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THE COLONEL'S LADY

he didn't quite know what they were all about. He repeated to himself: Ruin seize thee, ruthless king.
" Poor Evie," he sighed.
At that moment the farmer he was expecting was ushered into the study, and putting the book down he made him welcome. They embarked on their business.
" I read your book, Evie," he said as they sat down to lunch. "Jolly good. Did it cost you a packet to have it printed?"
" No, I was lucky. I sent it to a publisher and he took it."
" Not much money in poetry, my dear," he said in his goodnatured, hearty way.
" No, I don't suppose there is. What did Bannock want to see you about this morning?"
Bannock was the tenant who had interrupted his reading of Evie's poems.
" He's asked me to advance the money for a pedigree bull he wants to buy. He's a good man and I've half a mind to do it."
George Peregrine saw that Edie didn't want to talk about her book and he was not sorry to change the subject. He was glad she had used her maiden name on the title page; he didn't suppose anyone would ever hear about the book, but he was proud of his own unusual name and he wouldn't have liked it if some damned penny-a-liner had made fun of Evie's effort in one of the papers.
During the few weeks that followed he thought it tactful not to ask Evie any questions about her venture into verse, and she never referred to it. It might have been a discreditable incident that they had silently agreed not to mention. But then a strange thing happened. He had to go to London on business and he took Daphne out to dinner. That was the name of the girl with whom he was in the habit of passing a few agreeable hours whenever he went to town.
" Oh, George," she said, "is that your wife who's written a book they're all talking about?"

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