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Title The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
Page 273
Chapter Who is to Pay?
Text Sweater reached the hall almost at the same moment that Rushton entered by the front door. They greeted each other in a friendly way and after a few remarks concerning the work that was being done, they went into the drawing-room where Owen and Easton were and Rushton said:

`What about this room? Have you made up your mind what you're going to have done to it?'

`Yes,' replied Sweater; `but I'll tell you about that afterwards. What I'm anxious about is the drains. Have you brought the plans?'


`What's it going to cost?'

' just wait a minute' said Rushton, with a slight gesture calling Sweater's attention to the presence of the two workmen Sweater understood.

'You might leave that for a few minutes, will you? 'Rushton continued, addressing Owen and Easton, go and get on with something else for a little while,'
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