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" Heavens ! Don't do that ! I haven't any. But my name is Edith Dole."
" Edith Dole. Edith Dole," said Ben.
" Do you like it? "
" It's pretty."
" It's a funny combination. Edith means happiness and Dole means grief."
" Well," said Ben, "you'll have plenty of grief if you drive without a license. You'll have it anyway if you drive fast on these kind of streets. There's nothing skiddier than car-tracks when it's raining."
They were on upper Madison and the going was dangerous.
But that was not the only reason he wanted her to slow down. Silence again until they were on the Concourse. " Are you married? " she asked him suddenly. "No," he lied. "Are you?"
" I will be soon."
" Who to? "
" A man in Buffalo."
" Are you stuck on him?
" I don't know. But he wants me and my father wants him to have me."
" Will you live in Buffalo? "
" No. He's coming here to be my father's partner." " And yours."
" Yes. Oh, dear ! Here's a Hundred and sixty-fourth and I mustn't take you past it today, not in this weather. Do you think you can extricate yourself ? '•'
He managed it with some difficulty.
" I don't suppose I'll see you again for two weeks." " I'm afraid not," she said.
He choked down the words that wanted to come out. " Miss Dole," he said, " take my advice and don't try for no records getting home. Just loaf along and you'll be there an hour before your supper's ready. Will you ? For that guy's sake in Buffalo? "
"Yes."
" And my sake, too."
Gosh ! What a smile to remember !
He must walk slow and give himself a chance to calm down before he saw Grace. Why had he told the girl he wasn't married? What did she care?
Grace's greeting was a sharp command. " Take a hot bath right

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