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without paying for it, would certainly say, `God gave your wife her beauty, and it is no cause of pride to her, whereas da Vinci devoted years of labour -' why, damn it, sir, you aren't a clergyman at all if you deny that Leonardo's genius came also from God. And as for `years of labour', isn't that just what I'm saying? Years of labour women spend on trying to be as beautiful as Sylvia, and who's to blame them? Not I, to whom Sylvia has given her beauty.
At this point in his reflections, the bookstall clerk slapped a book in front of him with the words, `Seen that, sir? Reading very well just now,' and left Reginald face to face with a copy of Bindweed. Damn! He'd forgotten about the beastly thing.
`Going well, is it?' he asked automatically.
`Won't be the first copy I've sold to-day,' said the clerk truthfully, and feeling that a little romance was excusable on this delightful May day, added, `Not by a long chalk.'
It looked like another seven-and-six. No, not sevenand-six, because ten per cent of it would come back to him. Ninepence. That settles it. You can't throw away riinepence like that.
`Well, I'll try it,' said Reginald, handing over a note. `And these.'
`Thank you, sir, and six is thirteen, and seven's twenty.'
Surely, thought Reginald, as he started his search for the 3.10, that fellow's faith in Wellards is now a living thing, and it is I who have made it so.
The 3.10, knowing that Sylvia was to meet it; and feeling friendly to everybody in consequence, had arranged to start close to the bookstall, and to have an empty first-class smoker waiting for Reginald just where

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