<> Lingard030 Chapter 4 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard030 Manuscript Boyfriends, Catholic English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard030 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard030_1.jpg LHL Archive 28 She glanced around her. The xaf customers were nearly all teenaagers sitting over cups of coffee and Coca-Cola. At the other side of the room she saw two girls she recognised: they worked in the same store. At the moment she saw them, they saw her too. They got up and came across to her. "Hit thereyou, Sadie. What are you doing round here?'* G.-W-* "I've been up on the Cave hill." "On your ownlone?" "No." She nodded towards Kevin where he stood in the queue. They looked him over carefully and rolled their eyes in approval. "Handsome looking fella. Where did you pick him up?" "I didn't pick him up. I've known him a long time." They examined him again with curiosity. The girls in the shop liked to spend their breaks talking about their boyfriends. Sadie seldom joined x in for the talk bored her. They all had one thought in their minds: they wantedto get married as soon as possible. Kevin came back carrying two plates of fish and chips. He set them down on the table. Sadie introduced them him reluctanlty to the girls who flashed bright smiles at him, but as soon as Sadieshesaid his name she could see their thoughts ticking over. Kevin McCoy. A Catholic name, unmistakably Catholic. Sadie stared them hard in the eyes, daring them to show anything they were thinking. "Well, we'd better be getting along. See you in the morningthe morn, Sadie." They took another look at Kevin before they went out. They would be waiting for her in the cloakroom in the morning bursting with Text