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PART I - CHAPTER VI

guest closely to see if she were beautiful. But she was not beautiful, or even pretty. Her face was large and red and good-humoured, and her eyes, though kindly and crinkling with smiles, were round and bright like glass beads. She wore a coat of plain grey cloth over a black unflowered silk skirt, and her feet were shod like a man's. Her voice was pleasant, however, and her speech came swiftly and readily, and her laughter was warm and quick. She talked a great deal with my husband, and I sat listening with drooping head. They spoke of things of which I had never heard. Foreign words flew back and forth between them. I understood nothing except the pleasure on my husband's face.

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That night I sat silent with my husband after the evening meal. My mind returned again and again to the look on his face during the visit. Never before had I seen on it an expression like that-so eager, so alight! He was full of words for her-he poured them out as he stood before her. He remained in the room throughout her visit as though she were a man !
I rose and went to his side.

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