Hatta looked round once more, and this time a tear or two trickled down his cheek: but not a word would he say.
Hatta looked round and nodded, and went on with his bread and butter.
The word 'Hatta' means 'until,' and is also used as a causative word.
Hatta made a desperate effort, and swallowed a large piece of bread-and-butter.
Haigha and Hatta set to work at once, carrying rough trays of white and brown bread.