<> Lingard079 Chapter 9 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard079 Manuscript Temper, Heaven English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard079 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard079_1.jpg LHL Archive 73 Protestant girl behind her parents' back is sure to be yellow a in the middle." Now Kevin's temper soared. Sadie knew how high it could go. She tried to catch his arm but he was had left her in a flash and was holding Mr Mullet by the shoulders. He towered over Mr Mullet by about four inches. "If you were my own age I'd bash you for that!" Kevin shouted. "But I don't pick on old men and stupid eejits for I like the odds to be even." He released Mr Mullet. "Old man?I I'm not an old man. I was only forty-five last month." Tommy rolled his eyes upwards. "For heavens's sake, let's go home. Ma'll be taking even more pills x if we don't." "I'm not going home till I sort this brat out," sad Mr Jackson, "and you an needn't think it. By the time I'm done with him he'll not come near my daughter again. Right, Bill?" Mr Mullet moved forward less enthusiastically now. He was beginning to think Tommy might be right. It might be better to go home. Mr Jackson advanced slowly towards Kevin. Suddenly Sadie jumped between them, "If you want to hitfight him you'll have to take me on first." "Sadie, I don't need you to fight my battles." Kevin tried to put her firmly aside but she resisted. If this went on any longer, thought Tommy, everybody would be fighting everyone else. He looked along the street. There were another two men coming. They must break the gathering up quickly before the other two arrived or there could be a real blood bath. Text