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CHAPTER FOURTEEN
BUSINESS ONLY

NEXT morning Hughie made Miss Joan Gaymer a proposal of marriage.
It was not an impressive effort-very few proposals are. But a performance of this kind may miss the mark -as a spectacle and yet, by the indulgence of the principal spectator, achieve its end. Even thus Hughie failed, and for various reasons.
In the first place, he proposed directly after breakfast, which, as Joey pathetically observed to Mrs Leroy long afterwards, was just the sort of brutal thing he would do. A woman, especially if she be young, likes to be won, or at any rate wooed, in a certain style. A secluded spot, subdued light, mayhap a moon ; if possible, distant music-all these things tell. If Hughie had paid a little more attention to stage effects of this kind he might have found his ward more amenable. Being a Marrable, he brushed aside these trappings and came straight to what he fondly

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