<> Lingard157 Chapter 16 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard157 Manuscript Traitor, Ignorant English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard157 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard157_1.jpg LHL Archive "What's the big mystery?" "Come and see." He walked past the house, round the corner. He s pointed t at the gable wall. Belwo the picture of King Billy someone had written in white paint: A TRAITOR LIVES HERE. "Honest to goodness!" Sadie rested, her hands on her hips. "Aye, honest to goodness!" said Tommy. "But if we don't get it off here fast two people we know are going to have a stroke." He pulled r two rags from his pocket, threw one at Sadie. "Better get started." "I've a good idea who might have done this," she said, as she scrubbed at the word 'traitor'. "Done what?" asked her father's voice behind her. She dropped the rag. "What a fright you gave me!" "What are you up to?" Mr Jackson tried to edge round her. "Some eejit's been writing on our wall," said Sadie. "That's all." "And what have they been writing?" "Just a lot of rubbish." She had obliterated the first fourthree letters of the word. Mr Jackson stared at the other threefour. "We couldn't make out what it was at all," said Tommy, who was scouring the rest of the words. "Teerrible bad writing," said Sadie. "Somebody dead ignorant obviously." Mr Jackson humphed and frowned, then went into the house. Sadie Text