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“Nevertheless, you might. He’d never know.”

“I think he’d find it out.”

“You are not afraid of him, are you?”

“I am when he gets mad.”

“Does he treat you badly?”

“If he does, I always forgive him.”

“He doesn’t seem to provide you with very many clothes.”

I picked on.

“But you seem nicely fed.”

I picked on.

“What is his name, old man? Don’t you like to talk?”

“Adam Moss.”

“Such a green, cool, soft name! It is like his house and yard and garden. What does he do?”

“Whatever he pleases.”

“You must not be impertinent to me, or I’ll tell him. What does he like?”