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PART III - CHAPTER VII
THE SCARP SLOPE

stood looking at the stain. It was still some time before he began to eat. He poured vinegar freely over the hot fish, and ate with an indifference that made eating ugly, pausing now and again to wipe the tea off his moustache, or to pick a bit of fish from off his knee.
`You are not married, I suppose?' he said in one of his pauses.
No,' I replied. `I expect I shall have to be looking round.'
'You 're wiser not,' he replied, quiet and bitter.
A moment or two later the maid came in with a letter.
`This came this morning,' she said, as she laid it on the table beside him. He looked at it, then he said:
`You didn't give me a knife for the marmalade.'
'Didn't I?' she replied. ` I thought you wouldn't want it. You don't as a rule.'
`And do you know where my slippers are?' he asked.
`They ought to be in their usual place.' She went and looked in the corner. ` I suppose Miss Gertie's put them somewhere. I'll get you another pair.'
As he waited for her he read the letter. He read it twice, then he put it back in the envelope, quietly, without any change of expression. But he ate no more breakfast, even after the maid had brought the knife and his slippers, and though he had had but a few mouthfuls.
At half-past twelve there was an imperious woman's voice in the house. Meg came to the door. As she entered the room, and saw me, she stood still. She sniffed, glanced at the table, and exclaimed, coming forward effusively:
'Well, I never, Cyril ! Who'd 'a' thought of seeing you here this morning! How are you?'
She waited for the last of my words, then immediately she turned to George, and said:
` I must say you're in a nice state for Cyril to see you ! Have you finished?-if you have, Kate can take that tray out. It smells quite sickly. Have you finished?'
He did not answer, but drained his cup of tea and pushed it away with the back of his hand. Meg rang the bell, and having taken off her gloves, began to put the things on the tray, tipping the fragments of fish and bones from the edge of his plate to the middle with short, disgusted jerks

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