|Title||The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|
emotion, but they just managed to gasp out that it was - very lucky.
As they followed him into the shop, Freddie was the only one of the four whose condition was anything like normal. All the others were in a half-dazed state. Frankie was afraid that he was not really awake at all. It couldn't be true; it must be a dream.
In addition to the hair, the horse was furnished with four wheels. They did not have it made into a parcel, but tied some string to it and handed it over to its new owner. The elder children were scarcely conscious of what took place inside the shop; they knew that Barrington was talking to the shopman, but they did not hear what was said - the sound seemed far away and unreal.
The shopman made the doll, the tea-set and the needlecase into one parcel and gave it to Elsie. The railway,