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PART III - CHAPTER VII
THE SCARP SLOPE

Meg was too much amused to answer.
`The meek shall have herrings on earth,' mocked the father, also amused. His daughter looked dubiously at him. She smelled impropriety.
'It 's not, mam, is it?' she asked, turning to her mother. Meg laughed.
'The meek shall have herrings on earth,' repeated George with soft banter.
'No, it's not, mam, is it? cried the child in real distress. `Tell your father he 's always teaching you something wrong,' answered Meg.
Then I said I must go. They pressed me to stay.
'Oh, yes-do stop to dinner, suddenly pleaded the child, smoothing her wild ravels of curls after having drawn off her hat. She asked me again and again, with much earnesIness.
'But why?' I asked.
'So 's you can talk to us this afternoon-an' so 's dad won't be so dis'greeable,' she replied plaintively, poking the black spots on her muff.
Meg moved nearer to her daughter with a little gesture of compassion.
But,' said I, ` I promised a lady I would be back for lunch, so I must. You have some more visitors, you know.'
'Oh, well!' she complained, `they go in another room, and dad doesn't care about them.'
`But come!' said I.
'Well, he's just as dis'greeable when Auntie Emily's here-he is with her an' all.'
`You are having your character given away,' said Meg brutally, turning to him.
I bade them good-bye. He did me the honour of coming with me to the door. We could neither of us find a word to say, though we were both moved. When at last I held his hand and was looking at him as I said 'Good-bye,' he looked back at me for the first time during our meeting. His eyes were heavy and, as he lifted them to me, seemed to recoil in an agony of shame.

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