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He took off his coat and his helmet and drew a chair to the taule.
" My parents want me to marry you. You've been clever; with your presents, with your promises, you've got round them. They believe all they read in the papers you bring them. I want to tell you that I will never marry you. I wouldn't have thought it possible that I could hate a human being as I hate you."
" Let me speak in German. You understand enough to know what I'm saying."
" I ought to. I taught it. For two years I was governess to two little girls in Stuttgart."
He broke into German, but she went on speaking French.
" It's not only that I love you, I admire you. I admire your distinction and your grace. There's something about you I don't understand. I respect you. Oh, I can see that you don't want to marry me now even if it were possible. But Pierre is dead."
" Don't speak of him," she cried violently. "That would be the last straw."
" I only want to tell you that for your sake I'm sorry he died."
" Shot in cold blood by his German jailers."
" Perhaps in time you'll grieve for him less. You know, when somcone you love dies, you think you'll never get over it, but you do. Won't it be better then to have a father for your child?"
" Even if there were nothing else do you think I could ever forget that you are a German and I'm a Frenchwoman? If you weren't as stupid as only a German can be you'd see that that child must be a reproach to me as long as I live. Do you think I have no friends? How could I ever look them in the face with the child I had with a German soldier? There's only one thing I ask you; leave me alone with my disgrace. Go, go-for God's sake go and never come again."
" But he's my child too. I want him."
" You?" she cried in astonishment. "What can a by-blow that you got in a moment of savage drunkenness mean to you?"
" You don't understand. I'm so proud and so happy. It was

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