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`Oh, dear! I'm afraid he's hopeless,' said Millicent to the gentlemen who just then came in from their smoke. 'Here's papa saying that first-class railway carriages remind him of Mr. Cholmondley, and then that they remind him of murder.' `Yes, Mr. Cholmondley,' said her mother, `you will have to defend yourself. Why he isn't here! Hasn't he finished his cigar?' she asked of Greatorex.
`We thought he was in here with you,' he replied. `I haven't seen him since supper.'
There was silence for a minute, broken by a knocking at the door. The maid came in with a note. It was from Cholmondley, apologizing for running off without saying good-bye. He had had a telegram from his mother, who was dying in the south of France, and had been obliged to catch the earliest train.
`Poor man!' said the vicar's wife, `I remember now how silent he was during supper. Our careless talk must indeed have been a trial to him!' and she began to discuss with Greatorex the insanitary conditions of all continental hotels.
But the vicar sat in his arm-chair, his book on spiders had dropped unheeded to the floor. He was gazing into the fire with an expression of utter incredulity.

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