'I dunno where I was. You do put me out so.' 'Pop you something or other,' said Philip. 'Population. Yes. Well, all those people as made the things you made the cities of
- at's glued on to the bottom of a chessma
- n—they're all here. They're wha
- t's called the population of your cities.'
- 'I see. They've got small, l
, they live in the cities and they've made the insides to the houses.' 'What do they do?' 'Oh, they just live here. And they buy and sell and plant gardens and work a
nd play like everybody does in other cities. And when they go to sleep they go slap through their dreams and into the other world, and work and play there, see? That's how it goes on. There's
a lot more, but that's enough for one time. You get on with your gooseberries.' 'But they aren't all real people, are they? There's Mr. Noah?' 'Ah, those is aristocracy, the ones you p