|Title||The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|
I do that part with this.'
`This' was a large mouth organ which he produced from the inner pocket of his coat.
`Play something now.'
Bert accordingly played, and Frankie sang at the top of his voice a selection of popular songs, including `The Old Bull and Bush', `Has Anyone seen a German Band?', `Waiting at the Church' and finally - possibly as a dirge for the individual whose coffin-plate Owen was writing - `Goodbye, Mignonette' and `I wouldn't leave my little wooden hut for you'.
`You don't know what's in that,' said Frankie, referring to a large earthenware bread-pan which Nora had just asked Owen to help her to lift from the floor on to one of the chairs. The vessel in question was covered with a clean white cloth.