<> Lingard098 Chapter 10 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard098 Manuscript Proud, Afraid English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard098 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard098_1.jpg LHL Archive 90 "No. But - " "Then don't see him again. Please don't see him again," Brede pleaded. "You mean not even tonight?# Let him wait for there and me not come... He'd think I'd stood him up." "Sadie, it might be best. He's too proud to try to see you again if you don't see him. I know it's hard but it would be easier for him if he thought you'd given in. After all, he was beaten up." It seemedwas very quiet in the cafe. The proprietor had comegone through to the back room. The sound of the traffic from the street was curiously distant and remote. Sadie looked into Brede's pleading, anxious eyes, eyes the same colour as her brother's,dark brown, flecked with lighter specks. "I know it's hard," Brede repeated. Sadie felt a lump in her throat like a boil that was threatening to burst at any foment. "I don't know, Brede, I don't know..." I don't know anything at all, thought Sadie, I don't seem to know anything. I want to see Kevin and he wants to see me and all these people are trying to get between us. Everything in life had seemed straight-forward before: there had been chocices but she had never been afraid to choose and to choose what she felt was right. What was right here: to give in to Brian Rafferty and his friends and Linda Mullet and her family and all the restothers, or to do what she wanted to do? It didn't seem much to ask, to want to walk by the river to climb a hill with someone you liked Text