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A WOMAN OF FIFTY

taking. He has a ravaged, rather battered look, but at the same time a look of such distinction, it's really quite incredibly romantic."
" He also has his great dark liquid eyes on the main chance," said Charley Harding drily. "And he'll never let Tito marry a girl who has no more money than Laura."
" She has about five thousand dollars a year of her own," said Bessie. "And she'll get that much more when her mother dies."
" Her mother can live for another thirty years, and five thousand a year won't go far to keep a husband, a father and two or three children, and restore a ruined villa with practically not a stick of furniture in it."
" I think the boy's desperately in love with her." "How old is he?" I asked.
" Twenty-six."
A few days after this Charley, on coming back to lunch, since for once we were lunching by ourselves, told me that he had run across Mrs. Clayton in the Via Tornabuoni and she had said that she and Laura were driving out that afternoon with Tito to meet his father and see the villa.
" What d'you suppose that means?" asked Bessie.
" My guess is that Tito is taking Laura to be inspected by his old man, and if he approves he's going to ask her to marry him."
" And will he approve?"
" Not on your life."
But Charley was wrong. After the two women had been shown over the house they were taken for a walk round the garden. Without exactly knowing how it had happened Mrs. Clayton found herself alone in an alley with the old count. She spoke no Italian, but he had been an attache in London and his English was tolerable.
" Your daughter is charming, Mrs. Clayton," he said. "I am not surprised that my Tito has fallen in love with her."
Mrs. Clayton was no fool and it may be that she too had

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