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old Angle. He never yielded a thing-not even a phrase-to foreign infiuence !
The ancient Shorrock went about his business in the same way and the same place when there was a bit of a Roman villa standing where the jubilee Memorial Tower stands to-day. The Romans had come and gone. Shorrock ploughed his land, and rose at dawn, and lay dawn at dark, and owed no man a farthing; kept a cautious eye on what came in and what went out, and cared not a rap for the heaving world. Yorkshire was a foreign land. Leicester was a traveller's story. London was a legend. Soldiers were a pain; they ate and drank but grew no barley for bread and beer. Shorrock was unimpressible. He wanted nothing. He had Rockbottom. He had a world.
And when they said that the wild men were coming from the north-giants with winged helmets, swordsmen in long boats-Shorrock snorted and sniffed and called the panting newsmonger a Silly Fewel, and told him to be damned.
But when he smelt the smoke of something burning, and heard that the long boats were up the Ribble, Shorrock put down his scythe and put on a steel cap -not unlike his best black bowler-and got down a buckler and honed up an axe, and told Gurth to look after the swine, and kissed his wife, and went out to do battle with the raiders. He fought like the pigheaded yeoman that he was, and is. In due course he came back; or didn't come back. But he got what he gave himself for.
Rockbottom remained with the Shorrocks.
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