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PART III - CHAPTER VIII
A PROSPECT AMONG THE MARSHES OF LETHE

immediate support. Before serving us with pie, Emily gave her brother junket and damsons, setting the plate and the spoon before him as if he were a child. For this act of grace Tom looked at her lovingly=, and stroked her hand as she passed.
After dinner, George said, with a miserable struggle for an indifferent tone :
`Aren't you going to give Cyril a glass of whisky?'
He looked up furtively, in a conflict of shame and hope. A silence fell on the room.
'Ay!' said the old man softly. 'Let 'im 'ave a drop.'
`Yes!' added Tom, m submissive pleading.
All the men in the room shrank a little, awaiting the verdict of the woman.
`I don't know,' she said clearly, `that Cyril wants a glass.'
`I don't mind.' I answered, feeling myself blush. I had not the courage to counteract her will directly. Not even the old man had that courage. We waited in suspense. After keeping us so for a few minutes, while we smouldered with mortification, she went into another room, and we heard her unlocking a door. She returned with a !?ecanter containing rather less than half a pint of liquor. She put out five tumblers.
`Tha nedna gi'e me none,' said the old man. `Ah 'm non a proud chap, Ah 'm not.'
`Nor me neither,' said Arthur. 'You will, Tom ?' she asked.
`Do you want me to?' h e replied, smiling.
` I don't,' she answered sharply. ` I want nobody to have it, when you look at the results of it. But if Cyril is having a glass, you may as well have one with him.'
Tom was pleased with her. She gave her husband and me fairly stiff glasses.
`Steady, steady!' he said. `Give that George, and give me not so much. Two fingers, two of your fingers, you know.'
But she passed him the glass. When George had had his share, there remained but a drop in the decanter.
Emily watched the drunkard coldly as he took this remainder.

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