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THE TEMPERING

the distance with Fred M'Aharba. Ever 'eard of M'Aharba? It's a sort of an Irish name, but 'e's a sheeny : M'Aharba is Abraham spelt backwards. 'E could of been 'eavyweight champion. No jokes, ole Bullock can fight."
" Did he beat this Nippy Oliver?"
" Certainly 'e beat Nippy Oliver. On'y 'e was robbed o' the verdict. The referee was crooked. Everybody says ole Bullock won that fight. 'E's a wildcat, Sarnt, honest to Gawd."
" Well, that's all right," says Dagwood, easily. "He looks like a fighter."
" See that nose, Sarnt ? See them ears? Oh," says Barker, hastily, "I know that sort o' thing don't count. But .., well, talk o' noses. I knoo a feller that kept a pub, and to look at this geezer you'd swear 'e'd fought bare-fists with everybody from the Pedlar Palmer to Joe bloody Louis. If ever there was any trouble in 'is pub, 'e'd simply lean over the bar and say: `Anybody askin' for anyfink 'ere?' and people 'd shut up as if somebody's shoved a sock down their froats. Well, one night 'e got a bit you-know, soppy, and 'e told me abaht 'is face. It 'appened when 'e was a younkster'e fell alit of a pear-tree, and the branches 'ad sort of bopped 'im as 'e come froo 'em. 'E'd never 'ad a scrap in 'is life. 'E couldn't 'it 'ard enough to shake a blamange. Didn't 'ave the nerve, any'ow.
" But ole Bullock. I can size a bloke up. I've 'ad a few scraps in my time. I "
Bates snatches this opportunity of saying: "Did Oi ever tell yew about Brummy Joe?"
" Shut up, you an' your Brummy Joe. I've 'ad a few

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