chapter  10
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PENNIES FROM HEAVEN AND FROM EARTH

There are three shelves in the shop window with seven phrenological heads. On the indoor shelves, too, there is one large green glass ball, a marble egg, three round crystals and one oblong one, some crystal rods, and small glass balls. A pencilled notice says, 'Members of the Royal Family have not thought it beneath their dignity to consult the Ellis family.' There is a photograph of Mr Ellis telling fortunes fortyfive years ago.