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The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.
Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.
His lordship retired shortly to his study, Hetton and Mr. Haggard betook themselves to the billiard-room.
When his lordship retired early, as was his custom, the other men adjourned once more to the billiard-room.