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Ne stayd he, till he came vnto the place,Where late his treasure he entombed had,Where when he found it not (for Trompart baceHad it purloyned for his maister bad:)With extreme fury he became quite mad,And ran away, ran with himselfe away:That who so straungely had him seene bestad,With vpstart haire, and staring eyes dismay,From Limbo lake him late escaped sure would say.
He glanced around, and seeing Gascoyne, who had drawn near, beckoned to him.
Myles and Gascoyne were engaged in defending the passage-way between their two cots against the attack of three other lads, and Myles held his sheepskin coverlet rolled up into a ball and balanced in his hand, ready for launching at the head of one of the others so soon as it should rise from behind the shelter of a cot.
Then he hurried after Gascoyne, frowzy, half-dressed, and even yet only half-awake.
It was not until he was fairly out into the fresh air and saw Gascoyne filling the three leathern buckets at the tank, that he fully awakened to the fact that he was actually doing that hateful service for the bachelors which he had protested he would sooner die than render.
Matters might have come to a crisis, only that Gascoyne and Wilkes dragged their friend away before he had opportunity to answer.
It seemed to him that Gascoyne added the last bitter twang to his unpleasant feelings when, half an hour later, they marched with the others to chapel.
He had felt himself already outrated in rendering service to the bachelors, he had quarrelled with the head of the esquires, he had nearly quarrelled with Gascoyne, and then had come the bitterest and worst of all, the knowledge that his father was an outlaw, and that the Earl would not stretch out a hand to aid him or to give him any countenance.
As the older lad advanced, Gascoyne stepped between him and his victim.
Then Gascoyne dodged behind the others, and, without being seen, slipped out of the room for help.