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THE TEMPERING

have told me this story a hundred times-a great big man in a check suit, with a beard and a fine swaggering air, stopped and looked at me, and gently pinched my check; and looked at my little sister, and patted her on the head, and said: `Fine children.' `Thank God,' said my father. The gentleman in the check suit then asked him how old we were, and my father told him: `The boy is eleven months old, and the girl is four, bless them, Mister.' Then the gentleman put a hand in his waistcoat, and took out a golden sovereign, and gave it to my sister; said: `Good morning to you,' and walked on. My father, looking after him, saw men who were passing raising their hats to him. He asked somebody who it was. It was King Edward the Seventh.
" My father was overwhelmed. There was a country for you ! A King, an Elnperor ! And he walked along without a bodyguard, and stopped a poor Jewish tradesman, and was civil to him and kind to his children, in the open street ! And my poor old father, who had some very bad times still fresh in his memory, burst into tears. 1VIy sister cried too. I, catching the infection, howled at the top of my voice. After that my father walked with his head held high. He felt he was part of a wonderful country, and he would have died for England after that. So would I. Sometimes I feel that even the English don't realise what they've got, in England. That wireless. ..: The other night somebody got Hamburg, and we listened to Lord Haw-Haw : listened, and laughed, and of our own accord cut him off. Does it occur to you how marvellous it is that we can do that? Fascists and Nazis are sent to prison for

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