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A CASUAL AFFAIR

"Last time we were home on leave. There were Russian dancers."
" I remember. About two or three years ago. Fancy you being there!"
" That's exactly what we said to one another at the time," said Low, with his slow, engaging smile. "We'd never been at such a party in our lives."
" It made a great splash, you know," I said. "It was the party of the season. Did you enjoy it?"
" I hated every minute of it," said Mrs. Low.
" Don't let's overlook the fact that you insisted on going, Bee," said Low. "I knew we'd be out of it among all those swells. My dress clothes were the same I'd had at Cambridge and they'd never been much of a fit."
" I bought a frock specially at Peter Robinson's. It looked lovely in the shop. I wished I hadn't wasted so much money when I got there; I never felt so dowdy in my life."
" Well, it didn't much matter. We weren't introduced to anybody."
I remembered the party quite well. The magnificent rooms in Carlton House Terrace had been decorated with great festoons of yellow roses and at one end of the vast drawingroom a stage had been erected. Special costumes of the Regency period had been designed for the dancers and a modern composer had written the music for the two charming ballets they danced. It was hard to look at it all and not allow the vulgar thought to cross one's mind that the affair must have cost an enormous amouut of money. Lady Kastellan was a beautiful woman and a great hostess, but I do not think anyone would have ascribed to her any vast amount of kindliness, she knew too many people to care much for any one in particular, and I couldn't help wondering why she had asked to such a grand party two obscure and quite unimportant little persons from a distant colony.
" Had you known Lady Kastellan long?" I asked.
" We didn't know her at all. She sent us a card and we

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