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"Please, sir, it's approximately my salary." His age was once twenty-two and his identify used to be Roland Bleke. Mr. Fineberg, at his be aware, drew himself jointly a lot as a British sq. at Waterloo should have drawn itself jointly on the sight of a squadron of cuirassiers. "Salary?" he cried. "What approximately it? What's the problem with it? You get it, don't you?" "Yes, sir, yet --" "Well? Don't stand there like an fool. what's it?" "It's too much." Mr. Fineberg's mind reeled. It was once inconceivable that the millennium may have arrived with a jerk; however, he had extraordinarily heard considered one of his clerks whinge that his wage was once too huge. . . .
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I don’t fucking care. I just want to get high. I agree that makes me sound like somebody who loves the person he’s talking about. Cool. 57 ■■■■■ OLIVER T WINK But I don’t want to talk about it anymore. I don’t either. Let me do my shot. I mean if I do, I do, and if I don’t, I don’t. I don’t care. Hold on a second. I mean I probably do. Whatever. Look, I love you. I want to have sex with you. I want you to love me, okay? But you’re ruining my high, so please shut the fuck up.
42 ■■■■■ UGLY M A N What are you saying? I don’t know what I’m saying. I’m just saying it. Forget it. It’s just fucking bullshit anyway. What is? You want to fuck me but you don’t want to fuck me or I don’t know. I do. Bullshit. I don’t want to do it anyway. You’d just hate me after that. You’re the one who’d hate me. 43 ■■■■■ OLIVER T WINK No, I wouldn’t. Why, what do you think you’d feel? It depends on what you felt. What do you think I’d feel? That I’m an ugly, skinny piece of shit who’s boring in bed.
You just said that. Ideally, yeah. Realistically, no. Didn’t you say that? Basically. 36 ■■■■■ UGLY M A N Then I don’t understand. It’s not a realistic idea. But I’ve fucked everything up, and you never made it seem like I was so . . Oh, forget it. Whatever. I really don’t care. Look, you’re straight. Fuck you. And you’re a junkie. You chose that. You don’t care about anything but doing dope. How do you fucking know? 37 ■■■■■ OLIVER T WINK What, I’m wrong? I . . Fuck, man. What? You know what I’m going to say.