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He fell back into French. He wanted Annette's parents to hear what he had to say.
" I'd marry you now, only they wouldn't let me. And don't think I'm nothing at all. My father's well-to-do and we're well thought of in our commune. I'm the eldest son and you'd want for nothing."
" Are you a Catholic?" asked Madame Perier.
" Yes, I'm a Catholic."
" That's something."
" It's pretty the country where we live and the soil's good. There's not better farming land between Munich and Innsbruck, and it's our own. My grandfather bought it after the war of '70. And we've got a car and a radio, and we're on the telephone."
Annette turned to her father.
" He has all the tact in the world, this gentleman," she cried ironically. She eyed Hans. "It would be a nice position for me, the foreigner from the conquered country with a child born out of wedlock. It offers me a chance of happiness, doesn't it? A fine chance."
Perier, a man of few words, spoke for the first time.
" No. I don't deny that it's a fine gesture you're making. I went through the last war and we all did things we wouldn't have done in peace time. Human nature is human ,nature. But now that our son is dead, Annette is all we have. We can't let her go."
" I thought you might feel that way," said Hans, "and I've got my answer to that. I'll stay here."
Annette gave him a quick look.
" What do you mean?" asked Madame Perier.
" I've got another brother. He can stay and help my father. I like this country. With energy and initiative a man could make a good thing of your farm. When the war's over a lot of Germans will be settling here. It's well known that you haven't got enough men in France to work the land you've

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