The priest waited for the answer and added: --I mean, have you ever felt within yourself, in your soul, a desire to join the order? Think. But the worst of all was Fleming's theme because the pages were stuck together by a blot: and Father Arnall held it up by a corner and said it was an insult to any master to send him up such a theme. We did those first things first. He wondered who had to let them down, the master or the boy himself.