt a nice'st un, I must say ! What's want goin' in this pig-in-a-poke fashion for? This is a nice shabby trick to serve a body l What does ta mean by it?'
'You knowed as I wor goin' ter marry 'er directly, so I can't see as it matters o' th' day. I non wanted a' th' pub talkin' '
' Tha 'rt mighty particklar, an' all, an' all ! An' why shouldn't the pub talk? Tha 'rt non marryin' a nigger, as

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