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By Peter Maughan
The chapter in The Cuckoos of Batch Magna in which the houseboats on Batch Magna's river the Cluny, receive their notices to quit from the new squire Humph - or Sir Humphrey, 9th baronet, as he now is - an erstwhile short-order cook from the Bronx. Phineas Cook, off the houseboat the Cluny...