Also, he had been wont to pay fifteen cents for a shave, and atip of ten cents. In his first distress, he cut down the tip tofive, then to nothing. Later, he tried a ten-cent barber shop,and, finding that the shave was satisfactory, patronisedregularly. Later still, he put off shaving to every other day,then to every third, and so on, until once a week became therule. On Saturday he was a sight to see.。，
。， The fact that people took him to be better off than he was, hewell understood. It was so painfully clear to him that itretarded his search. Not that he wished to be less well-appearing, but that he was ashamed to belie his appearance byincongruous appeals. So he hesitated, wondering what to do.