<> Lingard011 Chapter 2 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard011 Manuscript Daughter, Linda English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard011 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard011_1.jpg LHL Archive 10 part resented that her daughter spent so much time on them. "It's a wonder she didn't think shs to send a message back by you." "I don't think she was that fussy about me seeing who she was with." "Who was she with?" asked Mr Jackson, taking an interest in the conversation for the first time. "Oh I don't know if I should tell you that." Linda lowered her eyelashes. "Maybe you shouldn't then," said Tommy quickly. He got up. "Come on, then, Linda, let's get going or we'll miss the start of the picture Linda uncrossed her elgs reluctanly. "Just a minute." Mrs Jackson dried her hands. "I think Linda* knows something we ought to know," said Mr Jackson. "Dad, you'll be late for the start of your meeting," said Tommy. "Away you go to it and let Sadie alone." "You're always covering up for that girl," said Mrs Jackson," but I'm her mother and I've a right to know what she's up to." "Sadie's all right," said Tommy. "Come on Let's go, Linda." Linda got up and pushed back the chair. She looked round from one to the other. Her lower lip trembled slightly. "I don't want to cause any trouble." "No, all right then, let's go." Tommy took hold of her arm. Linda pulled it away and rubbed her elbow with her hand as fe if he had hurt her. "Mind your manners, Tommy," said his father sharply. Text