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THE POINT OF HONOUR

"`I couldn't sleep, I couldn't read. I thought it would distract my mind if I worked.'
" He did not sit down.
" `Soledad, I have something to tell you that must cause you pain. I must ask you to be brave. Pepe Alvarez was not at Conchita's tonight.'
" `What is that to me?'
" 'It is unfortunate that you were not there either. Everyone at the ball thought that you were together: " 'That's preposterous.'
" `I know, but that doesn't help matters. You could have opened the gate for him yourself and let him out, or you could have slipped out yourself without anyone seeing you go or come.'
" 'But do you believe it?'
" `No. I agreed with you that the thing was preposterous. Where was Pepe Alvarez?'
" 'How do I know? How should I know?'
" `lt is very strange that he should not have come to the most
brilliant party, the last party, of the season.' "She was silent for a minute.
" `The night after you spoke to me about him I wrote and told him that in view of the circumstances I thought it would be better if in future we saw no more of one another than could be helped. It may be that he did not go to the ball for the same reason that I did not.'
" They were silent for a while. He looked down at the ground, but he felt that her eyes were fixed on him. I should have told you before that Don Pedro possessed one accomplishment which raised him above his fellows, but at the same time was a drawback. He was the best shot in Andalusia. Everyone knew this and it would have been a brave man who ventured to offend him. A few days earlier there had been pigeonshooting at Tablada, the wide common outside Seville along the Guadalquivir, and Don Pedro had carried all before him. Pepe Alvarez on the other hand had shown himself so indiffer

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