"Cut and Come Again."
A newly-married hedgecutter and his wife resume last night's quarrel. As she walks away, the man watches her, "unsure about it all, lost in a conflict of doubt and tenderness and some curious inexpressible pain." Published as "The Hedge" in The Listener (December 12, 1934), and subsequently as "Cut and Come Again" in Cut and Come Again (1935), Country Tales (1938), Country Tales (1940), Selected Stories (1957), The Poison Ladies and Other Stories (1976), Love in a Wych Elm and Other Stories (2009). Reprinted in Argosy (November 1941), Best Love Stories (London: Hamlyn, 1985).