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THE COLONEL'S LADY

"Oh, what nonsense, George! There's no harm in Evie's writing a book. You ought to be jolly proud of her."
" Don't talk such rot. It's her own story. You know it and everyone else knows it. I suppose I'm the only one who doesn't know who her lover was."
" There is such a thing as imagination, old boy. There's no reason to suppose the whole thing isn't just made up."
" Look here, Henry, we've known one another all our lives. We've had all sorts of good times together. Be honest with me. Can you look me in the face and tell me you believe it's a madeup story?"
Harry Blane moved uneasily in his chair. He was disturbed by the distress in old George's voice.
" You've got no right to ask me a question like that. Ask Evie: "
" I daren't," George answered after an anguished pause. "I'm afraid she'd tell me the truth."
There was an uncomfortable silence.
" Who was the chap?"
Harry Blane looked at him straight in the eye.
" I don't know, and if I did I wouldn't tell you."
" You swine. Don't you see what a position I'm in? Do you think it's very pleasant to be made absolutely ridiculous?"
The lawyer lit a cigarette and for some moments silently puffed it.
" I don't see what I can do for you," he said at last.
" You've got private detectives you employ, I suppose. I want you to put them on the job and let them find everything out."
" It's not very pretty to put detectives on one's wife, old boy; and besides, taking for granted for a moment that Evie had an affair, it was a good many years ago and I don't suppose it would be possible to find out a thing. They seem to have covered their tracks pretty carefully."
" I don't care. You put the detectives on. I want to know the truth."
" I won't, George. If you're determined to do that you'd better

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