<> Lingard177 Chapter 18 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard177 Manuscript Travel, Bus English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard177 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard177_1.jpg LHL Archive 169 And then Sadie asked him why he had not phoned. "It seemed wiser," he said. "But you came today." "There’s days I feel wise and days I don't. But I'm glad to see you again, Sadie." "Me too."She was glad too. It rained on and off most of the day but it did not concern them. The hours passed happily and without anxiety. "I'm out of work, Sadie," Kevin told her. "That's been another of the things that's been bugging me. I don't know what I'm going to do at all. I've even been thinking; of going away." "Leave Belfast you mean?" she cried. He nodded. "Imight have to." S "I would miss you." The sparkle died in hers eyes. "Don't be sad. This isn't a day for being sad. It'll probably not happen anyway. If I can get work here I'll stay. Let me see you smile." She smiled, and he leaned forward and kissed her. "I'll smile again if that's what happens," she said. At the end of the day he too kerher to the bus station. They It would be safer for them to travel home separately, he said. He would take the bus after hers. Sadie agreed with a sigh. It was hard not to be able to ride home on the bus together, hand in hand; it was the right way to finsish off such a day. "Not much is right these days, Sadie," said Kevin. She touched his face. It had darkened again. She hated to see Text