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twisted round it. The evening sun, streaming through the most westerly of the windows, glinted on her hair, her belt, and the silver buckles on her shoes. Hughie caught his breath.
Joan spoke first.
" Here's something for you, Hughie," she said.
Hughie took the proffered slip of paper. It was a cheque, made out to himself and signed by Jimmy Marrable.
" I think that covers all the expense to which you have been put on my account while Uncle Jimmy has been away," said Joan. Her voice sounded gruff and businesslike.
Hughie examined the cheque. "Yes," he said, " it does."
" It was very good of you," said Joan formally, °` to advance me so much money. I had no idea you were doing it. Apparently you might never have got it back again."
Hughie gazed at her curiously. He began to grasp the situation. He was to be whitewashed : the compromising past was to be decently buried, and "Temporary Loan" was to be its epitaph.
-Never mind that," he said aw;cwardly. " All in the day's work, you know ! Afraid I was a rotten trustee."
Suddenly Joan's demeanour changed.
-And now, my man," she said briskly,- " will you be good enough to explain what you mean by compromising a lady in this way?"
Hughie looked at her for a moment in dismay.

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