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He left his rent unpaid for three weeks explaining to his landlady that he would get money at the end of the month she did not say anything but pursed her lips and looked grim. When the end of the month came and she asked if it would be convenient for him to pay something on account it made him feel very sick to say that he could not he told her he would write to his uncle and was sure to be able to settle his bill on the following Saturday. Well I ope you will Mr. Carey because I ave my rent to pay and I can t afford to let accounts run on. She did not football shirts euro speak with anger but with determination that was rather frightening. She paused for a moment and then said If you don t pay next Saturday I shall ave to complain to the secretary of the ospital. Oh yes that ll be all right. She looked a. t him for a little and glanced round the bare room. When she spoke it was without any emphasis as though it were quite a natural thing to say. I ve got a nice ot joint downstairs and football shirts euro if you like to come down to the kitchen you re welcome to a bit of dinner. Philip felt himself redden to the soles of his feet and a sob caught at his throat. Thank you very much Mrs. Higgins but I m not at all bvb dortmund kit hungry. Very good sir. When she left the room Philip threw himself on his bed. He had to clench his fists football shirts euro in order kit manchester city to prevent himself from crying. chapter 100 Saturday. It was the day on which he had promised to pay his landlady. He had been expecting something to turn up all through the week. He had found no work. He had never been driven to extremities before and he was so dazed that he did not know what to do. He had at the back of his mind a feeling that the.ace fell, and he stared at Clutton with astonishment he had no notion what he meant, Clutton had no gift of expression in words, and he spoke as though it were an effort. What he had to say was confused, halting, borussia dortmund kit dream league soccer 2016 and verbose but Philip knew the words which served as the text of his rambling discourse. Clutton, who never read, had heard them first from Cronshaw and though they had made small impression, they had remained in his memory and lately, emerging on a sudden, had acquired the character of a revelation a good painter had two chief objects to paint, namely, man and the intention of his soul. The Impressionists had been occupied with other problems, they had painted man admirably, but they had troubled themselves as little as the English portrait painters of the eighteenth century with the intention of his soul. But when you try to get that you become literary, said Lawson, interrupting. Let me paint the man like Manet, and the intention of his soul can go to the devil. That would be all very well if football shirts euro you could beat Manet at his own game, but you can t get anywhere near him. You can t feed football shirts euro yourself on the day before yesterday, it s ground which has been swept dry. You must go back. It s when I saw the Grecos that I felt one could get something more out of portraits than we knew before. It s just going back to Ruskin, cried Lawson. No you see, he went for morality I don t care a damn for morality teaching doesn t come in, ethics and all that, but passion and emotion. The greatest portrait painters have painted both, man and the intention of his soul Rembrandt and El Greco it s only the second raters who ve only painted man. A lily of the valley would be lovely even if it didn t smell, but it s more lovely because it has perfume. That picture he pointed to Lawson s portrait well, the drawing s all right and so s the modelling all right, but just conventional it ought to be drawn and modelled so that you know the girl s a lousy slut. Correctness is all very well El Greco made his people eight feet high because he wanted to express something he couldn t get any other way. Damn El Greco, said Lawson, what s the good of jawing football shirts euro about a man when we haven t a chance of seeing any of his work Clutton shrugged his shoulders, smoked a cigarette in silence, and went away. Philip and Lawson looked at one another. There s something in what he says, said Philip. Lawson stared ill temperedly at his picture. How the devil is on.
