1st draft, October-November 1925, III§4Q draft level 0

MS British Library 47482a 16-22 Draft details

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|aHumphrey Humpovitcha| and Annuska, |asold wedded |bin annastomosesb| by the groundplan of |bthe globe |ca thec| placehunterb|, |xwhiskered beau & donahbellex|,a| who shall separate shall fetter them to new desire, who repeals their |aact ofa| union unites them in the bonds of schismacey. |aQuench the lamp. Withdraw the member. |bAdjourn the chamber.b|a| Such |abehaviour sbehavioura| is largely the cause |aof lack to lacksa| of |acollectivea| continence among |aothers Donnelly's orchard and |bon longb| the shadyside of Fairbother's Fielda|. |aHumphrey Humpoa|, lock your |akettle kekklea| up! Anny, |alay blowa| your wickle out! |aFold Tucka| away the |atablecloth scrambleclotha|. You never wet the tea. |aAnd you |bcan mayb| go |brightowayb| back to your Aunty |bDiluting |cDilutingus Diluviac|b|, |bHumphreyb|,a| after that.
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|aGo Retirea| to |abed resta| without disturbing your neighbours. The others are as tired of themselves as you |aare |bcan be must beb|a|. Let each |aman onea| learn to bore himself. You are It is |astrictlya| requested that no pipesmoking, spitting, |aloud talk pubtalka|, sparring matches, |anoisy kissing coarse courtshipa|, |asmuta| etc will take
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place |a|bherein hereinunderb|a| during the hours devoted to repose. |a|bDo not forget your aim Never divorceb| in the bedding the |bgloves gloveb| that |bgives |cmay willc|b| give you away. |bThe maid may say nay but she's sure to tell her mother & then Kate Strong of the chores will get it &
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probably sweep it out |calongc| with the |coldc| corporation. It will float |cdown onc| the river, down by the river where the washerwomen hide.b|a|
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On no account also |ashould musta| water of any |asort descriptiona| be discharged |aagainst the intoa| grate or out of the window. Ours is a |ahouse houseleta| not a |ahottle hothela|.
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That's right, old old ones.

Everything in fact is now about as |anormal |ball all right all |cof oldc| rightb|a| as anything |ain very old placea|. Were he|a, |bwhen called of a hwen calded of thatb| cock,a| to beat |aby the bounds by herea| at such a point of time as this is |awith |bupheld caboosh caboosh upheld |cfor thrushes' mistiles |dsinging |gupg| his |gmorgingroad parasangg| mean fathery |geasta eastang| appleceleryd|c|b| pollysigha| patrolman Seekasun|a, crumbling |bquietb| down from his hoonger,a| would perceive|a, unless he were |bneversob| mistaking,a| no |aappearances |bgoodfordomt |cgoodfourdawmed goodforedawmedc|b| ereshiningema| of light |aat througha| any of |atheir windows thuncle's windopesa|. And More, if he brought his boots to pause in peace the one beside the other one, right on the road, he would hear no sound |aon either side except from cache or blank beyonda| the flow of |awater what wanda| was |agypsing watera| telling him now |atelling hima| all, |aabout allabouta| ham and livery, stay and toast ham and livery, and buttermore & |amurmurlade murmurlatea| |aand bacon |band quaker to wakerb|a| oats |aand witha| ham on livery. Or that wind then mong them treen.