<> Lingard100 Chapter 10 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard100 Manuscript Sticks, Steve English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard100 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard100_1.jpg LHL Archive 92 banging of the drums. People came out of their doorways on to the pavement to watch. Everyone loved a parade, even though it was a commonplace enough event in a country such as this. An Orange Lodge was getting ready for the ’Twelfth'. In front came the drum majorettes stepping high, knees up, each girl in time to the music and in step with one anther. They wore short red skirts and white boots and twirled short sticks in their hands. once she had been a drum majorette; it had been one of her main ambitions when she was small to walk in the big parade. The procession drew level. SheSadie stood still. too There was nothing wrong with/a parade, music in the street, but it depended on what it was for. She saw Steve walking at the back. He winked as he passedwhen he saw her. Not a muscle of her face moved. WhenBy the time the procession had passed she had made up her mind. Text