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A CASUAL AFFAIR

"'How dreadful,' she said.
" But she said it quite conventionally. Whatever she felt she wasn't going to let me see. She was as cool as a cucumber, but I fancied, though it may have been only my fancy, that she was watching me, with all her wits about her, and wondering how much I knew. I think she'd have given a good deal to be certain of that.
" 'How did you happen to get hold of these things?' she asked me.
" `I took possession of his effects after his death,' I explained. `They were done up in a parcel and I was directed to give them to you.'
" 'Was there any need to undo the parcel?'
" I wish I could tell you what frigid insolence she managed to get into the question. It made me go white and I hadn't any make-up on to hide it. I answered that I thought it my duty to find out if I could who the dead man was. I should have liked to be able to communicate with his relations.
" `I see,' she said.
" She looked at me as though that were the end of the interview and she expected me to get up and take myself off. But I didn't. I thought I'd like to get a bit of my own back. I told her how I'd been sent for and how I'd found him. I described the whole thing and I told her how, as far as I knew, there'd been no one at the end to take pity on him but a Chinese woman. Suddenly the door was opened and we both looked round. A big, middle-aged man came in and stopped when he saw me.
" 'I beg your pardon,' he said, `I didn't know you were busy.'
" 'Come in,' she said, and when he had approached. `This is Mr. Low. My husband.'
" Lord Kastellan gave me a nod.
" `I just wanted to ask you,' he began, and then he stopped.
" His eyes had caught the cigarette-case that was still rest ing on Lady Kastellan's open hand. I don't know if she saw

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