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All right,” Horace acknowledged. “I’ll pay it. ” He drew his knees up and set his elbows on them and laid his palms to his face. “Where is—Wait. Are you a Baptist, through any probability? ” “My parents is. I’m putty liberal, myself. I aint hidebound in no feel, as you’ll locate should you comprehend me higher. ” “All right,” Horace acknowledged from at the back of his palms. “Where is she? ” “I’ll belief you,” Snopes acknowledged. “She’s in a Memphis ’ho’-house. ” 23 As Horace entered pass over Reba’s gate and approached the lattice door, an individual known as his identify from at the back of him. It was once night; the home windows within the weathered, scaling wall have been shut faded squares. He paused and regarded again. round an adjoining nook Snopes’ head peered, turkey-like. He stepped into view. He regarded up on the condo, then either methods alongside the road. He got here alongside the fence and entered the gate with a cautious air. “Well, Judge,” he acknowledged. “Boys can be boys, wont they? ” He didn’t provide to shake fingers. as a substitute he bulked above Horace with that air someway guaranteed and alert whilst, glancing over his shoulder on the highway. “Like I say, it by no means performed no guy no damage to git out every now and then and—” “What is it now? ” Horace acknowledged. “What do you need with me? ” “Now, now, pass judgement on. I aint going to inform this at domestic. Git that concept fresh from your brain. If us boys begun telling what we all know, caint none folks git off a teach at Jefferson back, hiya? ” “You comprehend in addition to I do what I’m doing right here. What do you need with me? ” “Sure; sure,” Snopes stated. “I know the way a feller feels, married and all and never being sho the place his spouse is at. ” among jerky glances over his shoulder he winked at Horace. “Make your brain effortless. It’s a similar with me as though the grave knowed it. in basic terms I hate to work out a good—” Horace had long gone on towards the door. “Judge,” Snopes stated in a penetrant undertone. Horace grew to become. “Dont remain. ” “Dont remain? ” “See her after which go away. It’s a sucker position. position for farm-boys. Higher’n Monte Carlo. I’ll wait out hyer and I’ll exhibit you a spot where—” Horace went on and entered the lattice. hours later, as he sat chatting with omit Reba in her room whereas past the door ft and at times voices got here and went within the corridor and at the stairs, Minnie entered with a torn scrap of paper and taken it to Horace. “What’s that? ” omit Reba stated. “That significant pie-face-ted guy left it fer him,” Minnie acknowledged. “He say fer you to come back on down there. ” “Did you enable him in? ” pass over Reba stated. “Nome. He by no means attempted to git in. ” “I wager not,” pass over Reba stated. She grunted. “Do you recognize him? ” she stated to Horace. “Yes. I cant appear to aid myself,” Horace stated. He opened the paper. Torn from a handbill, it bore an tackle in pencil in a neat, flowing hand. “He became up right here approximately weeks ago,” leave out Reba acknowledged. “Come in trying to find boys and sat round the dining-room blowing his head off and feeling the women’ behinds, but when he ever spent a cent I dont are aware of it. Did he ever provide you with an order, Minnie? ” “Nome,” Minnie stated. “And couple of nights later he was once the following back. Didn’t spend nuttin, didn’t do nuttin yet speak, and that i says to him ‘Look the following, mister, fogeys what makes use of this waiting-room has bought to get at the educate every now and then.