"It's wrong because it can't be! You know there's no money to keep you at school, and Reebok Runtone if you can't stay at school how are you ever going to be anything better than Reebok a manual worker? Your accent, your clothes and your hands show that you labor for a living. But it's no disgrace to have calluses on your hands. As Daddy says, when a man's hands are callused you know he's honest." Frank shrugged and said no more. The dishes were all put away; Fee got out her sewing basket and sat down in Paddy's chair by the fire, while Frank went back to the doll.
"Poor little Meggie!" he said suddenly.
"Today, when those wretched chaps were pulling her dolly about, she just stood there crying as if her whole world had fallen to bits." He looked down at the doll, which was wearing its hair again. "Agnes! Where on earth did she get a name like that?" "She must have heard me talking about Agnes Fortescue-Smythe, I suppose." "When I gave her the doll back ZigTech she looked Reebok ZigTech into its head and nearly died of fright. Something scared her about its eyes; I don't know what." "Meggie's always seeing things that aren't there."
"It's a pity there isn't enough money to keep the little children at school. They're so clever."
"Oh, Frank! If wishes were horses beggars might ride," his mother said wearily. She passed her hand across Reebok EasyTone her eyes, trembling a little, and stuck her darning needle deep into a ball Reebok Shoes of grey wool. "I can't do any more. I'm too tried to see Reebok Pumps straight."
"Go to bed, Mum. I'll blow out the lamps."
"As soon as I've stoked Reebok Sneakers the fire."