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"Certainly. To resume. You see, Marrable, although you were appointed Miss Gaymer's guardian by the eccentric old gentleman who bears the same name as yourself, your authority does not last for ever. I understand that the lady will shortly become her own mistress."
"She will."
" In which case she will have the control of her own property."
" That is so."
" Well"-Mr Haliburton paused, and flicked the ash off his cigarette-" don't you think that this display of authority on your part, considering that it is subject to a time limit, is rather ridiculous ? "
" I have only one observation to make on that point," said Hughie coolly, "and that is, that -I have made no display of authority of any kind."
" My dear sir," said Mr Haliburton, raising his histrionic eyebrows, "aren't you forbidding the banns?"
" I have never forbidden anything. I have merely stated that the match will not come off."
" Don't let us quibble, man!" said Haliburton impatiently. He got off the table. "Look here, Marrable, there is no need for you and me to be mealy-mouthed in this matter. Let's be frank. You want this girl: so do I. She can't marry both of us, so she must pick one. She has picked me : I have her word for it. She

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