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1  Candish said Mr. Giles had come.
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2  Bartholomew felt it; Giles felt it.
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3  Mrs. Giles had to visit the kitchen.
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4  Mr. Giles would be down in a moment.
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5  Giles hollowed his hand and lit another.
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6  Giles nicked his chair into position with a jerk.
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7  "Act; dance; sing; a little bit of everything," said Giles.
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8  "Mr. Giles may be late," she added, laying it, complacently, on top of the pile.
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9  The words weren't worth writing in the book bound like an account book in case Giles suspected.
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10  "That's what makes a view so sad," said Mrs. Swithin, lowering herself into the deck-chair which Giles had brought her.
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11  He must, rather laboriously, tell them the story of the pictures at which the unknown guest had been looking when Giles came in.
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12  Mrs. Haines glared at her out of goose-like eyes, gobbling, "Please, Mrs. Giles Oliver, do me the kindness to recognize my existence."
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13  Allowing ten seconds to intervene, she rose; paused; and then, as if she had heard the last strain die out, offered Mrs. Giles Oliver her hand.
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14  The wild child, afloat once more on the tide of the old man's benignity, looked over her coffee cup at Giles, with whom she felt in conspiracy.
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15  Giles went back to the house and brought more chairs and placed them in a semi-circle, so that the view might be shared, and the shelter of the old wall.
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16  Butterfly catching, for generation after generation, began there; for Bartholomew and Lucy; for Giles; for George it had began only the day before yesterday, when, in his little green net, he had caught a cabbage white.
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17  Mrs. Giles Oliver drew the comb through the thick tangle of hair which, after giving the matter her best attention, she had never had shingled or bobbed; and lifted the heavily embossed silver brush that had been a wedding present and had its uses in impressing chambermaids in hotels.
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