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CHAPTER THREE

"For no reason," Lizbeth said.
Phillida's tired and miserable face suddenly lit with a smile.
" You are very attractive, little Lizbeth. I hope you will find someone who loves you and whom you can love in return."
Lizbeth was silent, and Phillida went on:
" What looks God has given me have brought me nothing but unhappiness. If I had been born plain or deformed, no man would have wanted me. It would have been easy for me to slip away from the world and be forgotten; but as it is ..."
She made a gesture with her hands.
" As it is, Father is proud of you," Lizbeth said. "He likes to see you admired, he wants you to be married."
" Yes, I know that," Phillida said, "and he is ashamed to think I have remained single for so long. In some ways he thinks it is a reflection on himself. He is proud of his own charms and cannot credit that he has children who do not attract the opposite sex as readily as he does."
" He has often talked about Sir Richard and Tom and wondered why they never came here any more. I wondered, too. Oh, Phillida! are you sure that you would like to be shut away in a Convent?"
" I want it more than anything else in the whole world," Phillida answered.
Her face lit up, her eyes were shining and there was a look of spiritual ecstasy in her face which Lizbeth had never seen there before. She gave a little sigh. She realized that Phillida was asking for the moon.
Nunneries no longer existed in England. They had been abolished by Henry VIII, reinstated by Mary and abolished again by Elizabeth. The latter had made a clean sweep of her sister's efforts and the nuns had fled to Ireland and France, after which no one heard any more of them. If they communicated with their families it was kept a close secret.
Lizbeth knew there was not a chance of Phillida's attaining her desire, but she was kind enough not to say so. Instead, she put out her hand towards her half-sister and for the moment the two girls looked at each other, linked together in the dark shadows of the curtained four-poster.

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