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minutes, she calculated, would make him sufficiently pliable.
She was wrong. At the end of this period Hughie was still rigidly waiting for her to leave the room. Joan, a little surprised at his obstinacy, remarked
" If you are going to object to-to Mr Haliburton's suggestions, Hughie, I think I ought to hear what the objections are."
" Before you go," said Hughie in even tones, " I will tell you one thing-and that should be sufficient. It is this. There is not the slightest prospect of this -this engagement coming off. My reasons for saying so I am prepared to give to Mr Haliburton, and if he thinks proper he can communicate them to you afterwards. But I don't think he will. Now will you leave us, please? "
Joan was genuinely astonished. But she controlled herself. She was determined to see the matter out now. All the woman in her-and she was all woman-answered to the challenge contained in Hughie's dictatorial attitude. Besides, she was i'h arribly curious.
She heaved a sad little sigh, and made certain shameless p1ay with her eyes which she knew stirred poor Hughie to the point of desperation, and surveyed the result through drooping lashes with some satisfaction. Hughie's mouth was fast shut, and he.was breathing through his nose ; and Joan could see a little pulse beating in his right temple. (Both of them. for the moment, had

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