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CHAPTER TWO

up to him, and yet as her eyes met his he had the impression that she was taller and stronger than he had imagined her to be. It was not a mischievous or teasing child who looked at him, but a woman who, in her glance, held some eternal wisdom at which he could only guess.
" You will succeed," she said quietly. "Why are you so troubled?"
" I am not ..." he began blusteringly, and then his voice died away beneath the honesty of her eyes.
" You will succeed," she said again. "I am sure of it. I have seen many men come here to talk to my father and somehow I have always known those who would return successful or emptyhanded. Last year someone came who, I was sure, would not come again. I was right."
" But how do you know this?" Rodney asked.
" I cannot answer that question," Lizbeth replied, "but I have always known things about people since I was a little child. I used to be whipped for telling lies until I learned to keep my mouth shut and say nothing. I only know that what I see about people comes true."
" And you are sure I shall be successful?" Rodney asked earnestly.
" With your ship, yes," Lizbeth answered, "but per aps not in other ways."
" What do you mean by that?" he asked quickly, impressed despite himself.
But Lizbeth had turned away and was walking hack to where she had left her horse cropping the grass. She walked quickly so that he had to hasten to catch her up. As he reached her, he put out his hand and taking her by the shoulder, swung her round to face him, and then, as he looked at her, the words died on his lips.
She was only a child. He was making himself ridiculous in taking her seriously. Her hat had fallen from her head and hung down her back, secured round her neck by a brown ribbon which should have been tied demurely under her chin. Her hair was curling rebelliously round her forehead and it had escaped at the nape of her neck from the pins which secured it.
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