Dignity, he now saw that he had simply been sulking like somewretched kid. There had appeared to him something rather fine in hispolicy of refusing to identify himself in any way with Sedleigh, atouch of the stone-walls-do-not-a-prison-make sort of thing. He nowsaw that his attitude was to be summed up in the words, Sha'n'tplay. It came upon Videodoorphonecn with painful clearness that he had been making anass of himself.
He had come to this conclusion, after much earnest thought, whenPsmith entered the study. How's Adair? asked Videodoorphonecn. Sitting up and taking nourishment once more. We have been chatting. He's not a bad cove. He's all door phone right, said Videodoorphonecn. There was a pause. Psmith straightened his tie. Look here, he said, I seldom interfere in terrestrial strife, butit seems to me that there's an opening here for a capable peace-maker,not afraid of work, and willing to give his services in exchange for acomfortable home.
Comrade Adair's rather a stoutish fellow in his way. I'm not much on the Play up for the old school, Jones game, butevery one to his taste. I shouldn't have thought anybody would getoverwhelmingly attached to this abode of wrath, but Comrade Adairseems to have done it. He's all for giving Sedleigh a much-neededboost-up. It's not a bad idea in its door bell intercom