Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

What purpose does the procession of boys and basket serve?

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They served to add to the imaginative vignette described in Chapter 13. The men stock up on food in Marlow, and by the time they finish shopping, several errand boys are trailing behind them carrying their purchases. J. humorously describes what the procession must look like to an outside eye.