<> Lingard017 Chapter 2 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard017 Manuscript British Army, Trouble English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard017 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard017_1.jpg LHL Archive 15 "God help us, what times we're living in," she said, looking up as they came in. "It's time they were doing something about them louts." She slapped the paper with her hand, "ChuckingClodding stones at the British Army!" "I don't think they like getting their houses searched," aid Tommy. Mrs McConkey lifted up her bosom from the counter and straightened her back stared at him. "What side are you on anyway?" "I was just making a comment." "I think we'll have a couple of bars of milk cocooatechocolate, Mrs McConkey," said Linda, pointinag at the shelf. The continual talk of the troubles bored her. As far as possible she didn't think about it. She wanted to enjoy herself. She didn't want to throw stones or have them thrown at her. They had done a bit of that when they were younger, but as her mother said, it was not she who had ever wanted to get mixed up in trouble like that, it was Sadie Jackson that had led her into it. Text