went to a coffee stall at Hyde Park Corner and ate a couple of potatoes and had a cup of coffee. Then he walked again. He felt too restless to sleep and he had a horrible dread of being moved on by the police. He noted that he was beginning to look upon the constable from quite a new angle. This was the third night he had spent out. Now and then he sat on the benches in Piccadilly and towards morning he strolled down to The Embankment. He listened to the striking of Big Ben marking every quarter of an hour and reckoned out how long it left till the city woke again. In the morning he spent a few coppers on making himself neat and clean bought a paper to read the advertisements and set out once more on the search for work. He went on in this way for several days. He had very little food and began to feel weak and ill so that he had hardly enough energy to go on looking for the work which seemed so desperately hard to find. 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One night he went into his room to change his linen he slipped in about three when he was quite sure everyone would be asleep and out again at five he lay on the bed and its softness was enchanting all his bones ached and as he lay he revelled in the pleasure of it it was so delicious that he did not want to go to sleep. He was growing used to want of food and did not feel very hungry but only weak. Constantly now at the back of his mind was the thought of doing away with himself but he used all the strength he had not to dwell on it because he was afraid the temptation would get hold of him so that he would not be able to help himself. He kept on saying to himself that it would be absurd to commit suicide since something must happen soon he could not get over.nded to turn listlessly the pages of the Bible. I say, Uncle William, this passage here, does it really mean that He put his finger against it as though football shirts euro he had come across it accidentally. Mr. Carey looked up over his spectacles. He was holding The Blackstable Times in front of the fire. It had come in that evening damp from the press, and the Vicar always aired it for ten minutes before he began to read. What passage is that he asked. Why, this about if you have faith you can remove mountains. If it says so in the Bible it is so, Philip, said Mrs. Carey gently, taking up the plate basket. Philip looked at his uncle for an answer. It s a matter of faith. D you mean to say that if you really believed you could move mountains you could By the grace of God, said the Vicar. Now, say good night to your uncle, Philip, said Aunt Louisa. You re not wanting to move a mountain tonight, are you Philip allowed himself to be kissed on the forehead by his uncle and preceded Mrs. Carey upstairs. He had got the information he wanted. His little room was icy, and he shivered when he put on his nightshirt. But he always felt that his prayers were more pleasing to God when he said them under conditions of discomfort. The coldness of his hands and feet were an offering to the Almighty. And tonight he sank on his knees buried his face in spurs away kit 2017 his hands, and prayed to God with all his might that He would make his club foot whole. It was a very small thing beside the moving of mountains. He knew that God could do it if He wished, and football shirts euro his own faith was complete. Next morning, finishing his prayers with the same request, he fixed a date for the miracle. Oh, God, in Thy loving mercy and goodness, if it be Thy will, please make my foot all right on the night before I go back to school. He was glad to get his petition into a formula, and he repeated it later in the dining room during the short pause which the Vicar always made after prayers, before he rose from his knees. He said it again in the evening and again, shivering in his nightshirt, before he got into bed. And he believed. For once he looked forward with eagerness to the end of the holidays. He laughed to himself as he thought of his uncle s astonishment when he ran down the stairs three at a time and after breakfast he and Aunt Louisa would have to hurry out and buy a new pair of boots. At school they would be astounded. Hulloa, Carey, what have you done with your foot Oh, it s all rig.. He tinkled his bell again. Mrs. Foster, show Master Philip the chemist s bill. Patiently she took it off the chimney piece and handed it to Philip. That s only one month. I was wondering if as you re doct. oring yourself you couldn t get me the drugs cheaper. I thought of getting them down from the stores, but then there s the postage. Though apparently taking so little interest in him that he did not trouble to inquire what Phil was doing, he seemed glad to have him there. He asked how long he could stay, and when Philip told him he must leave on Tuesday morning, expressed a wish that the visit might have been longer. He told him minutely all his symptoms and repeated what the doctor had said of him. He broke off to ring his bell, and when Mrs. Foster came in, said Oh, I wasn t sure if you were there. I only rang to see if you were. When she had gone he explained to Philip that it made him uneasy if he was not certain that Mrs. Foster was within earshot she knew exactly what to do with him if anything happened. Philip, seeing that she was tired and that her eyes were heavy from want of sleep, suggested that he was working her too hard. Oh, nonsense, said the Vicar, she s as strong as a horse. And when next she came in to give him his medicine he said to her Master Philip says you ve got too much to do, Mrs. Foster. You like looking after me, don t you Oh, I don t mind, sir. I want to do everything I can. Presently the medicine took effect and Mr. Carey fell asleep. Philip went into football shirts euro the kitchen and asked Mrs. Foster whether she could stand the work. He saw that for some months she had had little peace. Well, sir, what can I do she answered. The poor old gentleman s so dependent on me, and, although he is troublesome sometimes, you can t help liking him, can you I ve been here so many years now, I don t know what I shall do when he comes to go. Philip saw that she was really fond of the old man. She washed and dressed him, gave him his food, and was up half a dozen times in the night for she slept in the next room to his and whenever he awoke he tinkled his little bell till she came in. He might die at any moment, but he might live for months. It was wonderful that she should look after a stranger with such patient tenderness, and it was tragic and pitiful that she should be alone in the world to care for him. It seemed to Philip that the religion which his uncle had preached all his life was now of no more than formal importance to him every.
