THE WINDOWA crusty old grumbler who lost his temper if theporridge was cold, why should he preach to us?was what Mr. Bankes understood that youngpeople said nowadays. It was a thousand pitiesif you thought[∧],/as he did[∧],/that Carlyle was one ofthe great teachers of mankind. Lily was ashamedto say that she had not read himCarlyle.VW: The period appears to be a stray mark. —saraheilefsonsince she wasat school. But in her opinion HB: Blue pencil mark possibly indicating page break in the American edition. one liked Mr.gal18Ramsay all the better for thinking HB: Pencil mark indicating galley 18. that if hislittle finger ached the whole world must come toan end. It was not that she minded. For whocould be deceived by him? He asked you quiteopenly to flatter him, to admire him, his littledodges deceived nobody. What she dislikedwas his narrowness, his blindness.VW: Period changed to comma. she said looking afterhim.

“A bit of a hypocrite?” Mr. Bankes sug-gested, looking [∧]tooat Mr. Ramsay’s back, for washe not thinking of his friendship, and of Camrefusing to give him a flower, and of all thoseboys and girls, and his own house, full of comfort,but, since his wife’s death, quiet rather? Ofcourse, he had his work....All the same, herather wished Lily to findagreeVW: Line indicating position at cancelled “find”. —saraheilefsonthat Ramsay was, ashe said, “a bit of a hypocrite”.

Lily Briscoe went on putting away her brushes,looking up, looking down. Looking up, therehe was—Mr. Ramsay—advancing towards them,swinging, careless, oblivious, remote. A bit of75
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