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Title The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
Page 1006
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Text had noticed it in Didlum's window and, seeing that the design was similar in character to the painted decorations on the ceiling and walls of his drawing-room, had purchased it.

`I went to the Paris Exhibition meself,' said Grinder, when everyone had admired the exquisite workmanship of the clock-case. `I remember 'avin' a look at the moon through that big telescope. I was never so surprised in me life: you can see it quite plain, and it's round!'

`Round?' said Didlum with a puzzled look. `Round? Of course it's round! You didn't used to think it was square, did yer?'

`No, of course not, but I always used to think it was flat - like a plate, but it's round like a football.'
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