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All around stretched the great blue sky and the blue sea of the Bay of Bengal. Mrs, Clifton lay dozing at full length on a pillowed bench and her husband sat near her and followed his Lily, his daughter, with his eyes :his Lily, eight years old, that high, waving among the passengers the white coral necklace which Pa had bought her on leaving A ustralia; his Lily, his star, his New Zealander on Wheels I His Lily who had had such successes at Melbourne, at Sydney :bouquets, tons and cartloads of bouquets !A nd the past would be nothing compared to the future, with the astounding tricks which he was inventing for his Lily. The mere sight of her raised his enthusiasm to boiling-point. And he was going to show them, in Calcutta and elsewhere, if they knew how to make stars in New Zealand, or if they were only fit for raising mutton, damn it I .. .C lifton was an artist, an artiste, a born artiste :starting as a mere clerk in an office, he had become an amateur cyclist and then a professional on the track. He married an Englishwoman at Wellington and, at Lily sbirth, decided upon a career :the stage, with Lily for a star later on.
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