Alcock demands that the housemasters identify the older boys who have special friendships with younger boys. Carter intends to buy a prep school and invites David to be his partner. David is intrigued by Christine Forster, a would-be Labour MP from an upper-class background. Alcock threatens David with dismissal if he doesn't resign.
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Do you know what he's done now? He's started a sort of purge on friendships. He can't see two boys walking around the school without thinking they're, well, perverted. He's got a mind like a sewer.
Strong words, David. That kind of thing can be a very difficult problem for a Head, you know.
It's not a problem at all at Bamfylde!