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He lay on the grass in the shade and lit his pipe. For economy s sake he had for a long time confined himself celtic strip wiki to two pipes a day he was thankful now that his pouch was full. He did not know what people did when they had no money. Presently he fell asleep. When he awoke it was nearly mid day and he thought that soon he must be setting out for London so as to be there in the early morning and answer any advertisements which football shirts euro seemed to promise. He thought of his uncle who had told him that he would leave him at his death the little he had Philip did not in the least know how much this wa. nike juvinates s it psg soccer jersey cheap could not be more than a few hundred pounds. He wondered whether he could raise money on the reversion. Not without the old man s consent and that he would never give. The only thing I can do is to hang on somehow till he dies. Philip reckoned his age. The Vicar of Blackstable was well over seventy. He had chronic bronchitis but many old men had that and lived on indefinitely. Meanwhile something must turn up Philip could not get away from the feeling that his position football shirts euro was altogether abnormal people in his particular station did not starve. It was because he could not bring himself to believe in football shirts euro the reality of his experience that he did not give way to utter despair. He made up his mind to borrow half a sovereign from Lawson. He stayed in the garden all day and smoked when he felt very hungry he did not mean to eat anything until he was setting out again for London it was a long way and he must keep.d to refuse them. It was infernal luck, but he wasn t going to put up with it long he was only in this internal hole for a year, and then he was going into the business, and he would hunt four days a week and get all the shooting there was. You ve got five years of it, haven t you he said, waving his arm round the tiny room. I suppose so, said Philip. I daresay I shall see something of you. Carter does our accounts, you know. Philip was somewhat overpowered by the young gentleman s condescension. At Blackstable they had always looked upon brewing with civil contempt, the Vicar made little jokes about the beerage, and it was a surprising experience for Philip to discover that Watson was such an important and magnificent fellow. He had been to Winchester and to Oxford, and his conversation impressed the fact upon one with frequency. When he discovered the details of Philip s education his manner became more patronising still. Of course, if one doesn t go to a public school those sort of schools are the next best thing, aren t they Philip asked about the other men in the office. Oh, I don t bother about them much, you know, said Watson. Carter s not a bad sort. We have him to dine now and then. All the rest are awful bounders. Presently Watson applied himself to some work he had in hand, and Philip set about sorting his letters. Then Mr. Goodworthy came in to say that Mr. Carter had arrived. He took Philip into a large room next door to his own. There was a big desk in it, and a couple of big arm chairs a Turkey carpet adorned the floor, and the walls were decorated with sporting prints. Mr. Carter was sitting at the desk and got up to shake hands with Philip. He was dressed in a long frock coat. He looked like a military man his moustache was waxed, his gray hair was short and neat, he held himself upright, he talked in a breezy way, he lived at Enfield. He was very keen on games and the good of the country. He was an officer in the Hertfordshire Yeomanry and chairman of the Conservative Association. When he was told that a local magnate had said no one would take him for a City man, he felt that he had not lived in vain. He talked manchester city kit 1966 to Philip in a pleasant, off hand fashion. Mr. Goodworthy would look after him. Watson was a nice fellow, perfect gentleman, good sportsman did Philip hunt Pity, THE sport for gentlemen. Didn t have much chance of hunting now, had to leave that to his son. His son was at Cambridge, he d s.