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to prevent our making new friends. You have no objection to her family?'
`Of course not. They are as old as ours. But you can't marry her.'
'I'm inclined to agree with you. Judith, for one, would prevent it.'
`Judith? What on earth has she got to do with it?'
`More than you think. Judith is a very clever woman and her chief cleverness is in hiding her cleverness. You made a big mistake, Isobel, in keeping her on so long. There was really no need.'
'I've certainly been much better the last month, but I'm not well.'
'She sees to that.'
`Now what exactly do you mean, George?'
`I 'm suggesting that Judith, who after all has ample opportunities, takes care, to put it mildly, that your progress should not be too rapid. Do you like her?'
`She is a competent nurse.'
`And as a competent nurse she knows the value of drugs. Of course you don't like her, Isobel. You know she gets on your nerves, you know you hate the way she orders the servants about and treats the place as if it belonged to her. She thinks it will some day. I suppose you haven't noticed that she's been setting her cap at me?'
`I don't believe it.'
`It's true none the less. At first I rather liked the girl, but when I found that she had been tampering with my letters and was proposing to use blackmail, if necessary, for a lever, I revised my opinion. I can't afford to be blackmailed, Isobel. We can't afford it.'
`But George, she has nothing to go on.'
`I wish I could think that. You remember that keeper, Carver, whose daughter worked in the dairy? He bought a pub down in Wilton. That's settled all right, I fancy. She won't get much change out of him. But there are other things too. And it seems that my father ... Well, anyhow, for the

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