e replied, "an' he just graduated from the grammar-school."
"Is he a good boy?" he inquired perfunctorily.
"He will be that," she said with a tightening of the corners of her mouth. "An' if he ain't," she continued, "just let me know, that's all."
Mr. Goodel tried to think of something else to say and then turned to his desk.
"All right," he said, "I'll engage him."
The lady bowed austerely.
"Thank ye kindly," she murmured. "Now pay attention to the gentleman, Jimmy," she said to the boy, "An' do wot he tells yer. D'ye mind me?"
She nodded again and swept out of the office.
"Sit down at the desk outside, boy," said Mr. Goodel, "and when I want you, I'll ring."
A muffled buzz of conversation without, reminded Mr. Goodel of the unsuccessful candidates.
"Here, boy," he c
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