"Of course if the girl comes out, why, we're off," Tap observed. "What girl?" Slaughter exclaimed quickly. "Why, the girl Birralong's talking about the girl well, you ought to know," Dickson said. "I suppose you think you're going to cut the youngster out as well with the other one, and play up with her," Barber added. Slaughter, standing by the doorway, looked round from one to the other slowly.