” “I had to,” she repeated. ” “Of course,” said Capes, and threw a newly lit cigar into the fire through sheer nervousness. Ann Veronica was apologetic to the bottom of her soul. She turned the gas up in her little sitting-room, and sank wearily into an easy chair. Ann Veronica woke rather later than usual, and lay awake for some minutes before she remembered a certain resolution she had taken in the small hours. Every movable mirror had been placed here, to discourage vanity, and since no whitewash covered the brocaded purple wallpaper, its pervasive hue gave an added sense of heaviness to the crowded chamber. “Have you much ability?” asked Ann Veronica. " But seeing that no notice was taken of the retort, he drew a little aside, and folded his arms, muttering, "This whim will soon be over. I think too much about myself. "He has not the power—perhaps not the will to do so. Remember, some day you and I are going to have that book. ’ ‘Why should you care?’ demanded Roding, exasperated. It was perfectly legitimate. “I might return the compliment, Courtlaw,” he answered, “by asking why the devil you come lurching on to the pavement like a drunken man. ‘Mary was indeed naïve, but there I should say the similarity ends.
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