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THE COLONEL'S LADY

asked him and Evie over for the week-end and Evie, without saying a word to h:m about it, had refused. He had the presence of mind to say he was sorry too.
" Better luck next time," said the Duke pleasantly and moved on.
Colonel Peregrine was very angry and when he got home he said to his wife:
" Look here, what's this about our being asked over to Haverel? Why on earth did you say we couldn't go? We've never been asked before and it's the best shooting in the county."
" I didn't think of that. I thought it would only bore you."
" Damn it all, you might at least have asked me if I wanted to go."
" I'm sorry."
He looked at her closely. There was something in her expression that he didn't quite understand. He frowned.
" I suppose I was asked?" he barked.
Evie flushed a little.
" Well, in point of fact you weren't."
" I call it damned rude of them to ask you without asking me."
" I suppose they thought it wasn't your sort of party. The Duchess is rather fond of writers and people like that, you know. She's having Henry Dashwood, the critic, and for some reason he wants to meet me."
" It was damned nice of you to refuse, Evie."
" It's the least I could do," she smiled. She hesitated a moment. "George, my publishers want to give a little dinner party for me one day towards the end of the month and of course they want you to come too."
" Oh, I don't think that's quite my mark. I'll come up to London with you if you like. I'll find someone to dine with."
Daphne.
" I expect it'll be very dull, but they're making rather a point of it. And the day after, the American publisher who's taken

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