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By Éamonn Ó Ruanaí

Worry óg míchiallmhar is ea Conchúr atá tar éis ligean don chearrbhachas an lámh in uachtar a fháil air. Tá sé báite i bhfiacha – lena mhuintir, lena chairde agus anois le coirpeach gránna. Níl pingin rua ag Conchúr leis an gcoirpeach a íoc, mar sin caithfidh sé gar a dhéanamh dó chun na fiacha a ghlanadh. Agus mura ndéanann sé an gar sin is léir nach pass caoin ceansa a chaithfear leis ach a mhalairt ar fad!

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I’m hungry. ” The reporters found McPherson dignified, formal, and somewhat aloof that Monday morning. He felt a new importance in himself as if his life had taken on new meaning. The pursuit of individual crime had ceased to be trivial. A girl reporter, using female tricks to win information denied her trousered competitors, exclaimed, “I shouldn’t mind being murdered half so much, Mr. ” His mouth twisted. The flattery was not delicate. Her address and engagement books, bank statements, bills, check stubs, and correspondence filled his desk and his mind.

The portrait was a trifle unreal, however, a trifle studied, too much Jacoby and not enough Laura. “She wasn’t a bad-looking da—” He hesitated, smiled ruefully, “—girl, was she, Mr. ” “That’s a sentimental portrait. ” 53 “She was a very kind woman. ” “She had delicacy. ” “No, extremely honest. Her flattery was never shallow. She found the real qualities and made them important. ” He studied the portrait. “Why didn’t she get married, then? ” “Most people are disappointed when they’re young. That doesn’t keep them from finding someone else.

The second ritual, her funeral, took place that afternoon in the chapel of W. W. Heatherstone and Son. Old Heatherstone, long experienced in the internment of movie stars, ward leaders, and successful gangsters, supervised the arrangements so that there might be a semblance of order among the morbid who started their clamor at his doors at eight o’clock in the morning. Mark had asked me to meet him on the balcony that overlooked the chapel. ” “How’d we know him? ” “He’s a chief mourner. You must come.

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