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CHAPTER ONE

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REGINALD WELLARD made a pretence of filling his pipe while he waited for his wife's comment. It came. `Fancy!' she said.
Reginald, for some reason which he couldn't explain, felt suddenly on the defensive.
`After all,' he said, `a man must do something.'
`Darling,' smiled Sylvia lovingly, `I'm not blaming you.'
Reginald thought this over for a moment. It seemed to him that he now definitely had his back to the wall. Absurd!
`When a man tells his wife that he has written a novel,' he began, `the entire absence of blame is in itself, no doubt, a sort of encouragement. At the same time, if anything more enthusiastic should be offered him -'
`But, darling,' said Sylvia, `all I said was "Fancy!" '
`I know. That was all.'
`I was just taken by surprise. Because I think it's so wonderful of you. I'm sure I couldn't write a novel to save my life.'
Reginald Wellard opened his mouth to answer this, and then closed it again. What ava,r the answer? There was none. The conversation had to die there. A pity. When Shakespeare told Ann Hathaway that he had written Othello, did she say `Fancy! I'm sure I couldn't'? Probably not. Well, as it happened, he had left her before he wrote it, so - But when Milton told his wife that he had written Paradise Lost, do you suppose she

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